MLS® ID: 170080206
19 Gravel Street
Groton, Connecticut, 06355 $1,775,000
This historic waterfront property with a dock was built by Captain John Williams who set record breaking speed voyages on the Atlantic and Pacific passages in the 1860's The home is close to shops and restaurants including Mystic Pizza and Sift Bakery. The residence is impressive with high ceilings and well-proportioned rooms. The front foyer leads to the living room, dining room, sun room, kitchen, and a master bedroom suite. The living room has chestnut floors, a marble fireplace, medallion ceiling relief with chandelier, and wide river view windows. The dining room is similar in size with a medallion relief chandelier, 10'+ceilings, and broad windows. The bright sunroom has access to a private outdoor patio with water views. The kitchen faces the English gardens and has an original cooking fireplace, soapstone center island, pantry/laundry room , plant room and a upstairs staircase. The downstairs master bedroom suite has a sitting room/library, walk in closet, access to the gardens , bedroom and designer bath. The basement has cut granite walls, buderus furnace , high ceilings, work bench, wine storage, and exterior bilco doors. A front staircase leads to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, family room with possible in-law suite, and attic with storage and Captain's walk overlooking Mystic. The English Gardens have over 70 specimen plantings , two connected goldfish ponds , garden shed, 2 car garage, propane generator, and a handsome front stone wall.