Paul Simon is selling his Connecticut estate for $13.9 million. Take a look at the 32-acre property, which comes with a private music studio where Simon recorded his last 4 albums

paul simon houseWilliam Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty

Seven months after the end of his farewell tour, musician Paul Simon put his 32-acre Connecticut estate on the market for $13.9 million.

The New Canaan property includes an 8,500-square-foot brick main house with seven bedrooms, a three-car garage, and an outdoor swimming pool.

The 77-year-old musician used the 2,400-square-foot guest cottage as a private recording studio and recorded his last four albums there, according to The Los Angeles Times.

Simon has owned the home for 17 years - he bought it for $16.5 million in 2002.

Leslie Razook and Anne Krieger of William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty are the listing agents.

Here's a look at the legendary musician's 32-acre property.

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Paul Simon is selling his 32-acre Connecticut estate for $13.9 million.

Paul Simon is selling his 32-acre Connecticut estate for $13.9 million.

Source: Los Angeles Times

The main house is surrounded by formal walled gardens, courtyards, and a terraced pool.

The main house is surrounded by formal walled gardens, courtyards, and a terraced pool.

Source: William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty

The property is located in New Canaan, about a 1.5 hour drive from New York City.

The property is located in New Canaan, about a 1.5 hour drive from New York City.

Source: Google Maps

Simon bought the property, which includes acres of meadows and vistas, in 2002 for $16.5 million.

Simon bought the property, which includes acres of meadows and vistas, in 2002 for $16.5 million.

Source: William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty

The 8,500-square-foot home includes six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and three half baths.

The 8,500-square-foot home includes six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and three half baths.

Source: William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty

Simon became famous in the 1950s and '60s as half of the folk rock duo Simon and Garfunkel with Art Garfunkel.

Simon became famous in the 1950s and '60s as half of the folk rock duo Simon and Garfunkel with Art Garfunkel.

Source: Los Angeles Times

He's owned the Connecticut home for 17 years.

He's owned the Connecticut home for 17 years.

Source: Los Angeles Times

A sun room lets in light and warmth from the surrounding countryside.

A sun room lets in light and warmth from the surrounding countryside.

Source: William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty

The heated swimming pool overlooks the tree-lined estate and pond.

The heated swimming pool overlooks the tree-lined estate and pond.

Source: William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty

A 2,400-square-foot cottage and garage on the property serves as "an ideal guest house, musician's or writer's studio," according to the listing.

A 2,400-square-foot cottage and garage on the property serves as "an ideal guest house, musician's or writer's studio," according to the listing.

Source: William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty

Simon used it as his own private recording studio, where he recorded his last four albums.

Simon used it as his own private recording studio, where he recorded his last four albums.

Source: Los Angeles Times

Simon put his home up for sale seven months after he wrapped up his farewell tour and said he was "finished" writing music.

Simon put his home up for sale seven months after he wrapped up his farewell tour and said he was "finished" writing music.

Source: Business Insider, NPR

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