161 Sturges Highway

Westport, CT 06880

1/2 Bath
3,637 Sq. Ft.
$271 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 161 Sturges Highway

MLS #170156150
Year Built1800
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential
Lot Size3.57 AC / 155,509 SF
Taxes$13,577 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyFairfield County

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Property Details for 161 Sturges Highway

Direct Waterfront
Swimming Pool
Basement Description
Full With Walk-Out, Partially Finished, Heated, Interior Access, Garage Access, Storage
Garage Parking Info
Under House Garage
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Welcome to the Goodsell Barn; an original 1800 barn converted to a 2-3 story residence circa 1920 on 3.5 acres. Home is warm and inviting with many special & original details: posts & beams, carved paneling in formal spaces, leaded windows, quarter sawn oak floors, plaster walls, wrought iron railings, barn siding and more. Curl up with a good book in front of a roaring fire in the LR. The kitchen is a wonderful blend of sleek modern stainless steel appliances & warm woods. Kitchen has a two-story... gabled ceiling with brand new double pane windows and is stunningly bright with light flooding in on all 4 sides. There are multiple dining options between the eat-in kitchen, the screened-in porch or in the formal DR with French doors and a wall of leaded glass windows. Master bedroom/bath is on 2nd floor with 3 more bedrooms and 2 full baths. Guest room and an office with separate entrance to outside are located on the 1st floor. Walk-out lower level has TV, laundry and work rooms as well as a mudroom area. The heated garage has a wall of windows, is bright with plenty of storage and post & beam construction.
The brick patio and wood deck are perfect spots for entertaining, overlooking the bucolic grounds and landscape. This is a wonderful, unique property and has been an exceptional antique property in Westport.


Listing Agents

  1. Mary Ellen Gallagher

    Alternative Listing Agent


Building Information for 161 Sturges Highway

Stories-Year Built1800Building Size-Lot Size3.57 AC / 155,509 SF

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$4,674 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 161 Sturges Highway

    Property and Location
  • Postal Code Plus 4: 1719
  • Directions: Cross Hwy to Sturges Hwy or Rte 136 to Sturges Hwy
  • Walk Score: 5
  • Nearby Amenities: Golf Course, Health Club, Library, Park, Private Rec Facilities, Public Pool, Public Rec Facilities, Shopping/Mall
  • Flood Zone: No
  • Elementary School: Coleytown
  • Middle Jr High School: Coleytown
  • High School: Staples
  • Acres Source: Public Records
    HOA and Fees
  • HOA: No
  • Property Tax: $13,577
  • Tax Year: July 2019-June 2020
    Virtual Tour
  • Virtual Tour: No
Interior and Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Exterior Features: Deck, French Doors, Gutters, Patio, Porch-Screened, Shed, Stone Wall
  • Waterfront Description: Beach Rights
    Interior Features
  • Interior Features: Auto Garage Door Opener, Cable - Available, Security System
  • Rooms Total: 9
  • Rooms Additional: Bonus Room, Foyer, Laundry Room, Mud Room
  • Attic: Yes
  • Attic Description: Walk-up, Floored, Storage Space
  • Laundry Room Info: Lower Level
  • Laundry Room Location: Lower
  • Appliances Included: Electric Cooktop, Wall Oven, Microwave, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Freezer, Icemaker, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
  • Fireplaces Total: 2
  • Street View Param: 1$41.175208$-73.32427799999999$310.88$13.33$1.00$zDLfgXfIeZJvm597oLjzpg
  • Room and Floor: Eat-In Kitchen-Main-1, Master Bedroom-Upper-1, Bedroom-Upper-3, Dining Room-Main-1, Bedroom-Main-1, Office-Main-1, Living Room-Main-1
    Room 1
  • Room Type: Bedroom
  • Room Features: Built-Ins,Hardwood Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Room 2
  • Room Type: Eat-In Kitchen
  • Room Features: Ceiling Fan,Hardwood Floor,Island,Skylight,Sliders,Vaulted Ceiling
  • Room Level: Main
    Room 3
  • Room Type: Office
  • Room Features: Book Shelves,Wall/Wall Carpet
  • Room Level: Main
    Room 4
  • Room Type: Bedroom
  • Room Features: Full Bath,Wall/Wall Carpet
  • Room Level: Main
    Room 5
  • Room Type: Living Room
  • Room Features: Book Shelves,Fireplace,Hardwood Floor
  • Room Level: Main
    Room 6
  • Room Type: Bedroom
  • Room Features: Built-Ins,Hardwood Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Room 7
  • Room Type: Master Bedroom
  • Room Features: Beams,Fireplace,Full Bath,Hardwood Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Room 8
  • Room Type: Bedroom
  • Room Features: Full Bath,Hardwood Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Room 9
  • Room Type: Dining Room
  • Room Features: French Doors,Hardwood Floor
  • Room Level: Main
    Property and Assessments
  • Bank Owned Property YN: No
  • Elevation Certificate: No
  • Color: Red
  • Exterior Siding: Shingle, Wood
  • Driveway Type: Gravel
  • Fuel Tank Location: In Basement
  • Foundation Type: Concrete, Stone
  • Roof Information: Asphalt Shingle
  • Gross SQFT Per Public Records: 7424
  • New Construction Type: No
  • Construction Description: Frame
  • Year Built Source: Public Records
  • Living Area SQFT Per Public Records: 3037
  • Basement SQFT Per Public Records: 520
  • In Law Apartment: No
  • Exclusions: Fireplace tools, window treatments/drapes
    Lot Information
  • Lot Description: Level Lot, Rocky, Sloping Lot, Treed, Fence - Stone
  • Parcel Number: 412897
  • Zoning: AAA
  • Cooling System: Ceiling Fans, Central Air, Wall Unit, Zoned
  • Heat Type: Hot Air, Hot Water, Radiator, Zoned
  • Heat Fuel Type: Oil
  • Energy Features: Ridge Vents, Storm Doors
  • Water Source: Public Water Connected
  • Hot Water Description: Domestic
  • Sewage System: Cesspool
  • Radon Mitigation Air: No
  • Radon Mitigation Water: No
Multi Family
    Income and Expenses
  • Occupied By: Owner

Property History for 161 Sturges Highway

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Sep 14, 2001Closed

Public Record #91301659


+14.1% / yr

Jun 12, 1996Closed

Public Record #91304304

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Public Record #91301659


+14.1% / yr


Public Record #91304304


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 161 Sturges Highway

Taxable ValueLand$497,000Additions$308,300Total$805,300
Tax Record2019$13,577
Home Facts
Beds4Baths4.5Finished Sq.Ft.3,037 SqFtUnfinished Sq.Ft.1,280 SqFtStories2Lot Size155,509 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1800

Schools near 161 Sturges Highway

Coleytown Elementary SchoolPublicK-51.3 mi
Coleytown Middle SchoolPublic6-81.4 mi
Staples High SchoolPublic9-121.4 mi

Coleytown Elementary School

K-5, 1.3 mi, Public


Coleytown Middle School

6-8, 1.4 mi, Public


Staples High School

9-12, 1.4 mi, Public


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161 Sturges Highway is a single family home for sale in Westport, CT 06880. This property was listed for sale on January 17, 2019 by Compass at $985,000. It has been on the market for a total of 269 days and was last sold on September 14, 2001. Nearby schools include Coleytown Elementary School, Coleytown Middle School and Staples High School. 161 Sturges Highway is a 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 3,637 sqft single family home built in 1800.

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