House of the Day: $1.8M Connecticut Contemporary Was Inspired by Fallingwater

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Location: Easton, Conn.
Price: $1,840,000
The Skinny: Sometimes it seems that contemporary American homes can all be divided (at least according to brokers across the land) into two camps of purported architectural influence: there are the homes inspired by Philip Johnson's Glass House and there are those which took their cues from Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater. This combination personal home and corporate retreat in Connecticut falls, the listing assures us, into the latter camp because of its "harmony between the building materials, nature and homeowners." Built by an entrepreneur to simultaneously house her family and host sales training sessions for her employees, the home has loads of features you wouldn't often see in a private residence, including a three-story glass atrium, a banquet hall, and a recreation center with ball field, pool, and game room. It's a pretty good deal, considering the owner reckons she has sunk over $5M into the six-bedroom place. The ask? $1.84M.

· 144 Morehouse Road, Easton, Conn. [Zillow]
· All House of the Day posts [Curbed National]

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