277 North Avenue

Westport, CT, 06880

$4,925,000

$752 per ft²
$4,925,000
$752 per ft²
Under Contract
Under Contract
 - For Sale
beds
6 Beds
baths
5 Full Baths
carpenters-square
6,545 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1763
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.
MLS ID:
170293284
Listed:
5/7/20
Updated:
6/21/21

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Gas Range, Microwave, Range Hood, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Total Bedrooms
6
Full Bathrooms
5
Half Bathrooms
1
Interior Features
Auto Garage Door Opener, Open Floor Plan, Security System
Cooling
Central Air, Zoned
Heating
Hot Air, Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
7.34 acres lot
Exterior Features
Barn, French Doors, Guest House, Gutters, Lighting, Patio, Porch-Screened, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler
Architectural Style
Colonial, Antique
Lot Details
Secluded, Level Lot, Lightly Wooded, Fence - Stone
Roof
Wood Shingle
Sewer
Septic

School Information

High School
Staples
Middle/Jr High
Coleytown
Elementary School
Coleytown

Other Property Details

Attached Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
2
Parking
Attached Garage
County
Fairfield
Water Source
Public Water In Street, Private Well
Pool
Yes
Pool Description
In Ground Pool, Heated, Safety Fence, Gunite
Zoning
AAA

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
3/6/21
Active Under Contract
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Courtesy of Leslie Clarke, William Raveis Real Estate

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