Nestled on 7.34 park-like acres, this circa 1740 custom-built river side colonial antique with 3 bedroom guest cottage, antique barn and pool radiates elegance with 6 beds & 5.5 baths. Artist Kerr Eby named the property Driftway in 1925 after purchasing it from world-renowned sculptors James & Laura Fraser, famous residents of Westport & founders of The Fairfield County Hunt Club. The home maintains a striking appearance with original beams, hardwood floors & attention to detail. The living room with field stone fireplace & library with integrated cabinets & bookshelves. The piano room gives access to a screened porch with garden views. The formal dining room with exposed beam ceiling & original stone fireplace is the perfect setting for a dinner party. The incredible high-end cook's kitchen, boasts custom cabinetry, a large island with natural quartzite Taj Mahal countertops & breakfast room, all overlooking a large family room with stone fireplace & 5 sets of French doors. The new wing features a spacious first-floor master bedroom suite with a walk-in closet, dressing room & natural light. The master bath is accented by a soaking tub, double vanity & glass framed shower. There are 3 en-suite bedrooms & bonus room upstairs. The original part of the home features 2 additional bedrooms & large bath upstairs. The lower level features a large recreation room, wine cellar & tasting room. Minutes to downtown Westport & Train & 50 miles from NYC, this home is a dream come true.
Courtesy of Leslie Clarke, William Raveis Real Estate
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