Long Island Sound Waterfront 3-Level Townhouse in Stamford, CT

Rare, direct Long Island Sound waterfront 3-level townhouse w/attached garage “Hits the Market!” – Won’t last long as it’s priced to sell at $849,000! 

Welcome to a newly renovated condo redone in 2008 and 2011.  This place has a layout filled with many open areas, sunlight and lots of windows.  It has 3 levels of glass sliding doors opening to 2 balconies and a deck overlooking Long Island Sound.  That’s right, Long Island Sound!

view of Long Island Sound

The 3 bedroom + 3 1/2 bath unit features a two story cathedral ceiling entrance. The kitchen, which was completely redone in 2008, awaits your desire for cooking and enjoyment sitting around the center island.  It has new granite counters, cherry cabinets and Jenn-aire appliances.  From back to front you see through glass wall cabinets with shelves holding all your dining treasures.

The open floor plan leads into a dining room and living room with a limestone gas fireplace, hardwood floors and water views right off a balcony.

On the third floor there is a bedroom with a private bath and Jacuzzi tub. The master bedroom has cathedral ceilings and skylights.  There is a walk-in dressing room, custom marble bathroom, gas fireplace and more direct water views from a balcony.  Overlook the sunsets, and feel the wonderful sea breezes that flow throughout.

There is a lower level family room, or 3rd bedroom with a Jacuzzi full bath. There is a new wall to wall carpet just laid in within a month. Walk out and also enjoy the patio w/mature landscaping and water views that offer a quiet setting as you relax in a sun chair or enjoy BBQ grilled meals.

There is gas heat, central A/C, lots of hidden storage in a utility room and other hidden places. Escape the rain and snow by driving into your attached garage.

Host a private party in the waterfront air-conditioned clubhouse, or cool-off in the Pool by the water and marina.  This condo is a one minute walk to two beaches.  The inlet to the sound is in front with a beach to the left and a pier.  There is another beach to the right that you can also launch a boat.  You are surrounded by a Park with tennis courts and ball fields which awaits your pleasure for sports.

This smaller 79 unit waterfront complex awaits you and is at the end of a cul-de-sac with privacy.

Live the carefree waterfront lifestyle at a fraction of the cost of a direct waterfront house.

Act quickly:  This will not last long!    Contact Mary Kay Daughters of Hoffman International Properties at 203-325-1281 today for more information. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity to own a piece of Connecticut waterfront.


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The 2011 Robie Pierce One Design Regatta

The 2011 Robie Pierce One Design Regatta was held at the American Yacht Club from May 19-22. The Robie Pierce Regatta’s mission is to get more people involved in adaptive sailing.

Allegra and Isolde in DownWind Battle

Allegra and Isolde in DownWind Battle

Fourteen teams from the US and Canada competed, each with an able bodied (AB) crew for ballast. Eleven races were run over two days and the winning team was Jonathan Evans and crew: 2008 Paralympic gold medalist Maureen McKinnon-Tucker and the AB duties were split between Evans’ brother Gansen and nephew Jake.

Allegra+Thunderbird and Harpoon In Robie Pierce Regatta Starting Sequence

Allegra, Thunderbird+Harpoon In Robie Pierce Regatta Starting Sequence

Robie Pierce Regatta Entrant Starting at Committee Boat

Robie Pierce Regatta Entrant Starting at Committee Boat

The boats involved were Ideal 18 sailboats from Larchmont Yacht Club (LYC) and American Yacht Club (AYC).  Each Ideal 18 has been customized with special chairs and harnesses to accommodate each sailor whose disabilities ranged from limb loss to quadriplegic. Both LYC and AYC supply the Robie Pierce Regatta Ideal 18s, with each club hosting the event in alternate years. This year it was at our club (AYC) and next year it is at LYC.  Every other year, when it’s hosted at our club, my husband Jeff Brown and I jump in and help out.

Gracie+Valencia in Up-WindTacking Duel

Gracie and Valencia in upwind tacking duel

Skipper Getting Into Modified Ideal 18

Skipper Getting Into Modified Ideal 18

Valencia Team with Able-Bodied Crewmate

Valencia Team with Able-Bodied crew mate

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Formerly the Little Red Schoolhouse, Darien, CT – 2011 Renovation: New to market

Own history! Forty years ago, this property was “The little Red Schoolhouse” where Mrs. Pierson taught French and owned the whole cul-de-sac.

DarienSchoolhouseSideNow a 4,152 sq. ft, 3-floor house with covered front entrance on 1⁄2 acre, it has oversized large rooms, a 6-zone central heating/ac systems, 5/6 Br’s, a 1st floor master, 4 1⁄2 B (w/Jacuzzi in MBR, and Jac. & steam B in another B), a formal foyer and front entrance, LF w/fpl and DR.

This freshly renovated house has a country kitchen overlooking the comfortable great room w/fpl and entertainment center. Have fun in the lower level game room or select your wine from the wine cellar. With 2 separate driveways; the upper one leads to the front door with covered en- trance while the lower one leads to the 4-car garage and mother-in-law suite/office, 1st floor, with separate private entrance.

The mature landscaping and colorful gardens not only enhance the beauty of the grounds and walkway but provide lots of privacy. Enjoy BBQ’s on the back patio, under the electrical awning or relax in the hot tub.

Great price!  Contact Mary Kay Daughters of Hoffman International Properties at 203-325-1281 today for more information. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity to own a little bit of Connecticut history.

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Vintage Farmhouse Estate – Westover/Greenwich CT border

First time on the market in 51 years!  Priced to sell! Experience the tranquility and total privacy of this vintage farmhouse located behind 100+ year old free-standing stone walls. Enter through a carefully crafted stone arch that leads to the front door.


1120Westoverstonewall This 4-story, 3 BR, 1-1/2B, circa early 1900’s Farmhouse sits on a Park-like 1.22 acres, with fishpond, private setting, gorgeous grounds, open/flat land with cleared yard.

Inside, there are wide planked floors. A country kitchen with 1/2B connects to the LR with Fpl and DR along the back window-lined wall that floods the rooms with light and allows great views of the backyard. The 2nd floor has a MBR with Fpl and another BR.  A large BR is on the 3rd floor and there’s a lower ground floor level room.


The grandfathered main house and separate 2-story garage wait for your conversion to a guesthouse and renovations into a new home.  With an allowed 7971 Sq. Ft. of building space, the possibilities are endless.

1120westoverbackofhouse1120westoversideviewofhouse1120westoverdeckgaragebarnPriced to sell!  Contact Mary Kay Daughters of Hoffman International Properties at 203-325-1281 today for more information. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity to own your dream estate.

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2011 Spring Series at the American Yacht Club

Last week we spent a fabulous weekend at our club, The American Yacht Club, located in Rye NY during their 2011 Spring Series. The AYC Spring Series is the inaugural sailing event in the western Long Island Sound racing circuit. Boats from all the different NY and CT clubs were present including members of New York YC, Huguenot YC, Larchmont YC, Manhattan Sailing Club and Seawanhaka Corinthian YC, Indian Harbor YC, Riverside YC, Stamford YC, Cedar Point YC and Pequot YC.

There were over 80 boats entered in the series. Click here to see results.

I love shooting races but it can be difficult to capture the moment as everything is in motion. Yet, when you know what to look for, you wait … and you wait … and you finally shoot!  In some ways this differs from shooting luxury estates. After all, they are anchored on dry land. But there are similarities. It takes time to know what will make a great sailing picture, just as it takes time and experience to know what will make a great property picture.

How do you get this experience? You work with people, like myself, who know the market, the properties, the buyers, and who will ultimately know what makes a great sale; or, for yachting photographs … a great sail!

Exceptional properties need exceptional representation and that’s where I come in. Contact me today to find out how I can help you with your luxury real estate needs.

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My adventures in radio on Live! with Lisa

Lisa Wexler

A big thank you to Lisa Wexler for having me on as a guest on her radio show a little while back. We had fun talking about the real estate market.  I was also really appreciative of her fabulous introduction!


Live! with Lisa airs on Newstalk 1400 WSTC/1350 WNLK Fairfield County, Connecticut, Monday- Fridays from 4-6 PM. Check out Lisa’s website for more info And you can tune in to my full interview by clicking here.

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Welcome to Mary Kay’s world

Mary Kay DaughtersI’m Mary Kay Daughters, the owner of Hoffman International Properties of Greenwich.   I have over 20 years experience in the sales of luxury and exceptional properties including estates, equestrian, waterfront and investment properties.

My specialty is “one-on-one” service. I like to be hands-on in absolutely every aspect of marketing and incorporate the best tools available including staging, award-winning photography, glossy magazine spreads with prime positioning, trade shows, wine festivals, exclusive charity events and much more.

Luxury properties require a team effort and my network of colleagues and alliances includes some of the best architects, builders, craftsmen, interior designers, security professionals and most importantly other top producers in high-end markets nationally and internationally.

Exceptional properties require exceptional representation with a real estate agent who has the drive, positioning and access to deliver results. 

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