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

7 Mack Lane
Essex, CT $2,450,000

7 Mack Lane

Essex, CT

$2,450,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 2,300 Sqft
22 West Avenue
Essex, CT $2,400,000

22 West Avenue

Essex, CT

$2,400,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,276 Sqft
9 South Main Street
Essex, CT $1,895,000

9 South Main Street

Essex, CT

$1,895,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 4,227 Sqft
1 Bushnell Street
Essex, CT $1,675,000

1 Bushnell Street

Essex, CT

$1,675,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2/2 Baths
  • 2,436 Sqft
17 Lookout Hill
Essex, CT $1,395,000

17 Lookout Hill

Essex, CT

$1,395,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4/2 Baths
  • 5,364 Sqft
8 Squire Lane
Essex, CT $1,200,000

8 Squire Lane

Essex, CT

$1,200,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 4,302 Sqft
66 North Main Street
Essex, CT $1,150,000

66 North Main Street

Essex, CT

$1,150,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,976 Sqft
160 Saybrook Road
Essex, CT $1,150,000

160 Saybrook Road

Essex, CT

$1,150,000
  • 12.69 Acres

Essex

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Essex

Market Snapshot

Units Sold

June 2024

12 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

June 2024 - Single Family Homes

$675K
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Percentage of Asking Price

June 2024 Single Family Homes

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