Essex

Shoreline, Connecticut

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A wonder within itself, Essex received the distinction of being named among the "Best Small Town in America" in 1995.

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

75 South Main Street
Essex, CT $4,250,000

75 South Main Street

Essex, CT

$4,250,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 5,476 Sqft
25 Main Street
Essex, CT $2,750,000

25 Main Street

Essex, CT

$2,750,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4/2 Baths
  • 4,507 Sqft
10 Collins Lane
Essex, CT $2,350,000

10 Collins Lane

Essex, CT

$2,350,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 4,022 Sqft
35 River Road Drive
Essex, CT $2,200,000

35 River Road Drive

Essex, CT

$2,200,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 5,233 Sqft
17 Lookout Hill
Essex, CT $1,395,000

17 Lookout Hill

Essex, CT

$1,395,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4/2 Baths
  • 5,364 Sqft
8 Harbor View South
Essex, CT $1,375,000

8 Harbor View South

Essex, CT

$1,375,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,381 Sqft
27 Partridge Lane
Essex, CT $1,174,000

27 Partridge Lane

Essex, CT

$1,174,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 3,227 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

Essex

Area Map

Essex is within Shoreline, Connecticut and borders Deep River, Lyme, Old Saybrook, Old Lyme and Westbrook.

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Market Snapshot

Units Sold

August 2022

9 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

August 2022 - Single Family Homes

$364K
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Percentage of Asking Price

August 2022 Single Family Homes

97%
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