Shoe Guru Vince Camuto is Selling His CT Estate for $25M
The luxurious Greenwich, Connecticut estate of successful shoe designer Vince Camuto has hit the market for $25 million, through listing agent David Ogilvy. Camuto gained popularity for his line of shoes named after himself, and for co-founding the footwear company Nine West. In the 1980s, he decided to move out of New York City to a more rural area and purchased this crumbling house, which he saw as a “diamond in the rough.” Decades later, the once dilapidated dwelling is a glorious mansion. Known as Ream Chateau, the house expands across 16,000-square-foot and contains 11 bedrooms, 14 baths, and seven half-baths.
Camuto used his eye for design to decorate the home. He referred to himself as a "frustrated architect and historian.” According to Realtor.com, “There’s the great room with a 20-foot ceiling and fiberoptic stars. The library features antique paneling, and the beamed center great hall is 91 feet long. There’s also a ‘sumptuous’ master suite that includes a dressing room and an oval sitting room. A third-floor suite includes a gym and steam room. There's plenty more to enjoy on this 4.6-acre spread. Along with a courtyard with pergola, there are gardens, a pool and spa with grotto, a pool house, a tennis house, and a two-bedroom guesthouse. The mansion adjoins a 14-acre land trust, and an additional 23 acres are available for sale separately.”
Camuto, who passed away in 2015 at the age of 78, was considered the master of creating affordable footwear that appealed to the masses. He partnered with several other labels, including Banana Republic, BCBG and Tory Burch. Before launching his own line, he sold the Nine West Group to Jones Apparel Group for close to $900 million.
Shoe designer Vince Camuto’s estate known as Ream Chateau, is on the market for $25 million. (Photo Credit: Realtor.com)
The mansion sits on sprawling glorious grounds. (Photo Credit: Realtor.com)
Aerial view of Ream Chateau. (Photo Credit: Realtor.com)