Westport is a premier coastal town and serves as a retreat for people who need a respite from the hustle and bustle of the City. It offers stunning waterfront properties with views of the Long Island Sound as well as traditional New England style homes nestled in the charming countryside. Westport public schools emphasize a strong academic curriculum and benefit from the generous support and involvement of its residents. The town's proximity to New York makes it a favorable location for home buyers who commute for work.
Westport's beauty inspires a wealth of recreational activity and outdoor enjoyment. The beaches of Long Island Sound are the perfect place for residents to partake in their favorite water activities. Boating aficionados may also enjoy private yachting clubs and marinas. Westport is also home to Sherwood Island State Park, which consists of 235 acres and offers exceptional trails for hiking and nature study. Here residents can enjoy a nature center, fishing, swimming, picnicking and more shoreline fun.
As if scenic views, rigorous schools and recreation activities weren't enough, the town is also rich in the arts. The Levitt Pavilion is a summer hotspot for family concerts and performances. The Westport Country Playhouse hosts professional touring companies. The town is also home to the Westport Friends of Music and the Westport Arts Center. There is truly something for everyone!
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