Katharine Hepburn's Connecticut 'Paradise' for Sale

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Katharine Hepburn was nothing if not passionate, and one of her fiercest attachments was to Fenwick, her estate on the water in Old Saybrook, Conn. From 1939, when the Hepburn family built it, to 2003, when the actress died there at age 96, it was her favorite place of refuge.

And now, according to Realtor.com, it's on the market for $28 million.

The current owner, New York developer Frank Sciame, bought the property in 2004 for $6 million, subdivided the acreage, and completely renovated the house. He told the Wall Street Journal that he planned to flip the place long ago, but his family "fell in love with it" and started spending summers there. (And who could blame them?)

Overlooking the Long Island Sound, the 8,000-square-foot house has six bedrooms, seven-and-a-half baths, a den, a "chart room" and a gourmet kitchen. Colette Harron with William Pitt Sotheby's International has the listing.









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