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2 Lyme StreetOld Lyme, CT 06371

Single Family · 9 Beds · 8 Full Baths · 1 Partial Bath · 9,029 Sq. ft. | 1.88 Acres

$2,395,000 Active


Time on Site:
120 days

Welcome to 'Ludington House' & a Landmark historical home located on the bend of Lyme Street and in the heart of the Old Lyme Historic District. This stately colonial revival mansion's most notable resident was Katherine Ludington, an American suffragist. Rich with history, this significant property built circa 1895 offers grand spaces, high ceilings, 8 fireplaces, intricate moldings, and retains the charm of renowned Architect Henry R. Marshall. The grand foyer welcomes you with a beautiful staircase, an arched '˜hide way' alcove and French doors leading to blue stone terraces and gardens. The elegant dining room with an accent dark ceiling and crystal sconces add to the beauty of this grand lady. The large sunny kitchen and butler's pantry is the heart of this home. The graceful main level opens up through French doors to wraparound porches and exterior access to a garden suite. As you climb the sweeping staircase to the second floor, you will find a generous landing leading to the private bedroom en-suites. The Primary space, behind the double doors, features a morning room, sitting area, kitchenette, his and her bathrooms and 2 bedrooms. Down the hall are the additional 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The 3rd floor apartment has 3 suite style bedrooms, kitchenette, living spaces and beautiful large windows. This incredible estate's grounds features expansive patios, terraces, manicured gardens, 4 bay garage/barn and is strolling distance to the charming Lyme Street Village.

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Facts & Features

  • Type Single Family
  • Sq. ft. 9,029
  • Price/Sq.ft. $265
  • Lot 1.88 Acres


  • Association Amenities: None
  • Association: No
School Information
  • Elementary School: Mile Creek
  • Middle Or Junior School: Lyme-Old Lyme
  • High School: Lyme-Old Lyme
Listing Information
  • Bank Owned Property: No
  • Potential Short Sale: No
Building Information
  • Home Warranty: No
  • Year Built: 1895
  • County Or Parish: New London
  • Neighborhood: N/A
Building Exterior/Construction
  • New Construction Type: No/Resale
  • Community Features: Golf Course, Lake, Library, Medical Facilities, Playground/Tot Lot, Private School(s), Stables/Riding, Tennis Courts
Tax Information
  • Tax Annual Amount: $22,276.00
General Information
  • Flood Zone: No
  • Parcel Number: 1553278
  • Property Type: Single Family For Sale
  • Zoning: RU 40


Parking Information
  • Garage Spaces: 4
  • Bathrooms Full: 8
  • Bathrooms Half: 1
  • Bathrooms Total: 9
  • Bedrooms Total: 9
Building Interior
  • Attic: Yes
  • Fuel Tank Location: In Basement
  • Heat Fuel Type: Electric, Oil
  • Hot Water Description: Electric
  • In Law Apartment: Yes
  • Laundry Room Info: Main Level
  • Laundry Room Location: In pantry area & washing machine on 3rd
  • Rooms Additional: Foyer, Gym, Sitting Room, Wine Cellar
  • Rooms Total: 15
General Information
  • Appliances: Gas Range, Wall Oven, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Electric Dryer, Wine Chiller
  • Basement: Full With Hatchway
  • Cooling: Central Air, Wall Unit
  • Fireplaces Total: 5
  • Foundation Details: Concrete, Stone
  • Heating: Hot Air, Steam, Zoned
  • Living Area: 9029


Building Information
  • Driveway Type: Circular, Crushed Stone
Parking Information
  • Parking Features: Detached Garage, Barn
Lot Information
  • Lot Features: Historic District, Open Lot, Dry, Secluded, Level Lot, Professionally Landscaped
  • Lot Size Acres: 1.88
  • Lot Size Source: Public Records
  • Water Source: Shared Well
  • Waterfront Features: Walk to Water
  • Waterfront: No
Building Exterior/Construction
  • Architectural Style: Colonial
  • Color: White
  • Construction Materials: Clapboard, Wood
  • Roof: Asphalt Shingle
General Information
  • Exterior Features: Barn, Covered Deck, Deck, French Doors, Garden Area, Patio, Porch-Wrap Around, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler
  • Pool Private: No
  • Sewer: Septic

Room Information

Room: Dining Room
  • Level: Main
  • Lengthe: 22
  • Width: 17
  • Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings,Built-In Hutch,Fireplace,French Doors,Hardwood Floor
Room: Eat-In Kitchen
  • Level: Main
  • Lengthe: 15
  • Width: 30
  • Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings,Built-Ins,Wet Bar,Pantry,Hardwood Floor
Room: Library
  • Level: Main
  • Lengthe: 19
  • Width: 17
  • Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings,Book Shelves,Fireplace,Hardwood Floor
Room: Living Room
  • Level: Main
  • Lengthe: 23
  • Width: 16
  • Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings,Fireplace,French Doors,Hardwood Floor
Room: Studio Apt
  • Level: Main
  • Lengthe: 20
  • Width: 20
  • Description: Balcony/Deck,Breakfast Nook,Combination Liv/Din Rm,French Doors,Hardwood Floor
Room: Sun Room
  • Level: Main
  • Lengthe: 15
  • Width: 10
Room: Bedroom
  • Level: Other
  • Lengthe: 13
  • Width: 12
  • Description: Jack & Jill Bath,On 3rd Floor
Room: Bedroom
  • Level: Other
  • Lengthe: 13
  • Width: 12
  • Description: Full Bath,Jack & Jill Bath,On 3rd Floor
Room: Bedroom
  • Level: Other
  • Lengthe: 15
  • Width: 13
  • Description: Full Bath,On 3rd Floor
Room: Other
  • Level: Other
  • Lengthe: 30
  • Width: 11
  • Description: Combination Liv/Din Rm,On 3rd Floor
Room: Bedroom
  • Level: Upper
  • Lengthe: 10
  • Width: 17
  • Description: Full Bath
Room: Bedroom
  • Level: Upper
  • Lengthe: 14
  • Width: 10.5
Room: Bedroom
  • Level: Upper
  • Lengthe: 11
  • Width: 19
  • Description: Full Bath
Room: Primary BR Suite
  • Level: Upper
  • Lengthe: 16
  • Width: 21
  • Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings,Dressing Room,Fireplace,Full Bath,Hardwood Floor
Room: Primary BR Suite
  • Level: Upper
  • Lengthe: 16
  • Width: 17
  • Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings

Monthly Cost

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Date Event Value Agent
8/13/2023Source: Smart MLS Status Change
8/1/2023Source: Smart MLS Added to Database
August 01, 2023