By Mark McConville
THIS 3.89-acre private island, which comes complete with a 14-room mansion, is just 75 miles from New York City and could be yours for around £6.1m.
Stunning pictures show an aerial view of the island with the huge house standing out against the lush green of the grass and clear-blue ocean surrounding it.
Other incredible images show the luxurious interior of the 7400-square-foot home with a sleek, modern kitchen, luxurious bathroom and spacious living area.
Guilford Island is located on Long Island Sound in Connecticut, USA and is currently listed on www.vladi-private-islands.de for just over £6.1m.
“Located only 19 miles from the Hamptons across Long Island Sound, the island is set on 3.89 acres with over 2,500 feet of water frontage,” states the listing.
“This elegant Georgian Manor Estate was built in 2004, to hurricane standards by one of Fairfield County’s finest builders and features expansive views of Long Island Sound enjoyed from virtually every room, an open floor plan, sweeping stairway, crown mouldings, brass hardware, antique fireplace mantels and mahogany doors.
“This spectacular 14-room home offers more than 7,400 square feet of luxurious living space with five bedrooms, seven full bathrooms and one-half bathroom.
“Other highlights include a spacious kitchen with floor to ceiling windows enjoying views of Long Island Sound. French doors lead to a wrap-around bluestone patio.
“Master bedroom suite features access to large second floor balcony with panoramic views, fireplace, his and hers bathrooms and dressing rooms.”
Additional features include five fireplaces; five outdoor balconies; an elevator; lower level with safe room, large storage area, protected dock, mooring, and a two-car garage with upper level guest quarters.
This self-sustaining property has its own generator, water and mechanicals to be totally off the grid if needed.
This property is one of the finest waterfront locations along the CT Shoreline,” reads the listing.
“Room for pool, gardens, and helipad. Southwest. 75 miles to NYC.”
For more information see https://www.vladi-private-islands.de/en/islands-for-sale/usa/connecticut/guilford-island/