On the Market: 'A beautifully restored treasure' in Southport

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an unanticipated exodus from the clustered housing of New York City to the spacious homes and sprawling yards of Fairfield County.

Some people were so anxious to leave city life they purchased houses sight unseen. Even those prospective buyers who took the time tour a house on the market, virtually or in person, had little time to familiarize themselves with the neighborhood or town they were about to call home.

So, let's familiarize the next owners of the red colonial house at 776 Pequot Ave. with their new residence: "A beautifully restored treasure in the heart of Southport Village," according to the listing agents, and its stellar surroundings.