Cypress entry doors welcome you to an elegant village residence nestled in a quiet enclave, steps to Essex Main Street. This exceptional location offers beautiful grounds and a post and beam barn/pool house creating a seamless, indoor/outdoor living experience. Enter the living room with extensive built ins, fireplace and French doors that bathe the space in light and open to a central courtyard. A professional, center island kitchen opens to a breakfast area and fireplaced sitting area--perfectly scaled for everyday living. There is a large pantry/laundry adjacent the kitchen. Celebrate holiday traditions in a grand, formal dining room equipped with butler’s pantry. This home is well-suited to flexible, multi-generational living. There are 4/5 BRs in the main home including an expansive first-floor primary suite and adjacent second bedroom, currently an office. Upstairs find three bedrooms centered around the sitting area with 2 full baths and laundry. The guest quarters/au pair suite has 2 BRs, kitchenette, living/dining space accessed via separate entrance - perfect for guests or returning fledglings. The lower-level rec/media room offers additional finished space and a full bath not included in total square footage. All areas are zoned efficiently for heating/AC when not in use. The icing, is a post & beam barn with walk up loft, half bath and patio/firepit overlooking the pool. Live and play in the heart of Essex. Stunning property. Exceptional location.
25 Hemlock Valley Road Extension East Haddam, CT 06423
This extraordinary brick residence offers one floor living steps from Gillette Castle, Connecticut River and world class golf. A timeless exterior opens to an impressive, contemporary layout. Welcome to the 35’ gallery with barrel vaulted ceiling. A wall of glass overlooking the grounds. Exceptional finish is found throughout this builder's-own home. A professional, center-island kitchen features Subzero/Viking/Wolf. Furniture-quality cabinetry includes a butler’s pantry/dry bar servicing the kitchen and fireplaced dining room. Built-ins and a fireplace add character to the great room. The living room has a third fireplace and everywhere French doors afford access to the surrounding hardscape. A first floor primary suite offers tremendous space. A second BR/office and full bath are adjacent. Located privately upstairs, are two bedrooms, full bath and a sitting area. Completing the first floor- a mudroom, half bath, office and utility/room. A massive full basement offers home theatre, fitness and finish possibilities. Outside, two bluestone patios and chimney with integral fireplace overlook stunning, irrigated grounds. The shell of the original camp with stone fireplace remains, it’s next life as a studio/guest quarters left to the next owner's imagination. There are two garden sheds. Three NEW AC units and air handlers being installed April. A whole house generator offers piece of mind. Truly one of the most impressive homes in the lower CT River Valley. Simply stunning.
Fall in love with this handsome Old Lyme village Colonial tucked privately in the center of it all, yet a world away. The village location makes an easy walk to top ranked middle/high schools, full day 4 Y.O. pre-school, town hall, library, churches, galleries, shops – even a barber shop. OLCC golf/pool, paddle/tennis is 1000’ away. You are greeted with high ceilings and architectural millwork, light and space, warmed by clay tile and wide board floors. Find a large eat-in kitchen and a lofty great room opening to the heated porch with bluestone floor. A formal living or dining room can double as a first-floor office. The well-planned mudroom/laundry/landing zone is well set off the kitchen with great storage. Completing the first floor is the primary bedroom and full bath. Upstairs find 3 BRs, one with a deck and views. There is a full bath and expansive cedar closet. The partially finished lower level offers game/fitness space and storage not included in the SF. Here you’ll find a green, efficient geothermal heating/cooling system. Outside, the three-season covered porch, patio and deck offer great flow for entertaining. The cul-de-sac location is superb with level, open grounds and a partially fenced, pet friendly rear yard. Incredible boating and paddle adventures await along with white sand beaches just down the road. The Nature Conservancy calls this area, "One of the last great places on earth." We agree. Make this your forever home. Home NOT in an AE flood zone.
Simply turn the key and enjoy the summer. An easy walk equisistant to the beach and Main Street! Welcome to this well-renovated, one-level home with Cornfield Point Beach Rights. A re-imagined open plan creates a bright, inviting space to enjoy gatherings large and small. Stunning features include a lofted living room, expansive great room, all new flooring and a center island kitchen with quartz tops. Find two bedrooms, a stunning bath with penny tile shower and a new powder room. Throughout, brushed gold fixtures and appointments add just the right polish. The open stair leads to a full, unfinished basement offering tremendous potential. New central air, roof and siding add piece of mind. This terrific ranch is framed by an easy-care, level yard with a fully fenced rear yard and a new shed great for kayaks and extra gear. More to love: septic replaced 2015 per WPCA guidelines and the lien is fully paid. Paddle mornings, enjoy beach in the afternoon and walk to town for dinner. Idyllic community in an exceptional location. Note this is a 3 BR home. The wall was removed between two BRS to make a larger primary bedroom and can easily be replaced.
Standing proudly at the headwaters of Hamburg Cove, this property offers spectacular views, a dock and a quiet elegance creating a very special retreat. A gated drive leads to a property with exceptional craftmanship and designed for first floor living. A well-equipped center island kitchen, complete with a butler's pantry melds seamlessly with the public rooms, creating a welcoming flow throughout the main living area. Beamed ceilings, built ins and a fireplace enhance the great room. A spacious dining room and formal living room with a second fireplace is found adjacent the kitchen all with incredible views. Completing the main level is the primary bedroom and full bath. Upstairs, find 3 second floor bedrooms for family/guests. Embrace the quiet and birdsong each morning from a wraparound ipe deck. Step down to the pool complex - a heated, gunite pool and charming pool house with half bath promises endless fun! A heated/cooled detached garage constructed in 2017 has a second level studio/home office/home gym. Finally, all of your adventures begin at the dock with shallow draft access to marinas, HCYC, the outer cove, Connecticut River and Long Island Sound. A dream property. Simply perfect.
This reimagined lakeside cottage is an idyllic retreat with a 265 acre pristine lake at your doorstep. A combination of open lofted spaces and intricate details evoke a rustic sophistication punctuated by stunning views. Grain fir floors, locally quarried stone, a gas fireplace, beamed ceilings and window seat enhance spaces crafted for multiple uses. A sun-filled kitchen has gas cooking and incredible storage. The great room offers dedicated dining and seating areas. A first-floor bedroom features exposed stone. The mudroom/laundry/office and a full bath complete this level. A turned stair leads to the primary suite with views. The main house is an efficient 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths, 1507 SF, and the post & beam barn, just 20 steps away, offers tremendous additional living space on two floors - a first floor studio and upper level guest quarters (the third BR) with kitchenette and full bath. There is a 2- bay garage with a large storage area. Both buildings are completely renovated (see spec sheets) – both infrastructure/embellishments: well, septic, wiring, plumbing, Marvin windows/doors, HE propane heating, on demand hot water and central air. Sited on one of the largest lakefront parcels, find 1.49 acres (in a .25 acre zone), plenty of room to enjoy and retain a sense of privacy. This home is 2 miles to Old Lyme village galleries, shops and schools. If you’re not yet convinced return for the sunset. Flood insurance is not required. Welcome home.
Walk to the harbor, downtown Clinton or train station from this stunning, well updated home. A multi-level plan offers a space for everyone starting with a well renovated, center island kitchen, dining room and living room with gas fireplace. Step up and find four spacious bedrooms with hardwood floors, a full hallway bath with double sinks, limestone top and a primary bedroom with full bath. Downstairs is the great room with daylight windows, a full bath and laundry area. A pellet stove adds warmth and charm. Finally, step down again to a WELL finished lower level with tile floors and a kitchenette. This offers 544 SF not included in the SF. Auto enthusiasts will find an epoxy coated garage floor. Find central air and a Buderus top of the line heating and hot water system. Electrical service upgraded to 200 AMP. Extensive professional landscape/hardscape with irrigation and lighting frame the home from front entry to rear patio and composite deck - all overlooking a fully fenced rear yard complete with garden shed with electric. No stone is left unturned - this is true, turnkey, spectacular shoreline residence. Walk to town. Walk to the beach. And, commuters will love easy access to Shoreline East to New Haven, New London and only 2 hours to NY and Boston. Simply perfect.
One of the most scenic roads in Old Lyme leads to this immaculate colonial adjacent the Old Lyme Land Trust Mile Creek Preserve. The home is well set behind century old stone walls that frame the entry. The center hall colonial design is flanked left and right by the formal living and dining rooms. A nicely updated kitchen with quartz tops and stainless appliances and great room with fireplace are found at the back of the house. Hardwoods are found throughout. A super mudroom and the laundry finish the main level. Upstairs, the primary bedroom is a true suite with a sleeping area, sitting room/office, a full bath and his and hers closets. Find two additional large bedrooms. there is exceptional storage. A full basement houses mechanicals. Outside, the deck overlooks a well landscaped yard. Find a shed, garden area and even a chicken coop! Explore the 44 acre preserve! Mile Creek School and Cross Lane park are 500' away and beaches are 1.5 miles by bicycle. This area is long enjoyed by cyclists and runners for it's scenic beauty. Close to town, 20 minutes to Groton/New London, 38 minutes to New Haven and 2 hours to NY/Boston. Saybrook Station is 12 minutes from the home. Find terrific updates including new septic 2022.
Enter a woodland oasis where creativity knows no bounds! Elevated angular ceilings and a central, architectural spiral stair evoke a loft feel. Incredible windows bathe the space in everchanging light throughout the day. The main level features an open concept entry great room and spacious eat-in kitchen. A corner woodstove is foreshadowing of the soon falling leaves and comfortable weekends. This area opens to an incredible deck – a wonderful space to take in the surroundings. There is a seldom found, first-floor primary bedroom with walk in closet and full bath. (Space currently used as a den.) The mudroom and powder room complete the main level. Upstairs find two addition bedrooms and a meditation room. One bedroom has a large walk-in storage space and another is a working studio. A central office space is tucked away on the landing. Find a newer roof and many windows along with oil, warm air heat and central air conditioning. There is a full basement a two-car garage and a wee “work room.” This incredible property is close to beaches, charming Lyme Street and town conveniences, and 10 minutes from Old Saybrook station. Two hours to NY/ Boston make weekend getaways for you and guests a breeze and year round living a dream. Discover this hidden gem.
Build your custom home at Fox Hopyard with commanding views of the surrounding valley and 11th green. Renown for rolling greens, dotted with waterways and breathtaking New England foliage, the par 71 course designed by Roger Rulewich offers endless challenge. A terrific community features a clubhouse, restaurant, tennis and special events and coming soon, a pool. There is no requirement to build immediately - purchase and hold the lot until the time is right. Located just 12 miles from Old Saybrook station and 2 hours from NY and Boston this is an ideal location.
Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac on 1.25 private acres, this well-maintained colonial is a hidden treasure. With deeded rights to a pristine, white-sand beach, this charming home offers a seaside lifestyle the whole year through. The main floor offers a generously sized, refreshed living room leading to a well-designed functional kitchen with plenty of counter space! The warm and inviting family room with large stone fireplace adjoins the kitchen and leads to the light and airy sunroom with views of the backyard. All bathrooms have been recently updated with new flooring, vanities and fixtures. Upstairs you will find a large master suite with closet built-ins plus three generously sized bedrooms. Step outside to the front yard and enjoy picturesque views of the matured perennial gardens. With charming details and ample living space, let us be the first to welcome you home!
Don’t miss this charming cape style home, centrally located just minutes to shopping, restaurants, marinas and schools. This truly turn-key home has been refreshed from top to bottom with beautiful wide plank oak flooring, an all-new kitchen including wood cabinets, quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances. All bedrooms have generously sized closets providing ample storage; one on the main floor with sliders out to the recently refinished, oversized deck. Both bathrooms have been updated with new tile flooring, vanities and fixtures. Enjoy central air conditioning and a full, walkout basement affording room for future expansion and leading to your very private backyard. The exterior has also been completely refreshed with a newly graded driveway with turnaround, new concrete walkway, new landscaping and freshly painted doors and shutters. Nothing more to do but move in and enjoy!
Welcome to Old Saybrook. This 4 bedroom 2 bath academic rental with deeded beach rights to Cornfield Point Beach is available for the 2023-2024 academic calendar. At the end of a cul-de-sac on 1 acre of land this property is completely updated and furnished ready to move in. The heated/cooled sunroom adds an additional 200 SF of living space right off the kitchen overlooking the large yard. A fire pit and above ground pool make this backyard a relaxing oasis all within walking distance to main st. and beach.
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