Deeds & Don'ts: The Best Listings, Both Big and Small, In the State of Connecticut

Deeds & Don'ts: The Best Listings, Both Big and Small, In the State of Connecticut

In keeping with the theme of the issue, we bring you the best listings across the state and in several categories, from the best small house (at $479,000) to the best big house (at $65 million) and everything in between. Truth is—and maybe we’re biased—but Connecticut’s residential real estate market has the richest variety in the country from Colonial-era farmhouses to mid-century moderns. Here, eight listings that offer the best of the best.

Inside Stories Behind Connecticut Real Estate Deals: New Cannan Summer Stock, The Bard in Rowayton, Shoreline Showstoppers

Inside Stories Behind Connecticut Real Estate Deals: New Cannan Summer Stock, The Bard in Rowayton, Shoreline Showstoppers

From alfresco Shakespeare productions to automobile races, Connecticut’s cultural calendar is crowded between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Even the tiniest of towns have summer-fun events, many of which you can walk to. To celebrate them, we’ve chosen six lovely listings that will put you in close proximity to these pleasures and pastimes.

Inside Stories Behind Connecticut Real Estate Deals

Inside Stories Behind Connecticut Real Estate Deals

This month we cover homes that satisfy the need to nest, from romantic fireplaces and kitchens made for Sunday-night suppers to sumptuous master suites. Check them out.

Inside stories behind Connecticut area real estate deals

Inside stories behind Connecticut area real estate deals

In honor of our magazine's ninth birthday, we've gathered up the market's most grand, gorgeous—and giftable—listings. Grab them before they're gone!

Inside Stories Behind Connecticut Real Estate Deals

Inside Stories Behind Connecticut Real Estate Deals

From a Greenwich compound nearly 10-acres big to a unique windmill cottage in Essex, we've got the 411 on the best in Connecticut real estate.

Inside stories behind Connecticut real estate deals

Inside stories behind Connecticut real estate deals

Connecticut's homes tend to be rich in history. So for our coastal collection of listings, we chose houses that have been lived in by notable people, including artist Helen Frankenthaler, playwright Larry Kramer and novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald. See what listings offer lovely "living on the water" settings!

Inside stories behind Connecticut real estate deals

Inside stories behind Connecticut real estate deals

Brokers report spending more time outside this month as buyers explore their listings' exterior pleasures—strolling garden paths, rambling across lawns and wandering along the water's edge. Homes with exterior amenities definitely have an edge in May, which is why we are featuring these five fabulous listings!

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4 INDIAN DRIVE, OLD GREENWICH
An exquisite seaside oasis, custom built and lived in by the same owner for more than 25 years, this spectacular Georgian colonial boasts expansive views of the Long Island Sound and the Stamford Lighthouse. Built in 1988, the 6 bedroom, 5.1 bathroom home sits on .41 acres. With four fireplaces, outdoor terraces on all three levels, and a sundeck along the water’s edge, this home emblemizes “life on the water” in Connecticut. A neighborhood association includes access to a private beach and boat launch. Close to village, park, train, school and the beaches of Greenwich Point.

View more details of this exquisite home.

 

William Raveis

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