The riverfront estate that was once the home of Edward Warburg, a founding trustee of New York's Museum of Modern Art and who is often referred to as the father of American ballet, is on the market for $2.38 million, reports
The riverfront estate that was once the home of Edward Warburg, a founding trustee of New York's Museum of Modern Art and who is often referred to as the father of American ballet, is on the market for $2.38 million, reports <a href="http://curbed.com/archives/2013/03/22/moma-founders-historic-connecticut-mansion-asks-24m.php" target="_blank">Curbed</a>. The renovated Federal Colonial was built in 1785.
The home sits behind stone and wood fences for the utmost privacy.
From the inside of the front door, you can see one of the stone fences outside.
A gorgeous white beamed ceiling and a sprinkling of windows brings light to the spacious sitting room.
A view of the dining room, with gorgeous hardwood floors and one of the home's three fireplaces.
A stunning kitchen exhibits old meets new, with modern amenities and rustic details.
One of the five bedrooms.
There are thirteen rooms in total in this French Colonial.
A portion of the original estate property has now become a 37-acre nature preserve called The Newman/Poses Preserve.
A view of the home's private pool.
The backyard also offers its own tennis court.
The home stands on over two acres with 100 feet on the Aspetuck River.