Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage Selected to Co-Market Prestigious Home
GREENWICH, Conn. (May 2, 2014) – Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage is pleased to
announce that independent sales associate Lyn Stevens and her team have been selected to co-market a
private family estate in Conyers Farm owned by Academy Award winning director, and renowned
producer and actor Ron Howard and his wife Cheryl.
The estate is located in the exclusive enclave of Conyers Farm, which straddles Greenwich and the
hamlet of Armonk in Westchester, N.Y. The lakefront retreat is situated on more than 32 acres,
surrounded by pristine woods, riding trails, and private parks with scenic lake views. The property is
being offered at $27.5 million. Among the features are: a main residence offering more than 17,200
square-feet of living space, outdoor recreation areas, a working farm, a guest house, indoor sports
complex, and an observatory.
The Howards have owned the estate for 20 years and created their own private oasis with organic
gardens, an indoor pool, barns, greenhouse, game rooms and a theatre. The property was designed for
entertaining and family living, and has been the site of two weddings, numerous parties, family reunions
and fundraisers.
“We moved 3,000 miles away from the hub of Los Angeles, to raise our family here,” said Ron Howard.
“Whether we’re watching films in our theatre, walking the trails throughout our property, star gazing in
our observatory, or just relaxing with friends and loved ones by the lake, Cheryl and I feel we’ve
accomplished the goals we set when we began work on this place. Our children are grown, so it’s time
to move on, but the memories of this very special place will never leave us.”
Long considered one of America’s treasured filmmakers, Howard is co-founder of Imagine
Entertainment, an award winning film director, producer and actor. His films include Cocoon, Apollo 13
and A Beautiful Mind for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director and Best Picture. His most
iconic acting roles include Opie on The Andy Griffith Show and Richie Cunningham in Happy Days. He has
been awarded a Golden Globe and three Emmy Awards and has received numerous nominations and
The main home is a classic New England estate that features six bedrooms, five full baths and four half
baths, a private two-story library and office, a 14-seat theatre, indoor saltwater pool, gym and yoga
studio. The home also offers an au pair suite with one bedroom and bath. Also on the property, is a
2,500-square foot guest house with two bedrooms and two full and one half baths, an indoor sports
complex with a regulation size tennis court and basketball half court, and an observatory with a
professional grade Meade telescope. The grounds offer nature trails, extensive perennial gardens, a
formal English garden, a Koi pond with waterfall and pergola, a greenhouse and an organic raised bed
vegetable garden. Livestock and horse barns, along with paddocks and a riding ring, offer conveniences
for equestrian pursuits.
“The Howards’ property is truly in a class of its own and is located in Conyers Farm, one of the country’s
most prestigious communities. The 32 acre compound enjoys breathtaking, panoramic views of
Converse Lake and has a warm, welcoming vibe that is felt from the moment you drive onto the
property,” says Lyn Stevens of Sotheby’s International Realty. “The Howards have created the
quintessential family compound that exceeds expectation at every turn. I am honored to have been
selected to provide brokerage for this iconic property.”
Lyn Stevens, a member of The Fieldstone Group at Sotheby’s International Realty, has been a topproducing broker in Greenwich for over 19 years. She ranks among the top 10 Greenwich agents and
among the leading 1% of real estate agents nationwide. Lyn has built a reputation within the Greenwich
community as a consummate professional, keenly adept at marketing estate properties to and for an
elite clientele. Her integrity, honed negotiating skills and attention to detail have earned her the honor
of consistently being recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the Top 100 Agents in America. Lyn
cherishes the personal connection with her clients and they in turn value the consistent communication
and advice she brings to every transaction.
About Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.
Sotheby's International Realty was founded in 1976 as a real estate service for discerning clients of
Sotheby's auction house and represents fine properties at a range of price points. Today, Sotheby's
International Realty, Inc. operates brokerage offices in key metropolitan and resort markets, including
Manhattan, NY; the Hamptons, NY; Greenwich, CT; Cape Cod, MA; Palm Beach, FL; Houston, TX; Los
Angeles, CA; Beverly Hills, CA; Brentwood, CA; Pasadena, CA; Santa Barbara, CA; San Francisco, CA;
Sonoma, CA; Monterey Peninsula, CA; and Santa Fe, NM.
Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. ( is part of NRT LLC, the nation's largest
residential real estate brokerage company, and a member of the Sotheby’s International Realty®
network, which currently has more than 14,500 sales associates located in approximately 700 offices in
52 countries and territories worldwide. NRT, a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY),
operates Realogy's company-owned real estate brokerage offices.
Sotheby’s International Realty Contact:
Name: Kristina Helb
Title: Public Relations Director
Phone: 212-606-4167
Email Address: [email protected]