Tavern Island in Norwalk Listed for $8.7 Million

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If you want to live in Connecticut but feel like you are on an island getaway, Tavern Island is on the market.
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You can access the island year-round by a five-minute launch ride from a property on the mainland at 75 Bluff Ave. on Rowayton.
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It includes just over half an acre with a three-car garage and cottage, ample parking and state of the art redesigned pier with a deep water dock.
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<a href="http://www.connecticutmag.com/style-design/million-rowayton-island-where-marilyn-monroe-once-partied-for-sale/article_02e5f159-8d3f-555c-9885-cb6f6ae36472.html"> Connecticut Magazine reports that Marilyn Monroe partied on the island when Bill Rose owned the property. </a>
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<a href="https://www.halstead.com/sale/ct/norwalk/0-tavern-island/house/170031134" target="_blank">See the listing here.</a>
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Lillian Hellman was staying on the island and renting the caretaker’s cottage when she woite the Broadway show “The Little Foxes,” <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/1982/06/20/realestate/the-magic-of-an-island-home.html?pagewanted=all" target="_blank"> according to the New York Times.</a>
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The island includes a recently renovated more than 6,000 square foot stone English Manor House.
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It has expansive water views from every room.
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<a href="https://www.halstead.com/sale/ct/norwalk/0-tavern-island/house/170031134" target="_blank">See the listing here.</a>
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There is also a boat house with a bathroom, bedroom and a large game room.
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The property also includes a tea house with sliders that open to a wraparound porch.
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The current owners have made extensive improvements, according to Halstead, which has the listing.
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Some of the notable features include a protected stone harbor with a sea wall, a stone pier and a floating deep water dock, two private sandy beaches, and a 75-foot competition length gunite pool that is suspended over the water’s edge.
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<a href="https://www.halstead.com/sale/ct/norwalk/0-tavern-island/house/170031134" target="_blank">See the listing here.</a>
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<a href="https://www.halstead.com/sale/ct/norwalk/0-tavern-island/house/170031134" target="_blank">See the listing here.</a>
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<a href="https://www.halstead.com/sale/ct/norwalk/0-tavern-island/house/170031134" target="_blank">See the listing here.</a>
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The Pilot House has two bedrooms and two bathrooms (Caretaker’s cottage) and maintenance shed/dog house.
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<a href="https://www.halstead.com/sale/ct/norwalk/0-tavern-island/house/170031134" target="_blank">See the listing here.</a>
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The 75-foot competition length gunite pool that is suspended over the water’s edge.
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<a href="https://www.halstead.com/sale/ct/norwalk/0-tavern-island/house/170031134" target="_blank">See the listing here.</a>
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Some of the notable features include a protected stone harbor with a sea wall, a stone pier and a floating deep water dock and two private sandy beaches.
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<a href="https://www.halstead.com/sale/ct/norwalk/0-tavern-island/house/170031134" target="_blank">See the listing here.</a>
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