74 Saybrook Rd, Essex, CT 06426
SOLDDEC 28, 2021

74 Saybrook Rd
Essex, CT 06426

Essex Village

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This property is no longer available to rent or to buy. This description is from December 29, 2021
The Historic George Starkey Homestead Circa 1842 can be yours! This impeccable historic home is located in the quintessential CT River Valley Town of Essex.Seasonal Waterview! The Starkey were one of Essex's famous boat-building families. The property remained in the Starkey family until 1908 when it sold to the Pfanders who opened a very popular Bakery. They were renowned across the state. The first female governor of CT Ella Grasso frequently stopped here. The 2nd kitchen and original brick oven are located on the lower level. The present owners have made wonderful improvements while respecting the beautiful & historic architecture of the home. Two original front parlors with fireplaces remain, currently used as the LR. & a formal DR. A full bath and laundry room were recently added. A stunning kitchen renovation including Viking gas cooktop and an island that seats 5 is conveniently located adjacent to a multi-level deck. This outdoor area is perfect for entertaining and includes a built-in gas grill and hottub. On the 2nd floor of the home you will find a lovely MBR with walkin closet, full bath and deck. Two other BRs, one with fp and an office/BR complete this level. The owners added a 3 bay Country Carpenter Barn/garage with full second floor (2016),another shop sits behind the barn. In addition a garage & a greenhouse are located on this beautifully landscaped 1.5Ac. Sidewalks allow you to stroll into Town and the CT River. You will love living in Essex!

Home Highlights

Porch, Deck
Heating & Cooling
No Info
180+ days ago

Home Details for 74 Saybrook Rd

Interior Features

Interior Details
Basement: Full,Full With Walk-Out,Partially Finished,Heated,Liveable SpaceNumber of Rooms: 7
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 3Number of Bathrooms: 3Number of Bathrooms (full): 3
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 2430 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Appliances: Gas Cooktop, Wall Oven, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Electric DryerDishwasherDryerLaundry: Main level Laundry Room,Main Level,Laundry RoomMicrowaveRefrigeratorWasher
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Baseboard,Forced Air,Propane,Active SolarNo CoolingAir Conditioning: Central Air,Window Unit(s)Has Heating
Fireplace & Spa
Number of Fireplaces: 5Has a FireplaceNo Spa
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Exterior Features

Exterior Home Features
Roof: AsphaltPatio / Porch: Deck, PorchExterior: Stone WallFoundation: Stone
Parking & Garage
Number of Garage Spaces: 4No CarportHas a GarageNo Attached GarageNo Open ParkingParking Spaces: 4Parking: Detached Garage
Waterfront: Walk to WaterNot on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Septic Tank
Farm & Range
Not Allowed to Raise Horses
Finished Area
Finished Area (above surface): 2430 Square Feet

Property Information

Year Built
Year Built: 1842
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: Single Family ResidenceArchitecture: Colonial,Antique
Construction Materials: Frame, Clapboard, Wood SidingNot a New ConstructionNo Additional ParcelsDoes Not Include Home Warranty
Property Information
Parcel Number: 986701

Price & Status

Status Change & Dates
Possession Timing: Negotiable

Active Status

MLS Status: Closed


Direction & Address
City: Essex
School Information
Elementary School: EssexJr High / Middle School: Regional District 4High School: Regional District 4


Community Features: Library, Medical Facilities, Park, Playground, Private School(s), Tennis Court(s)



Lot Information

Lot Area: 1.53 Acres

Tax Information

Annual Tax Amount: $8,568


BasementAttic: Walk-up
Last check for updates: about 7 hours ago
Listed by Kathleen W Schellens
William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l
Bought with: Barbara T Myslinski-Krucko
Source: Smart MLS, MLS#170449468

Price History for 74 Saybrook Rd

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Smart MLS #170449468

Smart MLS #170449468

Listed For Sale
Smart MLS #170449468

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74 Saybrook Rd, Essex, CT 06426 is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom single-family home built in 1842. 74 Saybrook Rd is located in Essex Village, Essex. This property is not currently available for sale. 74 Saybrook Rd was last sold on Dec 28, 2021 for $875,000 (0% higher than the asking price of $875,000). The current Trulia Estimate for 74 Saybrook Rd is $919,000.