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Trust linked to Richard Gere buys Paul Simon’s CT home

Trust linked to Richard Gere buys Paul Simon’s CT home

There goes rhymin’ Simon selling his home to a superstar.

Last month, singer-songwriters Paul Simon and Edie Brickell reportedly sold their New Canaan estate for $10.8 million, close to a $5.7 million loss from when the couple acquired the residence in 2002. 

On Thursday, luxury genuine estate news web page The Dirt reported that a have confidence in connected to “Rather Lady” actor Richard Gere was the purchaser of the estate previously belonging to Simon and Brickwell.

An examination of New Canaan assets data exhibits that the sale of the house was created by Kensho Have faith in on July 1 for the $10.8 million sale. Kensho Believe in has been linked to Gere in Westchester County assets documents for his Pound Ridge dwelling, which he bought for $24.15 million earlier this yr. According to Zillow, the sale of the Pound Ridge home was finalized two days ahead of the sale of Simon’s New Canaan home. 

The New Canaan property was stated by Taylor Tait and Libby Mattson of Houlihan Lawrence, and on the William Pitt Sotheby’s Realty website, exhibits as getting sold by just one of their brokers, Bruce Baker, who represented Gere, according to The Filth. Baker was not instantly obtainable for comment. 

Simon and Brickwell’s property to start with strike the sector in 2019 for $13.9 million and then was taken off from the sector the subsequent calendar year. The residence was shown again in November 2020 for $11.9 million, and was later amplified to $12 million in March 2021. The property lastly bought 16 months later at a reduction, in accordance to Zillow

In accordance to the home’s web-site, the principal home was constructed in 1938 by architect Harold R. Sleeper and has 5 bedrooms with “period specifics” during, like fireplaces and hand-crafted millwork. There’s also a gardener’s cottage with a few bedrooms and two bathrooms that supplies an more 1,483 square ft of living place, as nicely as a personal driveway and garage. 

The estate include things like 31 acres of land that contains a pool and numerous gardens. In overall, the house offers 8,811 sq. ft of dwelling space and is located 45 miles from New York Town, in accordance to the listing. 

As for Gere’s not too long ago-marketed Pound Ridge estate, he procured the 8-bed room, 9-and-a-half bathroom estate in January 1986 for $1.5 million, according to Real estate agent.com data. The Lyndel Highway dwelling has 11,658 sq. feet of residing area, which Mansion World notes includes stables, a non-public lake, a pool and a soccer area. The home sits on nearly 50 acres of land that incorporates five constructions, according to the listing, and is 4,300 acres of secured land.