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Country Club (RCC) History:
1966 Louis Nazzaro, Nicholas T. Nerich, Jr. and Russell DeFranco
set out to create “a place of complete enjoyment, and relaxation
for you, and your children, and a place where you will be
proud to entertain your guests.” Their vision for a “little
club in the country” began to take shape in 1968 when they
purchased the site of the former Costello farm and created
the Redding Country Club Holding Corporation. Louis Nazzaro
became the first President of this new Club.
Holding Corporation was subsequently unwound and The Redding
Country Club was formed, owned by the members. Nestled high
atop the hills in the beautiful rural community of Redding,
Connecticut, about 60 miles from New York City, this very
family oriented country club is renowned as much for the friendly
atmosphere as it is for its amenities. The Club today has
300 members and is a full service, family oriented, country
what the Clubhouse looked like before renovations, click
1973, Golf course architect, Ed Ryder designed a 9-hole course
for the Club. Work was completed and the course was opened
to members in 1974. Four years later in 1978, Golf course
Jones transformed the original 9 holes into a unique and
challenging 18-hole layout and among the finest in the Metropolitan
area. Jones took full advantage of the natural streams and
ponds, found on 12 holes, and incorporated the precipitous
changes in elevation to carve out a deceptively long short
course measuring only 6, 317 yards.
Tway, winner of the PGA championship in 1986, won the
Men’s Club Championship in 1973 at the age of 13.
course yardage, rating and slope are:
course, golf practice facility, and Pro Shop are typically
open April thru December weather permitting. Email the Golf
is played in the spring and summer on four har-tru courts
located to the north of the Clubhouse. Seasoned professionals
condition the courts from dawn until dusk all summer. Two
of the courts are illuminated for night play. Men, women,
and juniors take full advantage of the clinics, inter-clubs,
and tournament schedule that runs from May thru mid-September.
At that time the Paddle Tennis, also known as Platform Tennis,
program takes off. This fun outdoor activity fulfills a social
as well as physical need in the cooler months. The warming
hut and two courts, lighted for night play, are situated on
the southeast corner of the property.
pool complex, consisting of one full size 25-yard competition
swimming pool and one wading pool for small children, is located
at the northernmost corner of the Club. A separate pool house
with changing room and locker facility stands between the
two pools. Awnings surround the aquatic venues providing shade
and a place to catch up on summer reading. Each year over
60 children make up the Swim Team that competes in the Stateline
League. In addition various activities and “wacky days” are
interspersed throughout June, July, and August for the enjoyment
rebuilt in April 1999, the new Clubhouse features New-England
style architecture with a distinctive façade and a wrap-around
veranda type porch/patio. The completed structure and its
amenities surpassed even the most fastidious expectations
of the membership. The original “farmhouse” after years of
add-ons, was dismantled and a new state of the art facility
took its place.
entering through the main foyer one may enter the grille room
to the right, or the main dining room to the left. The grille
room, a warm inviting room with a working fireplace and pub
like atmosphere, is a favorite spot for lunch and casual dinners.
The main dining room is the primary member destination for
dinner on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year. Dinners
are also served on Thursdays and Sundays during the busy summer
months at the Club. (The Club is closed for six weeks starting
Feb. 1). A spacious kitchen with modern appliances complements
the dining areas.
men’s and women’s locker facilities are situated downstairs
and are complete with full-length cherry and alder lockers
and shower, wash and toilet facilities. Offices and a meeting/conference
room are located on the second floor. The patio, replete with
Adirondack chairs and tables for fair weather dining, offers
spectacular views of the golf course and panoramic sunsets
to the west unmatched in the state.
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A Serene Country Estate
A Serene Country Estate on 15+ acres w/sweeping vistas. Quietly
elegant 1910 manor house w/classical architectural features
of the period. The estate includes a separate guest house,
pond, streams, hiking trails & is bordered by 400 acres of
open space for total privacy.
East 77th Street, Upper East Side: The Diamond House
The Diamond House is a state of the art, triple mint, full
service luxury condominium featuring white glove amenities
including a fulltime concierge, private exercise room and
breathtaking roof deck.
Thank you to S. Klein Wassink for submitting this information.
official RCC site is http://www.reddingcc.org.
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