Not lengthy after in style designer Tommy Hilfiger bought his Greenwich property, his ex-wife listed one for $40 million.
Married between 1980 and 2000, the Hilfigers have referred to as the prosperous Connecticut city dwelling for many years, however each at the moment are planning to go away. Mr. Hilfiger sold the 22-acre property the place he lived together with his new spouse Dee Ocleppo for $45 million, as first reported by the Wall Avenue Journal.
The principle home is in-built a French Normandy-style and sits on the highest level of Greenwich. The house is stuffed with elaborate wooden work and complex coffered ceilings, and has a number of fireplaces and in depth closets, in addition to a screening room. The manicured grounds, designed by famend panorama architect Miranda Brooks, embrace a swimming pool and tennis court docket.
Famed architect Greville Rickard constructed the property in 1939. Mr. Hilfiger and Ocleppo purchased it in 2010 for $31.375 million and undertook an enormous restoration and modernization — from redoing all of the plumbing to hiring an organization in Turkey to breed the terra-cotta tiles that had been a part of the home’s exterior.
Ms. Hilfiger, in the meantime, listed a summer time property often called Denbigh Farm for $40 million this week. Purchased throughout their marriage in 1995 for $8.5 million, the 20-acre property has been round for the reason that 1700s. Allan Greenberg, an architect well-known for his basic type, renovated the property. The landscaped grounds embrace spacious lawns, formal English gardens, in addition to a playhouse modeled after the residence of George and Martha Washington.
At over 14,000 sq. toes, the principle home is decked out in luxurious — a flower-arranging room, hand-painted Chinese language wallpaper, a ballroom with a marble mantle imported from Resort Particulier Montmartre, a Seventeenth-century resort as soon as dwelling to the Hermès household. Decorations embrace high quality artwork and antiques similar to furnishings as soon as belonging to the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.
Janet Milligan of Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty was the agent who represented each Mr. and Ms. Hilfiger. The customer of the $45-million property, whose id is being stored nameless, was represented by Sally Slater of Douglas Elliman.
“They each get alongside very properly,” Milligan stated of the previous couple to the Wall Street Journal. “They’re each inventive individuals with wonderful style.”
Mr. Hilfiger’s preppy, all-American type at reasonably priced costs has stored his clothes constantly in style for the reason that Nineteen Eighties. The style designer is price an estimated $450 million.
Very similar to the Hamptons, Greenwich has been a popular place for a number of the nation’s wealthiest individuals to attend out the pandemic — native agent Chris Finlay told us this summer that each leases and gross sales had been being snapped up after just some days in the marketplace.
But it surely looks as if the Hilfigers, who’ve 4 grown youngsters collectively, might have outgrown the city. Whereas Ms. Hilfiger is promoting to be nearer to her youngsters on the West Coast, Mr. Hilfiger has made a behavior of shopping for and later flipping properties. He and Ocleppo bought a Mediterranean-style mansion in Palm Seaside for $35 million in 2018 and listed his pop-art-style mansion in Miami for $24.5 million earlier this yr.