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8 River Lane, Westport, CT

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Listed on 22 Oct 2020 $ 1,795,000 See listingListing history
AreaSq feet
3,465 sq ft
1.26 acres
Year built
Cape Cod
2 garage spaces
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About the Home

Resting high above the glistening Saugatuck River, mins to the center of town, is this effortlessly chic 1929 Cape that blends iconic character + elegance with practical luxury. Characterized by well-proportioned rooms, a comfortable flow + an eclectic flair, the interior spaces are bathed in light by the many windows and french doors. Situated on the River side of this beloved street, an oversized terrace flanks the entire rear of the home offering soaring views above the trees to the glorious water, below. The central living spaces are comfortable, not overdone, designed to embrace the original period details w a clean, updated, aesthetic. The Cook’s kitchen w large center island features custom cabinetry + Carrera marble countertops. A casual dining area connects the kitchen to the family room, w soaring beamed ceilings, FP + terrace access. The formal dining room provides the ideal backdrop for family gatherings around the table. The living rm is a perfect spot to connect, or disconnect, by the fire. An adjacent home office/playroom completes the 1st floor. Upstairs are 4 spacious beds incl a luxurious MBS complete with walk-in closets, sitting rm + bath w steam shower and jetted tub. 2 add'l beds share a renovated bath. The 3rd bedroom is impeccably designed with custom seating and a stunning en-suite bath. Set on 1.26 acres with level yard area, lovely gardens and rm for a pool. 2 car garage. Outdoor pizza oven set amongst the trees is a destination unto itself.

Interior Details

Livable Area

  • Total area 3,465 sq feet
  • Above grade 3,465 sq feet


  • Bedroooms 4
  • Full bathrooms 3

Other Rooms

  • Foyer
  • Mud Room
  • Sitting Room


  • Fireplaces 2
  • Heating system Hot Water, Zoned
  • Heat fuel type Oil
  • Fuel tank location In Garage


  • Central Air

Interior Features

  • Audio System
  • Auto Garage Door Opener
  • Cable - Pre-wired
  • Security System


  • Gas Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Subzero
  • Dishwasher
  • Compactor
  • Washer
  • Dryer

Home Automation

  • Thermostat(s)


  • YES


  • Full
  • Unfinished
  • Interior Access


  • Lower Level

Energy Features

  • Generator Ready

Construction Details

Type and Style

  • Home type single family
  • Architectural style Cape Cod


  • Year built 1929
  • New construction No/Resale

Construction Info

  • Construction Frame
  • Exterior Siding Shingle, Wood
  • Foundation Block, Stone
  • Roof Asphalt Shingle, Gable

Property Details

Parking and Garage

  • Garage spaces 2
  • Attached Garage

Swimming Pool

  • NO


  • Golf Course
  • Library
  • Medical Facilities
  • Park
  • Private Rec Facilities
  • Private Rec Facilities
  • Shopping/Mall
  • Tennis Courts


  • Direct waterfront
  • Frontage
  • River
  • Beach Rights
  • View

Lot Details

  • Lot surface 1.26 acres
  • Description Water View, Sloping Lot, Professionally Landscaped
  • Zoning AA


  • Gravel

Exterior Features

  • Deck
  • French Doors
  • Garden Area
  • Gutters
  • Lighting


  • Water Public Water Connected
  • Sewage system Septic

HOA and Financial Info

  • Current price $ 1,795,000
  • Tax amount $ 18,391
  • Tax year July 2020-June 2021

MLS Details

  • MLS ID 170348742
  • Listing date on 22 Oct 2020
  • Status Active
Courtesy of Compass Connecticut, LLC

Local Information


Old Hill

One of the town's oldest neighborhoods, this historic section features many updated homes from the Revolutionary and Victorian eras.

This home is 7% above the neighborhood's $ 1.67M avg price
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Westport, CT

Located on the water, this vibrant town offers beauitful, luxury properties.

This home is 6% above the town's $ 1.70M avg price
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Fairfield County

Fairfield County is one of the wealthiest communities in Connecticut. Contact Dagny's Real Estate if you are looking to buy a home in Fairfield County CT.

This home is 232% above the county's $ 540K avg price
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