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Essex, CT —
A Wonderful Place to Visit Anytime of the Year!

The town of Essex is a wonderful place to visit anytime of the year! This winter you could start your day with breakfast at Abby's Place for a sit down meal in the Dauntless Marina, or if you would like a quick meal to go, stop by Olive Oyl's for freshly made baked good and breakfast sandwiches. Next, you should stroll down to the foot of Main Street and if it's not too chilly, bring your binoculars to look for bald eagles which nest along the shores of the Connecticut River. Head into the CT River Museum to warm up and learn about the history of the river.

Old Saybrook, CT —
Where the Connecticut River Meets the Sound

Old Saybrook is one of the oldest towns in Connecticut and is rich is local history. Old Saybrook's location at the mouth of the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound, makes it a wonderful destination!

Featured Listings

117 Good Hill Road, Oxford, CT

117 Good Hill Road, Oxford, CT - Own a piece of history! First time ever listed for sale on the real estate market. 81 acres of land with a charming 1700's home with several outbuildings. A historical restored barn, 2 car garage with heated and cooled shop attached. Many years ago the house belonged to a preacher and his wife who baked all the bread for the local townspeople and farmers nearby. The land has been used as a farmland for horses, pigs, cows, bunnies, chickens. Looking for your own gentleman's farm? Estate? Development? Options are endless

32 West Avenue, Essex (Essex Village), CT

32 West Ave, Essex, CT - Essex Village, Stunning masterpiece of tranquility in this stylish, country home with 2 Large living rooms with fireplaces, 2 Bedrooms and 2 baths. Every facet of this unique home is laden with character from the hand hewn beams to the horse converted stable. Lovingly remodeled while keeping the charm of the barn. Multiple ceiling heights accent the exposed beams. Windows abound to invite nature in. Wood floors and many other features at every turn. Perfect for entertaining, the main living area flows between the great room, dining area, living room and kitchen. The living room is cozy with a native stone fireplace and views of the patio. Ancient trees and shrubs planted by master Gardner a generation ago that could not be replicated today at any price. Walk to the adjacent Essex Land Trust preserve. Expansion possibilities with a poured foundation waiting to be finished. Prime house and location...a quintessential New England country home! Highly desirable location within walking distance to the Griswold Inn, The Black Seal, Safe Harbor Marinas and Yacht Clubs. Library, Eateries, cafes and uniques shops all a stoll from your home. Easy commute to Hartford, or New York with 10 minute ride to Amtrak and Shoreline Metro North Commuter Trains.

60 Ingham Hill Road, Old Saybrook (Oyster River), CT

Waterfront Lot on the prestigious Oyster River. The Maynard Farm sits on 8+ acres with 1400 ft of frontage with access to Long Island Sound. First time on the market provides opportunity to buy undeveloped land in desirable Old Saybrook with beautiful beaches, marinas and a vibrant downtown with fine dining. One of a kind location to build your dream home estate while enjoying untouched farm land. Recently transitioned to an organic vegetable garden. The property has served as a cow pasture, corn field, apple orchard, vineyard, flower garden, strawberry field and Christmas tree farm. This unique parcel located in the heart of town with minutes to Amtrak, I-95, I-9. Two hours to Boston or New York. Enjoy the fine CT Shoreline life as the riverfront provides Bald Eagles, Osprey, Kingfishers and Red Tailed Hawks.
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