5 Beds 3.5 Baths 2 Car Garage 3,494 Sq Ft

Description of 81 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426

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.

Property Features of 81 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426

Year Built
Annual Taxes
Elementary school: Essex
Middle school: Per Board of Ed
High school: Regional District 4
Oil heat
Propane heat
Steam heat
Window unit air conditioner
Attached garage
Automatic garage door opener
Garage spaces: 2
Wood exterior
Storm doors
Covered porch
Garden space
Lot acreage is: 1.1800
Level lot
Lot zoned: mixed use
Cable television available
Asphalt roof
Shingle roof
Earth basement
Unfinished basement
Sump pump
Public water
Septic system
Total square feet: 3494
Total above grade finished sq ft: 3494
Property style: Victorian
Tax year: July 2017-June 2018
Rooms & Dimensions
Family room is 33.00 x 25.00
Family Room Level: Main
Laundry room
Master bedroom is 17.00 x 13.00
Master Bedroom Level: Upper
Dining Room is 16.00 x 12.00
Dining Level: Main
Kitchen is 20.00 x 15.00
Kitchen Level: Main
Living Room is 19.00 x 13.00
Living Room Level: Main
Number of rooms: 5

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