On the Market: Contemporary Westport home offers custom design

WESTPORT — Although Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist Michael Bolton chose the town of Westport in which to raise his children, Bolton Lane is not named for him and he never lived on this street.

Still, there is a house on this particular cul-de-sac that is as well-constructed and poetic as the lyrics of Bolton’s love songs, as beautiful as his melodies, and as richly appointed as the timbre of his baritone voice.

The maize-colored contemporary house at 6 Bolton Lane is an architecturally and artistically poetic structure built in 1972 and completely renovated about two decades later by its current owner, who is in the construction industry. The owner has worked on major structures in wide-ranging industries, including more than 400 retail projects in 11 states, as well as corporate offices, major manufacturing spaces and hospitals. In other words, the listing agent said, this house was custom built with “classic and extraordinary construction standards.”

The concrete, steel and stucco house sits on a one-acre waterfront property in the Old Hill neighborhood, off Wilton Road (Route 33), making it convenient to downtown Westport, the Merritt

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