Jim Steinman’s Longtime Connecticut Home Available for $5.6M

Published: October 31, 2022 | By: American Luxury Staff

Nestled on 1.56 verdant acres on the Western border of Connecticut and new to the market this autumn is the estate of late music-industry icon Jim Steinman, writer and producer of such mega-hits as Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” Meat Loaf’s “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That),” Celine Dion’s “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now,” and Boyzone’s “No Matter What.” For the buyer with a creative eye, the listing represents an extraordinary opportunity.

The original 1920-built cottage in Ridgefield has been greatly expanded over the years, and now ambles across a 6,183 sq. ft. footprint, creating a surprise-laden, artistic living style as it does so. It also freely mixes period and contemporary details, placing the living room fireplace — which all by its lonesome adds a patina of the historical to the home’s narrative — with newer windows and skylights; throughout, green and blue tones contrast with the hardwood floors, paneling and trim.

The home’s most interesting statements include a ship-like great room with balcony overlooks on both sides, a pulpit-like bay extension and psychedelic stained-glass panels; the master bedroom with its water-like coffered ceiling panels; the long hallway with its impressionistically-painted barrel ceiling and leather wall panels; and the den, which features a vaulted ceiling finished with pattern covering.

According to listing information, the house is being sold furnished, and with Steinman’s grand piano and art collection included in the asking price.

$5.56 million.

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