Fairfield home with car assembly sheds listed for $4.75 million

From the outside, the house at 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield looks like any other colonial home in the suburbs. But beyond its stone facade and sprawling garden there are features suitable for any car enthusiast.

Listed for $4.75 million, the Fairfield home contains a barn garage with “custom hydraulic lifts” in each bay, providing “twice the vehicle’s storage capacity,” according to information provided by William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty. Each car lift is capable of holding 8,000 pounds, or a “big steel car.” Currently owned by an avid car collector, information provided by Sotheby’s indicates that the seller is “a member of a variety of luxury car clubs,” including Porsche, Mercedes Benz, and Corvette, and “recently hosted a Benz member car show in his home.”

The current owner’s kit includes a “2017 Benz S63 AMG convertible, of which only 75 were ever built,” according to Sotheby’s, as well as “a 2004 Chevrolet SSR pickup truck in purple, the most limited color with only 1,000 or so made,” according to Sotheby’s. Among other things. The collection also includes original magazine ads for cars the owner used to own or currently owns, along with other auto-related memorabilia.


The car park in the home on 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield, Connecticut has custom hydraulic lifts capable of lifting 8000 pounds, or a large steel car.


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Outside one of the home's car parks on 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Outside one of the home’s car parks on 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield, Connecticut.


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The pool and spa are part of the home at 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield, Conn.

The pool and spa are part of the home at 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield, Conn.


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The tennis court of the house located at 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield, Connecticut.

The tennis court of the house located at 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield, Connecticut.


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The house located at 1481 Hillside Road in Fairfield, Conn. It has “car parks” with hydraulic lifts, as well as a heated pool and tennis court. (Bernadette and John Queenan / Contributing Images)


While there are two “car sheds” designated for this group and a parking lot for 12 cars in total, the grounds of the house aren’t just for cars. The roughly 3-acre property includes a heated pool and spa, the listing indicates, along with a pool house that includes a full bathroom, sauna, kitchen, and storage area. There is also a fenced tennis court and an outdoor shower.

Inside the home, there are six bedrooms and eight full bathrooms spread over more than 7,900 square feet of living space. A large foyer opens onto a formal living room and dining room, menu notes, and both have fireplaces. The family room gives way to the kitchen, which is equipped with a breakfast bar. The second floor contains the master suite, which has its own sitting room and double wardrobes, plus five additional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. The third floor contains the recreation space, while the lowest floor of the house contains an exercise room, the listing notes.



Home prices in the 06824 Fairfield zip code have risen in the past year, according to national real estate brokerage Redfin. In May 2022, the median home sale price was $875,000, up 6.9 percent over the same month last year. A significant share of Fairfield homes have also sold above the listing price this year, according to Redfin; In May 2022, 65.5 percent of Fairfield homes were sold above the listing price, an increase of 20.5 percent from May 2021.

The 1481 Hillside Road home in Fairfield was listed by William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty – Fairfield-Southport Brokerage, and submitted by Marlene Recchia (203-257-4080).

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