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5 Clam IslandBranford, CT 06405MLS Number 170004215

  • Price: $399,000The price has recently decreased
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  • 3Bedrooms
  • 2Bathroom
  • 950Square Feet
  • 0.12Acreage

Sun, sand and relaxation in your own Waterfront Cottage on Clam Island featuring 3 bedrooms, a stunning Victorian wrap-around porch, lofted ceilings and a magnificent stone fireplace. Enjoy panoramic water views on all sides and lush perennial gardens all summer long. The cottage faces West for amazing sunsets. Safe, sound and secure days and nights with no cars and plenty privacy await you. Nap, swim, fish and play or enjoy a cozy evening fire by the field stone FPL. Home sale includes deeded on-shore parking and communal boat dock as well as 13' , 6 passenger Whaler with new 2017 Yamaha engine. Only 5 minutes boat ride from shore, this delightful Summer cottage is just minutes from Branford train station, Yale & downtown New Haven, and less than 2 hours drive from Manhattan! Just one of 6 houses on this beautiful Island make for a uniquely warm and friendly neighborhood. Estimated annual informal association fee is $3,500 per year. See additional notes and call for details.

Listed by Diane Popolizio of William Raveis Real Estate

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Basic Information

  • MLS Number170004215
  • StatusACT
  • List Price$399,000
  • Square Feet950
  • Virtual TourClick Here
  • Property TypeSingle Family For Sale
  • HoaYes
  • Hoa fee amount292
  • Hoa fee frequencyMonthly
  • Lease purchaseNo


  • Rooms5
  • RoofAsphalt Shingle
  • Home automationAppliances, Lighting


  • Exterior features
    • Covered Deck
    • Deck
    • Garden Area
    • Porch
    • Shed
    • Wrap Around Deck
  • Exterior sidingShingle, Wood

Water Body

  • Waterfront DescriptionDirect Waterfront, L. I. Sound Frontage, Dock or Mooring, Association Required


  • Appliances IncludedOven/Range, Refrigerator
  • Association fee includesWater
  • Exclusionsfurnitue MAY be included!
  • Fha approvedNo
  • SubletableNo
  • Space is leasedNo
  • Remarks addendumSolar for computers, phone charging, lighting, and music. Propane for stove, oven, refrigerator and on demand hot water heater and lighting. Established perrenial gardens. Comes with most furnishings. 1/6 ownership interest in lot on mainland for parking. Season May 15- Oct 15. From seller: Propane - provided by four 50-pound cans in series that we own (not lease). Refilled by our handyman at Goody's Hardware in East Haven. [Delivery to the cottage is also available from another vendor who services the islands.] Typical usage is approximately 1 can per two weeks of full-time residence. Propane runs the new on-demand hot water system (2016), stove, gas lights and refrigerator (approx. 4 years old). Outdoor grill uses a small ancillary tank. Gas lights - There are 2 gas lights in the dining room and 2 in the kitchen. They give a soft yellow light suitable for dining and doing kitchen tasks. New roof - The entire roof was replaced in 2015. 2 solar panels in South side of roof: 15 years old, still working perfectly. Another set of panels was purchased in 2015, in case they are needed. They are stored in the house. The panels charge two construction batteries, which sit above the ceiling. They are connected to wiring to both back bedrooms and the living room, and provide charging stations for up to 6 devices at a time, a bright floor lamp, solar lights in the toilet and all 3 bedrooms as well as living room, plus stereo boombox/CD player, and a ceiling fan in the master bedroom. Solar exhaust fan - This fan is self-contained, with its own solar plate. It removes hot air from the cottage automatically and continuously, once the temperature reaches 80 degrees F.
  • View Count7

Tax Information

  • Assessed value$282,800
  • Milrate base28
  • Milrate total28.64
  • Taxes$8,099
  • Special association assessment1
  • Special assessment detailssee notes & 1/6 tax $187 parkng on shore
  • Tax YearJuly 2018-June 2019
  • Tax district amount3500


  • Acreage0.12
  • Building ConstructionFrame
  • Garages1
  • Parking spaces per 1000sqft
  • Parking spaces uncovered
  • Parking Spaces
  • Parking spaces covered
  • FloodzoneNo
  • SwimmingpoolNo

School Information

  • Elementary SchoolPer Board of Ed
  • High SchoolBranford


  • StateCT
  • Zip06405
  • CountyNew Haven
  • Short SaleNo


  • Full Bath1
  • Half Bath1
  • BasementNone
  • AtticNo
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathroom2
  • Year Built1910
  • Property StyleCottage, Victorian
  • Fireplaces1
  • FoundationPiling
  • Garage Parking InfoOther
  • New construction typeNo


  • Waters ourcePublic Water Connected
  • Cooling SystemNone
  • Heating FuelPropane, Solar
  • Fuel tank locationAbove Ground
  • Heat SystemNo Heat
  • Septic approvalNo
  • Septic plan availableNo
  • Sewage systemSeptic

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