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277 North Ave, Westport, 06880

Residential - Single Family For Sale


MLS® #: 170195537
Active, 280 Days on Market

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.

Essential Information

MLS® #: 170195537
Price: $5,250,000
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 5/1
Full Baths: 5
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 6,442
Acres: 7.34
Year Built: 1763
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Single Family
Style: Colonial, Antique
Status: Active

Community Information

Address: 277 North Ave
Area: Coleytown
City: Westport
County: Fairfield
State: CT
Zip Code: 06880


Features: Thermopane Windows
Parking: Attached Garage
Garage Spaces: 2
Garages: Attached Garage
Is Waterfront: Yes
Waterfront: Direct Waterfront, View, Beach Rights, River
Has Pool: Yes
Pool: In Ground Pool, Heated, Gunite, Safety Fence


Interior Features: Open Floor Plan, Security System, Auto Garage Door Opener
Appliances: Microwave, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Gas Range, Range Hood
Heating: Hot Air, Zoned, Oil
Cooling: Central Air, Zoned
Fireplace: Yes
# of Fireplaces: 5


Exterior: Shingle, Cedar, Stone
Exterior Features: French Doors, Patio, Underground Sprinkler, Barn, Guest House, Gutters, Lighting, Porch-Screened, Terrace
Lot Description: Water View, Level Topography, Additional Land Available, Fence - Stone, Lightly Wooded
Roof: Wood Shingle
Construction: Stone, Frame
Foundation: Stone, Masonry

School Information

Elementary: Per Board of Ed
Middle: Per Board of Ed
High: Staples

Additional Information

Date Listed: May 21st, 2019
Days on Market: 280
Zoning: AAA

Listing Details

Listing Office: William Raveis Real Estate


$/SqFt: $815

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