Historic 1875 Second Empire Victorian Home Asks $2.15 Million in Branford, Connecticut
$2,150,000 | Built 1875 | 3,891 Sq. Ft. | 7 Beds | 4.5+ Baths | 1.18 Acres
97 Linden Ave, Branford, CT 06405
A rare opportunity to own a waterfront property (separated by Linden Ave)! Set above the flood plain so no flood insurance is required. Sitting on 1.18 acres of land with inground pool and cabanas, this Iconic Victorian is a landmark property. Built in 1875 with unrivaled, located 15 minutes from New Haven and less that a 2-hour drive to New York City. Property is in need of TLC- great bones and a little care, you can restore her majestic state. With its seafront location and mature plantings including an orchard that boasts apple, peach, plum and cherry trees, herb garden and two berry gardens, this unique property is a rare gem. Stroll the long sandy beach to visit the Owenego Beach & Tennis Club for waterfront entertainment or avail of access to multiple other beaches and swimming areas with floats, diving board and kayak racks.
The gardens are a peaceful haven providing its owners with access to two unique worlds. Enjoy the views of the Thimble Islands while basking in the sea breeze on the wrap-around porch in front. Relax in the peace of the back garden as you listen to a symphony of birdsong. Assoc beaches are steps away. It offers 6-7 bedrooms with 4.5 baths. The pool was redesigned in 2015 and the custom-designed and fitted kitchen featuring cherry cabinetry and Stony Creek granite in 2016. The pool houses with changing rooms, showers, bathroom, and mini-kitchen area were renovated in 2020. Plenty of space for a new owner to put in a tennis court or guest cottage.