Riverside estate in Westport visited by Sinatra listed for $6.9M

WESTPORT — Set along the Aspetuck River in Westport, the multi-generational property at 157 Easton Road is nicknamed "The River Run." The main, guest and river homes spread across 2.75 acres, according to the listing. 

The home was originally built in 1955 for an American couple, violinist Leopold Godowsky Jr. and Frances Gershwin. Gershwin was the sister of music composers George and Ira. It is believed that the home was visited by Frank Sinatra, Mia Farrow and Paul Newman, according to the listing. 

The riverside estate is the ideal place for hosting with its guest home contributing to the total seven bedrooms and eight-and-a-half bathrooms. The entertainment does not stop there as the home has its own bar which imitates an English pub with a fireplace and exposed brick walls, according to the listing details. 

There is also an indoor gum, steam room, indoor pool and spa with sliding doors allowing the space to be enjoyed during any season, according to River Run, a brochure providing details about the property. 

Entertaining extends outside with swimming or kayaking as the Aspetuck River dams form a natural swimming pool, according to the brochure provided by the listing agent, Michelle Genovesi of William Raveis in Westport. 

The property also has a tennis court and outdoor kitchen area along the river. There is a common theme of serenity along the property and carries into the outdoor yoga studio with a fireplace area, according to the brochure. In addition, there is an on-property greenhouse.

The nearly 70-year-old home has had recent updates in the guest and river houses. The guest house is described as having a “modern European flair,” according to the listing details. 

The 157 Easton Rd property is located in the 06880 ZIP of Westport. The average price for a home in this area is $1.7 million, which is a 29.7 percent increase from last year, according to the national real estate brokerage Redfin.

The property at 157 Easton Road in Westport is listed by Michelle Genovesi at William Raveis Real Estate – Westport which can be reached at (888) 699-8876.