About This 1852 Second Empire For Sale In New London Connecticut
Welcome to 17 Granite Street! Located in the historic Post Hill neighborhood of New London, Connecticut, this 7000 sq.ft. Second Empire Victorian manse offers 9 bedrooms and 7 full baths, many en-suite, and 3 partial baths. A grand entry hall, ballroom, dining room, library/conservatory, butler’s pantry and a kitchen with space for many cooks and eaters alike reflect the elegant living this house offers.
Two working gas fireplaces with Italianate surround, and two decorative fireplaces that could also be converted to gas. A fourth floor cupola opens to a Widow’s Walk, where you can view the Thames River and Long Island Sound, or just watch the fog roll up the hill. An in-ground pool, surrounded by a curated garden is accessible through many of the entrances to the home. Situated at one of the highest points in the city, 17 Granite Street is walkable to train (Amtrak and Shoreline East), ferries to Fisher’s Island, Block Island, Montauk, and Orient Point.
Within walking distance is The Garde Arts Center, Hygienic Art Galleries, restaurants, piers overlooking the water, Connecticut College, Arboretum, the Coast Guard Academy and a short drive to casinos and Connecticut wine trails. Situated close to I95, it is a 2.5 hour drive to either New York or Boston. The interior detailing of this house is without compare and must be seen to be appreciated. It is the perfect place to serve as a respite for a large group for extended weekend or perfect holiday, or a forever home.