Eight Of Connecticut's Charming Thimble Islands Are For Sale

If you're looking for a gift for the friend who has everything, you should know that they price recently dropped from $78 to $50 million.

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Looking for a private island not far from New York City? How about eight? Located off the coast of Branford, Connecticut, eight islets in the Thimble Islands archipelago that hit the market in July 2016 for $78 million were recently . Rogers Island, the largest of the bunch, comes with a 13,000-square-foot house, swimming pool, tennis court, and a golf hole designed by Jack Nicklaus. (A private island owner deserves nothing less, after all.) Below, a look at the properties.

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Rogers Island is the largest of the eight islands for sale.
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It's being offered as part of the portfolio or on its own at $35 million. Past or current residents of the Thimble Islands include President William Howard Taft, General Tom Thumb, and Garry Trudeau and Jane Pauley.

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Its main house was built around 1905.
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It's a whopping 13,000 square feet.

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The manicured gardens are a lot to take in.
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Keep in mind this magical getaway is only accessible by boat.
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There's a four-bedroom guesthouse with a wraparound porch on the island, too.
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Wheeler Island features an eight-bedroom house.
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Belden Island includes a house that's 100 years old.
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The Belden Island house has four bedrooms.
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Prospect Hill Island's 3,700-square-foot home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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There are 81 total houses in the Thimble Islands archipelago.
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The Caribbean?
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Nope, just Connecticut.

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Some of the properties include state-of-the-art technology and amenities.
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Like this outdoor dance floor illuminated by LED lights on Rogers Island. For more information, head to or Melissa Frank Lutz of Douglas Elliman Real Estate at 646-765-8691.

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