Historic House Listings

Island life! Thimble islands in CT. Circa 1880. Over one acre. $1,695,000

November 8, 2018

That is one big kitchen! The Thimble Islands are a cluster of pink granite islands with about 100 houses on them. The mainland is a short ten minute boat ride. This house is considered the queen of the thimble islands! Built in 1880. Located on 1.65 acres in Branford, Connecticut. Eleven bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 6,000 square feet. $1,695,000

From the Zillow listing:


One of the hidden treasure of the Connecticut shoreline. The Thimble Islands. This cluster of pink granite islands house approximately 100 homes. A lifestyle admired by many but experienced by just a few, living in the Thimbles is like stepping back in time. In this high paced world we live, disconnect and re-visit relationships with family and friends. The Queen of the Thimbles is this 6000 sf 11 bedroom residence. Ideal for large gatherings of friends and family and it’s just a short 10 minute boat ride from the main land. There is also an additional channel side building lot see mls# 17041617

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