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215 N Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
Phone: 203-265-2356
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Listing 18 out of 174
$1,375,000 For Sale

265 Pine Orchard Road
Branford, CT 06405

9 beds, 6 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
10,105 sq ft; lot: 1.48 acres - MLS# 170120070
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Exquisite Pine Orchard home originally built in the late 1800s. Guests are welcomed into the first living room that features mahogany paneled walls and ceiling and a hand carved bar & detailed panel above the fireplace. The sun room has large windows that overlook the rear lawn & water views of LIS and detailed hand carved wood ceiling panels that were completed during the 80's when European wood workers lived at the home & worked in the wood shop on site. In 1927 the home was expanded to include a gorgeous two story 50 x 25 entertaining hall that is now used as a living room and can easily accommodate large gatherings. This room features wood paneled walls, large fireplace and the "little sister of Woolsey Hall", a 1927 Skinner organ with 1500 pipes and it's own pipe room in the basement. Also located on the first floor is a wood paneled library with pocket doors & fireplace, a 28 x 16 dining room with detailed moldings and French doors which open to the outside slate patio and gazebo, an eat-in kitchen, study and mudroom. The professional kitchen features a 6 burner Blue-Star range with Zephyr hood, Sub-Zero refrigerator and Miele dishwasher. A working 1931 elevator provides access to the 2nd floor which has 6-9 bedrooms and 6 1/2 baths. A possible in-law apartment can be reconfigured in the original servants area which is located off of a second staircase. The master bedroom retreat features a fireplace, large master bath overlooking the water with a sauna., Each window was reglazed in 2011, exterior painted in 2018. This home is located on 1.48 acres with deeded water views, pedestrian easement with access to a 40ft section of beach including a pier. Conveniently located just a 7 minute walk to the Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club, 9 minute drive to the Branford train station and only 85 miles to New York City. *Also available to purchaser with right to first refusal is a 10ft section of land from the road to the water including beachfront. **For insurance purposes, replacement value is $5.5M.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Single Family Home
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: New Haven County
  • Zip Code: 06405
  • Year Built: 1890
  • Elementary School: Per Board Of Ed
  • High School: Branford
  • Sq.Ft.: 10,105 sq ft
  • Style: Colonial
  • Total Rooms: 18
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Full Baths: 6
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Basement: Full, Unfinished, Heated, Concrete Floor, Interior Access, Storage
  • Garage: Under House Garage, 1
  • Fireplace: 6, Living Room, Dining Room, Great Room, Library, Sun Room, MBR Suite
  • Lot Size: 1.48 acres
  • Baths: 7
  • Waterfront: Direct Waterfront, L. I. Sound Frontage, Beach Rights, View, Walk To Water
  • Area: All Areas
  • Appliances Included: Gas Cooktop, Gas Range, Range Hood, Freezer, Dishwasher, Instant Hot Water Tap, Washer, Electric Dryer
  • Attic Description: Walk-Up, Floored
  • Attic YN: Yes
  • Bedroom 1: 12.00 x 10.00 Upper-Level
  • Bedroom 2: 13.00 x 9.00 Upper-Level
  • Bedroom 3: 19.00 x 10.00 Upper-Level
  • Bedroom 4: 20.00 x 15.00 Upper-Level
  • Bedroom 5: 15.00 x 13.00 Upper-Level
  • Bedroom 6: 15.00 x 12.00 Upper-Level
  • Bedroom 7: 14.00 x 12.00 Upper-Level
  • Bedroom 8: 20.00 x 16.00 Upper-Level
  • Color: Brown
  • Construction Description: Frame, Stone
  • Cooling System: Window Unit
  • Dining Room: 28.00 x 16.00 Main-Level Fireplace,French Doors,Hardwood Floor
  • Directions: Rt. 146 To Pine Orchard Road
  • Driveway Type: Private, Shared, Paved, Crushed Stone
  • Energy Features: Generator
  • Exterior Features: French Doors, Gazebo, Gutters, Patio
  • Exterior Siding: Shake, Stone
  • Foundation Type: Concrete
  • Fuel Tank Location: Non Applicable
  • Great Room: 50.00 x 25.00 Main-Level Cathedral Ceiling,Fireplace,French Doors,Hardwood Floor
  • Heat Fuel Type: Natural Gas
  • Heat Type: Radiator, Steam
  • Hot Water Description: Electric, Natural Gas
  • In Law Apartment YNP: Possible
  • Interior Features: Auto Garage Door Opener, Cable - Available, Elevator, Sauna, Security System
  • Kitchen: 36.00 x 10.00 Main-Level Bay/Bow Window,Pantry,Remodeled,Tile Floor
  • Laundry Room Info: Main Level
  • Library: 18.00 x 13.00 Main-Level Book Shelves,Built-Ins,Fireplace,Hardwood Floor
  • Living Room: 25.00 x 23.00 Main-Level Fireplace,French Doors,Hardwood Floor,Wet Bar
  • Lot Description: Water View, Level Lot, Professionally Landscaped
  • MBR Suite: 23.00 x 19.00 Upper-Level Fireplace,Full Bath,Skylight,Steam/Sauna,Whirlpool Tub
  • Mil Rate Base: 29.070
  • Mil Rate Total: 29.070
  • Nearby Amenities: Basketball Court, Golf Course, Library, Medical Facilities, Putting Green, Tennis Courts
  • Roof Information: Asphalt Shingle
  • Room Count: 15
  • Rooms Additional: Staff Quarters, Workshop
  • Sewage System: Public Sewer Connected
  • Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade: 10105
  • Sun Room: 23.00 x 12.00 Main-Level Fireplace,French Doors,Hardwood Floor
  • Tax Year: July 2019-June 2020
  • Water Source: Public Water Connected
Courtesy of William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l

Dan Combs Real Estate
215 N Main St

Wallingford, CT 06492
Phone: 203-265-2356
Fax: 203-265-4774


Dear Joanne, Thank you so much for all that you did to help my parents with our move! We are all so incredibly happy in our new home, words can't even describe it. Thank you for everything~it means the world!   Layne
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