Seaside Sophistication: Luxury Home Building in East Lyme, Connecticut

For many people, the idea of coastal living is a dream. While many coastal areas of Connecticut offer space for building, many of these towns are overcrowded, overpriced, and inaccessible due to traffic congestion. 

Further up Connecticut’s coast, however, East Lyme offers something unique: a picturesque town that features coastal living at a more relaxed pace as well as stunning landscapes and beautiful waterfront communities. 

East Lyme has a charming bayside downtown that is conveniently located halfway between New York and Boston, overlooking Long Island Sound. East Lyme’s picturesque village of Niantic offers a wealth of activities to visitors and residents and is an ideal place to locate a new waterfront residence. 

For those seeking an elevated coastal lifestyle, East Lyme has unrivaled resources:

Beautiful public beaches. East Lyme offers three public beaches: Cini Memorial Park/ Niantic Bay Beach, Hole-in-the-Wall Beach, and McCook Point Park and Beach. In addition, the region features a state beach in Rocky Neck State Park. 

Independent shopping. Unlike other towns covered with generic chain stores, the East Lyme region features a wide variety of independent shops for arts and crafts, antiques, gifts, boutique items, books, treats and gardening supplies, and plants. 

Waterfront dining and more. For waterfront dining, there are a variety of options that come with a seaside, lakefront, or riverside view, as well as wineries, breweries, food trails, and unique options for romantic or family dining. 

Cultural attractions. The East Lyme region offers numerous cultural attractions, including museums, history and heritage sites, live performances, guided history tours, and more. 

Making a Luxury Home Dream a Reality in East Lyme

Building a luxury coastal home is about more than simply choosing a seaside location. It’s about finding a design that makes the most of the location, marrying the seaside ambiance with the home’s interior and exterior to create a perfect dwelling that harmonizes with the maritime ambiance. It’s also important to remember that the outdoor spaces of your luxury home are just as important as the indoor spaces. Ideally, all three – indoor, outdoor, and the natural seaside environment – should blend seamlessly to form the ideal oceanside living experience. 

Choosing the Right Contractor

Advantage Contracting believes the goal of a general contractor and construction manager is to help clients looking to realize a vision of living at the seaside create a vision that will exemplify classic styling, integrity of design, and attention to detail while making the most of the oceanside location. 

Advantage Contracting offers clients unique homes as well as outdoor living areas that are perfect for entertaining and provide year-round comfort despite unpredictable coastal New England weather. We can help design, build, and put the finishing touches on both your home and your outdoor living spaces so you can create the perfect environment in which to live, entertain, cook, and enjoy the company of family and friends.

For more information or to view our portfolio of luxury coastal properties, visit our website or call 860-944-2659 to discuss your coastal living plans.