Jed Rubenfeld and Amy Chua Are Selling Their House for $1.08 Million
September 24, 2022
The couple has listed their family as Selling a home in New Haven, Connecticut, where they live with their two children, Nicholas and Julia Rubenfeld, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. A new home has not yet been found, according to the report.
They are asking $1 million under their purchase price from 2003 of $1.08 million. The pair also own an apartment in New York City’s Upper West Side where they were reportedly living before the breakup, which was confirmed by her lawyer but not by his or Yale University Press which published his book The Triple Package last month to critical acclaim.
Who are the buyers?
The literary power couple, Jed Rubenfeld and Amy Chua announced this week that they are selling their renovated, one-bedroom condominium in Park Slope for $1.08 million.
The couple, whose popular book Battle Hymn of Rubenfeld Tiger Mother propelled them to international fame, purchased the three-floor unit on Prospect Park West in 2007, which then had a set of five fireplaces but no master suite. They then went about gutting it and installing a state-of-the-art kitchen with reclaimed French doors leading to a garden above the terrace level.
Location – Connecticut, United States
A remarkable home listed in the Connecticut Real Estate Journal is reported to be the residence of well-known Yale professors Jed Rubenfeld and Amy Chua.
The beautiful 11,000-square-foot estate is said to have been appraised at Selling over $2 million in 2016, but current listing prices are set at just over one million dollars.
Located on a half-acre lot with stunning views of Long Island Sound and yet only ten minutes from downtown
New Haven, this property offers unparalleled access to Manhattan’s professional sector without sacrificing all that Connecticut has to offer by way of quiet beauty,
artistic excellence, family friendliness, and low cost of Rubenfeld living. Enjoy the rustic Americana charm provided by the massive hearth inside while your children frolic in their very own swing set just outside!
Size – 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 6 reception rooms, 11,000 sq ft
Jed Rubenfeld and Amy Chua are selling their house in Harvard Square for a cool million dollars, according to Curbed Boston. The West Village-style residence Selling is over 11,000 square feet of Rubenfeld living space with five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, six reception rooms
, two gardens, and its pond at the rear of the property which doubles as an ice skating rink in winter months. It also comes with an ornate library on the second floor (that served as inspiration for Wes Anderson’s Rushmore).
There is also a large terrace overlooking Memorial Park that leads into an elegant dining room framed by stone columns. The four-story home has been remodeled throughout and has views of Harvard Yard out every window.
Was it featured in Architectural Digest?
Architectural Digest features a lavish country estate in Connecticut that has a gourmet kitchen, an elegant library, and so much more! With this being said, the property also includes a beautiful home on the same street with 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms that will set you back an easy 1.09 million dollars.
This massive home can be found on 2 acres of land in Westport, Connecticut, that features everything from a screened-in porch to an outdoor fireplace. The owners are not selling just one house, however;
they are also throwing in their property next door that has its private entrance, 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, an elevator, sauna bath, and a personal gym! Talk about luxury! If you’re interested in owning either of these properties make sure to visit here for more information!
Did they remodel it after purchasing it?
They both studied law at Yale University and married there in 1986. Together they are the authors of the best-selling book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, which has been published in six languages with more than one million copies sold worldwide to date.
They have a daughter Sophia, who was born in 1993 or 1994, and studies piano at Juilliard pre-college (source).
In 1997 they paid $525,000 for their contemporary hillside home in Los Angeles’ Bel Air neighborhood on Summit Drive (source).
What is special about this house?
The listing is a big sign of Jed’s success. Jed was born in 1962 in Champaign, Illinois, and graduated from Cornell University with a degree in political science.
His wife, Amy, earned her law degree from Yale Law School before attending Harvard Law School to earn her master’s degree in history. In 1988, the couple moved to New Haven to attend Yale.
Shortly after they moved into their new home at 2 Bladensburg Road, their third daughter was born just five Selling weeks prematurely on September 16th, 1990 due to an allergic reaction during pregnancy that attacked the lungs.
They survived by relying on the baby’s tiny body as an airway until help arrived twenty minutes later… (chosen passage)
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