Ivan Lendl, the former world No. 1 professional tennis player and winner of eight Grand Slam singles titles, has served up his 450-acre estate in
The retired tennis pro purchased the land, found in
Spanning four levels, the main residence counts slate flooring, delicate molding, raised paneling, a double staircase and four fireplaces among its defining features. In all, the 25,000 square feet of living space has 20 rooms, 10 bedrooms, 12 full bathrooms and three half baths.
Fit for a world-class sportsman, athletic amenities include a lower-level gymnasium of more than 1,800 square feet, separate tennis and basketball courts, an exercise room with steam rooms, a game room and indoor and outdoor pools.
A caretaker’s cottage, formal gardens, a horse barn and paddock also are found on the expansive grounds.
Lendl previously listed the estate for sale in 2005 for $25 million. Its new price is reflective of the current market conditions in Litchfield County, according to co-listing agents Kathryn Clair and Pat Kennedy Lahoud of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.
“This is a weekend/second-home market primarily, and not limited to those from