The famous author who is best known for The Great Gatsby lived in Westport for a short time.
By Rich Scinto (Patch Staff) May 7, 2015
F. Scott Fitzgerald made a fine choice to select a home close to the Longshore Country Club and within walking distance to Compo Beach.
Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda only lived in Westport for six months, but that didn’t stop them from becoming a legend in town, according to Westport Now. The couple was known for tearing up the town and taking wild rides on the Post Road.
Besides being well-known as the home of The Great Gatsby author, it also won the Westport Historic Preservation award. The home was built in the 1700’s.
It also features many modern amenities including a generator.
Other highlights include:
• Six beds
• Five baths
• Fenced yard
• Pool and pool house
• Wine cellar and tasting room
The asking price is $2,599,000.