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Conn. estate of late songwriter Lee Pockriss lists for $3M

The Bridgewater, Connecticut, estate of the late ’50s and ’60s hit songwriter Lee Pockriss — of “Catch a Falling Star,” “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini” and “Johnny Angel” fame — has hit the market for $3 million.

The charming property at 137 Skyline Bridge Road spans 10 acres surrounded by woods — and it features a pool.

At 2,873 sq. ft, the three-bedroom, 3½-bathroom house, inbuilt 1940, options a big formal front room that flows right into a eating space, a sunroom, a sunken house office and a big den.

The major bed room additionally comes with a balcony overlooking the pool and the encircling rolling garden. 

The estate begins with a gated drive that results in two separate paths — one goes to the entrance of the home and the opposite results in a indifferent three-car storage.

Pockriss handed away in 2011. His widow, Sonja, is promoting the estate.

The widow of Pockriss has listed the unfold for sale.
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It's located in the town of Bridgewater.
It’s situated within the city of Bridgewater.
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Touches embody wooden particulars, comparable to on this beamed vaulted ceiling.
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A cozy living area.
A comfortable residing space.
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There's aptly enough space for a grand piano.
There’s aptly sufficient space for a grand piano.
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The charming wood touches extend into this dining space.
The charming wooden touches prolong into this eating space.
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Large windows let in copious light.
Large home windows let in copious gentle.
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Make a splash in the property's serene pool.
Make a splash within the property’s serene pool.
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The late musician wasn’t the one inventive impressed by these environment. The property was previously owned by animal portraitist and youngsters’s guide illustrator Marguerite Kirmse. Before that, by sculptor and actress Jenifer Heyward, daughter of Dorothy and DuBose Heyward, the couple behind “Porgy and Bess” — the guide and play with music by the Gershwin brothers together with traditional songs like “Rhapsody in Blue.”

The itemizing dealer is Michael Caporizzo, of William Pitt Julia B Fee Sotheby’s International Realty. 

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