SO MUCH TO OFFER! Enjoy all of the benefits of shoreline living, close to the Connecticut River, marinas, yacht clubs, restaurants, great schools and the renown Essex Steam Train. Walking distance to historic Essex Main Street, this modern colonial is an ideal home in an ideal community for boat enthusiasts, young families, working professionals and retirees. Built in 2000 by Cornerstone Construction, it is part of a small private development of beautiful, well-constructed homes set on Tilley-Pratt pond with deeded access to the pond. House features include nine foot ceilings, granite counter top, a spacious family room with sliding doors to the patio, fully landscaped yard, hardwood floors, fireplace, city water, generator hook-up with generator and walk-up attic. Designed for today's lifestyle, a spacious family room leads to a sun-filled breakfast nook with bay window. On the second floor are four bedrooms including a large master bedroom with private jacuzzi. Three additional bedrooms are served by another full bath. 3 Abby Lane is in an established neighborhood close to schools, parks and library. Located 30 minutes to New Haven, Hartford and New London and 2 hours from Boston and New York, the local train station provides service for Amtrak, Shoreline East and Metro North. The lower Connecticut River Valley has been designated one of the "last Great Places on Earth" by the Nature Conservancy and the Connecticut River was designated an American Heritage River.