159 River Rd, Essex, CT


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About 159 River Rd

This stunning waterfront home boasts breathtaking water views with direct frontage on the Connecticut River. Enter through the custom leaded front door into an open plan on the main floor, which features lovely white oak floors throughout. The custom all-white kitchen is truly a chef’s dream with top-of-the-line appliances.The kitchen flows seamlessly into the open dining and living area, which boasts a stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows plus two sets of French doors that lead to a covered stone patio that runs the full length of the house. From there, stairs lead down to the extensive bluestone patio and the new heated in-ground pool and spa. The pool has an automatic cover and there is an enclosed outdoor shower as well. Access the pool bathroom directly off the patio, which includes custom inlaid tile and a second washer and dryer. Inside, the custom media room features a 90-inch Sony television with surround sound, plus a custom bar with a granite counter, two under-counter refrigerators, and an ice maker. The primary suite includes its own private balcony and an enormous walk-in closet. The en suite bathroom boasts heated Carrara marble floors, a large soaking tub with river views, a rain shower, and an under-counter refrigerator. There is a mudroom with heated floors directly off the five-car garage, which also has a separate storage area. At the water’s edge, there is a brand new floating dock that was built in 2022 and includes a 16,000 lb boat lift.

Features of 159 River Rd

MLS® # 170528979
Price $4,600,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 5/1
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 5,142
Acres 3.03
Year Built 2016
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family
Style Colonial
Status Closed

Community Information

Address 159 River Rd
Area N/A
City Essex
County Middlesex
State CT
Zip Code 06426


Amenities None
Features Generator, Thermopane Windows
Parking Spaces 5
Parking Attached Garage
Garage Spaces 5
Garages Attached Garage
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Direct Waterfront, Dock, View, Walk To
Has Pool Yes
Pool In Ground Pool, Heated, Salt Water, Safety Fence, Gunite


Interior Features Audio System, Central Vacuum, Security System
Appliances Gas Cooktop, Wall Oven, Microwave, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Wine Chiller
Heating Hot Air, Zoned, Propane
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 3


Exterior Shake, Cedar
Exterior Features Deck, French Doors, Gas Grill, Gutters, Lighting, Patio, Porch-Wrap Around, Stone Wall, Underground Sprinkler
Lot Description Water View, Level Topography, Fence - Partial, Professionally Landscaped
Roof Wood Shingle
Construction Frame
Foundation Concrete

School Information

Elementary Essex
High Regional District 4

Additional Information

Date Listed October 24th, 2022
Days on Market 155
Zoning RRR
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeWilliam Pitt Sotheby's Int'l

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