Located on Long Cove and across Military Highway from Miller Cove and the Thames River, the home at 1103 Long Cove Road in Gales Ferry is ideal for those who enjoy the waterfront!The front yard has views of sunsets behind the Thames River where Tall Ships occasionally pass and the Yale – Harvard regattas have their finish line.
A 12’x20′ concrete deck with steps down to a bulkhead and a permitted dock grace the shore of Long Cove in the backyard. At High Tide there is about 4′ of clearance under the Military Highway bridge for boats, canoes and kayaks to maneuver out to the river. Smelt, snapper blues and sometimes flatfish can be caught in the cove as well as Little Neck Clams, in season, of course!
Bird watchers will enjoy a pair of eagles that make an annual stop as well as nesting Osprey, Cormorants, Great Blue Heron, Swans, Mallards, Winter Ducks, Turkeys, Snowy Egrets and White Egrets.
The open air and sunshine are wonderful for flowers as Day Lillies and Hydrangea thrive in the yard. There is a garden shed for all of your garden tools and then some. There is a workbench inside for the DIY guys and gals!
Supermarkets, department stores and most anything you can think of is within a 10 minute drive so you can get home before the ice cream melts!
If you love the water you will be hard-pressed to find any more serenity than you have at 1103 Long Cove Road in Gales Ferry!