Downtown Essex Apartment - Steps to River!

Property ID: 478195EssexCTUS
Sleeps 41 BR2 BA


Embrace the essence of small-town living at this renovated apartment in Essex, Connecticut. With all the character and charm of a historic home, this 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental is perfect for couples and small groups to enjoy a quiet stay by the Connecticut River. Filled with ornate details, this converted unit now boasts modern comforts like WiFi and Smart TVs. Climb up to the widow’s walk to enjoy a view of the water or relax on the patio for a peaceful evening under the stars.


  • Kitchen
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Central Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Connecticut River Museum (0.1 miles), Essex Steam Train & Riverboat (1.4 miles), Connecticut Valley Railroad State Park (1.4 miles), Ivoryton Playhouse (1.5 miles), Florence Griswold Museum (6.9 miles), Gillette Castle (15.7 miles), Harkness Memorial State Park (22.1 miles), Mohegan Sun (26.5 miles), Mystic Aquarium (28.4 miles), Yale University (32.6 miles), Foxwoods Resort Casino (34.3 miles)

OPT OUTSIDE: Essex Boat Ramp (0.1 miles), Canfield Woods (2.5 miles), Ferry Landing State Park (6.8 miles), Harvey’s Beach (7.1 miles), Rocky Neck State Park & Beach (11.6 miles), Chatfield Hollow State Park (12.6 miles), Hammonasset Beach State Park (14.7 miles), Devil's Hopyard State Park (17.8 miles), Wadsworth Falls State Park (23.0 miles)

GOLF: Fenwick Golf Course (8.1 miles), Fox Hopyard Golf Club (15.2 miles), Cedar Ridge Golf Course (15.5 miles), Black Birch Golf Course (16.9 miles)

NEARBY TOWNS: Old Saybrook (5.6 miles), Westbrook (6.6 miles), Old Lyme (6.9 miles), Chester (6.9 miles), Deep River (7.0 miles), Niantic (14.4 miles), Waterford (17.1 miles), New London (20.8 miles)

AIRPORTS: Bradley International Airport (51.9 miles), Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport (69.6 miles)


14 reviews
  • Quaint Village of Essex


    Property was clean and as advertised. Great for a day or two retreat from the stresses of home.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published November 28, 2023
  • Cozy &Quaint


    My wife and i enjoyed the weekend getaway. Nice cozy place and quaint friendly town.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published November 6, 2023
  • Adorable place in great location


    This is a beautiful apartment that is extremely comfortable and quaint. My wife owns a couple STR's and so I was very happy that it exceeded her expectations for our short romantic getaway to the awesome village of Essex CT!

    Published October 7, 2023
  • Absolutely 💯 5 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


    Cannot say enough about this very unique Nautical 2bedroom (1 is a sofa bed) 2 BATHs, hard to find place. I love this immaculate architectural design home having its own widows watch.

    Waterfront with lighthouse view. Location is PERFECT! Steps away Main st, restaurants ., harbor Absolutely perfect. Spiral stairs to bedroom with waterfront view beautiful! Will be back for sure. Thank you Karen and Greg 🌊🌸

    Lin LoBue
    Published September 21, 2023
  • Comfortable & Convenient


    Great accommodations with all of the comforts located in a nice location conveniently close to historic Essex village attractions and restaurants. Beautiful views of the river marina and coves.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Jim D.
    Published October 3, 2023
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