Historic House Listings

Your own island!! Circa, 1902. Rogers Island is over seven acres in CT. $25,000,000

June 24, 2018

They were definitely not afraid of color! The grounds of this 7.65 acre island are absolutely stunning. Rogers Island, aka, Yon Comis Island is located in Branford, Connecticut. It is one of the Thimble Islands. A woman owns more than a third of the two dozen islands. She has restored all of the houses on the islands and is now selling them. If I remember correctly her late husband sold party supplies. Rogers Island is her most expensive island. (imagine being able to say that) Built in 1902. Ten bedrooms, ten bathrooms, and 8,746 square feet. $25,000,000

From the Zillow listing:


ROGERS ISLAND AKA YON COMIS ISLAND, from the turn of the century has been known as one of the main landmarks on Long Island Sound. This slice of heaven is located just off the coastline in Branford, Ct. 75 mi from NYC and 19 mi from the Hamptons across the Sound. This majestic 7.65-acre island was transformed by its current owner into a garden wonderland. Set high on a knoll is this circa 1902, perfectly restored and updated 13,100 SF Tudor, features 18 generous size rooms, all with water views, 10 Bdrms and 5+ Baths. Island features include detached 4-bdrm guest house, detached art studio, inground pool with fully equipped pool house, tennis court, putting green, rolling green lawn, koi pond, waterfalls, two docks, 3 beaches and greenhouse. Not your typical Tudor, this home shows light and bright with natural light flowing through nearly every window. Highlights include high ceilings, entry foyer, eat-in country kitchen with commercial grade appliances, granite counters, butler’s pantry, breakfast nook and outdoor patio. Grand DR w/fireplace, raised paneling and French doors to patio. Great room with fireplace and French doors to patio. Grand Master Suite, 40 x 25 with fireplace, sitting area, French doors to outdoor balcony. Master bath with soaking tub and separate shower. The remaining 9 bdrms are all good size with beautiful views. There is a yoga/exercise room, spacious office and separate stairwell for staff. Central Air, whole house generator, year-round heating, room

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