Classic elegance is the essence of the circa 1804 Elijah Worthington residence in Essex, Connecticut.
A monument to American artisans, this 11 room home has been lovingly maintained and updated with integrity so as not to detract from the timelessness of the design.
The entire back of the house commands stunning views of North Cove, the Connecticut River and the hills of Lyme.
Highlights include an impressive kitchen that has been completely renovated and skillfully integrated.
An extraordinary English Conservatory has soaring walls of glass peaking at a cathedral ceiling.
The yard boasts magnificent, lush gardens, a heated pool and charming brick cutting house. Located on a picturesque lane in enchanting Essex Village, this property is listed for $1.99 million with Page-Taft Properties, an affiliate of Luxury Portfolio International.
Deidre Woollard served as the lead editor on Luxist.com for six years writing about real estate, auctions, jewelry and luxury goods. Her love for luxury real estate led her to work at realtor.com and two of the top real estate brokerages in Los Angeles as well as doing publicity for properties around the world.