Connecticut & the Berkshires Real Estate Blog

Jul 17

Market Watch: Second Quarter 2014


The market results for the second quarter of 2014 in Fairfield and Litchfield Counties as well as the Shoreline in Connecticut, the Berkshires in Massachusetts and Westchester County, New York, have just been released by our company. Although the report found a decline in closed sales compared to the second quarter of 2013, both unit ...Read More→

Jul 15

A Getaway Right at Home


No need to plan a vacation while living at this custom built contemporary mini-estate surrounded by amenities and perfect views.  Situated on private grounds in the charming Connecticut town of New Fairfield, 19 &29 Chestnut Drive offers endless ways to relax and take in the view of the nearby Candlewood Lake. The property boasts a ...Read More→

Jul 10

The Perfect Retreat for a New England Summer


Every day is a summer retreat at this peaceful New England property.  Located in the National Register of Historic Places-landmarked Oswegatchie Historic District, this circa-1910 Colonial Revival and Shingle Style home is the perfect representation of the New England summer resort estates built during the 19th and early 20th centuries.  Essex agents Don Shannehan and Kathy Shannehan have ...Read More→

Jul 8

A Moment in Time


Upon entering, one is immediately swept away by the unique mood that the home sets, by the feeling of elegance and sophistication that this classic 1930s estate imparts. This article originally appeared in the Summer 2014 edition of Luxury Showcase, the magazine of William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty. William Pitt Sotheby’s ...Read More→