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Old Lyme, Connecticut

$1,250,000 / Early American Colonial
Laurie Walker Coldwell Banker Realty
Your own little world, yet close to everything! Beautifully sited on a knoll overlooking the Connecticut River on 3.26 acres. Built in 1716 by Benjamin Mather, artists arrived to paint the picturesque landscapes of old fields and rock ledges. Landscape Painter Allen Butler Talcott purchased the property in 1904 and remodeled & expanded the house, adding a painting studio with soaring ceilings and northern light. The spacious Farmhouse includes 4700 sq.ft. which includes, 12 rooms, 4/5 BRs, a two room in-home office with separate entry and a second floor apartment, ideal for an au-pair or caretaker. Also included on this little compound is a detached 2 car garage with attic, a post & beam garden shed and a 25x50 barn. Access to kayak/canoe storage on the CT River and association tennis court. The house is just waiting for your kitchen and bathroom updates. One of the most beautiful areas to live, where the CT River meets L.I. Sound. A truly historic property in a wonderful location near the Old Lyme Marina, Historic District, restaurants & art galleries. Convenient to highways, Amtrak train station, and only 2 hours to New York or Boston.

Property Details

Style: Early American Colonial

House Form: Farmhouse

Year: 1716

Setting: Near Village

Beds: 5

Baths: 3.5

Condition: Good

Land Area: 3.26

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