Your search for a year-round Connecticut shoreline sanctuary is over with this nontraditional treasure, custom built in 1980. Spanning more than 2,000 square feet, there’s plenty of room for family and friends, and delightful architectural touches provide a chic backdrop for lounging and entertaining. Hand-carved wood doors, stained glass windows, 200-year-old brass-pegged chestnut floors and soaring blue-stained exposed beam ceilings run throughout. Wrought from more than 4,000 bricks, the spectacular two-story fireplace acts as the functional heart of the home providing warmth across the lower level. The chef’s eat-in kitchen is beautifully equipped with stainless steel appliances and ocean views, and cozy living spaces invite you to curl up with a good book. Nod off to sleep to the sounds of the waves in the stunning second-floor master suite featuring a spiral staircase to a prow-like balcony. There’s another bedroom suite on this level, a loft bedroom above and a fourth bedroom on the main level.Enjoy glorious views of Duck Island, Clinton Harbor and Long Island from the expansive oceanfront deck, or step down to your sandy beach for swimming and sunning. Located less than two hours from Manhattan by car and just 30 minutes from New Haven’s Metro-North station, this fantastic waterfront hideaway is as accessible as it is beautiful. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this exquisite waterfront oasis with a motivated seller willing to consider all reasonable offers.