Tour - MLS Number 170293284
Please Contact Leslie Clarke Homes, (203)984-1856, Leslie@leslieclarkehomes.com
Nestled on 7.34 park-like acres, this circa 1740 custom-built river side colonial 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 fieldstone 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 first-floor master bedroom suite features a walk-in closet, dressing room & natural light. The master bath is accented by a soaking tub, double vanity & glass framed shower. The new wing features an additional 3 en-suite bedrooms & bonus room upstairs. While the main house features 2 additional bedrooms & large bath upstairs. The lower level features a large recreation room, wine cellar & tasting room. Complete with a delightful guest cottage, antique barn & pool.