The sixth oldest town in CT & perfectly located coastal city between New Haven & Bridgeport & a popular home to NYC commuters via Metro North, this "Little City with the Big Heart" is know for its buttery lobster rolls, a not-so crowded beach and a (very) remote promise of finding a pirate's buried treasure! Shady streets lined with manicured lawns lead to several shell-studded beaches including the popular Silver Sands State Park where you can lay down a towel & enjoy the day, take a swim or soak up the view of kayakers & boats navigating the 14 acre Charles Island 1/2 mile off the sandy shore.
But if you are seeking that treasure - Captain Kidd's gold coins, allegedly stashed there in 1699 - timing is everything. Twice daily during low tide, a rocky sandbar surfaces in the waters, providing a half-mile walk to Charles Island. Safety is a serious issue here, the currents rough, so be sure to check tide charts. There is about a two hour window to complete the round trip journey. From May 1 to August 31 the island is managed as a preserve for nesting birds so only the periphery is accessible.
After spending a relaxing day at the beach many locals head to the bustling downtown with the second longest Town Green in New England with its many famous restaurants & local shops. Noshing on lobster rolls & fresh local oysters, all set around a the Wepawaug River with waterfalls & a picture perfect bustling harbor where water recreation abounds with access to boat launches at the Milford Lisman Landing Marina, multiple city beaches & Silver Sands Park. The many high quality arts & craft shows, varied festivals & events throughout the year makes this Little City with the Big Heart the perfect place to call home.
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Oyster Landing - A fantastic opportunity to own and customize this sun filled two story townhouse (3000+ sq ft) overlooking Milford Harbor. The entry foyer flows into an ...
Direct water front, main level, no steps, end unit. The views of the Marina are beautiful in this unit. Unit has been remodeled from top to bottom in 2013. New windows, d...