$585,000 81 Main Street Essex, CT

MLS: 170006683   Type: Single Family   County: Middlesex   City: Essex   Zip: 06426   Style: Victorian   # Rooms: 10    Stories: 2   Taxes: $9,236

Mortgage $2,746 /mo



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NEWLY PRICED AT $585,000. Built for a prominent Essex Family in 1896, this majestic Victorian is perfectly sited on a beautifully landscaped 1.18 acre lot. Careful renovations and updates have preserved the original character of this magnificent home while creating a comfortable oasis designed for today's living. The welcoming front entry hall includes a grand staircase with original Oak Balustrade & ornate spindles. The living room, accessed from a set of oversized oak pocket doors, complete with original brass hardware, is highlighted by a wonderful marble fireplace with restored mantel and boxed window alcove. Detailed millwork and 9ft ceilings throughout main floor. French doors lead from living room to well-proportioned formal dining room complete with original wainscoting and a bank of oversized windows. Remodeled kitchen complete with butler’s pantry and separate breakfast nook, includes granite countertops, commercial gas stove and SS appliances. A wonderful screened porch off the kitchen leads to the exterior brick patio and landscaped garden. Grand family room with gas fireplace & sliding doors accessing the rear patio. Renovated second floor Master Suite with full bath, built-ins and a private balcony deck. Three additional bedrooms and a second bath complete this level. Bonus room, additional bedroom and full bath on the third floor. Walking distance to area restaurants, shops, and area attractions. Great opportunity to own a magnificent one-of-a-kind home.

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Middle School

High School

Distance: 1.65 Miles
Per Board Of Ed
Distance: N/A Miles
Regional District 4
Distance: N/A Miles

Price History

8/19/2017 Listed $595,000
10/24/2017 2% - $585,000

Elementary School Essex
Energy Features Storm Doors
High School Regional District 4
Intermediate School Per Board of Ed
Middle School/High School Per Board of Ed
Nearby Amenities Golf Course, Library, Medical Facilities, Park, Playground/Tot Lot, Public Transportation
Neighborhood Ivoryton
New Construction Type No
Property Type Single Family For Sale
Style Victorian
Year Built 1896
Year Built Source Public Records
Zoning mixed use

Interior Features

Appliances Included Oven/Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Attic Description Walk-up, Finished
Basement Description Full, Unfinished, Sump Pump
Cooling System Window Unit
Fireplaces Total 2
Fuel Tank Location Above Ground
Heat Fuel Type Oil, Propane
Heat Type Steam
Hot Water Description Domestic, Propane
Interior Features Auto Garage Door Opener, Cable - Available
Laundry Room Location Laundry room on second floor
Room Count 5
Rooms Additional Bonus Room, Foyer, Laundry Room
Rooms Total 10
Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade 3494
Sq Ft Est Heated Below Grade 0
Sq Ft Total 3494

Exterior Features

Direct Waterfront Yn No
Driveway Type Crushed Stone
Exterior Features Balcony, French Doors, Garden Area, Gutters, Porch-Screened
Foundation Stone
Garage Parking Info Attached Garage
Garages Number 2
Lot Description Level Lot
Roof Information Asphalt Shingle
Sewage System Septic
Siding Wood
Swimming Pool Yn No
Water Source Public Water Connected
Waterfront Description Not Applicable

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (06426)

Price 585K Avg 943K

Sqr Feet 3,494 Avg 3,084

Cost / Sqr Ft $167 Avg $306

Taxes $9,236 Avg $9,583

Acres 1.18 Avg 1.36

Visits 5 Avg 14

Days on Site 184 Avg 211

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Starr Realty Group
524 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT