Tennis Star James Blake Lists Fairfield Home with William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

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Gated cul-de-sac home of former World No. 4 player located within walking distance of Fairfield Beach

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William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that the firm has listed the Fairfield Beach area home of former World No. 4 tennis player James Blake in Fairfield, Conn. Southport agent Craig Oshrin has the listing, which is offered at $799,000.

According to the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Blake’s career highlights include achieving status as the World No. 4 player and No. 1 American player in 2006, reaching the Tennis Masters Cup final that same year, finishing the Beijing Olympics in fourth place and making the quarterfinals in the Australian Open in 2008, delivering a strong performance in the US Open quarterfinals in 2005 and 2006, and helping the US to win the Davis Cup title in 2007. Blake was honored by the ATP with the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year award in 2008 for his support for cancer research. He retired from professional tennis in 2013.

Blake’s gated, completely fenced cul-de-sac residence in Fairfield is located within walking distance of town as well as Fairfield Beach. Featuring hardwood flooring and millwork throughout, the two-level home offers four bedrooms and three baths in total, as well as a new kitchen with stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile accents and granite countertops. A large detached two-car garage, formerly used as a gym, accommodates extra storage space.

“This home formerly owned by a world-class tennis player is a must-see for the buyer seeking a combination of privacy, security and an outstanding beach area location,” said Oshrin. “In addition, this gem is ideal for the owner who loves to entertain, featuring a beautiful stone patio that is perfect for summer gatherings and barbeques.”

For more information on the property, visit the firm’s website here.


About William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty
Founded in 1949, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty manages a $3.3-billion-plus portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 26 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty, combined with partner firm Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty, is the largest Sotheby's International Realty(R) affiliate globally and the 28th-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty provides ancillary services including commercial services through its affiliation with Building and Land Technology, a second-generation development company based in Stamford, Connecticut; William Pitt Insurance Services; and an award-winning global relocation division. For more information, visit the website at

Sotheby's International Realty's worldwide network includes more than 16,570 sales associates located in 760 offices throughout 60 countries and territories.

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