Spice Hill – E. Hampton, CT
Spice Hill is a beautiful residential area in rural East Hampton offering middle to upper middle class single-family homes. The home prices range from around $200,000 to over $300,000. The homes usually feature two-story, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a basement, a garage, and a fireplace.
The homes average around 1,900 to over 2,000 square feet and come in Contemporary, Cape Cod, and Colonial styles. The lots are well-spaced, large, and the houses are set off from the road. Some homes have their backs to open spaces and our located in quiet cozy cul-de-sacs.
East Hampton sits along the shores of Lake Pocotopaug – one of the state’s largest inland bodies of water. This scenic village has thirty-six miles of land surrounded by state parks and forests. With around 13,000 residents, this picturesque village has the vibrant Salmon River with the famous Comstock Covered Bridge nearby, which is said to be haunted.
Airline State Park’s southern trailhead begins in East Hampton’s quaint and picturesque Village Center on Main Street. In addition, Hurd State Park, the Salmon River State Forest, and Meshomasic State Forest sit right in town.
Spice Hill Primary and Secondary Schools
The East Hampton Public School district is committed to excellence in education and continually makes the effort to innovate, inspire and prepare their students to be knowledgeable, productive, responsible and contributing members of a global society.
This also includes instructing students on acquiring problem solving and communication skills, learning to make informed decisions, and on how to respond confidently to life’s difficult challenges.
• Center Elementary School
• East Hampton Middle School
• East Hampton High School
East Hampton’s Village Center is a quaint and picturesque place offering cozy coffee houses, ice cream shops, restaurants, a bakery, charming boutiques, and a vibrant walking district surrounded by trees, flowers and history. They have vibrant fall festivals every year, plus other festivities and activities throughout the year. They have a farmer’s market and other outdoor venues.
East Hampton Attractions
1. The Chatham Historical Society Museum
This museum was formed in 1963 and houses an 1840 one-room school house, artifacts, and memorabilia that gives the history of East Hampton, Cobalt and Middle Haddam. Admission is free.
2. Joseph N. Goff House Museum and Cultural Center
This museum and center sits right in the historic Village Center. There are many cultural and enrichment programs, artifacts, and memorabilia. In addition, there are historical artifacts and memorabilia on Connecticut’s 84th Governor and native to East Hampton – William A. O’Neill.
3. Comstock Covered Bridge
This is an historic covered bridge and was built in 1873. This bridge is 80 feet long and is closed to vehicles, but is open to foot traffic. The bridge goes over the Salmon River.
4. Laurel Island
This island is in Lake Pocotopaug and there are five cottages, along with a large main lodge for overnight stays. There is plenty of parking on the shore, and boats will take you to the island.