Multiple sources tell us the CNN anchor has splurged on a massive, 10,127-square-foot Tudor revival stone mansion, called Rye House, for the mid-to-high seven figures.
The Shaws, who bought the house 15 years ago and lovingly restored it, have been renting it out for $1,800 per night, sources said.
Depending on which local you ask, Cooper bought the property in leafy Litchfield for anywhere between $5 million and $9 million.
The anchor will be in good company: The Litchfield area has been home to Meryl Streep, “The Normal Heart” playwright Larry Kramer, Henry Kissinger, NBC Sports vet Dick Ebersol and Susan Saint James, and HBO documentary doyenne Sheila Nevins.
So — if you are wondering are Anderson and Andy vacationing together? They are also joined by Kelly Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos.
Ben’s New York neighbors tell us he is in Europe as well — and from what we are told he, at least, started the vacation with Anderson.