Regis Philbin’s Back Country Greenwich Mansion Hits the Market for $4.595 Million

56 North Stanwich Rd. Photo courtesy of the Assessor’s office at Greenwich Town Hall

Regis Philbin, the longtime daytime TV personality who retired from syndicated talk show Live! in 2011 after hosting the program for nearly 28 years with fellow Greenwich resident Kathie Lee Gifford and later, Kelly Ripa, put his 13,661-square-foot Greenwich mansion at 56 North Stanwich Road on the market on Thursday.

The asking price is $4,595,000.

Philbin and his wife Joy purchased the English Manor inspired residence in July 2008 for $7,200,000.

The property, which sits on 2.59 acres, is listed with Joseph Barbieri of Sotheby’s International Realty.

According to the Assessor’s office the house was built in 1995 of stone and brick with a gable style roof covered in tile, and has a total of 19 rooms, including 6 bedrooms, 8 full baths and 2 half baths. There is an attached garage for 5 cars.

It features a swimming pool with spa, tennis court, fountains and a 816 sq ft wood frame guest house built in 1920.

There is also an exercise room, billiard room, home theater, sauna, wine cellar and gym.

Located in back country near the Stanwich Club, between Stanwich Rd and North Street, the property is zoned RA-4 single family in the 4 acre zone.

The annual taxes are $78,490.

The neighborhood has a mix of grand estates and vintage houses.

The property at 47 North Stanwich Rd sold on April 25, 2014 for $2,100,000. Built in 1979 the house is 4,690 sq ft and has 12 rooms including 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths and one half bath, plus a swimming pool and hot tub.

A property 51 North Stanwich Rd built in 1900, last sold on Dec 20, 2013 for $1,425,000. The 2,200 sq ft  stone front house sits on just under an acre.

At 50 North Stanwich, a 9,584 sq ft house built in 1942  has 21 rooms, including 7 bedrooms, 8 full baths and 2 half baths, a tennis court, swimming pool, and bridge.