6 Johnny Cake Hill Road Old Lyme Connecticut 06371

  • Listing Contract Date: 2022-06-16
  • MLS #: 170499359
  • Post Updated: 2022-09-16 19:51:03
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Baths Full: 3
  • Baths Half: 1
  • Area: 6492 sq ft
  • Year built: 1943
  • Status:


‘Duck Creek” was originally built in 1943. Two wings were added in 1984 with a family room, home office in one and a breakfast room, pool/sunroom and lower level with bath, steam and sauna in the other. The winding drive brings you to this unique French Country estate complete with more than 13 acres of land. Once featured in ‘100 Most Beautiful Rooms in America’ the house is a living museum. The parquet floor stretches from living room into library and comes from the Fontainebleau Hotel in Paris. the chestnut paneling is from the Bordeaux region in France. The formal dining room has Carrara marble floors from a prominent home on Fifth Avenue and the Corinthian pilasters are from Winterthur, a gift from the DuPont family. The main house was built with bricks and slate from the New London post office. There are 4 fireplaces. Upstairs you will find a bedroom suite with a sitting room, a Master suite with a fireplace and a third bedroom that was turned into a dressing room complete with soaking tub and walk-in closets. The antique guest house offers an additional bedroom, living room and full bath. The gardens are exquisite with a stone gazebo, fountain and pond. There is a 3 car detached garage. Although the property is private it is right in the Village of Old Lyme.

  • Last Change Type: Under Contract - Continue to Show

Rooms&Units Description

  • Rooms Total: 12
  • Room Count: 10
  • Rooms Additional: Breezeway
  • Laundry Room Info: Main Level
  • Laundry Room Location: In office off kitchen

Location Details

  • County Or Parish: New London
  • Neighborhood: Johnnycake Hill
  • Directions: From Ferry Road, turn right onto Lyme Street which becomes McCurdy. Turn left on Johnny Cake to #6.
  • Zoning: RU40
  • Elementary School: Per Board of Ed
  • High School: Lyme-Old Lyme

Property Details

  • Lot Description: Borders Open Space,Level Lot,Lightly Wooded,Professionally Landscaped
  • Parcel Number: 1553181
  • Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade: 6492
  • Acres: 13.2500
  • Potential Short Sale: No
  • New Construction Type: No/Resale
  • Construction Description: Brick,Stucco
  • Basement Description: Full,Concrete Floor
  • Showing Instructions: 24 Hour notice please

Property Features

  • Association Amenities: None
  • Nearby Amenities: Golf Course,Library,Park
  • Appliances Included: Electric Range,Wall Oven,Microwave,Refrigerator,Washer,Electric Dryer
  • Interior Features: Cable - Pre-wired,Central Vacuum,Sauna,Security System
  • Exterior Features: French Doors,Fruit Trees,Garden Area,Guest House,Patio,Terrace
  • Exterior Siding: Brick,Stucco
  • Style: European,French
  • Color: Brick
  • Driveway Type: Circular,Crushed Stone
  • Foundation Type: Concrete,Masonry
  • Roof Information: Slate
  • Cooling System: Central Air
  • Heat Type: Gravity Warm Air
  • Heat Fuel Type: Oil
  • Garage Parking Info: Detached Garage
  • Garages Number: 3
  • Water Source: Private Well
  • Hot Water Description: Oil
  • Exclusions: Lawn statues, Dining room and
  • Fireplaces Total: 4
  • Waterfront Description: Not Applicable
  • Fuel Tank Location: In Basement
  • Swimming Pool YN: 1
  • Pool Description: Indoor Pool,Lap Pool,Spa,Gunite
  • Home Automation: Security System,Thermostat(s)
  • Seating Capcity: Active
  • Sewage System: Septic


  • Property Tax: $ 21,418
  • Tax Year: July 2022-June 2023


Courtesy of

  • Office Name: William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l
  • Office ID: PSOTH50

This style property is located in is currently and has been listed on RE/MAX on the Bay. This property is listed at $ 1,900,000. It has 3 beds bedrooms, 4 baths bathrooms, and is 6492 sq ft. The property was built in 1943 year.

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