12 Racketts Ln

Essex, CT 06426 View Map $1,675,000 Ask a Question
Beds3
Baths3Full11/2
Sq.Ft.3,637
Year1853

Byron Lazine

(860) 850-0500

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Single Family
MLS #:170554386
Sq. Feet:3,637
Date Sold:1/11/2024
Lot Size:1.46 Acres
County:Middlesex
Sited on an exquisitely landscaped 1.5 acre parcel in the Village of Essex, this Circa 1853 residence exudes elegance throughout and has been carefully renovated, focusing on the integrity of the original structure while incorporating all modern amenities for carefree living. Professionally landscaped featuring a lawn sweeping down to a picturesque pond with stone bulkhead, and a stunning Gunite pool set immediately off the sunroom of the house, a blue stone terrace encompasses the entire West fa?ade, creating an ideal space for outdoor living and entertaining...and included with the property is a significant deeded 25 foot right of way leading to idyllic Middle Cove. The interior of the residence features a fabulous living room with fireplace and French doors opening to the exterior terrace, a formal dining room, and an incredible Chef's kitchen with island seating as well as a cozy banquette for casual dining. The primary suite is secluded in its own wing from the other two bedrooms, each with ensuite bath, and was designed with a unique vaulted ceiling and French doors that lead to an intimate balcony overlooking the custom gardens. Architectural plans are available for the construction of a separate guest house on the opposite side of the pond, if you require a multi-generational Village estate! This property is also available for rent or lease to purchase. Simply stunning!

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Price Change History

Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
3/27/2023$2,550,000$2,250,000-11.8%
6/26/2023$2,250,000$1,975,000-12.2%
9/11/2023$1,975,000$1,890,000-4.3%
10/19/2023$1,890,000$1,840,000-2.6%
11/13/2023$1,840,000$1,790,000-2.7%
12/5/2023$1,790,000$1,690,000-5.6%
1/11/2024$1,690,000$1,675,000-0.9%

Community Information

Address:12 Racketts Ln, Essex, CT 06426
County:Middlesex
City:Essex
Subdivision:Essex Village
Zip Code:06426

School Information

High School:Valley
Middle School:Winthrop
Elementary School:Essex

Architecture

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1853
Stories:0
Style:Colonial, Antique
Exterior Siding: Clapboard
Roof Information: Asphalt Shingle
Foundation: Stone
Basement Description: Partial, Unfinished, Concrete Floor, Interior Access
Garage Parking: Attached Garage, Off Street Parking

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Auto Garage Door Opener, Cable - Pre-wired, Open Floor Plan, Security System
Appliances Included: Gas Range, Microwave, Range Hood, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Fireplace Number: 2
Laundry Room Information: Main Level
Laundry Room Location: Main Floor Laundry Room
Rooms Additional: Foyer, Laundry Room
Exterior Features: Balcony, French Doors, Garden Area, Gazebo, Porch-Enclosed, Stone Wall, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler, Underground Utilities
Exterior Siding: Clapboard
Attic Description: Pull-Down Stairs, Storage Space
Swimming Pool: Yes
Pool Description: In Ground Pool, Heated, Gunite
Color: Gray
Heat Fuel Type: Oil, Propane
Heat Type: Baseboard, Hot Air, Radiant
Cooling System: Central Air
Energy Features: Programmable Thermostat, Storm Doors, Thermopane Windows
Fuel Tank Location: Above Ground
Total Rooms:7

Rooms

SizeLevelDescription
Primary BR Suite19 X 17UpperBalcony/Deck,Beams,French Doors,Vaulted Ceiling,Wide Board Floor
Sun Room18 X 12MainAtrium,French Doors,Tile Floor
Bedroom20 X 14UpperFull Bath,Wide Board Floor
Bedroom12 X 11UpperCedar Closet,Wide Board Floor
Formal Dining Room20 X 12MainFireplace,Hardwood Floor
Living Room33 X 18MainBay/Bow Window,Built-Ins,Dry Bar,Fireplace,French Doors,Hardwood Floor
Primary Bath10 X 13UpperBuilt-Ins,Double-Sink,Granite Counters,Tile Floor,Vaulted Ceiling
Kitchen21 X 15MainBreakfast Bar,Dining Area,Island,Pantry,Tile Floor

Property Features

Lot Size: 1.46 Acres
Lot Description: On Cul-De-Sac, Some Wetlands, Corner Lot, Fence - Full, Fence - Stone, Professionally Landscaped
Waterfront Description: Access, River, View, Walk to Water
Water Source: Private Well
Hot Water Description: Domestic, Oil
Sewage System: Septic
Driveway: Private, Crushed Stone
Zoning:Residential
Directions:GPS Friendly

Tax and Financial Info

Financing Used: Cash
Possession Availability: Immediate

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Listing Information Last Updated 4/13/2024
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