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Tommy Hilfiger puts his Greenwich estate on the market for $47.5million

Designer Tommy Hilfiger is selling his Greenwich estate for $47.5million just weeks after he listed his mansion in Miami for $24.5million. 

The sprawling French Normandy-style estate was purchased by Hilfiger and his wife, 53-year-old former model Dee Ocleppo, bought the nearly 22-acre property in 2010 for $31.3million, according to the Wall Street Journal

Hilfiger, who has fixed up and sold seven homes in the affluent town over the last 35 years.

The home is being sold at a time when New Yorkers fleeing the COVID-19 pandemic are driving up Greenwich property values.

Hilfiger told the Journal: ‘I hear from my friends in real estate that the market is very strong, and it hasn’t been this strong in years.’ 

While he’s waiting for a buyer, he and his wife are looking for a new home in Palm Beach, Florida. Hilfiger said the he and his wife have been considering the move for long time, but COVID-19 accelerated their time line. 

Designer Tommy Hilfiger is selling his Greenwich estate (pictured) for $47.5million just weeks after he listed his mansion in Miami for $24.5million

Designer Tommy Hilfiger is selling his Greenwich estate (pictured) for $47.5million just weeks after he listed his mansion in Miami for $24.5million

The sprawling French Normandy-style estate (kitchen pictured) was purchased by Hilfiger and his wife, 53-year-old former model Dee Ocleppo, bought the nearly 22-acre property in 2010 for $31.3million

The sprawling French Normandy-style estate (kitchen pictured) was purchased by Hilfiger and his wife, 53-year-old former model Dee Ocleppo, bought the nearly 22-acre property in 2010 for $31.3million

The home is being sold at a time when New Yorkers fleeing the COVID-19 pandemic are driving up Greenwich property values

The home is being sold at a time when New Yorkers fleeing the COVID-19 pandemic are driving up Greenwich property values

Hilfiger said: 'I hear from my friends in real estate that the market is very strong, and it hasn’t been this strong in years'

Hilfiger said: ‘I hear from my friends in real estate that the market is very strong, and it hasn’t been this strong in years’

While he's waiting for a buyer, he and his wife are looking for a new home in Palm Beach, Florida

While he’s waiting for a buyer, he and his wife are looking for a new home in Palm Beach, Florida

Hilfiger said the he and his wife have been considering the move for long time, but COVID-19 accelerated their time line

Hilfiger said the he and his wife have been considering the move for long time, but COVID-19 accelerated their time line

The home features a screening room that was inspired by Hilfiger’s Turkish heritage

The home features a screening room that was inspired by Hilfiger’s Turkish heritage 

And while the pandemic is partly to blame for the couple’s move, Hilfiger said it isn’t the only reason. 

‘As creative people, we’re always looking for that next project,’ he told the Journal.  

The home, which was built in 1939 for real estate investor Charles Vincent Paterno, sits at the top of Round Hill Road.

According to the Journal, the residence was also owned by financier and prolific art collector Joseph Hirshhorn. 

Hilfiger said that he and his wife spent three years working on the home after it fell into disrepair.   

He told the newspaper that they redid the home’s mechanicals and rewiring. They also added new plumbing and ventilation. 

Hilfiger said they even contracted a company in Turkey to fabricate the terra-cotta tiles to match the originals and hired landscape architect Miranda Brooks to design the gardens, hedges and fountains.

The couple spent millions on the project, which Hilfiger said ‘took a lot of patience’. 

The home, which was built in 1939 for real estate investor Charles Vincent Paterno, sits at the top of Round Hill Road

The home, which was built in 1939 for real estate investor Charles Vincent Paterno, sits at the top of Round Hill Road

Hilfiger said that he and his wife spent three years working on the home after it fell into disrepair

Hilfiger said that he and his wife spent three years working on the home after it fell into disrepair

The residence features a beautifully designed tennis court that was part of the repairs Hilfiger had to do on the home

The residence features a beautifully designed tennis court that was part of the repairs Hilfiger had to do on the home  

The swimming pool is one of the home's outdoor features. Others include a fountained rose garden, a koi pond, and a lawn that looks out to the Long Island Sound

The swimming pool is one of the home’s outdoor features. Others include a fountained rose garden, a koi pond, and a lawn that looks out to the Long Island Sound

Hilfiger said he and his wife made sure that the mechanicals and rewiring on the home were redone. The entrance of the home is seen

Hilfiger said he and his wife made sure that the mechanicals and rewiring on the home were redone. The entrance of the home is seen 

The couple also added new plumbing and ventilation. Hilfiger said they even contracted a company in Turkey to fabricate the terra-cotta tiles to match the originals and hired landscape architect Miranda Brooks to design the gardens, hedges and fountains

The couple also added new plumbing and ventilation. Hilfiger said they even contracted a company in Turkey to fabricate the terra-cotta tiles to match the originals and hired landscape architect Miranda Brooks to design the gardens, hedges and fountains

The couple spent millions on the project, which Hilfiger said 'took a lot of patience'

The couple spent millions on the project, which Hilfiger said ‘took a lot of patience’

The home features six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms and three powder rooms

The home features six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms and three powder rooms

The home features six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms and three powder rooms. It also has a screening room with hand-painted fabric walls that was inspired by Hilfiger’s Turkey heritage. 

In the family room, an 18th-century French fireplace was installed and there’s also a wine cellar and tasting room. 

The residence also comes with a guest house that is equipped with a kitchen, two bedrooms and a separate garage.

Meanwhile, the outdoor features are nothing shy of breathtaking.  

The home has a pool and renovated tennis court as well as a rose garden, a koi pond, and a lawn that looks out to the Long Island Sound. 

The home is listed by real estate agent Janet Milligan of Sotheby’s. 

Tommy Hilfiger and his wife Dee pose during the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards at Verti Music Hall in Berlin in February. The couple said they are eyeing a move to Palm Beach, Florida

Tommy Hilfiger and his wife Dee pose during the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards at Verti Music Hall in Berlin in February. The couple said they are eyeing a move to Palm Beach, Florida

The home is equipped with a lower-level wine cellar (pictured) and tasting room

The home is equipped with a lower-level wine cellar (pictured) and tasting room

The home has plenty of space to meet the next buyer's needs, including this closet area

The home has plenty of space to meet the next buyer’s needs, including this closet area 

The ceilings down to the floors complement one another as do the furnishings in each room

The ceilings down to the floors complement one another as do the furnishings in each room 

This kitchen fit for any chef is decorated with antler chandeliers (top center)

This kitchen fit for any chef is decorated with antler chandeliers (top center) 

The home features three spacious powder rooms, including this one, which was used by Hilfiger's wife

The home features three spacious powder rooms, including this one, which was used by Hilfiger’s wife

A staircase in the home is accented by floral vases with flowers

A staircase in the home is accented by floral vases with flowers 

In the family room, an 18th-century French fireplace was installed

In the family room, an 18th-century French fireplace was installed 

The home (dining area pictured) is listed by real estate agent Janet Milligan of Sotheby’s

The home (dining area pictured) is listed by real estate agent Janet Milligan of Sotheby’s

This sparkling bathroom is one of seven full bathrooms in Hilfiger's residence

This sparkling bathroom is one of seven full bathrooms in Hilfiger’s residence 

In several rooms of the home, antlers are seen hanging along with animal statues with antlers

In several rooms of the home, antlers are seen hanging along with animal statues with antlers 

The new listing comes just two weeks after Hilfiger put his flamboyant mansion in Miami on the market for $24.5 million,

According to Variety, Hilfiger and his wife purchased the Florida property back in 2013 for $17.25million and have been trying to sell it on and off since early 2017. 

The beachfront estate, that comprises a main residence plus two guest apartments, spans approximately 15,000 square feet and boasts a total of seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. 

Variety describes the mansion as ‘equal parts blue-chip pop-art gallery and chic family home.’

Its audacious interiors were designed, the outlet says, as a fitting space in which the German designer could house his art collection that includes pieces by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin. 

The modern white exterior belies the dramatic color that is a main feature of the home.

Living room: The flamboyant property boasts bold and colorful interior deign choices as well as stunning ocean views

Living room: The flamboyant property boasts bold and colorful interior deign choices as well as stunning ocean views

Roomy: The beachfront estate comprises a main residence plus two guest apartments over approximately 15,000 square feet and boasts a total of seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms

Roomy: The beachfront estate comprises a main residence plus two guest apartments over approximately 15,000 square feet and boasts a total of seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms

Secluded: The mansion sits right on the ocean with access to the sand and has an outdoor lounge area with fire pit that overlooks a stunning vista

Secluded: The mansion sits right on the ocean with access to the sand and has an outdoor lounge area with fire pit that overlooks a stunning vista

The white entrance gallery includes a chrome Mickey Mouse sculpture and a curved staircase but once inside, it’s vibrant decor that dominates.

The living room with its purple, orange cream rug has a distressed mirror ceiling, a large fireplace and windows that open out onto ocean views.

The formal dining room has a floor of  bold black-and-white marble chevron patterns upon which sits a silver dining table with bright red chairs.

There’s a stunning chandelier and walls covered in Andy Warhol flower prints.

Clean lines: The white entrance gallery includes a chrome Mickey Mouse sculpture and a curved staircase but once inside, it's vibrant decor that dominates

Clean lines: The white entrance gallery includes a chrome Mickey Mouse sculpture and a curved staircase but once inside, it’s vibrant decor that dominates

Dine in style: The formal dining room has a floor of black-and-white marble chevron patterns upon which sits a silver dining table with bright red chairs. There's a stunning chandelier and walls covered in Andy Warhol flower prints

Dine in style: The formal dining room has a floor of black-and-white marble chevron patterns upon which sits a silver dining table with bright red chairs. There’s a stunning chandelier and walls covered in Andy Warhol flower prints

Monochromatic: The kitchen also has black and white chevron floors, a large white island with breakfast bar and upscale stainless steel appliances

Monochromatic: The kitchen also has black and white chevron floors, a large white island with breakfast bar and upscale stainless steel appliances

The expansive kitchen boasts a large white center island with breakfast bar and upscale stainless steel appliances.

A large circular glass wet bar comes complete with eclectic bar stools and a snazzy disco ball.

There’s another bar located in the psychedelic black and silver media room and there’s also a screening room decorated in orange and red hues for movie nights. 

The master bedroom, which has ocean views, is furnished with a chrome four-poster bed while the en suite bathroom features bold black and white stripes.

The property offers plenty of room for outdoor living and recreation. 

There’s an infinity pool with adjoining lounge area with built-in barbecue, bar and fire pit and a cabana opens directly onto the sand.

The residence is listed by Oren Alexander and Isaac Lustgarten of Douglas Elliman.

Quench your thirst: A large circular glass wet bar comes complete with eclectic bar stools and a snazzy disco ball

Quench your thirst: A large circular glass wet bar comes complete with eclectic bar stools and a snazzy disco ball

Dizzying: There's a psychedelic black and silver media room with a wet bar

Dizzying: There’s a psychedelic black and silver media room with a wet bar 

Popcorn ready: There's also a screening room with plush seating decorated in orange and red hues for movie nights

Popcorn ready: There’s also a screening room with plush seating decorated in orange and red hues for movie nights

Retreat: The master bedroom, which has ocean views, is furnished with a chrome four-poster bed and white soft furnishings and shaggy rug

Retreat: The master bedroom, which has ocean views, is furnished with a chrome four-poster bed and white soft furnishings and shaggy rug

Minimalist: The master en suite bathroom features bold black and white stripes

Minimalist: The master en suite bathroom features bold black and white stripes

Guest bedrooms embrace the red, white and blue that's a signature of Hilfiger's brand

There's plenty of pop art and Americana throughout the residence

Themed: Guest bedrooms embrace the red, white and blue that’s a signature of Hilfiger’s brand and there’s plenty of pop art and American throughout the residence

Making a splash: The property offers plenty of room for outdoor living and recreation. There's an infinity pool and adjoining lounge area with built-in barbecue, bar and fire pit

Making a splash: The property offers plenty of room for outdoor living and recreation. There’s an infinity pool and adjoining lounge area with built-in barbecue, bar and fire pit

Beachfront amenities: A cabana with a surfboard theme opens directly onto the sand

Beachfront amenities: A cabana with a surfboard theme opens directly onto the sand

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