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The Gould Tavern

90 Salem Road, Lyme, , 06371 Property Website Dated Posted: August 11, 2017



Circa 1749

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Escape to a nature Lovers paradise! Enter through the gates The “Gould Tavern” blends Historic craftsmanship and charm with all the updates and ease of the modern era. Come to the CT Shore side of L.I Sound where the CT river flows into the Sound and which is still relaxed, uncongested, charming and exceptionally beautiful. This circa 1749 Classic Colonial rests peacefully on 3.28 acres across the road of the Eight mile river. The home blends sophistication and elegance with exquisite details and finishes. An open floor plan, with wide board flooring, stunning period mill work, raised paneling, exposed chestnut beamed ceilings and six working fireplaces. Just off the kitchen/family room addition are three beamed living room areas flowing into each other, each with a different feel, one with a huge stone walk-in fireplace, another paneled with a cozy fireplace. The lower level is the site of the Original “Gould Tavern” boasting a walk in fireplace, stone walls and double tavern doors, the original entrance, which beckoned travelers such as Andrew Jackson to have dinner in this intimate room. The meadow in the back of the property leads to a lovely pond with waterfall, pool & pool house in a park like setting. Completely private yet only 2 miles from the #1 Public Golf Course in CT with a gorgeous restaurant,4 miles to Hamburg Cove and Yacht club, 10 minutes to town on an exceptionally scenic road and 2.5 hrs. to NYC or Boston, making this an ideal country retreat!

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