Richard Gere really has a knack for buying quaint homes that seem straight out of a quaint fairy tale. He always seems to snag houses at a bargain price, and his new purchase is no different. Earlier this year, the A pretty woman The star quietly purchased a sprawling New Canaan, Connecticut home from musician Paul Simon.
Designed by famed architect Harold Reeve Sleeper, the sprawling 1938 home has over 30 acres of land and the house itself is nearly 9,000 square feet. With six bedrooms, eight full baths, and three half baths, Gere’s big family will have no problem carving out little nooks. (We call the cottage guesthouse that Simon used as his recording studio!)
Not only do we like the vastness of the house, but we are sure that the huge kitchen with wooden dining area played an important role in the purchase decision. Besides the kitchen, we can’t even imagine how much fun it will be to spend time outside with the lush gardens, the huge swimming pool and the idyllic courtyard.
Although the house is largely complete, we are sure Gere will add his personal touch to the house! Don’t miss any of the photos of this stunning home and be sure to check out more images of this sprawling mansion at Dirt.