Writer Mark Twain’s estate in Redding, Connecticut was put up for sale for $ 4.2 million, Mansion Global reported. The writer lived on the estate for the last two years until his death in 1910.
Mark Twain built the estate in 1908 in the style of a Tuscan villa and named it “Stormfield” after his story “Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven.” The mansion area is 6800 sq. ft (631.7 sq. m), the estate is more than 28 acres (11.3 hectares). In addition to the main house, the estate has a heated pool, pool house and caretaker’s cottage.
The estate has changed owners many times. In 1923 the main building was damaged by fire, then it was restored to its original form. The property is being sold by the De Santis family, who bought Stormfield in 2003 for $ 3.4 million.