Essex


Incorporated in 1639, the town of Essex consists of three villages: Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton. Settled around the Falls River and Connecticut River, Essex boasts scenic views, historic architecture, gracious tree-lined streets, eclectic shops, marinas, acclaimed restaurants and a remarkable history.

With three yacht clubs and numerous marinas, Essex allows boaters to dock their boats and walk to fabulous shopping and many outstanding restaurants. For fishing, the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound are fertile waters for a variety of species including shad, striped bass, blue fish and black fish. The Sound is also perfect for sailing and for power boaters, and provides an easy day trip to Long Island. The town is home to numerous civic groups, an active historical society and garden club. It is known for a variety of the parades that it hosts each year, including one on Groundhog Day and the Burning of the Ships Parade, which commemorates a British raid that took place in 1814 and left dozens of ships ablaze in the harbor.

Incorporated in 1639, the town of Essex consists of three villages: Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton. Settled around the Falls River and Connecticut River, Essex boasts scenic views, historic architecture, gracious tree-lined streets, eclectic shops, marinas, acclaimed restaurants and a remarkable history.

With three yacht clubs and numerous marinas, Essex allows boaters to dock their boats and walk to fabulous shopping and many outstanding restaurants. For fishing, the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound are fertile waters for a variety of species including shad, striped bass, blue fish and black fish. The Sound is also perfect for sailing and for power boaters, and provides an easy day trip to Long Island. The town is home to numerous civic groups, an active historical society and garden club. It is known for a variety of the parades that it hosts each year, including one on Groundhog Day and the Burning of the Ships Parade, which commemorates a British raid that took place in 1814 and left dozens of ships ablaze in the harbor.

Incorporated in 1639, the town of Essex consists of three villages: Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton. Settled around the Falls River and Connecticut River, Essex boasts scenic views, historic architecture, gracious tree-lined streets, eclectic shops, marinas, acclaimed restaurants and a remarkable history.

With three yacht clubs and numerous marinas, Essex allows boaters to dock their boats and walk to fabulous shopping and many outstanding restaurants. For fishing, the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound are fertile waters for a variety of species including shad, striped bass, blue fish and black fish. The Sound is also perfect for sailing and for power boaters, and provides an easy day trip to Long Island. The town is home to numerous civic groups, an active historical society and garden club. It is known for a variety of the parades that it hosts each year, including one on Groundhog Day and the Burning of the Ships Parade, which commemorates a British raid that took place in 1814 and left dozens of ships ablaze in the harbor.

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Featured Listings

14 Rackett Lane
Essex, CT $3,500,000

14 Rackett Lane

Essex, CT

$3,500,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 5/1 Baths
  • 6,978 Sqft
30 West Avenue
Essex, CT $3,480,000

30 West Avenue

Essex, CT

$3,480,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 5,059 Sqft
7 Mack Lane
Essex, CT $2,450,000

7 Mack Lane

Essex, CT

$2,450,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 2,300 Sqft
32 River Road Drive
Essex, CT $1,695,000

32 River Road Drive

Essex, CT

$1,695,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 4,961 Sqft
33 Main Street
Essex, CT $1,300,000

33 Main Street

Essex, CT

$1,300,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 1,588 Sqft
160 Saybrook Road
Essex, CT $1,150,000

160 Saybrook Road

Essex, CT

$1,150,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 1/1 Baths
  • 1,818 Sqft
160 Saybrook Road
Essex, CT $1,150,000

160 Saybrook Road

Essex, CT

$1,150,000
  • 12.69 Acres
5 Turnstone Road
Essex, CT $1,095,000

5 Turnstone Road

Essex, CT

$1,095,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 3,750 Sqft

Essex

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Essex

Market Snapshot

Units Sold

January 2024

7 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

January 2024 - Single Family Homes

$695K
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January 2024 Single Family Homes

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