Historic property offers European style featuring Tuscan-inspired wine cellar
Westport, Conn. – September 12, 2014 – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realtyannounced today that the firm has listed an antique, European-inspired estate located in the surroundings of Greens Farms in Westport, Conn. Westport agent Cynthia Melchiorri has the listing, which is offered at $4,750,000.
Situated on 2.37 acres of land, this 5,253 square-foot home boasts distinct style and charm. Constructed in 1870, all features of the residence are well-restored, still maintaining their original defining character. Upon entrance, a gracious front porch profiles the home as American, while many other features reflect its European spirit.
The solarium great room with Palladian windows and stone floor, in addition to a Tuscan-inspired wine cellar and dining salon, complete the property’s European quality. The placement of a medieval gate and wooden doors, as well as rustic wine racks and antique wooden side boards, accommodate a wine aficionado’s collection in a Tuscan Hills atmosphere.
The residence’s main level features an expansive gourmet kitchen and dining area with surrounding finish from Fine Paints of Europe, in addition to nine-foot glass front cabinetry, large marble islands, a butler’s pantry and top-of-the-line appliances. The club style dining room and adjacent library, as well as a sun room lounge with a view of the back patio offer guests the comfort of the home. Within the eleven rooms, there are five bedrooms including a guest suite and lounge on the main level, two bedrooms with en-suite marble bath and an au pair suite and reading alcove on the third level. The master suite offers a salon, individual his and hers dressing rooms and two full marble baths.
“This exquisite family residence embodies the serenity and pristine beauty of the area,” said Melchiorri. “From its historic appeal and European spirit, to its exceptionally restored interior and inviting atmosphere, this home welcomes its residents and guests to a lifestyle of today within the embrace of a classic style.”
Additional amenities include a tree lined promenade leading to a tennis court, a private pilates / barre studio and a surrounding stone patio.
For more information on the property, located at 87 Maple Avenue, visit the firm’s website here.
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