Movie screenwriter-owned Wilton farm listed for $1.8 million

Rothwell’s wife, Michelle, is an interior designer who had her own business in the UK, according to a Q&A she gave to The British Weekly, which serves the British expat population in the US.

The movie screening room in the house at 151 Skunk Lane in Wilton, Connecticut.


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A living space in the house at 151 Skunk Lane in Wilton, Connecticut.

A living space in the house at 151 Skunk Lane in Wilton, Connecticut.


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Inside the house at 151 Skunk Lane in Wilton, Conn. / Real estate plans / Contributed photos

The five-bedroom, four-bathroom home has 5,143 square feet of living space in a “renovated farmhouse” style, according to the listing. According to information provided by listing agent Dawn Kaam, the original building on the property pre-dates 1900, and other spaces forming part of the house were gradually added. A living room, three additional bedrooms, a great room and a full basement have been added to the property, Kaam said in an email, while the “buggy barn” has been converted into a guest suite.

Throughout the house there are finishes indicative of its age and farmhouse style, such as wide floorboards and exposed beams, Kaam noted, as well as large fireplaces and stone patios. Inside there is a full pantry equipped with a wall oven, dishwasher, wet bar, fridge and warming oven, as well as a gym , a games room and a movie screening room, according to the list.

Wilton is one of many towns in Connecticut that has seen home values ​​increase over the past two years. Wilton’s average home value increased by $217,538, marking a 31.14% jump between January 2020 and January 2022. According to national real estate broker Redfin, the average selling price of a home in Wilton in March 2022 was $937,000, up more than 18% from the same month. Last year. Homes in the city also spent less time on the market in March 2022 than in March 2021, according to Redfin; in 2022, homes spent an average of 58 days on the market, compared to 81 days in March 2021.


151 Skunk Lane is listed by William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty and listed by Dawn Kaam (917-297-6430).