Garden Wonderland: Impressive Private Island 19 Miles from the Hamptons
ROGERS ISLAND AKA YON COMIS ISLAND, from the turn of the century has been known as one of the main landmarks on Long Island Sound. This slice of heaven is located just off the coastline in Branford, Ct. 75 miles from NYC and 19 miles from the Hamptons across the Sound.
This majestic 7.65-acre island was transformed by its current owner into a garden wonderland. Set high on a knoll is this circa 1902, perfectly restored and updated 13,100 SF Tudor, features 18 generous size rooms, all with water views, 10 bedrooms and 5+ baths. Island features include detached 4-bedroom guest house, detached art studio, inground pool with fully equipped pool house, tennis court, putting green, rolling green lawn, koi pond, waterfalls, two docks, 3 beaches and greenhouse. Not your typical Tudor, this home shows light and bright with natural light flowing through nearly every window. Highlights include high ceilings, entry foyer, eat-in country kitchen with commercial grade appliances, granite counters, butler's pantry, breakfast nook and outdoor patio. Grand DR w/fireplace, raised paneling and French doors to patio. Great room with fireplace and French doors to patio. Grand Master Suite, 40 x 25 with fireplace, sitting area, French doors to outdoor balcony. Master bath with soaking tub and separate shower. The remaining 9 bedrooms are all good size with beautiful views. There is a yoga/exercise room, spacious office & separate stairwell for staff.
Central Air, whole house generator, year-round heating, room for helipad.