Maryann Ross Levanti's Blog

Posted on 06/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 17 Mortar Rock Road, Westport, CT 06880
The minute you turn into this prestigious cul de sac off Compo Road South, you will get excited. Not only are there lovely high end homes on this street, but when you get to the end of the road & see #17 - WOW - the curb appeal of this home will make you smile. Renovated from top to bottom; just about everything is new. You pull into the cobblestone lined stone driveway and admire the freshly sodded lawn - with an irrigation system underneath. The new 40 year Timberline and metal accent roofs make the mahogany decks pop. Picture sitting on the front porch watching the action or on the back deck enjoying the privacy of nature and the...
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Posted on 06/28/2022
8 Mayflower Parkway, Westport, CT 06880 now has a new price of $3,998,000!
F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald may not have visited for cocktails when they lived down the road, but if they could; they certainly would now! Restored to its 1920s glory by multiple HOBI award winning builder CCO Habitats; this home will make you smile. Hearkening back to the roaring twenties, we have kept the charm, the whimsy, the jazz age feel, but updated the home to today's luxury living standards & beyond. If you're looking for a typical new construction home; this is not for you. If you're looking for unique and eclectic; this could well be your dream home. Simply imagine a vintage beach cottage in the Hamptons. The flow makes...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
181 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 now has a new price of $18,000!
What a fun place to spend some time this summer-or all summer?? This charming riverfront cottage has fabulous water views up the Saugatuck from nearly everywhere. Enjoy spending time watching the egrets soar or the bluefish jumping. Have dinner on the deck while you listen to concerts at the Levitt Pavilion. You'll certainly have no issue seeing the Fourth of July fireworks without parking issues. Are you into paddleboarding or kayaking? How fun to hop on a boat & go to downtown Westport for a coffee or ice cream? Maybe you'd like to simply layout on the dock and listen to the sounds of the water lapping against the shore . . This...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
181 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 now has a new price of $10,000!
What a fun place to spend some time this summer! This charming riverfront cottage has fabulous water views up the Saugatuck from nearly everywhere. Enjoy spending time watching the egrets soar or the bluefish jumping. Have dinner on the deck while you listen to concerts at the Levitt Pavilion. You'll certainly have no issue seeing the Fourth of July fireworks without parking issues. Are you into paddleboarding or kayaking? How fun to hop on a boat & go to downtown Westport for a coffee or ice cream? Maybe you'd like to simply layout on the dock and listen to the sounds of the water lapping against the shore . . This home has been very...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Growing Geraniums in Containers
Geraniums are a favorite among gardeners for their colorful blooms and ease of care. If you live in a region with mild winters, they are excellent options for garden beds and containers outdoors. However, it's still possible to enjoy growing geraniums no matter what climate zone you live in. Here is a basic guide to growing geraniums in...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Host Like a Pro: Prep and Maintain
Hosting can be a fun and exciting way to bring everyone together. However, there’s always a list of things to remember, including prep and what to do during the gathering. Here are a few of the best ways to prepare for your home gathering and keep you and yours happy and healthy while enjoying each other’s company. Food...
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Posted on 06/18/2022
181 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 is now new to the market!
What a fun place to spend some time this summer! This charming riverfront cottage has fabulous water views up the Saugatuck from nearly everywhere. Enjoy spending time watching the egrets soar or the bluefish jumping. Have dinner on the deck while you listen to concerts at the Levitt Pavilion. You'll certainly have no issue seeing the Fourth of July fireworks without parking issues. Are you into paddleboarding or kayaking? How fun to hop on a boat & go to downtown Westport for a coffee or ice cream? Maybe you'd like to simply layout on the dock and listen to the sounds of the water lapping against the shore . . This home has been very...
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Posted on 06/16/2022
8 Mayflower Parkway, Westport, CT 06880 is now new to the market!
F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald may not have visited for cocktails when they lived down the road, but if they could; they certainly would now! Restored to its 1920s glory by multiple HOBI award winning builder CCO Habitats; this home will make you smile. Hearkening back to the roaring twenties, we have kept the charm, the whimsy, the jazz age feel, but updated the home to today's luxury living standards & beyond. If you're looking for a typical new construction home; this is not for you. If you're looking for unique and eclectic; this could well be your dream home. Simply imagine a vintage beach cottage in the Hamptons. The flow makes...
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Posted on 06/15/2022
181 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880 is now new to the market!
What a fun place to spend some time this summer - or all summer??? This charming riverfront cottage has fabulous water views up the Saugatuck from nearly everywhere in this home. Enjoy spending time watching the egrets soar by or the bluefish jumping. Have dinner on the deck while you listen to concerts at the Levitt Pavilion. You'll certainly have no issue seeing the Fourth of July fireworks without having parking issues. Are you into paddleboarding or kayaking? How fun to hop on a boat and go over to downtown Westport for a coffee or some ice cream? Or maybe you'd like to simply layout on the dock and listen to the sounds of the water...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Selling: Complete These Home Improvement Projects Before Putting Your Home on the Market
It may seem odd to take on several home improvement projects right before you list your home for sale and move, but it's actually one of the best times to complete them. Minor, budget-friendly home renovations can allow you to sell your home for a higher price and will almost certainly make your home more desirable to the...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
3 Devices You Should Start Your Smart Entertainment Setup With
Building a home entertainment system isn't usually done overnight. It takes time to decide what speakers you want, whether you still need a DVD player in the digital age and how to configure your streaming device based on what you like to watch. We'll look at a few devices that will bring your entertainment system up to where...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Outdoor Entertainment: How to Dress Your Outdoor Party
Avid entertainers know the value of a good atmosphere when setting up for their gathering. But even they have difficulty when dressing up their outdoor space for a gathering or full-fledged party. Here are three quick and easy ways to dress your outdoor area for a successful get-together. Table Linens If you’re throwing a party in your outdoor...
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