Built in 1927 by investment banker Charles L. Ohrstrom and architect Charles Lewis Bowman, Old Mill Farm is an impressive, 15,800 +/- SF eight bedroom Elizabethan Tudor featuring amazing 16th_ 17th Century English oak linen-fold panel walls, great hall/living room with 40 ft vaulted ceiling, museum quality stained-glass windows, quarter-sawn oak floors and a stone Rathskeller.
The previous owner, Mel Gibson, renamed it Wayne Manor and made it his Connecticut home for 15 years. Modernized by current owner with a sumptuous master suite with two updated Calcutta Gold marble bathrooms, luxurious family bathrooms, high-end movie theatre, double chef kitchens and a state of art sound system.
Outbuildings include a Cotswold-Style stone cottage with two, 4-bedroom apartments. The stable combines stalls and living quarters with a horse paddock. Log Cabin with original fireplace and a professional greenhouse.
Considered the finest and largest landholding in Greenwich, it features 75+ landscaped acres of broad lawns, flower gardens, orchards, a boxwood maze, miles of trails and a spring-fed lake with a dock. Expansive flagstone terraces lead to an outdoor chess set, a 60 pool, a lighted tennis court with stone pavilion, a putting green all showcased in an extraordinary English Park setting.
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT THE HOME
This is one of the Greenwich Great Estates. No other offering can match the amenities offered at Old Mill Farm. Elizabethan Manor home, guest cottage, stables, log cabin, greenhouse, lake, pool, tennis court, farm buildings and more!