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277 North Avenue

  • 6 beds
  • 6 baths
  • 6,545 sqft
  • ~7 acre lot
  • $752 per sqft
  • 1763 build
  • on site

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.

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Last checked: Checking… • Last updated Mar 3, 2021 • Source: SMART_MLS

MLS# 170293284 —

Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1763
Year Built Source:
Owner
Construction:
Frame, Stone
New Construction:
No/Resale
Style:
Colonial, Antique
Total SqFt:
6545
Roof:
Wood Shingle
Exterior Features:
Barn, French Doors, Guest House, Gutters, Lighting, Patio, Porch-Screened, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler
Exterior Siding:
Shingle, Cedar, Stone
Foundation:
Masonry, Stone
Radon Mitigation Air:
Yes

Interior

Interior Features:
Auto Garage Door Opener, Open Floor Plan, Security System
Room Count:
12
Attic Description:
Pull-Down Stairs
Basement Description:
Full, Partially Finished, Heated, Cooled, Interior Access, Garage Access
Laundry:
Main Level
Additional Rooms:
Bonus Room, Foyer, Laundry Room, Mud Room, Sitting Room, Wine Cellar
Fireplaces:
5

The Property

Acres:
7.3400
Property Type:
Single Family For Sale
Zoning:
Aaa
Lot Description:
Secluded, Level Lot, Lightly Wooded, Fence - Stone

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Property Tax:
$35,405
Tax Year:
July 2020-June 2021

Beds

Total:
6

Baths

Total:
6
Full:
5
Half:
1

The Listing

Virtual Tour:
Virtual Tour
Yes
Virtual Tour

Heating & Cooling

Heat Type:
Hot Air, Zoned
Heat Fuel Type:
Oil
Cooling System:
Central Air, Zoned

Utilities

Energy Features:
Thermopane Windows
Fuel Tank Location:
In Basement
Hot Water:
Oil
Sewage System:
Septic
Water Source:
Public Water In Street, Private Well

Appliances

Included:
Gas Range, Microwave, Range Hood, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer

Schools

Elementary School:
Coleytown
Middle School:
Coleytown
High School:
Staples

The Community

HOA:
No
Waterfront Description:
River, Beach Rights, View
Nearby Amenities:
Golf Course, Health Club, Library, Medical Facilities, Park, Playground/Tot Lot, Public Transportation, Tennis Courts
Pool:
1
Pool Description:
In Ground Pool, Heated, Safety Fence, Gunite

Parking

Driveway Type:
Private, Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Garage:
Attached Garage
Garages:
2

Extra Units

In Law Apartment:
Yes

Schools

Rating Details
9

Coleytown Middle School

  • Public
  • 6-8
  • 0.3 mi
10

Coleytown Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-5
  • 0.4 mi
10

Staples High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 2.3 mi

GreatSchools scores are based on a scale from 1 to 10, where 10 is above average.

The school service areas are not definitive and should only be used as guidance. GreatSchools Ratings provided by www.greatschools.org

Monthly cost estimate

277 North Avenue

Asking price

$4,925,000

Mortgage Principal & interest
Assumes 20% down, 30 yr.
fixed, good credit

$16,803

Taxes $2,950
Insurance $1,354
Utilities $586 See report
Total $21,693/mo.*
*This is an estimate

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
5/7/20
Listed / Active SMART_MLS $4,925,000

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