New Construction Planned for Turtleback Road

The New Canaan Building Department this month received an application to build a new six-bedroom home-plus-cottage on Turtleback Road. The approximately 17,000-square-foot home at 84 Turtleback Road will include eight full bathrooms, two half-baths and a five-car attached garage, according to an undated building permit application filed on or before Sept. 15. It will include 16 total rooms and cost about $6 million to build, the application said. The contractor on the job will be New Canaan-based Wadia Construction, the architect Cuono Engineering of White Plains, N.Y., it said.

Ferris Hill Road Colonial Sells for $1.6 Million 

The following property transfers were recorded recently in the Town Clerk’s office. For more information about each property from the assessor, click on the street address and click on the ‘Sales’ tab. To get the history of a New Canaan street name, click here. ***

Sept. 10

163 Ferris Hill Road

$1.6 million
Hugh Bell to Hilary Kozak

163 Farm Road

$1,175,000
Estate of Lewis J. Annunziato to Tonya Gwynn, co-trustee

Sept.

New Construction Planned for Oenoke Ridge

The New Canaan Building Department last week received an application to build an approximately 13,400-square-foot home at 1031 Oenoke Ridge. The new main home will include five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and three half-baths, according to a building permit application filed Sept. 9. Above a detached three-car detached garage will be a guest suite with one bedroom and bathroom and a residential elevator, with 2,894 total square feet, the application said. It will cost about $10.5 million to build, the application said.

Ponus Ridge Home Sells for $2.5 Million 

The following property transfers were recorded recently in the Town Clerk’s office. For more information about each property from the assessor, click on the street address and click on the ‘Sales’ tab. To get the history of a New Canaan street name, click here. ***

Sept. 3

16 West Road

$1,935,000
Nicholas Clay to The Charles Boyce Trust Dated April 23, 2018

22 Ponus Ridge

$2.5 million
Alex Foster to Thomas Welden

Sept.

‘Demand from Buyers Remains Strong’: Median Sales Price Rises in August as Overall Home Sales Decline 16%

The total number of single-family home sales in New Canaan declined 16% year-over-year in August, according to new data. The decline, from 57 to 48, came as the median sales price increased by 21% in the same period, from $1,361,500 to $1,642,000, according to data from the New Canaan Board of Realtors. Here’s a snapshot of sales activity:

 

Melissa Rwambuya, president of the New Canaan Board of Realtors, said in a statement, “Median prices of single-family homes and condos remain strong year-over-year but the pace of sales has slowed as inventory continues to be low. Demand from buyers remains strong. We hope inventory will rise to meet it.”

There were 100 total homes and 50 condos on the market as of Aug.