277 North Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 (MLS # 170195537)

Price $5,250,000
Status Active
Beds 6
Baths 6 Baths
Home size 6,442 sqft
Lot Size 7.34 ac
Days on Market 118
Set on ~8 acres of lush rolling lawns, this riverfront estate is nearly impossible to find in Westport. Located only 5 minutes to town center, 12 minutes to Westport train station, and ~50 minutes to New York City, this estate is a one-of-a-kind sanctuary and perfect for families looking to recharge and relax in private without compromising on convenience. With ~6,500 sqft of fabulous living space in THE main house, this is where modern living intersects with New England charm. Key features include brand new 2019 custom designed high-end kitchen with natural quartzite "Taj Mahal" countertops and handcrafted cabinetry for ample storage, all overlooking a wonderful family room with stone fireplace and outside views of the magnificent grounds. Original beams, hardwood floors, and other impressive attention to detail throughout. Gentle stone pathways, magnificent gardens, and gunite pool are surrounded by nature. Other buildings on the property are fabulous carriage house (guest cottage) and an original English Hay Barn built in 1811. This estate dates back to 1763 when it was owned by the Coley Family, which this section of town, Coleytown, was named after. Artist Kerr Eby named the property Driftway in 1925 after purchasing it from world-renowned sculptors James and Laura Fraser, famous residents of Westport and founders of The Fairfield County Hunt Club. Enjoy everything this special property has to offer while being part of Westport's history.
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 5/21/2019 Year Built 1763
Garage Spaces 2.0 County Fairfield


Elementary School Per Board of Ed
High School Staples

Additional Details

AIR Central Air, Zoned
APPLIANCES Dishwasher, Dryer, Gas Range, Microwave, Range Hood, Subzero, Washer
AREA Coleytown
BASEMENT Cooled, Full, Garage Access, Heated, Interior Access, Partially Finished, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Cedar, Shingle, Stone
EXTERIOR Barn, French Doors, Guest House, Gutters, Lighting, Patio, Porch-Screened, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler
GARAGE Attached Garage, Yes
HEAT Hot Air, Zoned
INTERIOR Auto Garage Door Opener, Open Floor Plan, Security System
LOT 7.3400 acre(s)
LOT DESCRIPTION Additional Land Avail., Fence - Stone, Level Lot, Lightly Wooded, Water View
POOL DESCRIPTION In Ground Pool,Heated,Safety Fence,Gunite
SEWER Septic
STYLE Antique, Colonial
TAXES 35723
WATER Public Water In Street,Private Well
WATERFRONT DESCRIPTION Direct Waterfront,River,Beach Rights,View



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