On a tranquil and protected stretch of Connecticut coastline, the Thimble Islands are one of the rarest collections of such on the Eastern Seaboard. Over two decades they were acquired, restored, updated and expanded. A total of 8 private islands with 8 separate residences, multiple guest houses & outbuildings.
One with an historic Victorian home with guest and staff quarters that features a private commercial-grade dock and landing service the islands for guests.
Rogers Island is set high atop an eight-acre island of bedrock beautifully landscaped with rolling lawns formal gardens along the rocky shore. A restored turn-of-the-century manor house sits on the island’s highest point overlooking ¾ of a mile of coastline and out to Long Island Sound. The ten-bedroom estate is complemented by a state-of-the-art pool complex, guest houses, a greenhouse, tennis courts and, a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf hole. The island estate also offers a private cove with two granite piers along with floating docks that can accommodate larger yachts.
Each of the islands has their own character and offers an array of homes and cottages with landscaped grounds, accessed by private docks. The Thimble Islands are within 10 minutes of shore from either private or town launch. Access by helicopter is just 20 minutes from Manhattan or 10 minutes from Tweed National Airport in New Haven. Price: $78 million