This legendary stone mansion, circa-1929, remains one of the most historically and culturally significant residences in Westport, renowned as a unique trophy property. Constructed in the grand tradition of Europe's fine Manor Houses with unparalleled craftsmanship & abundant period detailing, a tour of this property reveals an endless array of noteworthy features. Built for the Lowes family (owners of theatres, cinemas & MGM Studios for 35 years), the home was planned to provide spectacular surroundings when entertaining the brightest stars in Hollywood & theater who were regular guests. From first approach, past a stone gate tower, to the ample parking court, this architectural stunner is set atop a knoll and is an imposing feast for the senses. Hand-forged iron work, leaded glass windows, copper gutters w/decorative relief & the slate roof combine to create a design that is unequaled in the area. Enter through gothic-style arches & approach the castle-like door, opening to a large entrance foyer that is richly paneled in the original hand-hewn linen-fold pattern woodwork & showcases an artistic plaster ceiling. From this space, the gala-sized living & dining rooms, and more intimate library, come into view - beginning to tell the story of the grand yet gracious, perfectly-preserved piece of history that awaits a connoisseur of fine living. In addition to the 2.21+/- acre property w/ residence & pool, an additional 1.02+/- acre is included, totaling 3.23+/- glorious acres.
Additional Property Details