This is the Greenwich, CT home of David J. Hirsch, M.D., Ph.D. David Hirsch is a founder and Managing Director of Longitude Capital Mangement Co., LLC, located in Greenwich, Connecticut. He focuses on investments in biotechnology.

From 2005 to 2006, Dr. Hirsch was a Vice President of Pequot Ventures where he worked in the life sciences practice. Prior to Pequot, Dr. Hirsch was an Engagement Manager in the pharmaceutical practice of McKinsey & Company. While at McKinsey, he worked with many large pharmaceutical companies across a range of projects including clinical and commercial strategies, M&A evaluations, portfolio prioritization and managed care strategy.

He currently serves on the boards of Civitas Therapeutics and Precision Therapeutics and is a board observer at InfaCare Pharmaceuticals and Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals. He is also actively involved with Longitude’s investments in Amarin (NASDAQ: AMRN) and Corcept Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CORT), as well as prior investments in Horizon Therapeutics and Sequenom (NASDAQ: SQNM). Dr. Hirsch holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and a B.A. in Biology from The Johns Hopkins University.

The 3.33 acres of land was purchased in 2004 for $3,500,000. The exhisting home was then built in 2007. David Hirsch's 15,856 square foot home is currently for sale for $7,495,000.

One of the Great Estates of the 21st century this English Cotswold Manor house deftly unites Old World refinement and detail with ultra-modern amenities. The skill and vision of architect R. S. Granoff has made this home its own unique world of luxury, including a peerless setting on 3 plus mid-country acres of gardened lawns with woodland views and pool and tennis court sites. No expense or extravagance was spared in the homes details and finishes. Unique coffered ceilings, exquisite paneling, magnificent custom millwork, intricate inlaid wood floors, commanding fireplaces and sun-kissed balconies are but a sample of the privileged refinements found throughout. A stunning three-story grand reception space welcomes all. Exceptional venues for entertaining, the homes expansive rooms easily accommodate large gatherings while possessing versatility that serves intimate engagements as well. Much attention has been devoted to integrating the outdoors, starting with an abundance of large windows and French doors opening from the living room, mahogany paneled library and great room out to covered terraces. The elegant dining room is a lovely compliment to the other formal living spaces. Facilitating all manner of entertaining is the butler’s pantry and connoisseurs kitchen with marble countered center islands and breakfast area. A mudroom with powder room and laundry are essential conveniences, which have not been overlooked. A first floor bedroom with bath is both versatile and attractive. The second floor has 5 bedrooms ensuite including the enviable master suite encompassing a sitting area, Juliet balcony, two fireplaces and marble spa/bath. The second floor laundry is a nice touch. The third floor has a huge recreation room, powder room and storage galore. 13-foot ceilings highlight the entire lower level, which includes a staff bedroom with bath, gym, powder room, billiard room, home theatre and 15,000-bottle wine cellar. There is garaging for 4 cars. In a class by itself this is one extraordinary property.
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By: Turneasterne
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