Potato Island, Private Retreat in the Thimble Islands

International

 4.900.000 $

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Property ID :

 ID 1805101311556549

Area

3871 Sq Ft.

Description

Type
Private Islands
Interior
3871 Sq Ft.
Exterior
1.10 Acres
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Partial Bathrooms
1
Price USD
4.900.000,00
Local Price
4.900.000,00 USD
Branford
Connecticut
Stiller & Hohla Immobilientreuhänder GmbH+43 (0)662/6585-0
office@stiller-hohla.at
 

UNRIVALED VIEWS ABOUND FROM THIS EXCLUSIVE ISLAND RETREAT

One of the most stunning islands of Long Island Sound’s celebrated Thimble Islands, Potato Island commands a spectacular setting reminiscent of the rugged coast of Maine. Originally built in 1912, and fully restored in 1998, this captivating residence stands at the southern end of this more than one-acre private island with its own deep water dock, encompassing 3,871 square feet of sheer perfection.

LUSH GROUNDS
Lushly landscaped foliage and plantings border the island’s manicured lawn and surround an impressive heated pool flanked by Adirondack chairs and chaise longues. A path leads to the residence’s graceful wraparound porch offering charming views of the islands, water, and landscaped gardens. Moving toward the southern porch, a custom hand-cut granite hot tub is nestled into the rocks and offers magnificent sunset and seascape views.

BESPOKE INTERIORS
The historic home has been extensively renovated to preserve its original character while providing every modern convenience. Large windows have been expertly placed to take full advantage of the island location. Designed for chic and relaxed living and entertaining, the well-appointed living room is anchored by a large fieldstone fireplace. The expansive dining room on the south side of the house allows for dining in the evening sun or, for more intimate family meals, offers a dining nook among a bay of windows. Both areas evoke the feeling of dining on a boat at sea. The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s delight with state-of-the-art appliances, a breakfast bar, beautiful pantry doors, and tranquil views of the occasional boat passing by. The first floor also provides a half bathroom and mudroom with washer and dryer.

PRIVATE QUARTERS
Upstairs are four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Designed with the relaxed aesthetic of a summer cottage, the massive master suite boasts vaulted ceilings and lovely views with sitting porches on the north and south sides of the room. The cottage theme is continued in the master bathroom with soft colors on the wainscoting, white marble countertops with his and her sinks, a steam shower, Jacuzzi tub, and separate WC. The large second bedroom could be used as a second master suite, and features a shared full bathroom, vaulted ceilings, sweeping views to the north and west, and an inviting window seat. Bedroom three is located on the south side or the house and offers fantastic views over the water and a private bathroom. The fourth bedroom is currently used as an exercise room.

HIGHLIGHTS
– Secluded island of more than one acre with access via private deep-water dock
– Sensational views of coastal New England
– Perfectly manicured landscape with heated swimming pool
– 3,871-square-foot residence with four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one half bathroom
– Large master suite features Jacuzzi, steam shower, vaulted ceilings, and sitting porches
– Energy consumption minimized with solar panels that supply power to the residence
– Propane fired generator supplies power to the charging station as needed


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