In Massachusetts, a candle mogul’s stunning spread lists for $23 million

The home that Yankee Candle constructed simply surfaced for sale at $23 million in Massachusetts — and it’s a doozy.

Half-theme park, half-mega-mansion, the 120,000-square-foot compound was constructed over the course of twenty years for Michael Kittredge, the entrepreneur who grew a small home made candle operation into one of many largest candle producers within the nation, Yankee Candle. Kittredge died at 67 in 2019, and his son Mick is dealing with the sale.

Stunning in scope, the 60-acre property grew parallel to Kittredge’s business over time. It began out as a modest three-bedroom Colonial within the Nineteen Eighties and developed into a personal oasis with an facilities checklist that places different luxurious listings to disgrace.

Some listings characteristic two islands within the kitchen. This one has 5.

Some listings characteristic a placing inexperienced. This one comes with a nine-hole golf course.

Some listings characteristic a three-car storage. This one boasts two climate-controlled automotive barns with room for 60 autos.

Some listings characteristic a tennis court docket. This one has three, together with two clay courts and an indoor court docket full with a 25-foot oak bar and 4,000-square-foot stage at one finish the place bands reminiscent of Hall & Oates and the Doobie Brothers have carried out.

Some listings characteristic a recreation room. This one affords an arcade decked out with slots, pinball machines and carnival-style Skee-Ball — in addition to a three-lane bowling alley and billiards room.

Some listings characteristic an indoor pool. This one comes with an indoor water park full with slides, waterfalls and palm bushes all tucked underneath a ceiling painted just like the pure sky — which was impressed by the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

Some listings characteristic a fitness center and spa. This one affords a 55,000-square-foot facility full with a sauna, steam room, locker rooms, therapeutic massage rooms, a 4,000-square-foot fitness center and full kitchen.

The home itself spans 25,000 sq. ft and holds 5 bedrooms, 8.5 bogs, 11 fireplaces and huge dwelling areas with customized millwork and towering columns. Highlights embody a stone wine cellar, oval office and rounded eating nook overlooking the grounds.

Trees, lawns, ponds and pergolas fill out the 60-acre setting, surrounding extra constructions reminiscent of a clubhouse, cabana and pair of guesthouses. It’s present in Leverett, a city in Franklin County about 90 miles west of Boston.

Johnny Hatem Jr. of the Sarkis Team at Douglas Elliman holds the itemizing.

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