Just 45 miles from Manhattan, the midcentury enclave of New Canaan, Connecticut, includes Philip Johnson’s iconic Glass House, as well as many other notable residences.

The angled roof of the post-and-beam construction.

For instance, this stunning modernist home designed by James Evans—a student of Louis Kahn—is now on the market for $1,549,000.

The 3,000-square-foot home features five bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, a spacious open-plan living area, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows that allow for expansive views of the three-acre property, which even includes a pond. 

The home is set on three acres in the modernist enclave of New Canaan.

This beautiful home is set on three acres in the iconic enclave of New Canaan, Connecticut.

Photo: Sotheby’s International Realty

The angled roof of the post-and-beam construction.

Two unique features of this home include the angled roof of the post-and-beam construction and the tongue-and-groove ceiling.

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

The open living plan allows for multiple configurations.

The open-plan living area allows for multiple configurations. 

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

The living/dining area.

As you can see above, the living and dining area offers plenty of space for entertaining.

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

The inlaid stone fireplace.

Another beautiful feature of the home is the stone fireplace. 

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty



Floor-to-ceiling wall of glass allows for expansive views of property and pond.

Floor-to-ceiling walls of glass allow for expansive views of the property and pond. 

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

An additional nook.

This corner could be an additional dining area, as well as a quiet reading nook. 

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

The kitchen has plenty of storage space.

The kitchen also has plenty of stunning cabinetry, providing great storage space. 

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

A skylight in the hallway.

The skylight in the hallway allows for even more natural light. 

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

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Along with the bright, airy setting, the master bedroom also features a fireplace.

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

One of the bathrooms.

Here is a peek at one of the bathrooms.

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The view from the backyard.

Above is one of the many breathtaking views available from the backyard.

Photo by Sotheby’s International Realty

126 Chichester Road is now on the market for $1,549,000. See the full listing here

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