The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, makes all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels.This includes anything from the housing styles, types of households living here and/or how people get around.
Saugatuck Shores is located on a curved peninsula, loaded with adorable cottages.Saugatuck means “mouth of the tidal river”.This was extremely important to Farmers because they were able to distribute their crops and other goods.Later on it became known as the shipping center.Saugatuck Shores is a very nautical neighborhood, which means it is somewhat historical and on the water.Saugatuck Shores has docks, quaint streets to roam and beautiful private beaches.It is also home to Cedar Point Yacht Club, and both Longshore and the Saugatuck Yacht Club.This area is a boater’s dream!Saugatuck Shores is one of Westport’s hidden secrets being that it is secluded just enough.
There are tons of shops, restaurants and retail stores.If you love the arts and enjoy the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in the right place at Saugatuck Shores.The Westport train station is about 5 to 10 minutes away.Lots of people in Saugatuck Shores work from home due to a lengthy commute.
In the early 1900’s Italian immigrants moved there to work on the construction of the Metro-North railroad.Recently, it is being rebuilt to be the vibrant spot it was a hundred years ago.