Elegant Light-filled Georgian Colonial C.1799
An elegant light-filled Georgian colonial c.1799, the Grover L'Hommideau Homestead is a prominent historic home sited on coveted Main Street in Essex village, known for it's ship-building past and more recent reputation as "The Best Small Town in America". Steps from this home you will find shops, restaurants, galleries, five marinas, two yacht clubs, the Griswold Inn, CT River Museum and the Connecticut River. The house comprises approximately 3, 125sf, with 10 well-proportioned rooms and nine fireplaces; several with Delft tile surrounds. Exquisite period details abound; including custom moldings, mahogany paneled walls, corner cupboards and wide-board floors throughout. Amenities include an elevator and stand-by generator. The four-season sunroom offers a heated brick floor and is surrounded by French doors leading to a spacious private rear terrace. First floor bedroom suite. Many recent updates; including a new roof, furnace, hot water heater, mahogany front door and retractable awning to provide shade for the south-facing terrace. Freshly painted and in immaculate condition. Located in a neighborhood of multi-million dollar homes, this property offers outstanding value! Enjoy a walkable village lifestyle while living in timeless comfort. Just two hours to Boston and New York City.