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Broker Vicky Fingelly declined to confirm the sale for client-confidentiality reasons, although she did allow that the Westport market was hot, with great properties garnering strong interest. Two Westport properties not yet spoken for include:
Paradeisos, Surf Road
With all the glamour of a Mediterranean villa, this handsome, white-stucco estate with its own deepwater dock is on Bermuda Lagoon. Built in 2005, the 5,500-square-foot home features walls of glass and multiple decks and terraces to take advantage of views over the Long Island Sound. It's listed for $7 million with Michelle & Company of William Raveis in Westport (888-454-7653).
With panoramic views over the Long Island Sound and a private beach and dock, this 6,000-square-foot, shingle-style home features five bedrooms, six bathrooms and six half-baths. On about a half-acre, it also has a fabulous pool and pool patio. It's listed for $9 million with Barbara Bross of Coldwell Banker Riverside-Shavell (203-221-9862).
There are dinner guests whose needs can be met with a plate of food and a flute or two of Prosecco. And then there are weekend guests whose needs start with supper on Friday and as time ticks on involve beds, breakfast, the morning papers, beach towels and so on and so forth. The secret to remaining sane lies in providing ample space for them and all of their stuff.