1961 mid century mansion designed by Beverley David Thorne
This 1961 mid century mansion designed by Beverley David Thorne for jazz musician Dave Brubeck.

Mansion Global announced this week that the 1961 mid century mansion designed for jazz musician Dave Brubeck is now for sale. The home sits on a 7.5 acre site in Wilton, Connecticut and is going for $2.75 million.

Brubeck Home History

Dave Brubeck was a jazz pianist and composer whose musical success allowed him to buy the 7.5-acre site in Wilton. He asked architect Beverley David Thorne to design the home. According to USModernism, Thorne’s design on the impressive Burbeck home “catapulted him into mostly unwanted fame.” It’s easy to see why the design led other rich clients to seek him out. Thorne, however, wanted to work for clients who wanted simple, affordable housing done well.

The Brubeck home has remained in the family until now. This is the first time in the home’s history that it has been on the market.

Burbeck home fireplace
The Brubeck home exemplifies the indoor-outdoor aesthetic of Mid Century Modern design and boasts a dramatic fireplace as well as lanterns by George Nakashima.
Brubeck home dining room
Brubeck home dining room’s shoji screen doors lead out to a wraparound porch.

Brubeck Home Highlights

The home’s extensive grounds include a pond, footbridges, ample foliage, and all this within a 90-minute drive from New York City. The home sits entirely aboveground, allowing easy outdoor access throughout its 6,250-square-foot design.

The home includes seven bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, and natural stone walls.

Brubeck home footbridge
The Brubeck home sits on extensive grounds that include a pond and painted footbridge.

Learn more about the home for sale at Mansion Global.

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