Tranquility in Fairfield

Some truths are not considered every day, yet no one would think to question them. For example, owners of top real estate brokerages live in tasteful, tidy, timeless homes. And other truths are learned with even a brief introduction: powerful, passionate, artistic women get things done and redone until everything is just right. So it’s little wonder that when you partner William Raveis’s focus on a home with privacy and Candy Raveis’s educated pursuit of beauty, you will have found one of the most envy-inspiring estates in Fairfield County.

When Candy and Bill Raveis set on making their Fairfield property, “Applewood,” a calming escape from the pressures of their busy, stressful lives, Bill aimed for seclusion and order, and Candy complemented that purpose with definition, unity and flow. “Bill works really hard, so when he’s not on the golf course on the weekends, he’s here, enjoying the gardens. This is our vacation. Some go to Nantucket, but we wouldn’t dream of leaving home,” says Candy in a soft, easy voice. “I love it in the evening. I’ll weed or cut flowers, and Bill will have a glass of wine and tell me about his day.”

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