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153 Ferry Rd, Lyme, CT 06371 View this property at 153 Ferry Rd, Lyme, CT 06371
153 Ferry Rd Lyme CT 06371

Property Description


'Highover' A spectacular 1917 stone estate on 30 acres overlooking the CT River with direct deep water frontage and state permit for dock. Including, 11 bedrooms, 7 baths, 6 fireplaces, Staff Wing, Guest Wing, 40' living room, former tobacco barn/garage, pool, outdoor theater and stone lighthouse. The property also comes with a 1740's Colonial Gate House located in an Historic District with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3-bay garage and an updated kitchen. The Main House was designed by noted estate architect S. Alfred Hopkins who designed Laurelton Hall for Louis Comfort Tiffany. Highover was built with local fieldstone and captures magnificent views. Grape Ivy for the exterior was brought over from Warwick Castle in England. Over the years there were many notable guests such as Albert Einstein, a number of the Lyme Impressionist artists and William Gillette who directed plays such as Alice in Wonderland for local and family children in the outdoor theater. The estate has an embracing, fun and active spirit that combines warmth with a strong sense of peace and contentment.

Full Property Details for 153 Ferry Rd

  • Sold For: $1,900,000
  • Property Taxes: $41,340 (7/15-6/16)
  • MLS ID: M9139190
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Single Family
  • Updated: 11/4/2015
  • Added: 995 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 153 Ferry Rd, Lyme, CT
  • Sold at $1,900,000 on 11/4/15
  • Listed at $2,975,000 on 3/6/13


  • Number of Rooms: 13



  • Total Bathrooms: 11
  • Full Bathrooms: 6
  • Half Bathrooms: 5


  • Total Bedrooms: 11

Other Rooms

  • Laundry: First Floor


  • Exterior Features: Barn, Garden Area, Stone Wall
  • Color: STONE


  • Area: Lyme
  • County: New London
  • Neighborhood: Lyme (90)
  • Driving Directions: Ferry rd, driveway by stop sign after the ferry

School Information

  • Elementary School: Lyme
  • High School: Lyme/Old Lyme


  • Community Name: Lyme

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: None
  • Heating Type: Steam
  • Heating Fuel: Oil
  • Water Heater: Domestic


  • Oil Tank: Above Ground Tank
  • Sewer: Cesspool
  • Water: Private Well

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Other
  • Exterior Const.: Stone
  • Basement Desc.: Partial Basement, Unfinished
  • Square Feet: 5,000
  • Sq. Ft. Source: Owner
  • Year Built: 1917

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 30.7
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 5,000
  • Driveway/Sidewalk: Asphalt

Water Features

  • Water Front: Yes
  • Water Front Desc.: Frontage, River

Financial Considerations

  • Price Per Sq. Ft.: $380
  • Assessment Amount: $2,329,042
  • Tax Amount: $41,340
  • Tax Year: 7/15-6/16

Disclosures and Reports

  • Property ID: 2327216

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— 153 Ferry Rd —

153 Ferry Rd, Lyme, CT 06371 (MLS# M9139190) is a Single Family that was sold at $1,900,000 on November 03, 2015. This property was listed by Roger Parkman from our Essex Office. Want to learn more about 153 Ferry Rd? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Lyme? You can browse all Lyme real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.

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