William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Thimble Island Beach House Designed by Award-Winning Architectural Firm


Property offers water views and beach access in one of Connecticut’s top seaside villages

Branford, Conn. – March 27, 2015 – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realtyannounced today that the firm has listed a shoreline home designed by Centerbrook Architects, a renowned local firm with over 350 awards to its name. The residence, which is located in the coastal town of Stony Creek overlooking the Thimble Islands, a group of small islands located in and around the harbor of the town in the southeast corner of Branford, Conn., is represented by Guilford agent Barbara Goetsch, and offered at $669,000.

Constructed in 1915, the 1,942 square-foot, contemporary-style home offers Long Island Sound views. The beach is located within walking distance of the property, allowing for numerous lifestyle opportunities including access to Stony Creek Boating Association slips, the town dock, walking and nature trails, shopping, village restaurants and more. 

The home boasts various modern improvements and renovations throughout, with extensive energy-saving upgrades to all major mechanicals and home features.  Many of Centerbrook Architects’ original custom designs have been maintained throughout the home.  Additional features include top-end appliances, granite countertops and numerous outdoor spaces to take in the views and enjoy the residence’s well-kept gardens. Expert landscape designs suitable for all four seasons complete the property.

“This beautiful home truly is one of a kind,” said Goetsch. “With its wonderful location in one of Connecticut’s finest seaside villages, the lifestyle opportunities and overall atmosphere offered at this exquisitely built residence are nothing short of extraordinary.”

For more information on the property, located at 258 Thimble Island, visit the firm’s website here.

About William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty

Founded in 1949, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $3.3-billion-plus portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 26 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, combined with partner firm Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, is the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliate globally and the 28th-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty provides ancillary services including commercial services through its affiliation with Building and Land Technology, a second-generation development company based in Stamford, Connecticut; William Pitt Insurance Services; and an award-winning global relocation division.  For more information, visit the website at williampitt.com.

Sotheby’s International Realty’s worldwide network includes more than 16,570 sales associates located in 760 offices throughout 60 countries and territories.

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Contact:

Barbara Goetsch

Real Estate Agent



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