Tiny Private Connecticut Island Sells For $3 Million
This tiny private Connecticut island, complete with a family-friendly, eight-bedroom mansion, can now be yours for just $3 million.
Wheelers Island is a three-quarter acre rock in Long Island Sound that’s part of the Thimble Island archipelago, close to the artsy colony of Branford, Conn.
Built as a year-round home by one of Connecticut’s premier builders, Petra Construction, this Victorian mansion comes 12 rooms, 4-bedrooms, 3 .5 baths.
From here you can enjoy 360-degree panoramic views. The mansion features wrap around mahogany porch, high ceilings, beautiful wood floors, eat in country kitchen, center island, granite counter tops, breakfast nook, bay windows to enjoy morning sunrises, dining room/den, and living room with fireplace. Master bedroom suite with fireplace, full bath, soaking tub, separate shower, double sink.
Two additional guest bedrooms and full bath complete the second floor, while the 3rd floor serves as a guest suite, entertainment room or fourth bedroom with full bath. Lower level walk out offers plenty of space for kayaks, paddleboards, and year-round storage. Additional space in lower level is a complete laundry room and utility room. Another special feature of this spectacular island is a detached guest house/studio/entertainment room with cathedral ceilings, exposed beams, wood floors, French doors to deck, kitchen, and full bath. Island features spectacular granite stone walls, deep water dock, beach and rolling green lawn.
Amenities include city water, propane heat, central vac, generator, central AC, and high-end heating system.
“This is a home that that was built for fun, relaxation and escaping the worries of daily life,” says listing agent Margaret Muir, of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.