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Modern Farmhouse Offers Wooded Privacy In Westport, Connecticut

Like the modern classic for children rabbit hillfrom whose name it is borrowed, the newly constructed Rabbit Hill Lodge is located in Westport, Connecticut.

And the modern farmhouse, situated to enjoy sunsets and views of the Saugatuck River, has its share of bunnies roaming the tree-lined 5 acres’ sprawling lawns. It’s just waiting for a buyer.

“This home really appeals to so many demographics,” says Danna Rogers, who co-owns the listing with Jen Kass at The Higgins Group Private Brokerage. “Young families with multiple bonus areas and a fantastic playground with award winning schools, families with teenagers, empty nesters hoping to host family reunions, weekenders and even families of older generations.”

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Ready for occupancy by December and located at the end of a street, the combination of privacy, quality construction and less than five minutes’ drive from the shop-lined Main Street makes the property a rare find at present, says Rogers.

Wormser Development’s custom home features 8,000 square feet of interior space with exposed beams, designer kitchens and bathrooms, wide white oak plank floors and a floor-to-ceiling native stone fireplace. Bluestone terraces and a deck extend the outdoor living space.

At the front of the house, a covered entrance opens onto a foyer. An open floor plan connects the living room, dining room, center island kitchen and family room. A floating staircase leads to the top. There are two fireplaces, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a powder room with a custom marble sink.

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The home was designed for those who work from home and like to be entertained. It has a large bonus apartment above the three car garage attached to the porch. A finished dome crowns the metal roof.

The walk-in lower level leads to a 20 x 40 foot swimming pool with a spa to be completed by Spring.

Masonry walls made from stones found on the property enhance the grounds.

The asking price for 5 Rabbit Hill Road in Westport is $5.365 million.

Westport is located on Long Island Sound and is part of the Gold Coast in southwest Connecticut. The upscale community is about 50 miles from New York City. Steeped in history, the city has a commuter train station, cultural activities, shops, galleries, restaurants, beaches, golf and country clubs.

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