Essex CT Real Estate & Homes for Sale
The median home value in Essex, CT is $370,000.
the county median home value of $252,200.
The national median home value is $185,800.
The average price of homes sold in Essex, CT is $370,000.
Approximately 73.48% of Essex homes are owned,
compared to 20.16% rented, while
6.35% are vacant.
Essex real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
If you see a property you’re interested in, contact a Essex real estate agent to arrange a tour today!
This elegant Historic Federal, the Mulford Williams House 1850, is located in the heart of Essex Village. The home has been totally renovated in 2001 and offers the charm of a bygone era with all the modern conveniences of today. Antique wide board floors grace every room. You will love this stunning living room with its original fireplace and custom built in cabinets. The dining room is perfect for formal entertaining or private dining. A spacious family room offers a wall of built in cabinetry and French doors to a private stone patio and backyard. A fabulous Klaff kitchen is complete with walnut countertops, Viking gas range, Bosch dishwasher & subzero refrigerator. This home is unique in that it has an additional family room or study/den located on the second floor. A gracious yet comfortable home which offers a master bedroom ensuite private from the 3 additional bedrooms, one on the first floor, and 3 full baths. Upgrades include central air conditioning and top of the line heating system - Viessmann boiler with 5 zones. Amazing stonework leads from the off street parking to the front door. The property also includes a one car garage with additional driveway parking located at rear of property on Prospect Street along with two off street parking spaces on North Main Street. Take a short walk to restaurants, shops & the Connecticut River. Easy access to Route 9 and 95. A spectacular home in a fabulous Village location! Owner is a licensed Real Estate Agent.
ESSEX VILLAGE. Spacious one floor living. Your opportunity to own a home close to everything! Close to Ct. River for all your boating activities or the pleasure of just watching the boats sail by. Close to town dock, marinas, yacht clubs, shopping, restaurants, library, tennis courts, parks, galleries and more. Enjoy fishing or skating on Sunset Pond or take a stroll through the Essex Land Trust Preserve at Cross Lots. The Foyer leads you through french doors to GRAND beamed ceiling living room/great room with wood burning fireplace, built-in bookcases for all your family gatherings. Long and oversized dining room with greenhouse window so you can entertain in style. L shaped kitchen with open view into living room that leads out to a HUGE DECK patio area. Enjoy your morning coffee on the large deck and in the evening, enjoy grilling and outdoor dining or just relaxing offering complete privacy. Basement with fireplace and one car garage. This home could be yours for years to come.
This 3 bedroom 2 bath Cape is situated on 3 acres that back up to the Falls River. Beautiful Post and Beam addition that is currently being used as a wood workshop with a heated lower walkout level with room for 6 cars. One floor living is possible with first floor bedroom and full bath. There is also an antique well house on the side of the property. Conveniently located just a short walk from Ivoryton Village. Square footage includes 2200 in Post and Beam workshop.
Mint condition sun-filled Essex home privately tucked away in Centerbrook village - just steps to restaurants, stores, worship, etc. This totally renovated ranch enjoys a great "open-flow", new windows, new furnace, pristine hardwood floors, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and 3 car garages total. The living-room is open to the dining-room with large windows overlooking the lovely back-yard and has a wood burning fireplace with custom built mantel. The beautiful kitchen includes: tile floor, granite counters, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, gas cooktop, and extra counter work area cabinetry. The master-bedroom has its own full bathroom and first floor laundry area. The den area has a pocket door if privacy is needed and large windows for enjoying the view. Roof is in newer condition. Hobbyist, boaters and craftsmen will love additional oversized two car garage with lean-to and workshop area and the abundant parking areas for vehicles, boats, garden equipment, etc. There is approx. 700 sq ft of finished heated Studio space over the garage with views of Mill Pond. It includes beautiful hardwood floors and a deck. The main house has a generator hook up and a full dry basement with woodstove. Large shed converted currently to a chicken coop and can easily be converted to a kennel gardening shed or kept as a fenced coop with chickens included!
Great price for this 6 room, 3 bedroom home! Large 1st floor family room. Eat-in kitchen. Living room w/ fireplace. Brand new oil tank. This property is eligible under the Freddie Mac First Look Initiative thru 02/26/19. Investor offers would be eligible for review & acceptance on 02/27/19. See agent remarks on offer submission.
" MARINER'S BLUFF", HIGH ON A KNOLL IN HISTORIC ESSEX VILLAGE OVER LOOKING THE HARBOR AND CT RIVER, NESTLED ON .64 ACRE. THIS END UNIT CONDO HAS CHEERY SUNSHINE ALL DAY. HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT WITH 3/4 BEDROOMS & 3 BATHS, GAS FIREPLACE, PRIVATE DECK W WATER VIEWS. THIS UNIT WAS RENOVATED IN 1986 AND AN ADDITION IN 1996 WITH VIEWS OF THE HARBOR FROM ALL ROOMS! 1 CAR OVERSIZE GARAGE AND TWO BASEMENTS, W/ WORKSHOP ! PROPERTY CONSISTS OF TWO CONDOS ON OVER 1/2 ACRE IN THE HEART OF THE VILLAGE ! ALSO.. STROLL THE VILLAGE SHOPS, PARKS AND WATERFRONT ONE BLOCK AWAY ! THIS IS IT !!!!!
' MARINER'S BLUFF " LOCATED ON A KNOLL OVERLOOKING HISTORIC ESSEX VILLAGE, HARBOR AND CT RIVER ! EVERY ROOM FACES THE WATER ALLOWING A CASCADE OF CHEERY SUNSHINE ALL DAY. HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT THE 3/4 BEDROOM BEAUTY WITH 3 FULL BATHS, PRIVATE DECK WITH GREAT VIEWS, AND VERY PRIVATE ! YOU'RE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE VILLAGE, YET NO ONE KNOWS IT !! THIS CHARMING HOME WAS TURNED INTO 2 CONDO UNITS IN 1984 AND UPDATED IN 1986 AND A LARGE ADDITION IN 1996. A WONDERFUL USE OF SPACE. ONE OF THE LARGEST YARDS IN THE VILLAGE. LARGER OF THE 2 CONDOS ( 2500 SQ FT ) BOTH LOCATED ON 1/2 ACRE IN THE HEART OF THE VILLAGE ! CAN BE EASILY ADAPTED FOR IN LAW OR HANDICAPPED USE, OR FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM USE . FLOOR PLAN IS OPEN !! AMPLE Off STREET PARKING.
SINGLE FAMILY HOME FOR SALE
Style ~ quality ~ value are just a few words to describe this elegant Colonial. Meticulously maintained home and private location at the end of a cul-de-sac. As you step through the front door you will be delighted to see the open floor plan. The living room has a gas fireplace to snuggle up to and the kitchen with it's center island, breakfast bar and granite counters. The sliders are easy access to the 12x17 deck and 17x24 brick paver patio area... truly great use of space for BBQ's with family and friends. The interior's freshly painted rooms offer a color scheme that is attractive and tranquil which will entice you to hurry home and escape the hustle & bustle of a typical day. The master suite is complete with a walk-in closet and a full bath with whirlpool tub. The finished lower level/family room is the perfect game room, home office or media station with it's atrium door to the 2nd lower level patio and rear yard. Plenty of storage space too. Truly a special home .. just bring your toothbrush the rest has been taken care of for you. Close to the quaint village of Ivoryton ~ enjoy the performances at the Playhouse or have dinner at one of the local restaurants. Welcome home!
An affordable move-in ready remodeled waterfront home in Essex is often wished for, but rarely found. Your search is over! This shingle-style one floor "cottage" with walk-up attic and partially finished lower level has direct frontage on South Cove in Essex and offers quick access to Essex village and the CT River. Originally constructed c.1775, this home has been lavished with attention and luxurious upgrades. The fit and finish are worthy of a yacht. Ideal as a year round downsize option or as a weekend retreat. Two bedrooms, two full baths plus one half bath, stunning family room, a gorgeous custom eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops, Subzero and vaulted ceiling. Cherry and antique wide board floors throughout. With 1795 SF of living area on the main level plus an additional newly finished studio/media/fitness room in the walk-out lower level, you can have the space you need without a lot of waste. Newer split system air conditioning units will keep you cool in summer. The gas fireplace in the family room is guaranteed to chase away winter blues. The lightly wooded grounds slope gracefully to water's edge, where you can launch your kayak, canoe, SUP or inflatable. Stop by the outdoor shower after a day on the water. Located just over one mile from Essex village shops, restaurants, marinas, yacht clubs, CT River Museum and the Griswold Inn. A short drive to downtown Old Saybrook and train station. Only two hours from NYC and Boston. Live your dream!
Location, location...you know the rest! This is seriously one of the best locations in Essex village. A Main Street property of just under half an acre (.48ac) set back away from traffic with water views from upper and lower decks and a garage directly across the street from three marinas. Walk to your boat and keep an eye on it any time. All the joys of waterfront ownership without a waterfront tax rate. The perfect home for downsizing or weekend use. Compact, yet has all the right pieces. First floor master suite with direct deck access, open kitchen/dining floor plan, woodstove, fireplace, wet bar, plus two guest bedrooms upstairs; one with its own upper deck. The long rectangular lot affords easy access from both Main Street and Pratt Street and the house has expansion potential. Vaulted and beamed ceilings and wide-board floors lend a romantic touch hard to find in new construction. Be hidden in plain sight in the absolute heart of one the most exceptional waterfront communities in Connecticut. Surrounded by water on three sides, Essex village is rich in island charm, but with easy rail and highway access - no fear of rock fever! Steps from this home you will enjoy restaurants, quaint specialty shops, the c.1776 Griswold Inn, CT River Museum, town park, marinas, yacht clubs and of course; the stunning CT River! Just about two hours from NYC and Boston. If you're ready for your next move - this may be it!
Water views off your private deck is just one of the amenities you will enjoy in this beautiful Ranch-style condo. Heritage Cove offers a comfortable and peaceful lifestyle on the Ct. River walking distance to Village restaurants and shops. The property features a heated, in-ground pool, covered parking, private boat/kayak launch, and a prime Eagle watching location! The spacious interior offers a clean, neutral canvas ready for your personal touch! Bright, gleaming hardwood floors welcome you to an east-facing open floor plan overlooking the beautiful grounds and Cove. The kitchen boasts a Butcher Block breakfast island, white cabinetry, stainless appliances, white granite counters, and a lovely informal dining area with sliders to a private balcony. You awake to the sunrise over the water from your private Master bedroom. This unit also features an additional large guest bedroom as well as plenty of storage and a convenient stackable washer and dryer off the kitchen. Just 2 hours to NYC and Boston. Enjoy all that Essex has to offer!
Magnificent Direct Waterfront listing with permitted dock and private beach. Spectacular Panoramic views of South Cove and the lower CT River that expands for miles. Charming views of Essex Harbor, Marinas and Village. The 4134 Square-Foot home features a renovated kitchen with 2 Sub-Zero Refrigerator/Freezer, a Thermador Gas Range with 6 burners, in-door grill, a mahogany center island perfect for entertaining. Property is wrapped in french doors, sliding glass doors and windows that provide water views from most rooms. Enjoy captivating sunsets from the sprawling deck or covered patio. Covered patio has drainage system, perfect for an outdoor room design. Master Suite showcases a fireplace, private balcony, large dressing room and walk-in closet and master bath. Minutes from historic Essex Village, restaurants, boutiques, beach community of Old Saybrook. Easy access to train station and highway make it a convenient place to live and work.
Picturesque setting with a community in-ground pool. Small 40 unit complex with a convenient location. One-floor living with 2 BR's, 2 BA, spacious rooms, eat-in kitchen, first floor laundry, full basement, central air and large rear deck. Pets are also allowed.
Village Residence beautifully restored to accommodate a full time or second home family seeking a presence in Essex voted one of the top cities in CT to retire in. The open floor plan, with several walls that have been removed to make large living spaces, especially the den with gas burning fireplace opening into the kitchen. French doors open to a side patio providing lots of light to enjoy watching the chef in the kitchen as you warm yourself by the fire. The kitchen with its over sized island for food prep is a great place to sit around drinking coffee or having breakfast giving orders to the cook. Walking through the front foyer you enter a Living room with a gas fireplace that has had the entire wall removed to make a dining living room combination. The entire first floor has banks of windows to people watch and see boaters headed to their moorings for a day on the CT River. Up stairs is the master bedroom with vaulted and beamed ceiling with overhead fan to assist the central AC if needed. Two other bedrooms down the hall from a second full bath all have interesting ceiling configurations with plenty of closet space and lots of windows for light. Outside you have several options, the patio outside the den or spectacular views of the CT Valley from the stone patio with it outdoor gas fireplace. There is a one car detached garage with plenty of space for your toys.
One of the rare paired residential properties in the Essex Village area. Property includes two buildings, and three independent living spaces. Perfect for a "live in one... rent the other two" scheme, or simply rent all three for income purposes. Primary property measures 860 sq.ft on one floor over a two car garage. Recently remodeled, completely painted, upgraded kitchen with new appliances, countertop, cabinet enclosure and furnace. Spotless, move in condition a short walk to the charming downtown of historic Essex. Seasonal water views of the Connecticut River. When rented this primary three bedroom property brought in $1800 monthly. The adjacent second building includes two spaces, one on first floor 2BR1/FB, 840 sq.ft and one on 2nd floor 1BR/1FB 546 sq. ft. Tenants currently occupy both spaces with combined income to landlord of $2300 monthly. Both buildings combined yield an estimated monthly income of $4100. Property also listed as Multi Family MLS 170124420
A much-admired home in an incomparable village cul-de-sac setting. Room for all in this well-maintained seven bedroom home designed for relaxing and entertaining in comfort and style. Ten-foot ceilings throughout the main level. Original owners. Recent updates include a new cedar shingle roof, new cedar siding, in-ground 1.000 gallon propane tank, whole house back-up generator. Incredible architectural detail, three propane fireplaces and central vacuum. Impressive kitchen with 10' coffered ceiling, french doors leading to a large covered porch, gas cooktop, dual wall ovens, wine chiller, pantry and Brazilian cherry flooring. Easy flow from the kitchen to formal dining room, family room and living room. Two half baths on the main level. Master suite w/office area, spacious bath w/heated floor and propane fireplace. Four more bedrooms on second level. Third level family room w/kitchenette plus two additional bedrooms. Lower level recreation room. Heated garage. Gracious level yard w/outbuildings, irrigation system, hot tub and fire pit. Room for a pool adjacent to the large covered porch with vaulted ceiling. Walk to village restaurants, shops, marinas, yacht clubs, the Griswold Inn, CT River Museum and waterfront access on the CT river. Only minutes to shoreline beaches, golf, tennis, country clubs, theaters and casinos Located two hours from NYC or Boston in "The Best Small Town in America." A dream house in a town offering a dream lifestyle!
Live the Essex lifestyle at Essex Glen! An exciting new community of 26 exceptional homes created for today's living in Historic Essex, "The Best Little Town in America". No age restrictions. Imagine your new home brimming with quality and style featuring first floor master suites, spacious floor plans, natural gas fireplaces, and 2 car garages.
Antique home enthusiast- this charming home will warm your heart. Robert Pratt Homestead c1758 a fine example of early New England style post & beam, set on .55 acre. Many newer features have been thoughtfully blended that include designer Epicurean country kitchen w/fplc. 48' Wolfe gas range, Sub zero refrig, soapstone counters & pantry area. Large formal dining room can accommodate a long banquet size table and opens to the spacious living room. Both of these period rooms offer exposed hewn beams and fireplaces. A First floor Master bedroom includes a sunny garden room addition. Many period features boasts beautiful pumpkin pine, random wide boards thru out the old house, exposed hewn beams,(3) working fireplaces, bee-hive oven & limestone hearth.Addition to the original house is The Wing- connected 3 room/2 Bath with separate/private entrance from main house. This area offers versatility and may be used for multi-generational family lifestyle, professional use or Au paire without any modifications needed or just used as additional rooms to the main house. This happy home provides great entertaining places, comfortable rooms and cozy spaces inside and out. Sitting pretty amongst lovely old trees, mature plantings & gardens areas,bluestone patio, decks & fenced yard. Plenty of room here to spread out.Convenient location close to villages of Essex, Centerbrook,major rts. Separate .35 ac lot Donald Rd is available for additional cost.
On a quiet cul-de-sac, just a short drive from Essex village, a warm home sits atop 1.69 acres awaiting its next owner. Not your average Cape Cod, the home boasts over 4,500 SF; plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the quiet surroundings. Consisting of 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a bunk room, the home provides space for entertaining weekend and summer guests. A kitchen renovation, completed in November 2018, provides an updated central space, with granite countertops, Subzero refrigerator, two Viking dishwashers, Dacor stacked convection wall ovens and Dacor gas cooktop. Features include a great room with vaulted ceilings and gas fireplace, a formal dining room, a warm study with a full wet bar and a large formal living room with a masonry, wood-burning fireplace. Upstairs, a guest bedroom, full bathroom and large laundry center are accessed via private hallway. A true master wing of nearly 1,100 SF provides a large bedroom with gas fireplace, walk-in closet and a newly renovated marble bathroom ensuite. Completing the master suite is a nearly 600 SF bonus room with high ceilings, perfect for either your own gym/yoga studio or a large office. Outdoors, Brazilian Ipe decking ushers sun-bathers to a gunite swimming pool. Well-established landscaping and a rolling lawn offer plenty of outdoor recreation space. With neighborhood properties selling for considerably more, this property offers an opportunity to bring an architect and design your dream home.
Rarely available - Essex Village '“first time, full time, weekend getaway; close to villages, live theater, museums, art galleries, restaurants, shops, historic places, and more. This 2+ bedroom unit with large deck is a short walk to the library, Essex Village, and three parks, it offers all that and the peace of mind of knowing its maintenance, heat and water are covered in the monthly condo fee. Note: additional minimal monthly fee for land lease
Located in a quiet and secluded Centerbrook neighborhood, this beautiful, modern colonial offers everything you are looking for in a home. Front doors open to a vaulted ceiling family room focusing on a large welcoming fireplace. An oversized first floor master bedroom includes walkin closet, french doors to the backyard, and a private bathroom with separate tub and shower. The main floor boasts a dining room and a home office. The beautifully appointed kitchen has dark hardwood cabinets, black granite counters, a large island with cooktop and counter seating. This open area offers access to the back deck and a private half bath as well as a cozy living area. The two car garage features radiant heated floors. The main floor laundry room connects the garage, basement access and kitchen. This home also features a radiant heated front walkway. The second floor offers 3 bedrooms and a full bath. A nearly 2000sf walkout basement can be converted to additional living space. Minutes from the steam train and Essex Village with easy access to commuter rail, Amtrak, I95 and Route 9.
Located just a short stroll from Historic Essex Village sits this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo with many updates. Fresh tiled bathroom, new kitchen cabinets with granite, new appliances, fresh paint, new carpet, and main floor washer/dryer all add great value. The walk up attic has great potential for storage or could be extended into extra square footage. 1 car attached garage. Walk to shops, restaurants, marinas, nature trails, parks, churches, museums and the library. Enjoy the lifestyle this condo offers in the quaint town of Essex considered one of the best small towns in the country!
PRICE REDUCED...Remodeled & updated custom contemporary located at the cusp of the Essex Village & CT River. Modern luxury home w/ ambient light & stunning views from all levels. Remodeled gourmet kitchen featuring Wolf appliances, 1st floor MBR, balcony overlooking the main living area below, upper level den/office, lower level possible in-law features a kitchenette/family room, full bath & two spacious bedrooms. Lower level is above grade w/ full size windows & sliders.
Must see! Ranch style home with 3 beds and 1 bath on a large half acre lightly wooded lot with privacy from the road! There's also a shed in the back yard which serves as great storage for your outdoor tools etc. The large living room with loads of natural light make you feel at home as soon as you walk in the door. The kitchen off the living room features ample cabinet space, counter space, and a phenomenal view of the backyard. Located in a quiet and quaint town, with great outdoors opportunities such as parks, local beaches, and even a nearby locations to launch your boat as it's within a few miles of the Connecticut River. You also are only a 20 minute drive from the famous Clinton Crossing Outings for shopping or even a 45 minute ride to Mohegan Sun for shopping, gambling, and entertainment!
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