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Sold for $800,000 Sold

Wood Island
Norwalk, CT 06854

3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,012 sq ft; lot: 1.6 acres - MLS# 170113307
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Sold for $800,000 on Sep 17, 2018


Enjoy the great legendary beauty of your own private island. A circa 1888 Victorian Cottage looms high & dry above sea level on a 1.6 acre island, part of a small chain known as The Norwalk Islands. 360° of breathtaking vistas take in the Connecticut shoreline, glimpses of New York skyline & North Shore of Long Island. From sunrise/sunset the ever-changing scenes capture wild life, indigenous flora, changing tides, cloud formations, weather patterns leaving one in awe, connected with nature. While Larger Islands hosted the rich and famous as noted in the description of “Tavern Island”, selling this year for $7,850,000, Wood Island is demure & romantic-hidden by nature’s canopy. Previous stewards added many worthy features & décor preserved over the years including bookcases with French Novels. Whether its’ with a cup of coffee greeting the morning sun on the back deck, or a cocktail in hand watching the sunset from the covered front porch, these gathering places stimulate artistic work, inspire astronomers, host auspicious occasions, and provide crashing pads for sheer relaxation. A Beach Stone fireplace summons you to cozy up with a Novel. the deep water dock gives options for various sized boats. A true community exists between Island owners functioning as a Maritime neighborhood watch. Numerous modern upgrades have been added while keeping the “Castaway-off the grid" appeal. Enclosed square feet is 1012 sq ft.; foot print of cottage, deck & covered porch is 1690. sq ft., Numerous modern upgrades have been added to this Island and cottage while keeping the “Castaway-off the grid appeal” • Solar panels generating electricity • Cisterns for fresh water • Propane gas appliances • Cedar shake roof • Cell phone reach • Dock rebuilt Owner currently rents a slip at the Wilson Cove Marina in Wilson Cove, CT 06877 Must have a confirmed appointment to see Island.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Single Family Home
  • Listing Status: Closed
  • Listing Price: $1,040,000
  • County/Area: Fairfield County
  • Zip Code: 06854
  • Year Built: 1889
  • Elementary School: Per Board Of Ed
  • Middle School: Per Board Of Ed
  • High School: Per Board Of Ed
  • Sq.Ft.: 1,012 sq ft
  • Style: Bungalow
  • Total Rooms: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Full Baths: 1
  • Fireplace: 1, Living Room
  • Lot Size: 1.6 acres
  • Baths: 1
  • Waterfront: See Waterfront Details
  • Zoning: IC
  • Area: All Areas
  • Appliances Included: Allowance, Gas Range
  • Attic Description: Walk-Up
  • Attic YN: Yes
  • Bedroom 1: 14.00 x 12.00 Main-Level 9 ft+ Ceilings,Built-Ins,Full Bath,Hardwood Floor
  • Bedroom 2: 12.00 x 12.00 Main-Level 9 ft+ Ceilings,Book Shelves,Hardwood Floor
  • Bedroom 3: 14.00 x 12.00 Main-Level Book Shelves,Built-Ins,Hardwood Floor
  • Construction Description: Frame, Stone, Other
  • Cooling System: Ceiling Fans, None
  • Directions: Wilson Cove Marina In Rowayton Ct
  • Energy Features: Active Solar, Generator, Storm Windows
  • Exterior Features: Covered Deck, Deck, Garden Area, Porch, Shed
  • Exterior Siding: Clapboard, Stone, Wood
  • Family Room: 25.00 x 18.00 Main-Level 9 ft+ Ceilings,Balcony/Deck,Built-Ins,Dining Area,Sliders
  • Foundation Type: Piling, Stone
  • Fuel Tank Location: Non Applicable
  • Full Bath: 12.00 x Main-Level 9 ft+ Ceilings,Hardwood Floor,Stall Shower
  • Heat Fuel Type: Propane
  • Heat Type: No Heat
  • Hot Water Description: Propane
  • Kitchen: x Main-Level 9 ft+ Ceilings,Breakfast Bar
  • Living Room: 14.00 x 14.00 Main-Level 9 ft+ Ceilings,Balcony/Deck,Built-Ins,Fireplace,Hardwood Floor
  • Lot Description: Dry, Water View, Treed
  • Mil Rate Base: 23.310
  • Mil Rate Tax District: 1.714
  • Mil Rate Total: 25.024
  • Roof Information: Wood Shingle
  • Room Count: 7
  • Selling Agent: Chip Neumann
  • Selling Office: Neumann Real Estate
  • Sewage System: Septic
  • Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade: 1012
  • Tax Year: July 2017-June 2018
  • Village: Wilson Point
  • Waterfront Details: Direct Waterfront, Direct Waterfront, L. I. Sound Frontage, Dock Or Mooring, View
  • Sold Price: 800000.00
  • Sold Date: 2018-09-17 00:00:00
Courtesy of Neumann Real Estate


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