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Custom estate’s price reduced nearly 50 percent: 309 Taconic Road, $15.95 million

This Mediterranean-style villa sits on nearly 21 acres of rolling hills next to a golf course. The gated grounds include a brook with a waterfall, a bass pond and English gardens with statues designed by Arturo Di Modica, the artist who sculpted Wall Street’s famous bull.

The interior features cathedral ceilings, a restaurantquality kitchen and a wine room that holds 3,700 bottles. The home, custom-built in 2003, also has a movie room with a marquee and concession stand, a 50-foot indoor lap pool and a Siberian spruce sauna.

The owner says the French bird cage elevator rises to a rooftop view that extends all the way to Long Island Sound.

Hillcrest Estate is full of green features, including a geothermal heating and cooling system. It has eight fireplaces.

The 21 rooms at 309 Taconic Road include a library, an in-law apartment and staff quarters. The home also has a seven-car, attached garage.

Size: This 26,000-squarefoot villa has six bedrooms, eight full baths and two half baths.

What you’ll love about it: The property’s price has been reduced by almost 50 percent since it was first put on the market.

Listing agent: Jason Kinard, Higgins Group, 203-504-3179, jkinard@higginsgroup.com.

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