Ten most expensive houses for sale in Eastern Connecticut

Lately, the housing market in eastern Connecticut, like around much of the country, has been

Lately, the housing market in eastern Connecticut, like around much of the country, has been hot.

The Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors second-quarter number show single-family homes had a $46,250 increase in the median price of homes sold in eastern Connecticut from the second quarter in 2020. County-specific, the New London County median increase was $81,270, to a median of $305,000, and the Windham County median increase was by $35,000, to a median of $270,000. However, how pricey are some of the homes currently for sale in Windham and New London Counties? Using realtor.com listings, here are the 10 most expensive homes listed for sale in New London and Windham Counties as of Sept. 9.

Asking price of $5.5 million. It has four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and is 4,916 square feet. The lot is 14.6 acres.

Known as the Marsh House, it’s a waterfront estate with a main residence, sited at 1 Neck Road. This was originally a sheep barn constructed entirely of stone in 1912, and later renovated with massive floor to ceiling, multi-paned arched windows, slate roofing and professionally landscaped grounds with mature gardens and specimen trees, a tennis court and a pool surrounded by naturalistic plantings. Across the lower motor court, a boathouse serves as separate guest quarters, complete with a kitchen, great room and upper level bedroom and bath. The third residence, designated as 3 Neck Road and called the Gate House, is a two bedroom home, sited on its own .96 acre parcel of land with separate access, as additional guest or caretaker quarters. All structures merge on the expansive 14.6 acre property that fronts directly on the Lieutenant River, with a dock.