By Mark McConville
THIS LUXURIOUS one-acre private island, just 75 miles from New York City, could be the perfect property for a homebody and is available for around £1.1m.
Incredible images show the island from above with the large house on one end, manicured lawns and trees leading to the pier.
Other stunning shots show the amazing seaviews from the porch, a cosy living room with a roaring fire and spacious bedroom.
Belden Island is located in Long Island Sound, Branford, Connecitcut, USA and is currently listed on www.vladi-private-islands.de for around £1.1m.
“From the moment you arrive onto this one-acre island you realise that the current owner has spared no expense in creating a perfect landscape with Stony Creek pink granite stone walls, rolling green lawn, beautiful gardens and perfectly placed shade trees,” states the listing.
“A unique setting where one can enjoy 360-degree water views and majestic sunrises and sunsets.
“Step back into time when entering this well maintained circa 1912 home, featuring wood floors and bead board walls and ceilings.
“Guests will enjoy dining in this spacious dining room with stone fireplace. The south facing family room has a stone fireplace and built-ins.
“A country kitchen features four-burner gas stove with griddle, two refrigerators, butler’s pantry and pot belly stove.
“For warm summer days and nights, the new owners of this property will surely enjoy the wrap-a-round covered porch, sandy beach and dock.”
Belden Island is conveniently located in Long Island Sound, a short distance off the Branford shoreline near the Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club.
Belden Island can be accessed by private watercraft or the Thimble Island water taxi. Amenities include city water, irrigation system, generator and propane.
Located only 14 miles from the Hamptons across LI Sound, eight miles from Yale and 75 miles from NYC, this could be ones’ perfect dream waterfront home.
For more information see https://www.vladi-private-islands.de/en/islands-for-sale/usa/connecticut/belden-island/