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Landmark Colonial Revival Mansion In The Heart Of The Old Lyme Village
Welcome to “Ludington House” – a Landmark historical home located on the bend of Lyme Street and in the heart of the Old Lyme Historic District. This stately colonial revival mansion’s most notable resident was Katherine Ludington, an American suffragist. Rich with history, this significant property built circa 1895 offers grand spaces, high ceilings, 8 fireplaces, intricate moldings, and retains the charm of renowned Architect Henry R. Marshall. The grand foyer welcomes you with a beautiful staircase, an arched ‘hide way’ alcove and French doors leading to blue stone terraces and gardens. The elegant dining room with an accent dark ceiling and crystal sconces add to the beauty of this grand lady. The large sunny kitchen and butler’s pantry is the heart of this home. The graceful main level opens up through French doors to wraparound porches and exterior access to a garden suite. As you climb the sweeping staircase to the second floor, you will find a generous landing leading to the private bedroom en-suites. The Primary space, behind the double doors, features a morning room, sitting area, kitchenette, his and her bathrooms and 2 bedrooms. Down the hall are the additional 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The 3rd floor apartment has 3 suite style bedrooms, kitchenette, living spaces and beautiful large windows. This incredible estate's grounds features expansive patios, terraces, manicured gardens, 4 bay garage/barn and is strolling distance to the charming Lyme Street Village.