Old Lyme Homes for Sale
Conveniently located along Long Island Sound, the famous artists’ community of Old Lyme, Connecticut, has much to offer prospective homebuyers, beyond its beautiful beaches. During the early 1900s’ growing “American Impressionism” movement, Old Lyme became a cultural hub for artists. Today, on Lyme Street in the central village, you can see the past-and-present connection in many public buildings and private galleries. In addition to these attractions, Old Lyme is also home to High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Sound View Beach, Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, Treasures, and numerous trails with opportunities for bird-watching, hiking, and biking.
Similarly, Old Lyme has many wonderful restaurants and retail shops, including Kokomo’s Restaurant and Beach Club, Cafe Flo, Hangry Goose, The Bowerbird, and The Shop at Florence Griswold Museum. Also contributing to the community’s broad appeal are the many events and festivals it hosts each year. These events include Light Up Old Lyme in November and December, Midsummer Festival in July, Sound View Beach July Fourth Parade in July, and a Memorial Day Parade in May.
Established in 1636, this New London County community has also seen many noteworthy residents come and go, including authors Luanne Rice and David Handler, naturalist Roger Tory Petersen, visiting painters Carleton Wiggins, William Chadwick, Childe Hassam, and summer visitors President Woodrow Wilson and Albert Einstein. Collectively, this long list of impressive features makes Old Lyme real estate hard to resist. Homes for sale in Old Lyme include properties of varying ages, architectural styles, floor plans, and square footage. This includes attached properties, semi-detached properties, and single-family detached homes. Because of the diversity of real estate in Old Lyme, listing prices span a broad range. Please connect with us as soon as you can and we will happily provide you with more specific information about the currently available properties in Old Lyme, Connecticut.