303 Milbank Ave is Setting for Elegant Fashion Show

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303 Milbank Ave was the destination for an open house, food sampling and fashion show on Thursday night. The home maintains its original facade and wraparound porch, leaving the century old streetscape in tact, yet the home is entirely new inside. Credit: Leslie Yager

On Thursday night local realtor Barbara Zaccagnini showcased her new listing, a single family home on 303 Milbank Avenue by staging a fashion show with outfits from Patricia Gourlay, plus and food tastings from three local businesses — Mt. Kisco Smoke House, Greenwich Salad Co and Bobby Q’s Pit Stop. And of course there was an opportunity to tour the house.

The home retains its historic facade, including a generous wraparound porch. Set on a hill, 303 Milbank is a stone’s throw from the restaurants and shops on the bottom of Greenwich Avenue, a hop-skip-and-a-jump to the Greenwich train station, and just a couple blocks from I-95.

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Gracious host, Barbara Zaccagnini, welcomed guests to 303 Milbank Ave for a fashion show, cocktails and food tasting. Credit: Leslie Yager

For anyone counting, there are five fireplaces including an outdoor fireplace on the private stone patio.

The home boasts a total of five bedrooms, seven baths and two half-baths. By way of surprise, an upstairs room has French doors leading to a private roof deck.

The home is nearly completed in construction, and finishing touches will include an elevator and princess balconies.

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Guests of the fashion show at 303 Milbank Ave were assisted by valet parking attendants. The future owner of the property will benefit from an attached 2-car garage accessed by a private drive at the rear of the house. Credit: Leslie Yager

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A model from the fashion show at 303 Milbank Ave on Thursday, hosted by Barbara Zaccagnini. Credit: Asher Almonacy

At Thursday’s event, a half dozen valet parking attendants assisted guests as they arrived. Moving from the inviting porch, through the double-height foyer to the living room, Doug Zaccagnini was serving wine courtesy of Horseneck Wines & Liquors and delicious pink “Zaccagninis” in martini glasses.

In the kitchen there was a delicious array of wraps, salads, pulled pork sandwiches and smoked fish to sample.

As guests milled about admiring the detailed millwork and custom moldings, hardwood floors and charming exposed brick, friends and colleagues greeted one another.

The home is districted for Julian Curtiss School, Central Middle School and GHS. Accessed by car from a private drive around back, the home has an attached two-car garage.

For more information on 303 Milbank Ave, contact Barbara Zaccagnini call (203) 249-1454 or email Barbara.Zaccagnini@CBMoves.com

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Tasty salads and wraps provided by Greenwich Salad Co. Credit: Leslie Yager

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Double-height foyer at 303 Milbank Ave. Credit: Leslie Yager

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Wraparound porch at 303 Milbank Ave. Credit: Asher Almonacy

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Stone patio at 303 Milbank Ave. Credit Asher Almonacy

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Guests at 303 Milbank Ave, where Barbara Zaccagnini hosted a fashion show and food tasting. Credit: Asher Almonacy

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303 Milbank Ave boasts a spacious wraparound porch true to the home’s origins. Credit: Asher Almonacy

Patricia Gourlay is located at 45 East Putnam Ave in Greenwich. (203) 869-0977.

Horseneck Wines & Liquors is located at 25 East Putnam Ave in Greenwich.

Bobby Q’s Pit Stop is located at 1340 East Putnam Ave in Greenwich.

Greenwich Salad Co is located at 375 Greenwich Ave in Greenwich.

Mt. Kisco Smoke House is located at 146 Mason Street in Greenwich.