Listing Number #170132519
15 Skylark Lane in Weston is nestled on a hillside at the end of a private lane on 2.25 natural acres, sits this mid-century modern gem – Trinkaus House – built in 1965 by Allan J Gelbin, apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright. Like many modern structures of its time, takes full advantage of the landscape, the sun and the sky.
The heart of 15 Skylark Lane is the expansive open living room and dining room with huge stone fireplace surrounded by wood elements, glass windows, a wrap-around deck and views of the pool and field beyond. 5 bedrooms in all, including a master suite with panoramic views and access to one of the many terraces.
Tasteful updates include 2.5 bathrooms and kitchen, lighting, radiant heat, newer roof, Mitsubishi AC unit, walk-in master closet, to name a few. The delightful sounds of the waterfall and babbling brook across the street adds to the serenity of 15 Skylark Lane.
This private gem was was designed by architect, Allan Gelbin. Gelbin was born and raised in New York City. He attended the School of Architecture at Carnegie Institution of Technology in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, from 1947 to 1949. Deeply impressed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s theories about organic architecture, Gelbin quit college to become an apprentice to Wright at Talieson East in Spring Green, Wisconsin, from 1949 to 1953. Gelbin established his own private practice in Connecticut in 1957. He frequently designed furnishings for his clients, and also developed designs for retail distribution. In 1989, Gelbin published his book Sun, Earth, and Sky: ideas for a new city which outlined his theories of city planning.
15 Skylark Lane Interior Features:
Total Rooms: 8
Square Footage: 1,786
Type: Single Family Home For Sale
Style: Contemporary, Ranch
Lot Size in Acres: 2.25
Exterior: Balcony, Covered Deck, Deck, French Doors, Porch, Swimming Pool, Terrace, Wrap Around Deck
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