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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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11 Mack Ln
Essex, CT $2,575,000

11 Mack Ln

Essex, CT

$2,575,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/3 Baths
  • 5,192 Sqft
1 Foxboro
Essex, CT $2,495,000

1 Foxboro

Essex, CT

$2,495,000
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42 Crosstrees Hill Rd
Essex, CT $2,295,000

42 Crosstrees Hill Rd

Essex, CT

$2,295,000
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21 North Main St
Essex, CT $2,100,000

21 North Main St

Essex, CT

$2,100,000
  • 6 Beds
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61 River Rd
Essex, CT $1,950,000

61 River Rd

Essex, CT

$1,950,000
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39 Main St
Essex, CT $1,875,000

39 Main St

Essex, CT

$1,875,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,600 Sqft
120 River Road
Essex, CT $1,640,000

120 River Road

Essex, CT

$1,640,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 5,796 Sqft
7 Foxboro Rd
Essex, CT $1,600,000

7 Foxboro Rd

Essex, CT

$1,600,000
  • 81,700 Sqft

Essex

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

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Units Sold

April 2017

8 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

April 2017 - Single Family Homes

$385K
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April 2017 Single Family Homes

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