If you believe the New York Post‘s Page Six, Westport has welcomed a boldface name new neighbor:
Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman are spending Thanksgiving weekend in their brand-new seaside hideaway on the Connecticut shore.
Locals are buzzing that the couple has bought a $2.8 million, 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom home near Compo Beach in tony Westport, Conn. A spy spotted the new neighbors picking up Thanksgiving supplies in a local store.
The 1920s cottage for the pair — who purchased a $2.55 million Upper West Side apartment last year — is 5,000 square feet built on 1 acre with an AGA range, an outdoor kitchen and “ornamental English gardens,” according to a listing.
Reps didn’t get back to us.
A search of recent real estate transactions did not turn up a sale to either the award-winning actress or her husband. However, Westporters have spotted her around town for a while now.
Meanwhile, here’s my question: Since when is a 5-bedroom, 5-bath house a “cottage”?