Actor and filmmaker Ron Howard has listed his show-stopping lakefront compound in Connecticut for a whopping $27.5 million.

We moved 3,000 miles away from the hub of Los Angeles to raise our family here, Howard said in a press release. Whether we re watching films in our theater, walking the trails throughout our property, stargazing in our observatory, or just relaxing with friends and loved ones by the lake, Cheryl and I feel we ve accomplished the goals we set when we began work on this place.

The New England estate spans 17,200 square feet with five bedrooms, six full bathrooms and four half bathrooms. Inside, you'll also find a private screening room, two-story library and office, indoor saltwater pool, gym with a yoga studip and six fireplaces.

Outside, stay entertained in the sports barn , that houses a regulation tennis court and a basketball half-court. Then, be sure to take in the night sky in the observatory, equipped with a professional-grade Meade telescope. Additionally, take a walk along one of the many nature trails, perennial gardens or through the greenhouse.

The Howards property is truly in a class of its own and is located in Conyers Farm, one of the country s most prestigious communities. The 32-acre compound enjoys breathtaking, panoramic views of Converse Lake and has a warm, welcoming vibe that is felt from the moment you drive onto the property, Lyn Stevens of Sotheby s International Realty told

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