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Press Release - November 10, 2018
Coastal Connecticut Estate Offered At No Reserve Through Heritage Auctions
Stunning water views of Long Island Sound, saltwater pool, island kitchen offer entertaining options an hour from NYC
DALLAS, Texas (Nov. 9, 2018) — A coastal gem along the edge of Connecticut’s Southport Harbor is being offered by Heritage Auctions in a no-reserve auction Nov. 14.
"This is a stunning estate along the coast of Long Island Sound is exceptional opportunity to own a masterpiece of colonial living in a coveted location, either as a primary residence or as a vacation retreat,” Heritage Auctions Luxury Real Estate Director Nate Schar said. "The home can accommodate numerous guests, and offers countless amenities, both interior and exterior, that make it ideal for entertaining.”
Encompassing 4,780 square feet, the estate at 608 Harbor Road in Southport, by architect Jack Franzen and designer Tom Scheerer, has four bedrooms and six bathrooms and offers extraordinary views of Southport Harbor, Long Island Sound and the Country Club of Fairfield golf course. Built in 1808 by Captain Jeremiah Sturges, the idyllic seaside estate is among the finest examples of Federalist homes in Southport.
Completely renovated and honoring its historic past, the interior includes a kitchen with an island and a gas range, and a formal dining room that offers water views.
The exterior of the home, which sits on .49 acres, features a lush, landscaped yard with a saltwater pool with an adjacent outdoor living room with a pergola, stone patio and gas fire pit, as well as a sunporch with reclaimed brick flooring and radiant heating that affords views of the harbor.
The home includes high-speed network wiring, radiant heated reclaimed floors and a climate-controlled wine cellar that is able to store up to 3,000 bottles with an adjacent wet bar and tasting room.
The in-demand location means the estate is within walking distance to the village of Southport, the yacht club and the nearby Country Club of Fairfield.
The estate can be previewed Nov. 9-14. For more information on how qualify to bid, please call 855-261-0573 or visit HA.com/Southport.
Heritage Auctions is the largest fine art and collectibles auction house founded in the United States, and the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer. Heritage maintains offices in New York, Dallas, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Chicago, Palm Beach, London, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.
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