Essex CT Real Estate & Homes for Sale
The median home value in Essex, CT is $430,000.
the county median home value of $296,800.
The national median home value is $219,700.
The average price of homes sold in Essex, CT is $430,000.
Approximately 65.15% of Essex homes are owned,
compared to 21.73% rented, while
13.12% are vacant.
Essex real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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Welcome to your new home in Heritage Cove, just a few minutes away from Essex Village. Sit and watch nature go by from the peaceful private patio with fantastic views of Falls River. The bright and open floor plan consists of a kitchen, dining and living room with a powder room and large storage closet off the foyer. Shaker style custom white cabinets in the kitchen, has ample storage space with special handcrafted lighting fixtures throughout the home. Sliding doors off of the living room lead you to your own brick patio with awning to sit and enjoy the view and nature. The master bedroom is on the second floor with ample closet space with a slider to a balcony to enjoy your morning coffee and the view. The full bath is completely remodeled with a large shower, linen closet and full sized washer/dryer. A bright and light guest bedroom is also on the second floor. On the third floor there is another room that can be used as an office or guest bedroom overlooking views of the water. There is a Sanyo heat pump system for heating and air conditioning with five independently controlled interior air handlers and radiant heat in the kitchen and living room floors. Heritage Cove has a pool, small dock on the Falls River, carport and storage area. One pet is allowed. Come and enjoy!
Bright 4-bedroom colonial in Ivoryton Woods section of Essex Nine foot ceilings on main level Great layout with eat-in-kitchen that opens to family room with sliding doors that lead out to a large private deck. Front to back living room with fireplace, beautiful hardwood floors and inviting dining room area. A first-floor bedroom could also be used as a great office space or den. The second floor has 3 more bedrooms with a master bedroom and private bath. A 2-car garage with additional storage and nice level lot on over an acre of land. New roof in 2012. Don't miss seeing this one.. just minutes to all historic Essex as to offer.
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A good, solid Colonial on a quiet cul-de-sac of fewer than 20 homes in Essex Village, "the Perfect Small American Town" and #1 on the list of the 100 Best Small Towns in America!! That equals location, location, location! Walk to the Connecticut River, hike and bike the local villages and hills, sail Long Island Sound or around Essex Harbor. With 4 bedrooms you've got room to grow and/or work from home. Cozy family room with fireplace and patio access adjoins a spacious kitchen. Gracious formal dining and living areas make entertaining easy. Hardwood floors throughout, large closets, a full basement, double attached garage, and a detached workshop with electricity all with easy commutes to Hartford, Boston and New York. A backyard patio complements the wide front lawn and mature landscaping. Bring your good ideas - a little imagination and upgrading will make this gem shine. Property to be sold AS-IS and offers are subject to probate approval. Inspections are for informational purposes only. Listing agent related to seller.
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Live where you work! This cute as a button, fresh and newly remodeled Cape has alot to offer. The first floor has an updated retro kitchen with all new appliances and a vintage double drainboard sink... fresh paint throughout, hardwood floors, laundry room with utilty sink, full bathroom with stall shower, and one bedroom. Second floor has two bedrooms with water views, new flooring, and a half bath with potential for a full bathroom. Located in the heart of Centerbrook in the historic town of Essex, walk to all of your favorite ammenties. All of the hard work is done!!! Perfect for home office and small town living!! Minutes to Essex Village, Copperbeach Inn, Restaurants, Essex Elementary School, Route 9, I-95.
Essex Village income producing pied-a-terre!! Three individual units. The first unit is a completely remodeled 2 bedroom over the garage and includes central air and washer/dryer. The 1941 gambrel cape style house has a 2 bedroom unit on the first floor and a one bedroom unit on the 2nd floor. Significant mechanical and septic upgrades in 2021. Both buildings newly painted. Excellent rental income history. This is a unique opportunity to acquire an Essex Village multi family property with water views and close proximity to the Connecticut river, marinas, tennis courts, library, park, shops and restaurants.
Essex property, set back on an oversized, high sitting lot. Home is being offered as is, subject to probate court approval, and 30 day statutory appeal period. Possible short sale situation. A true diamond in the rough. 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 baths, separate entrance to a small first floor bedroom with its own living room and full bath. Main entry leads to living room, dining room, kitchen, and first floor family room on the main level and three bedrooms and 2 full baths on the second level. Lower level is finished with 1/2 bath, exercise room, and large family room with sliders to the rear yard. First floor has new ceilings, ready to be finished and painted. First floor laundry room needs sheet rock and paint. Some ceiling tiles need to be replaced in lower level family room. Large two car, 30 foot deep, outbuilding garage. House may need to be emptied. Some trim is touching roof shingles and may need to be replaced. This property includes a nice wooded lot and an in-ground swimming pool.
Expansive views in this 2nd floor direct waterfront on North Cove, with scenery likened to that of a picturesque Autumn New England painting. Bring your creative ideas to reinvent and update, it can only add to the value of this well priced unit in this sought after location. Large bright carpeted living room where the oversized sliders bring the nature indoors with gorgeous views of the cove and in the distance the Hills of Lyme. A carpeted 19 x 15 Master bedroom offers lovely views of the pool and rolling lawn to the waterfront. There is second bedroom has wall to wall carpeting. Additionally there is a carport and guest parking for 1 car. The photos can not do justice for the feeling you get when you walk along this beautiful area. It's not unusual to see Swans or Egrets or Kayakers enjoying the calmness. Library and tennis courts are nearby as well as parks and walking trails. The quaint town of Essex has wonderful dining areas and local shops .Home to the Essex steam train, get ready to take a ride to the North Pole soon! Outside of flood zone, 2nd floor unit.
Stunning unobstructed views of Middle Cove and South Cove, Thatchbed Island and waterfront Essex Village. Step from the driveway to a sidewalk for an easy stroll to Essex Village! Watch the Ospreys return to Thatchbed on the same day in March every year, and be enthralled by the rich variety of wildlife. Distinctly designed with every room in this home having water views. This stunning property is sited on 2 acres, contains 3+ bedrooms, 4 full baths and one half bath. Primary suite on the first floor, two additional bedrooms on the second floor (one with its own balcony), both with ensuite baths, and separated by an expansive and dramatic office. Over 5,400 square feet of living space, 3 car attached garage (one bay presently used as a wine vault). A separate gorgeous 3 car stone garage with second floor space for a shop or storage, and a classic elegant freestanding greenhouse. An infinity pool, underground utilities and an entire complex on demand generator round out this estate. The only way to view this home is from the Connecticut River or by scheduling a private appointment. Showings for qualified buyers only.
Diamond in the rough in cul de sac neighborhood less than 2 miles to commuter routes and 2 miles to charming Essex Village! This spacious colonial needs some polish but well worth the effort considering the price. Features include a spacious combination kitchen/dining area with sliders to the deck and back yard, first floor bedroom/office, very large master bedroom with a full bath and walk-in closet and a large walk up attic. The spacious full partially finished basement and detached 2 car garage provide ample space for storage. Don't miss this opportunity to buy in one of America's best small towns at an affordable price!
This well-loved home set in an exceptional River Road location, is ready for new occupants. First time offered in over thirty years. The forward-thinking open design with two bedrooms and two full baths on the first floor, in addition to two bedrooms with full baths ensuite in the walk-out lower level, will dazzle you with it's functionality. The soaring twenty-foot fireplace and vaulted and beamed ceiling of the great room will WOW you and win your heart, with chalet charm and warmth. After a brief pause at the wet bar, continue up the open staircase to an enchanting family room loft complete with bookcases and woodstove. The kitchen floor plan should allow for a tasteful remodel without the need to open walls. Some updating may be envisioned, but it would be well worth the effort! Gorgeous wide-board floors throughout the main level. New furnace and on-demand propane hot water system. Several newer windows. This is a far from cookie-cutter property! Well set back off River Road, in a much-admired small enclave of homes that offer privacy without isolation. Minutes from Essex village shops, restaurants, marinas, yacht clubs, the CT River Museum and c.1776 Griswold Inn; yet a world apart! Make it yours.
ESSEX VILLAGE, a short walk gets you into the middle of the Best of 100 Small Towns in America and 1,000 Place to See Before You Die. Lot's of privacy being on the end of a cul-de-sac in an area of beautiful homes. A winding driveway leads to this charming home. You can enter through the spacious mud room with all the built-ins or enter through the front door that looks out to a professionally landscaped lawn. Once in the home you will feel the open space living you have been looking for. The oversized living room with wood burning fireplace has views of the outside deck accessed by a bank of french doors. The kitchen with breakfast bar has stainless appliances,and recessed lighting. Around the corner is the first floor laundry area which leads out to the large deck and entrance to the garage. The front den/office has a full bath that can be converted to a first floor bedroom. The open staircase takes you to the second floor and 3 bedrooms. The smaller bedroom has a half bath and down the hallway is the master bedroom that runs from back to front of the house. Two generous closets in the master plus it's loaded with windows for a lot of natural light. Master bathroom with tub shower and designer sink with window for natural light. A good sized third bedroom down the hall rounds out the second floor living space. The grounds are beautiful, surrounded by stone walls and seasoned landscaping and lots of room for a garden. Short distance to mass transit to both NY and Boston.
Essex Village Waterfront! This is a rare opportunity to have 190ft of direct waterfront in Essex Village. Nestled quietly on Middle Cove, adjacent to Essex Yacht Club, this Mid-Century Modern three bedroom home on 3/4 of an acre has its own dock with water and electricity. The channel leads you to the CT River in minutes. Meticulously maintained, the home enjoys sunrises to spectacular sunsets. The bluestone patio stretches the length of the house with long open views with beautiful lawn and gardens. The sun filled newly renovated kitchen has a stainless farm sink and faucet, built-in cabinets, polished quartz countertops, and a carved wood fireplace. The sit-down counter looks over a cozy dining area and glass sliders leading out to the patio and gardens. The living room, also with a fireplace, has a wet bar with a Mahogany bar top, a wall of windows and glass sliders lead out to the patio. Some of many recent renovations include the master bath's fabulous tiled walk-in shower with Rhol polished nickel fixtures, custom cabinets and Carrara marble dual sink counter with a chandelier over the tub. There are two out buildings; a barn for nautical and maintenance equipment, the other a finished heated studio. This private, unique one floor living home is only a few minutes' walk to the famed Griswold Inn, the Connecticut River Museum, restaurants, and shopping. Half way between New York and Boston it is an ideal year round home or as a retreat.
Robed in history, this Greek Revival influenced home known as 'Lord Essex' sits at the top of Evans Lane, constructed in 1857 by Sea Captain Henry Hovey, a famous and heroic Essex mariner. Every inch of this gracious country estate is magnificent, a blend of formal entertaining and a cozy private haven that is casual and comfortable. The details are bold; flawless heavy moldings, cornices, gables, and unadorned friezes. Styled with symmetry, proportion, and functionality. Light pours into the expansive remodeled kitchen from the floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors. The modern master suite with it's own private balcony shares the sprawling second floor with 4 other grand bedrooms and a highly efficient laundry room complete with two washers & dryers. On the third floor, accessible via elevator, you'll find an open common area, a full bath, and two more guest bedrooms. The contemporary heated saltwater pool stretches out next to an extraordinary outdoor covered gourmet kitchen, equipped with a wood-fired pizza oven. Beyond the pool are custom-raised garden beds and a garden shed, the perfect place to flex your creativity. Incredible in-town location, just a short walk or ride to the happenings of downtown Essex. Essex is one of the most iconic New England shoreline villages in the state of CT. Quaint boutique shopping, restaurants that offer a wide variety of cuisines, boating, hiking trails, art galleries, and historic home museums that display the town's heritage.
Just outside of Essex Village, this exceptional piece of sub-dividable property includes an Antique Colonial and 12.69 acres of rolling hills with water views out to the Connecticut River. ÂThe house sits on Saybrook Road across from South Cove and enjoys some rear and side-yard privacy. ÂThe home has had many recent updates including a new roof, a recently drilled well and exterior paint. ÂThe rear yard runs adjacent to and enjoys frontage on Essex Hills Drive up to the top of the Cul de Sac on Squire's Lane, creating the possibility of perhaps using almost the entire combined frontage of both roads to create and easily access up to 6 additional lots. ÂThis setting and location would support building luxury, water-view homes within a short distance to Essex Village, a commodity readily in demand! There is enough land to create a horse property with entrance through the existing property and keep the parcel whole to privately enjoy acreage no longer available this close to the Village. ÂPossibilities abound!Â Property is occupied and all showings, including walking the Town Assessors Map Depicting the Lot bordering Essex Hills and Squire Lane to topacreage need confirmation as large, protective dog is in residence and needs to be removed. Also listed as Land under MLS 170428864.
This antique, country home ' a stone's throw from Essex's historic waterfront ' offers an ideal opportunity to create your dream estate on an idyllic and private 1.84 acres of rolling green grass, mature trees, lovely views and charming outbuildings. Currently a two-family home, ready for your plans and personal touch, this estate can be transformed into your dream home or provide rental income or a private in-law suite. The main house features a lovely eat-in kitchen, living room with fireplace, first-floor bedroom and full bath, with a second bedroom upstairs. A deck and open porch provide panoramic views of the beautiful yard and gardens. The apartment unit has two bedrooms, one bath, a living room, kitchen, dining room and trellised, stone patio. Both units feature wide board and hardwood floors. The garage includes a workshop and there is more usable space in the storage shed and vintage barn. The scope of usable land so close to Essex Village ' including an antique trolley bridge on the property's river edge -- is rare and difficult to find. Move-in ready, yet filled with possibilities for expansion, this unique property is a great canvas for an inspired owner/investor.
Truly one of a kind! Prominently set on a quiet lane with deeded access to So. Cove this unique contemporary is nestled among soaring treetops in a private natural setting. Designed for the way we live today, the spacious open floor offers the perfect blend of sophisticated charm with modern home design. A gracious entry leads to the well appointed kitchen with slate floor and a light-filled dining area opening to multi level decks...ideal for outdoor entertaining. The living room is centered around a lovely wood burning fireplace and the adjacent 'reading nook' will soon become your favorite place to curl up with a good book or simply reflect upon the day. The loft and complementary office area overlooks the the artfully designed 31x 51 studio featuring a floor to ceiling window letting in the natural light and offering a peaceful place to rest, relax or simply create. Currently used as a music studio & artist space the possibilities are endless and limited only by your imagination. A first master and full bath complete the main level while upstairs you will find two guest rooms with a shared bath. The lower level offers updated mechanicals, a laundry room, full bath, plenty of storage and access to a two car garage. Located close to the Village, let this unique home captivate your creative spirit and start enjoying all Essex has to offer. Whether you are looking for a full time residence or the ideal weekend retreat this property is sure to exceed your expectations.
Once known as "the Last Substantial CT River View Land Parcel in Essex", it's now home to a gorgeous, custom craftsman ranch which features absolutely stunning southerly river views as well as 15+ acres of extreme privacy just 1 mile from Essex Village Center! Impeccable architectural thought & design are truly the descriptors for this modern, open & airy residence that allows one to feel the ambient light & view the river from almost every indoor & outdoor living space! Upon entering the property domain through a gated entry, you can only imagine what's ahead. Then high above the river, the oasis appears. You are now surrounded by the expansive L-shaped ranch with stone exterior facade & brilliant Palladian windows. Not to be outdone, the interior just flows with gleaming oak hardwood, vaulted ceilings galore & windows, yes indescribable banks of windows throughout that look out over an expansive & very useful wrap-around ground level deck which is accessed from every main level room & includes a hot tub, awnings, arbors & seating areas. Beyond the decks you're embraced by the nicely manicured grounds with gazebo. What the eye truly gravitates to is the view of the CT River & how it is in such frame & focus as you move inside & outside the home! Amazing accoutrements which exist in harmony with the views include the gourmet kitchen, attached family room, living room & master bedroom suite with attached office annexed by an English Garden with courtyard. Seeing is believing!
The search stops Here! Rare opportunity to own a custom designed modern home in Essex Village. Very low maintenance and built from the ground up in 2006. Living inside this 2006 highly designed custom home is like living inside 3-dimensional art. High quality finishes, fabulous lighting, open floor plan, and lots of natural light. If you'd rather spend your money on fun and travel instead of home maintenance, this is it. The driveway is laid with pavers, the chef's kitchen is appointed with stainless appliances and a stylish granite counter. The master bedroom is open and spacious and the second guest bedroom affords privacy situated at the front of the home. There is spacious loft ideal for many uses and could make an ideal home office option. The inviting open living area has a a designer wood stove for those cold winter nights. This home is a great condo alternative set on one of Essex Villages most sought after streets. Just a few steps to the rivers edge, shopping, dining and more! Year built on tax card does not reflect the total studs out renovation done in 2006.
A gracious private estate set on an unusually spacious two-acre level lot just minutes from Essex village shops, restaurants, marinas, yacht clubs, the c.1776 Griswold Inn, CT River Museum, and the CT River! Retreat to a world of quiet elegance with a touch of European panache. The sprawling chef's kitchen features its own pasta station, a butler's pantry, wine chiller, island, and a casual dining area surrounded by bay windows. A fireplace anchors the adjacent great room gathering space. Gleaming walnut flooring is found throughout the main level. The formal dining room has soaring ceilings and will easily accommodate a dozen diners or more. A generous master suite with a vaulted ceiling on the first floor with its own office/fitness room allows the opportunity for one-floor living. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms, two full baths, and a common area media room. A separate two-bedroom one-bath apartment with a living area and kitchenette above the three-car garage offers plenty of room for in-laws, guests or teenage paradise. A huge game room occupies the lower level. The professionally landscaped outdoor space here is every bit as grand as the interior of the home. A substantial stone courtyard terrace is the perfect outdoor gathering place. Close-by lies the pool, a fire pit and a barn suitable for use as a pool house. Located just over two hours from New York or Boston via train or highway. Enjoy the best of the CT Shoreline from one of the best properties in Essex.
Live in exciting Essex Village! Walk to the water, restaurants, shops and marinas. This Classic Colonial built in 1804 for Captain Elijah Worthington has been lovingly restored with high end appliances and mechanicals. The English Conservatory has a heated floor and opens up to the beautifully landscaped grounds. The walls and ceiling are made of glass. The fruit trees and flowers caress the heated pool. There's a large brick and slate-roofed garden house. Inside the home there are 4 bedrooms including a first floor suite. The history in this house is rich and while many of the historical parts have been preserved, the house has a barrel vaulted ceiling in the Master Bedroom which opens to the stunning mahogany bathroom and walk-in closet/dressing area. If you are working from home, the expansive water views from the heated and air-conditioned office is a bonus. The 12 x 5 mud room is lined with oak closets. the walk-out basement has an all wood-crafted room which is ideal for a workshop, exercise or entertainment center. The temperature controlled wine cellar can hold 500 bottles. This house has a built-in generator and an underground irrigation system.
With the holidays just around the corner, this home could be the perfect gift for your family. Chilly nights are no problem with 2 cozy fireplaces to keep everyone warm. With an acre of land, there's plenty of room to build a fire pit and toast marshmallows or take a stroll to Main St. to see the twinkling lights while sipping a cup of hot chocolate in this truly amazing town. With a little extra love, attention and updating, you can continue to make your own memories every year. This home's great corner lot in prime location with 4 bedrooms, large kitchen and cozy dining room just needs the right person to see its amazing potential to be that dream home. Enjoy a half mile stroll down this waterfront community onto Main Street for breathtaking views of the Connecticut River or perhaps stop for a quick bite to eat at the famous Griswold Inn. Also within walking distance of this great home are parks, tennis courts, baseball fields, town hall and library. Book a showing, make an offer and remodel it exactly to your liking.
Only 3 lots left at Essex Glen, a new planned unit development(PUD) with 26 exceptional homes in Historic Essex, "The Best Little Town in America". No age restrictions, no lawn care, no snow plowing, low, low utility costs. ENERGY STAR RATED. Low Essex Taxes. Easy living in a free standing home. Imagine your new home brimming with quality and style featuring first floor master suites, spacious floor plans, natural gas fireplaces, and 2 car garages. Only 2 lots left. The new expanded Centerbrook plan offers a beautiful kitchen with an eating space island, combination living/dining space, spacious master suite with his and hers walk in closets and large bath with walk-in shower, a cozy den or dining room and a guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Three elegant exterior elevations to choose from: Colonial, Craftsman and Shingle styles along with a variety of color schemes provide a neighborhood feel to the community. Options program available including finishing the lower level with a family room or adding a gorgeous sunroom or screen porch(shown in the pictures attached). Premium lot locations in the community include a full or half walkout lower level at an additional cost. Home featured in the attached photos(Lot 25) was constructed by our new builder, award winning Sunwood Development. Photos show new expanded Centerbrook plan with th eoptional sunroom and finished lower level.
Only 4 lots left at Essex Glen, a new planned unit development(PUD) with 26 exceptional homes in Historic Essex, "The Best Little Town in America". No age restrictions, no lawn care, no snow plowing, low, low utility costs. ENERGY STAR RATED. Low Essex Taxes. Easy living in a free standing home. Imagine your new home brimming with quality and style featuring first floor master suites, spacious floor plans, natural gas fireplaces, and 2 car garages. Only 2 lots left. The new expanded Centerbrook plan offers a beautiful kitchen with an eating space island, combination living/dining space, spacious master suite with his and hers walk in closets and large bath with walk-in shower, a cozy den or dining room and a guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Three elegant exterior elevations to choose from: Colonial, Craftsman and Shingle styles along with a variety of color schemes provide a neighborhood feel to the community. Options program available including finishing the lower level with a family room or adding a gorgeous sunroom or screen porch(shown in the pictures attached). Premium lot locations in the community include a full or half walkout lower level at an additional cost. Home featured in the attached photos(Lot 25) was constructed by our new builder, award winning Sunwood Development. Photos show new expanded Centerbrook plan with th eoptional sunroom and finished lower level.
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