Distinctly unique over-looking the tree tops with views of South Cove and out to the Old Lyme hills in a quiet cul de sac neighborhood. A spacious two-story foyer greets you, with access to the kitchen, dining room and lower level family room. The kitchen flows into a sun-room, currently used as a breakfast room with sliding glass doors that lead to a multi-level deck, perfect for outdoor entertaining with those views. There is a dining room with a wood-burning fireplace, which lends itself to cozy dinners and warm holiday gatherings. The living room has a tray ceiling, abundant natural light coming from three walls of sliders and large windows, along with another fireplace. With the windows open you can hear the tranquil sounds from the koi pond outside. Downstairs has a family room, bath with shower, laundry room, and an adjacent sitting room with a bank of windows, perfect for curling up with a good book. Upstairs the master bedroom has gorgeous water views and boasts a new en suite bath with soaker tub and tiled shower. On that level are three more bedrooms and a full bath. Up a few steps is a sun-filled room with a view, perfect for a home office or studio. The grounds are professionally landscaped with perennials and fine specimen trees. Close by are local points of interest, Essex Village, marinas, The Griswold Inn, Essex Steam Train and Conn. River Museum. It is conveniently located close to the major highways and trains, just two hours to New York and Boston.