156 River Road

Essex, CT 06426

1/2 Bath
2,634 Sq. Ft.
$284 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 156 River Road

MLS #170178803
Year Built1850
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential
Lot Size0.94 AC / 40,946 SF
Taxes$11,895 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyMiddlesex County

Listing Agent

Kathleen W Schellens

William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l


P: (860) 395-4441

M: (860) 395-4441

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Property Details for 156 River Road

Essex Village
Colonial, Antique
Direct Waterfront
Swimming Pool
Basement Description
Garage Parking Info
Attached Garage, Detached Garage
Garages Number


Stunning Property with Connecticut River Waterviews! You won't believe the Extreme Renovation of this 1850 Antique. A magical home! This is the perfect blend of Historic and Modern. Light and bright, the open floor plan is Simple but Elegant! Spectacular, newly refinished, original wideboard floors sparkle in the Living Room and Dining Room on the first floor. The Kitchen area and Mudroom/Rear Entry Foyer have new vinyl plank floors. The gorgeous bright and airy Family Room has a custom fireplace.... The spacious Kitchen is left for you to design or the owner will furnish the professional kitchen designer's plan. The second floor has a Waterview Master Bedroom with full bath and 3 additional Bedrooms plus a Media Room all with amazing original wideboard floors. One of the Bedrooms is Ensuite and the other two share a beautiful hall Bath. Laundry room is on the second floor. This home has a fabulous Wraparound Porch and Pretty Patio for entertaining friends and family. A one car attached and 2 car detached garage are perfect to house your cars and boats. The delightful yard with its Stonewalls and rolling lawn completes this Connecticut River Valley scene. Located only minutes from Essex Village where you can enjoy the wonderful restaurants, unique shops, yacht clubs, marinas and Town Park. Conveniently located between Boston and New York. This home is a gem!


Listing Courtesy of William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l, Kathleen W Schellens

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Building Information for 156 River Road

Stories-Year Built1850Building Size-Lot Size0.94 AC / 40,946 SF

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$3,685 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 156 River Road

    Property and Location
  • Directions: River Road to #156.
  • Walk Score: 0
  • Nearby Amenities: Library, Medical Facilities, Park, Playground/Tot Lot, Tennis Courts
  • Flood Zone: No
  • Elementary School: Essex
  • Middle Jr High School: Regional District 4
  • High School: Regional District 4
  • Acres Source: Public Records
    HOA and Fees
  • HOA: No
  • Property Tax: $11,895
  • Tax Year: July 2019-June 2020
    Virtual Tour
  • Virtual Tour: No
Interior and Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Exterior Features: Gutters, Patio, Porch
  • Waterfront Description: View
    Interior Features
  • Rooms Total: 9
  • Rooms Additional: Mud Room
  • Attic: Yes
  • Attic Description: Pull-Down Stairs
  • Laundry Room Info: Upper Level
  • Laundry Room Location: Second floor
  • Appliances Included: None
  • Fireplaces Total: 1
  • Street View Param: 1$41.377081$-72.38874099999998$250.00$13.33$1.00$IGuxO1oiuj3FH0ZAfmpHpw
  • Room and Floor: Family Room-Main-1, Kitchen-Main-1, Bedroom-Upper-3, Media Room-Upper-1, Living Room-Main-1, Other-Main-1, Master Bedroom-Upper-1
    Room 1
  • Room Type: Bedroom
  • Room Length: 14.00
  • Room Width: 11.00
  • Room Features: Wide Board Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Room 2
  • Room Type: Bedroom
  • Room Length: 12.00
  • Room Width: 10.00
  • Room Features: Wide Board Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Room 3
  • Room Type: Other
  • Room Length: 12.00
  • Room Width: 11.00
  • Room Features: LaminateFloor
  • Room Level: Main
    Room 4
  • Room Type: Living Room
  • Room Length: 24.00
  • Room Width: 20.00
  • Room Features: Combination Liv/Din Rm,Wide Board Floor
  • Room Level: Main
    Room 5
  • Room Type: Media Room
  • Room Length: 12.00
  • Room Width: 11.00
  • Room Features: Wide Board Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Room 6
  • Room Type: Kitchen
  • Room Length: 23.00
  • Room Width: 14.00
  • Room Features: LaminateFloor
  • Room Level: Main
    Room 7
  • Room Type: Bedroom
  • Room Length: 14.00
  • Room Width: 12.00
  • Room Features: Full Bath,Wide Board Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Room 8
  • Room Type: Family Room
  • Room Length: 22.00
  • Room Width: 16.00
  • Room Features: Fireplace,LaminateFloor
  • Room Level: Main
    Room 9
  • Room Type: Master Bedroom
  • Room Length: 19.00
  • Room Width: 11.00
  • Room Features: Full Bath,Wide Board Floor
  • Room Level: Upper
    Property and Assessments
  • Bank Owned Property YN: No
  • Elevation Certificate: No
  • Color: White
  • Exterior Siding: Clapboard
  • Driveway Type: Paved
  • Fuel Tank Location: In Basement
  • Foundation Type: Stone
  • Roof Information: Asphalt Shingle
  • Gross SQFT Per Public Records: 4344
  • New Construction Type: No
  • Construction Description: Frame
  • Year Built Source: Public Records
  • Living Area SQFT Per Public Records: 2634
    Lot Information
  • Lot Description: Lightly Wooded
  • Parcel Number: 987385
  • Zoning: RRR
  • Cooling System: Central Air
  • Heat Type: Hot Air
  • Heat Fuel Type: Oil
  • Water Source: Private Well
  • Hot Water Description: Electric
  • Sewage System: Septic

Public Records for 156 River Road

Taxable ValueLand$423,000Additions$126,400Total$549,400
Tax Record2019$11,895
Home Facts
Beds5Baths3.5Finished Sq.Ft.2,634 SqFtStories2Lot Size40,946 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1850CountyMIDDLESEX

Schools near 156 River Road

Mt Saint JohnPrivate9-122.3 mi
Essex Elementary SchoolPublicPK-62.4 mi
Valley Regional High SchoolPublic9-123.1 mi
John Winthrop Middle SchoolPublic7-83.6 mi

Mt Saint John

9-12, 2.3 mi, Private


Essex Elementary School

PK-6, 2.4 mi, Public


Valley Regional High School

9-12, 3.1 mi, Public


John Winthrop Middle School

7-8, 3.6 mi, Public


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156 River Road is a single family home for sale in Essex, CT 06426. This property was listed for sale on May 3, 2019 by William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l at $749,000. Nearby schools include Mt Saint John, Valley Regional High School and John Winthrop Middle School. 156 River Road is a 4-bed, 3.5-bath, 2,634 sqft single family home built in 1850.

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Listing Courtesy of William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l, Kathleen W Schellens
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