Essex, CT —
Welcome to Essex and Bon Voyage!

Ah, Paris! No doubt Paris is a romantic city but I have mixed feelings about it. Do I miss Paris? Yes, for the memories of visiting it with my family. Yes, for my favorite museum, the Musee D’Orsay where I immersed myself in Camille Pissarro’s beautiful paintings. Yes, for all the breathtaking architecture I saw while I was on the Bateau Mouche along the Seine River. But, a definitive NO for the scary traffic and the crowded atmosphere everywhere.

"Instead of Seine River, cruise through the peaceful Connecticut River on the Riverquest."

Voila, here are your itineraries. Instead of Seine River, cruise through the peaceful Connecticut River on the Riverquest. You will fall in love. Instead of Louvre Museum, (where I could not even look at Mona Lisa’s smile up close due to swarms of tourists) go to the Connecticut River museum and immerse yourself in the paintings of floating boats and artifacts. Instead of Moulin Rouge, go to Ivoryton Play House to enjoy the plays and musicals in the intimate settings. Looking for locally-made cheeses and aromatic coffee? Go to The Cheese Shop of Centerbrook. Enjoy reading the Hartford Courant instead of Le Monde in the parks off the main street. These small shops bring a great quality of Paris right here to Connecticut in the relaxing ambience. This is written within my own experience travelling the globe. Welcome to Essex and Bon Voyage!

"Instead of Moulin Rouge, go to Ivoryton Play House to enjoy the plays and musicals in the intimate settings."

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76 Concord Road, Manchester, CT

Welcome to 76 Concord Road! This handsome, freshly painted property is built in 2017 and sited on the corner lot in the established neighborhood. This modern home is well kept and features open concept with the hardwood floor throughout, Central Air, Central Vacuum. Got some shopping done? No worries, from the ample space of 2 car garage, you can enter into the bright eat-in kitchen. The layout of the main level is well thought out and flows nicely to the dining room, storage, living room and a half bathroom. From the kitchen, there is a slider that leads to a huge deck overlooking the level yard. On to the upstairs, there is a master suite with a huge walk-in closet plus additional closet, full shower whirl-pool tub and double sinks. The second floor also features generously sized 2 additional bedrooms, full bath and all hardwood floor throughout. In basement, you will find a finished basement (approximately additional living space, 650 sq) can be used multi purpose rooms. Located in the quiet neighborhood yet closed to the highway, shopping, restaurants. This is a wonderful home, everything is just about 6 years old and just pack and move right in. Schedule a private showing to experience your future home.

35 Farview Avenue, Old Saybrook, CT

Welcome to a wonderful neighborhood in Old Saybrook. You can walk to Kavanaugh Park with tennis courts, water splash pad, basketball court and playground right from the backyard. Additionally, this home is located within walking distance to the library, schools and shopping on Main St. This spacious home boasts a first-floor bedroom, level yard, 2 car garage, new roof (2020), new gutters (2020), upgraded 200 AMP electrical (2019), oil tank and burner (2016) and water heater (2016). Other features include an eat-in kitchen, living room, hardwood floors, fireplace and closed breezeway for an extra space. This lovely home just needs an updating yet it's in move-in condition. Enjoy life on the shoreline all year around!

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