$5,550,000 | Built 1900 | 7,135 Sq. Ft. | 8 Beds | 8.5+ Baths | 3 Acres
77 Morningside Drive, Westport, Connecticut, United States, 06880
The former estate of Hilla von Rebay, the first director of the Guggenheim, recently hit the market in Connecticut for $5.55 million. According to the Guggenheim, “After leaving her 13-year post as the Guggenheim’s first director, Hilla Rebay made her 14.5 acre Westport, Connecticut estate, Franton Court, her permanent home.” The property was named in honour of her parents, Franz and Toni. The storied three-storey Italianate manor was built in 1900 and extends 7,135 square feet with 8 bedrooms and 8.5+ bathrooms. According to the listing, Rebay hosted celebrated artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, Fernand Léger, Marc Chagall and Frank Lloyd Wright. Amenities include an entertainment barn, guest house and swimming pool. The property is on the market for $5.55 million with Gabrielle DiBianco of The Higgins Group.