Westport, CT, USA
123 Cross Highway
With a sophisticated blend of past & present, Mar Silver has created a personal sanctuary by blending her property's historical past and the ultimate in modern design. The essence of her art is effortless indoor/outdoor living, presented here on 1.35 acres w/ pool, guest house & unparalleled style. The original house, built by one of Westport's oldest families retains the massive original central chimney, now the centerpiece of the open plan main floor. All of the public rooms open to the exterior gardens and extensive use of glass allows a seamless exchange with nature in any season. The 14' kitchen island is topped with limestone and mirrors the limestone accent wall with portrait window overlooking the patio and pool beyond. Each of the impeccably curated rooms display the juxtaposition of old and new bringing all elements together in a cohesive way. The serene master suite balances the ancient and modern w/ dappled light, marble bath, dressing rm & scenic views of the property. The finished walk-out ll offers yoga rm, lounge, walk-in natural stone wine cellar & changing rm. The pool is reached by a series of tiered steps for lounging & is adjacent to an outdoor pebbled dining pavilion. The sep 975 sq ft guest house echoes the sensual atmosphere of the main house w/ same textural organic spaces. Mature trees screen & shade a fully fenced private level property in the heart of Westport. Walk to Wakeman Farm, ball fields & Chef's Table. Minutes from all schools & transport.
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