An 18.4-acre property 50 miles north of New York City that has an amphitheater in its backyard and is owned by two award-winning Broadway producers of such hits as Chicago, Waitress, and Pippin is on sale for $13.2million.
The homeowners, Fran Weissler, 92, and Barry Weissler, 81, are selling the spacious estate that includes an in-ground pool with cabana rooms, a tennis court, a sculpture garden, a wine cellar, and five wood-burning fireplaces.
The Weisslers, who have lived in the property for the past 20 years, have won and been nominated for several Tony Awards, including most recently in 2013 for best revival of a musical (Pippin).
An 18.4-acre estate in Westchester County, some 50 miles north of New York City, is being listed for $13.2million
The couple installed a sculpture garden and an amphitheater that has hosted performances from New York Philharmonic, James Earl Jones, and Tommy Tune
Fran and Barry Weissler, two Tony Award-winning producers behind Broadway hits like Waitress, Pippin, and Chicago, have lived on the property for 20 years
Anyone who buys the home will have easy access to green spaces. The house is located just a stone’s throw away from Waccabuc Country Club and Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, a nature preserve which is the latest park in Westchester County
The main house connects to the guest house through a breezeway. The property in Waccabuc, New York, was built in 1950
The Weisslers have won and been nominated for several Tony Awards, including most recently in 2013 for best revival of a musical (Pippin). Fran (left) and Barry Weissler are seen above in New York City in November 2014
The couple’s other notable credits include La Cage aux Folles, Violet, Annie Get Your Gun, Chicago, Cabaret, Grease, and Wonderful Town.
The home in Waccabuc, New York, which was built in 1950, boasts four bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and one partial bathroom – and that’s just the main house.
The guest house has four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a partial bath, according to Mansion Global.
The two houses, which are connected to each other by a breezeway, measure a combined 8,900 square feet of interior space built on 18.41 acres of land that can be navigated by walking along a wooded path.
The image above shows the kitchen that has one of the five wood-burning fireplaces on the property
The image above shows the kitchen as seen from another camera angle. The patio is seen on the far left
The spacious two-story home offers luscious views of the surrounding greenery in Westchester County
The main house has four bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and one partial bathroom
The centerpiece of the ground floor is a massive family room that contains works of art and fine furniture
There is also a piano as well as a wood-burning fireplace in the common room on the ground floor
All of the bedrooms in the main house are on the second floor. The above image shows the second floor hallway
The image above shows a room used as office space on the property in Westchester County, New York
One of the four bedrooms on the second floor of the main house is seen in the image above
The property boasts a total of eight bedrooms – four in the main house and four in the guest house
One of the four bedrooms on the second floor of the main house offers incredible views of the surrounding greenery
An outdoor patio with plenty of relaxing chairs set out on the deck is seen in the above photo
There are also two water features, formal gardens with tightly clipped hedges, and a tennis court.
The Weisslers installed a custom-built amphitheater that has hosted private performances from the likes of James Earl Jones, Christopher Plummer, the New York Philharmonic, Tommy Tune, and Marvin Hamlisch, among others.
The couple put up several outdoor sculptures, including a bronze piece by Hanneke Beaumont as well as a piece by artist Beverly Pepper that doubles as the amphitheater.
Melissa Colabella, a real estate agent for Sotheby’s International Realty, said parts of the property were ‘reminiscent of Versailles and Storm King,’ which is a popular sculpture garden in Mountainville, New York.
Martin Lando, a realtor who is also handling the sale of the property, said that the home ‘almost has a European feel, with the long driveway and interior gates that open to a courtyard.
‘It’s really an ideal landscape for outdoor events.’
The image above shows an in-ground pool with cabana rooms seen bottom right
Another view of the in-ground pool is seen in the above image.
The image above shows one of the two water features on the property as well as a sculpture by the artist Hanneke Beaumont
The couple’s property also includes a specially installed wooded path (left) that looks like something out of a movie
Melissa Colabella, a real estate agent for Sotheby’s International Realty, said parts of the property were ‘reminiscent of Versailles and Storm King,’ which is a popular sculpture garden in Mountainville, New York
Lando added: ‘It would take years to replicate some of the features of this property.’
Most of the first floor rooms have double doors that face the yard and gardens, offering a nice view.
The porch on the west side of the home is enclosed by glass.
The terrace on the second floor takes up the same footprint as the porch and offers even better views of the property.
The ground floor of the home is massive, with a large family room that boasts a piano and a wood-burning fireplace.
There is another fireplace in the formal dining room.
Anyone who buys the home will have easy access to green spaces.
The house is located just a stone’s throw away from Waccabuc Country Club and Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, a nature preserve which is the latest park in Westchester County.