About Connecticut

Connecticut

One of the original 13 colonies, Connecticut is a state rich in history. It is the southernmost state in New England and the wealthiest state in the country per capita. While it is the third smallest state in size in the USA, it is home to 167 cities in just 8 counties. The population of the state is actually less than nearby New York City.

Connecticut is full of charm and rural beauty. There are a number of beaches at the shore, with State parks and forests throughout the state, and many smaller parks as well. The biggest river of the country splits the state into half. 

Connecticut has been dairy farm country and cows used to dominate the rural landscape, but horses are about to take over. A census released in 2004 by the United States Department of Agriculture reported that there were 4,191 farms in the state in 2002, down from 4,905 in 1997, and that the number of cows has fallen 21 percent, to about 54,000. A survey by the University of Connecticut counted more than 47,000 horses. The University said that Connecticut already has the highest density of horses (one for every 68 people) in the country. Over 90% are purely used for recreational reasons. 

Connecticut is well known for its affluence, and one of the reasons is that it is so close in proximity to New York City. Connecticut is widely considered to be one of the safest states in the country.

The State's top schools include Yale University, and the State has numerous tourist attractions including world-class museums, Mystic Seaport, as well as the famous fall foliage.

Like most of New England, the weather in Connecticut is varied with the seasons. Although it can be highly unpredictable in the spring and fall months, the weather in Connecticut is generally stable compared to many other parts of the country.

 

 
$1,250,000
Direct Waterfront w/ separate 1BR Guest House

Brookfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut


DIRECT LEVEL WATERFRONT on Candlewood Lake. A TRUE WATERFRONT PLAYGROUND!GATED 1.77 ACRES of usable property- gentle rolling, lush lawn to the large terrace, Beach Cabana Large Dock & Sandy Beach, all surrounded by a flurry of color from the gardens. Main House originally built in 1930 w/rustic charm has been updated & renovated for 2019 living. The Vaulted Great Room & Dining Area w/propane Frplc showcases a wall of sliders accessing a 600 sq ft Deck for entertaining. Beautiful Cherry cabinetry gives the look of fine furniture & granite counters serve as a handsome durable workspace. There is also a convenient 1/2 BA off the kitchen. Adorable sunroom doubles as a breakfast area that also leads to the private Master Wing Suite w/huge fitted wardrobe walk-in closet. Stylishly updated Master Bath w/oversized walk-in shower w/3 heads. This suite also offers a private deck from which to admire Lake VIEWS. 3 secondary bedrooms with full bath and enormous walk-in mudroom/pantry round out the main level. The 2 Rooms in the walkout lower level are perfect versatile space for exercise/media w/full BA also offers direct access to 2 Car attached Garage. Detached 3 Car Garage w/GUEST HOUSE-boasts another 900 sq ft of living space w/Great Room open to Dining & Kitchen areas w/sliders to enormous 580 sq ft Deck. Lrg BDRM & Full BA is fully applianced w/attic & loads of storage Detached 2-3 Car CARPORT for boats & other toys. Desirable "live edge" siding on both residents. Irrigation System. Potential for pool.

Kathleen Harrison , FAZZONE & HARRISON REALTY LLC

1.77 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
2899 SQ FT
 
$549,000
Sunsets Over the Lake

New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut


DIRECT WATERFRONT - Candlewood Lake w/WESTERN EXPOSURE. Classic 1960's Waterfront w/Cabana offers fabulous views of Vaughn's Neck. "Old Red" is awaiting your updates/renovations. Price reflective of as is / where is condition. Main House is 1400 sq ft with an open floor plan and fireplace as well as a fireplace in the lower level with an additional 500 sq ft that could easily be finished. Home has a rear yard that backs up to an extra lot with also has access off Candleset Cove. The WATERFRONT Cabana/Cottage is absolutely adorable with a kitchenette, loft, den and full bath. The waterfronts offer 2 large Decks, fieldstone walls and oversized dock. VIEWS/VIEWS/VIEWS. A truly wonderful package! TAXES on MLS reflective of entire package. House on .20 acres, rear lot .16 of acre, and .04 acres lakeside

Kathleen Harrison , FAZZONE & HARRISON REALTY LLC

0.40 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
1488 SQ FT
 
$3,495,000
Ultimate Resort Lifestyle Home!

New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut


Dramatic craftsman style contemporary on 16 acres (with potential to subdivide) set high for unparalleled views of Candlewood Lake and Squantz Pond, plus bordered by Pootatuck State Forest for complete privacy. Ultimate resort lifestyle home including 10,218 sf on 3 levels with 6 bedrooms, 6/1 baths, plus heated gunite pool; golf green complete with sand traps and 3 tee boxes; full size basketball court; tennis court; multiple stone patios; built-in grill; extraordinary landscaping w/irrigation; and breathtaking sunrise and sunsets from nearly every room. Custom built plus continuous expansion/renovation under the direction of award winning architect, Sean O'Kane, with the highest attention to detail inside/out including: 5 gas fireplaces; state of the art kitchen remodel featuring twin SubZeros, Wolf 6 burner gas range/double ovens, custom cabinetry, colossal island with bar seating, and magnificent stone counters; master bedroom suite with double baths including one with steam shower and radiant heated floor; living room with planked ceiling and wet bar; dining room with curved wall of windows; fully equipped gym with timbered ceiling; family room with built-in entertainment system and vaulted mosaic mural tile ceiling; lower level with radiant heated floors, expansive media and game rooms, climate controlled wine cellar, plus guest suite with steam shower; 4 car garages; central vac; 45KW generator; 13 in-room iPads; plus 4 wells/7 hot water tanks and filtration. Negotiable option to purchase nearly all furnishings and gym equipment.

Laura Freed Ancona , William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty

16.01 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
6.5 BATHROOMS
10218 SQ FT
 
$999,000
Waterfront Luxury in Litchfield

Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut


WATERFRONT LUXURY ON HIDDEN POND. This cleverly designed floor plan takes advantage of water views from most rooms. With more than 5,000 square feet of exquisite craftsmanship, this waterfront home sits on 5 secluded acres and offers a striking interior design featuring detailed woodwork, hardwood floors, wainscoting and coffered ceilings. The easy living floor plan includes a chef’s kitchen, fabulous great room and first floor master suite all opening directly onto a covered veranda overlooking the water. A detached 4-car garage with upper level is perfect for the hobbyist or for storing equipment. Hidden Pond is a private pond enjoyed exclusively by a few fortunate owners. Don’t just take our word for it…please view all of the interior and exterior photos to truly appreciate the rewarding lifestyle this home has to offer. And then call for your private viewing.

David Luzi , E. J. Murphy Realty, LLC

5.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$499,000
Stone Retreat on Banks of the Housatonic River

New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut


What Fairy Tales Are Made Of-Intimate RIVERFRONT Stone Retreat in story-book setting w/stonewalls & magnificent mature trees nestled on 2+ Acres at nature's doorstep. Mosey down to the river, a magical place of sunlight & shadows, shimmering leaves & bubbling water. The lush open lawn is perfect for a backyard picnic. A gardener's delight w/just the right amount of perennial gardens offering a flurry of color. Relax on a 50' stone terrace w/peaceful unobstructed VIEWS across this wide stretch of the River. Outdoor amenities are highlighted w/an inground heated pool for those hot summer days & a Hot Tub for those cool fall evenings. The casual sophistication of this handsome site pays homage to the art of leisure w/its classic New England charm. Lovingly updated, enter into a vaulted Great Room which immediately creates a mood of contentment & relaxation, accented by beams & stone fireplace. Enter an epicurean's delight -exquisitely renovated custom chef's kitchen is outfitted for the serious cook. The Dining Area leads onto the patio which is a natural extension for large scale entertaining or small intimate dining alfresco. Master Wing offers private bath-let the sound of the river soothe your soul! A private guest wing rounds out the living areas of this home. Beautiful hardwood floors are offered throughout. Plenty of room to work on your pet projects in the garage/basement area.Loads of parking available. 90 M to Manhattan. Bring your hip boots & fishing pole! FAIRY TALES DO COME TRUE!

Kathleen Harrison , FAZZONE & HARRISON REALTY LLC

2.10 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1548 SQ FT
 
$1,195,000
SAIL HARBOUR CLUB - Custom built Nantucket cedar shingle home

New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut


SAIL HARBOUR CLUB-A vibrant Lake Community of refined tastes. Emerald green front lawn & backyard akin to a private oasis boasts an entertainer's outdoor full-service kitchen. Dine al fresco on the stone terrace that shares an enormous stone fireplace & overlooks 18 x 48 salt-water, gunite, heated lap pool surrounded by a flurry of color from lovely gardens lush lawns. Custom Built Nantucket Style-Cedar Shingle Home w/Stylish & Sophisticated Flair throughout flaunting sensuous curves of architectural detail & sumptuous finishes. Exquisite formal DR leads to sunken LR w/coffered ceiling & stone fireplace. 2 sets of french doors open to 28x10 screened porch w/stone floor overlooking whimsical gardens. Experience a custom Chef's Dream Kitchen outfitted for the passionate cook w/5'8x6'3 island, eat-in area & corner gas fireplace. The UL hosts a stately master suite w/sitting area, walk-in closet & spa Bath. 3 additional bedrooms with full bath and large laundry area round out the upper level. A user-friendly lower level includes a billiards room/relaxing-viewing area w/built-ins/fitness area plus full bath. Wet your whistle at the full bar with generous seating. PAMPERED & READY TO SPOIL YOU!Net a classic & walk to private community tennis courts. Lake amenities include Clubhouse/Marina/Boat Slips/Beach/Fire Pit/Grilling Area & Bocci Court. All this and easy access to points south.30M to White Plains/50M to NYC.

Kathleen Harrison , FAZZONE & HARRISON REALTY LLC

1.23 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
4814 SQ FT
 
$929,000
Stone Colonial in Sail Harbour Club

Sherman, Fairfield County, Connecticut


SAIL HARBOUR CLUB - Premier Lake Community Home Enclave of Custom Built Homes in fabulous up-scale community offers Clubhouse/Tennis Courts/Large Sandy Beach/Boat Slips/Outdoor Kitchen-Grilling Area/Fire Pit/Sitting Area/Play Area/Bocci Court. "Net" a Classic and walk to the community courts from this home. Walk or bring your golf cart to get to the Clubhouse and other amenities. Stately perched on 2.42 ACRES offering seasonal views of CANDLEWOOD LAKE as well as wonderful privacy as well as room for a pool. Cute little potting shed could double as a cabana that overlooks a waterfall feature. A lovely winding driveway lead to this gracious, stone-faced Colonial that boasts 5460 sq ft - 5 Bedrooms/4.5 Baths. Traditional floor plan on main level includes formal Living Room w/fireplace, Dining Room, Office w/fireplace, Family Room w/fireplace, Eat-In Kitchen (recently updated) and Sunroom. A half bath and laundry room area with private staircase leads to a private BONUS ROOM area. 2nd Level hosts an impressive Master Suite wing that includes a lovely sitting room and recently updated spa bath. Two Secondary Bedrooms and Full Bath round out this level. Surprised 3rd Level hosts two additional Bedrooms with Jack & Jill Bath. A finished lower level offers endless possibilities (media room, billiards room) with 3 spacious rooms and full Bath. 3 Car Garage. Easy commutes to all points South. 30M to White Plains/50M to NYC. 5M to local shopping.

Kathleen Harrison , FAZZONE & HARRISON REALTY LLC

2.42 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
5460 SQ FT
 
$849,000
Crisp and Bright Direct Waterfront On Candlewood Lake

Sherman, Fairfield County, Connecticut


100' DIRECT WATERFRONT - Candlewood Lake Light and Airy Contemporary and meticulously maintained. Fabulous oversized trex Deck with automatic awning. Lovely screened porch (also trex Deck) w/attached Deck. Magnificent mature and colorful landscape w/huge rhododendrons frame the views. Walls of sliders and windows throughout the house capture the unobstructed lake & mountain views throughout the house. Dining/Kitchen/Great Room all open and inviting - all with access to Deck. Main Level room doubles as an office or overflow w/Murphy bed. Upper level hosts a large master suite and 2 secondary bedrooms with full bath. The lower level is an absolutely fantastic space! Huge family room, bedroom, office/exercise, full bath and storage with access to screened porch. Flexible floor plan and wonderful space. This home is truly LOVELY and ready for you to enjoy and make memories on Candlewood Lake! Southern Sherman offers an excellent location of easy commutes to NY. 45 M White Plains/60 M Manhattan. Also 1 M to the quaint town center and community tennis. A true pleasure to show! Come and enjoy small-town relaxation and our low taxes!

Kathleen Harrison , FAZZONE & HARRISON REALTY LLC

0.48 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3219 SQ FT
 
$799,000
Spacious & Gracious in Sail Harbour Lake Community

Sherman, Fairfield County, Connecticut


SAIL HARBOUR CLUB - Net a classic & walk to private community tennis courts. Lake amenities include Clubhouse/Marina/Boat Slips/Beach/Fire Pit/Grilling Area & Bocci Court. All this and easy access to points south.30M to White Plains/50M to NYC. Additional Rooms - BD/UL 15x14/GAME ROOM LL 14x28 Frplc/Carpet; MEDIA ROOM LL 15 x 19; EXERCISE ROOM LL 15x15.5 w/Sauna; FOYER ML 12x14; MUD ROOM ML 2 Walk-In Pantries & Double Closet; LAUNDRY ROOM UL 10.5x5; WINE CELLAR.

Kathleen Harrison , FAZZONE & HARRISON REALTY LLC

2.62 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
5118 SQ FT
 
$250,000
Ready to Build? 46' Frontage on Candlewood Lake

New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut


46' FRONTAGE DIRECT WATERFRONT ON CANDLEWOOD LAKE - Build Your Dream House on this well manicured property with paved driveway, 2 Car Garage and gentle slope with stairs to Water's Edge. FANTASTIC VIEWS

Kathleen Harrison , FAZZONE & HARRISON REALTY LLC

0.30 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT

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