A Jack Franzen-Designed Home with Sweeping Views of the Sound

Westport’s Minute Man Hill, this beauty, designed by Jack Franzen, has stellar views over Compo Beach. Leslie Clarke of Leslie Clarke Homes in Westport lists it for $7,795,000. 203-984-1856.

In Westport, at a high point on Minute Man Hill, is a new $7,795,000 listing with sweeping views over Compo Beach and Long Island Sound. The stone-and-shingle home was designed by architect Jack Franzen for indoor/outdoor living, best enjoyed this time of year on the terrace, with its saltwater pool with a waterfall spa and gardened lounge area with a handsome stone fireplace. Inside the four-level home you’ll find five bedrooms, including a master suite with a marble bathroom, a sitting room and another fireplace. Leslie Clarke of Leslie Clarke Homes, affiliated with William Raveis Real Estate, has the listing.

A version of this article appeared in the June 2015 issue of Connecticut Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Deeds and Don'ts: Water, Water Everywhere.