Caddam Hill is the original home of Maude Adams, iconic 1900's actress and designed by renowned Canadian architect and artist George Reed. At the turn of the century, she was the most famous actress in America, and later, the world. She had been in several plays written by James Barrie and, following her appearance in The Minister's Wife (the house was named Caddam Hill after the home in the play), Barrie wrote Peter Pan for Maude Adams. The front gate greets you with lion faces in stone columns. At the end of the long entrance drive, is a pond that sits in front of the house. .Upon entering, there is a grand gallery, up the steps to beamed Great Room, with original antique windows. There is a glorious floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. Every room has an unobstructed view of the 10 mountains that stand panoramically outside the windows. Completely renovated and restored. New foundation, two-foot thick stone walls and steel beams installed floor by floor, new plumbing and electrical, windows, fully insulated, with multiple redundant heating systems. State of the art kitchen, billiard room, gym, movie theater and six bedrooms. The 31 acres offer walkng paths and abut walking paths connected to the Arboretum on Maude Adams Road. A new 1300 sq ft deck with access from the billiard room, dining room and kitchen and spiral staircase to the second floor primary suite.
Courtesy of FOUR SEASONS SOTHEBY'S INT'L REALTY HD, PAMELA KING-BELFOR
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