Address
137 Leetes Island Road Branford, CT
Price
$ 4,900,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#170380473
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyNEW HAVEN
  • CityBranford
  • Zip06405
  • StyleColonial,Antique
  • Year Built1762
  • Taxes$ 5984
  • Price$ 4,900,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Full Bathrooms1
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2411
  • Lot Size62.81 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Page Taft - Christie's IRE
Data Source:
GFC CMLS and CTMLS (SmartMLS)
Property Description

Just outside of the artistic village of Stony Creek in Branford, Connecticut sits a true legend in the iconic “Lakso Farm” a.k.a. “The Old Stone Barn Farm of Stony Creek”. Frozen in time and weathered, the iconic farmhouse and old stone barn stand like beacons for those making their way back to the shoreline and Thimble Islands after a long week in the city. The farmhouse itself is rich in history; cared for almost two and one-half centuries by among others, a Town Selectman, teachers, and a pioneer of “moving pictures”. Purchased in 1925 by a talented stone mason by trade and his wife, the fabulous Leetes Island Road location, just off of Interstate 95 at Exit 56, still provides a perfect quick on and off for residents and visitors on their way home or to visit the scenic shoreline. The land was bestowed the prestigious A.V.A. Designation; designating it as a Viticultural Area with soils second only to the Connecticut River Valley and well suited for a Shoreline Vineyard. The “farm” is composed of four parcels, at just under 63 acres. The largest of the four parcels, directly across from the farmhouse and stone barn, totals 34.3 acres. The farm itself, on the opposite side of Leetes Island Road sits on 5.8 acres and embraces the farmhouse, stone barn, milk house, farm stand, and other structures. Almost 20 acres of spectacularly textured land is situated across Red Hill Road, while the remaining 3 acres is located two parcels down Leetes Island Road, closer to Stony Creek.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Mary R. Tisko Elementary School Francis Walsh Middle School Branford High School
Price History
3/18/2021 Listed $4,900,000

General Features

Acres 62.8100
Elementary School Mary R. Tisko
High School Branford
In Law Apartment YNP No
Intermediate School Per Board of Ed
Middle School/High School Francis Walsh
Nearby Amenities Medical Facilities, Public Rec Facilities, Shopping/Mall
Neighborhood Stony Creek
New Construction Type No/Resale
Property Type Single Family For Sale
Status Active
Style Colonial, Antique
Tax Year July 2020-June 2021
Virtual Tour https://vimeo.com/536565605
Virtual Tour Yn Yes
Waterfront Description Not Applicable
Year Built 1762
Year Built Source Owner
Zoning R4

Interior Features

Appliances Included None
Attic Description Walk-up, Floored, Storage Space
Basement Description Full With Hatchway, Unfinished, Concrete Floor
Beds Total 7
Cooling System None
Fuel Tank Location Non Applicable
Full Baths 1
Heat Fuel Type Wood
Heat Type Wood/Coal Stove
Hot Water Description 40 Gallon Tank, Electric
Interior Features None
Laundry Room Info Main Level
Room Count 10
Rooms Additional Foyer
Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade 2411
Sq Ft Total 2411
Total Baths 1.00
Total Rooms 10

Exterior Features

Exterior Features Barn, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Porch
Foundation Stone
Garage Parking Info Unpaved, Off Street Parking
Lot Description Farm Land, May be Subdividable, Additional Land Avail., Some Wetlands, Level Lot, Treed
Roof Information Asphalt Shingle
Sewage System Septic, Cesspool
Siding Clapboard
Water Source Public Water In Street

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 06405

Price
AVG $1.22M
$4.9M
Taxes
AVG $13,732
$5,984
Visits
AVG 32
152
Year Built
AVG 1958
1762

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