Apr 192015

SOLD SIGNThe Town Clerk’s Office released this list of homes sold in Orange between April 9 and April 17.

• 552 Treat Lane, $325,000, Rehome Properties LLC to Edmond M Daniells, filed on April 10.

• 842 Derby Avenue, $97,200, US Bank National Assn. Tr, to Ali Akdeniz, filed on April 13.

• 602 South Greenbrier Drive, $418,000, Sherri Giambra to Duane Field, filed on April 15.

• 691 Buttonball Road, $415,000, Carol Isaacs Tr. to Frank Wilde Jr., filed on April 16.

Apr 192015

l14490d45-m0xd-w640_h480_q80Gorgeous, custom built, Lindal Cedar home. Truly a rare find.

Located in a wonderful, convenient neighborhood with great price support. This beautiful home has an open floor plan and features; a 34′ ceiling great room with a stone fireplace; gleaming cherry and hardwood flooring; a custom kitchen with granite countertop, high end appliances and large breakfast bar; large cedar closet with built-ins in master bedroom; whirlpool tub in the master bath; a large second floor loft area with potential to convert to a 4th bedroom and a finished basement recreation room.

The property also features a heated gunite pool with spa, a cabana with half bath, a large cedar deck and gorgeous specimen plantings throughout the site. Very convenient to Route 15, Route 8, downtown New Haven and Yale.

Presented by Buddy DeGennaro of  Wareck D’ostilio Real Estate this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 3,903 sq ft stunner on 1.32 landscaped acres is offered for $775,000.

See it today, or call 855-386-9166 for a private showing.

Apr 132015

sold_sign_400The Town Clerk’s Office released this list of property transfers reported between March 25 and April 8.

• 24 Hedgefield Court, $667,500, William Bonato to Hardhaman Sharma, filed on March 25.

• 145 Peachtree Drive, $467,250, HSBC Bank to Justin Berlepsch, filed on March 31.

• 241 Karen Drive, $460,000, David Meneo to Brian Fuehrlein, filed on April 1.

• 285 Boston Post Road, $1,680,000, Seniti LLC to (Eli’s Restaurant), Filed on April 1.

• 600 Cedar Grove, $629,000, Roger Hattton to Susan Gallagher, filed on April 1.

• 226 Boston Post Road, $550,000, Tramontana LLC to (Dunkin Donuts), filed on April 7.

Apr 112015

4695298_2New On The Market: Here is a beautiful Colonial on 438 Old Tavern Road in Orange with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 4 car garage and so much more, all for $649,900.

Come and visit Denise Mirto at an open house on Sunday, April 12, from 1-3 p.m.

Colonial home was almost totally rebuilt 2001-2006 features 2 Master Suites each with sitting room and full baths with another 2 bedrooms and full bath on the upper level.

The 1st floor has a country eat in kitchen and formal dining room.

The family room has a built in custom made cherry entertainment center.

A formal living room and office complete the 1st floor all with oak hardwood floors. The home is totally air conditioned and is heated with natural gas.

There is a covered deck and a stone patio in the back of the home along with a mini barn for additional storage.

The full basement has additional storage options. A 4 car garage completes the plan.

City water and recent improvements make this a great home.

Apr 012015

Screen Shot 2015-03-31 at 2.54.27 PMAre you looking for a unique rental in a quiet neighborhood? Check out this listing for 856 Oakwood Road, Orange.

For $1,400 a month, you get a 1,000 sqft basement apartment with 2 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom in a multi-family home with refrigerator, washer and dryer.

Listed by Weichert Regional Properties.

Security Deposit is $1,400

Call Marsha Oliver at 203-795-2700

MLS/Source ID: N10027996

Mar 302015

fred messoreFred A. Messore, Senior Vice President of Colonial Properties, 200 Boston Post Road, recently completed the sale of two significant redevelopment properties in West Haven.

The Buyer constructed a new prototype 4,200 square foot McDonald’s restaurant with a double drive-thru, which opened at the end of the year.

Messore, was the sole broker in the transaction for his representation of McDonald’s USA, LLC. “Fred has demonstrated his patience and perseverance in negotiating a complicated transaction between two of the United States most significant corporate entities, Walmart and McDonald’s,” said Colonial Properties President Michael Richetelli.

In addition, Messore represented the Buyer, Forest Cove, LLC who plans on renovating the Carroll Cut Rate building and creating a new mixed-use development called The Atwood, which will include 7,500 square feet of retail space and 30 market rate “loft style” apartment units.

Colonial Properties, Inc. is a full service Commercial Real Estate Brokerage firm located in Orange, CT handling all types of commercial and investment real estate transactions including the sale and leasing of retail, industrial, office and investment properties, as well as brokering land and business sales. 

Mar 292015

Stunning, inside and out

Stunning, inside and out

595 Cedar Grove, Orange

STOP Looking! Custom Colonial located on Cul-De-Sac in Private Broadview Subdivision.

Grand 2 Story Entry Foyer, Architectural Windows, Gourmet eat in kitchen w/ Granite countertops, Pantry & High End appliances w/ Slider to 2 Tier Deck w/ Jacuzzi Tub , Open fireplace, living room w/ fireplace, dining room  w/ Crown Molds & Chair Rail, Den, 3-4 Bed, 3 Full Baths, Master Suite.

Finished Media Room in lower level, Bonus Room, Pocket & French Solid  Core Doors, hard wood floors, 2 Car Garage, C AIR, City Water, Private Location, Walk to Trails & Golf Course.

All the Bells & Whistles. Seeing is Believing!

Offered by Property World.

Move in condition 2,712 Sq Ft home on 1.81 acres. Offered for $519,000 (Reduced by $999).

Elementary School: Turkey Hill Middle School: Amity High School: Amity

Mar 242015

sold_sign_400Town Clerk Patrick O’Sullivan released this list of the latest property transfers filed at Town Hall between March 6 and March 24.

806 Robert Treat Drive, $164,000, Pasquale J. Consiglio Est to Wendy Severs, filed on March 6.

806 Robert Treat Drive, $164,000, Barbara R. Consiglio Family Trust to Wendy Severs, filed on March 6.

592 Wingfoot Road, $192,000, Richard F. Durso to Gina M. Durso, filed on March 12.

225 Deerfield Lane, $484,892, Sunrise Hill Estates LLC to Donald H. Middleton, filed on March 16.

420 Lambert Road, $160,000, Bank of America NA to Min Wu, filed on March 16.

762 Lambert Road, $365,000, Patricia B. Durante to Dana S. Harvey, filed on March 18.


Mar 222015

w592-h-q-2Come see this 3 bedroom home at 940 Red Fox Road, Orange on Sunday, March 22 from 1-3 p.m.

Move right into this spacious 2,000+ square foot ranch style home in sought after area with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms.

House sits on private 1 acre lot.

Has hardwood floors throughout the main level except for the back bedroom. Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters. Kitchen opens up into the family room with a fireplace.

Formal dining room off of the kitchen. Large sunken living room w/ A-frame floor to ceiling window overlooking back yard.

Sliders off dining room & master bedroom lead to spacious decking — perfect for entertaining.

Lower level is partially finished with a possible 4th bedroom along with a workout room.

Newer hot water heater, AC compressor, roof, driveway and windows.

All of this for just $409,900.

Offered by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Orange Office. Call 203-795-6000.

Mar 172015

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 7.33.12 PMThe Town Plan & Zoning Commission met on Tuesday evening at Town Hall with a small, but interesting agenda, including a new business proposal, a business owner stuck between a rock and a hard place and a public hearing regarding the town plan of conservation and development.

SITE PLAN APPLICATION – Monster Golf, Submitted by Brixmor Property Group.  For property known 220 Indian River Road, a.k.a. Christmas Tree Shop Plaza.  The proposal is to locate an indoor miniature golf and “lazer tag” in existing store space.  Also for the construction of a mezzanine/2nd floor area.

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 7.35.08 PMThe application did not include a floor plan or show plans for the mezzanine, nor did the applicant have proof that the plans that he presented at the meeting were the same that he showed to the Fire Marshal and other departments for approval.

For these reasons this item has been moved to the April 7 meeting for discussion and a vote. 

Further discussion: Would the Commission address this as a retail business, which the space already is approved for.

2.  Request for Release of Bond by MLG Real Estate LLC (Aurora), 205 Edison Road, $35,000 cash bond.

Unanimously approved. 

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 8.12.29 PM3.   PUBLIC HEARING ON “DRAFT” ORANGE 2015 PLAN OF CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT.  In accordance with Section 8-23 of the Connecticut State Statutes, this is a public hearing to obtain public comment, concerns, and questions.  A copy of the proposed plan has been filed in the Office of the Orange Town Clerk and is also available in the Orange Zoning Department and Town of Orange Website.  After completion of the public hearing, the commission may revise the plan and may adopt the plan or any part thereof or amendment thereto by a single resolution or may, by successive resolutions, adopt parts of the plan and amendments.

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 8.24.39 PMGlenn Chalder presented an overview with slides showing the audience the proposal, which includes open space, providing pedestrian traffic in town, providing bicycle lanes, safe pedestrian walkways to and from the proposed train station.

Economic Development Director Paul Grimmer, once again advocated for a better plan for the Indian River Road and Bull Hill Lane areas to help increase the attractiveness of Orange for new businesses.

Selectman Mitch Goldblatt had several comments including putting a firehouse in the west side of town which is more or less isolated, and instead of sidewalks, which carry a fair amount of liability and added maintenance, it would be better to keep with the paths that Orange now has.

First Selectman Jim Zeoli said the several acres behind Lowes and the former Stop & Shop that were once truck terminals need to be planned out so they can be developed for a better use. He said Orange recently lost a good opportunity for a business on Edison Road. He added that a third firehouse would just be an extra burden on the town and firefighters would still have to drive to the firehouse and get the trucks.

Chalder will take all the comments into consideration, incorporate them into the plan and it will be continued at the next meeting on April 7.


The man who inherited the former Enchanted Gardens (The Purple Building) on Route 34 is having a problem selling the building, which was grandfathered in with a use only as a florist or garden center.

Chairman Walter Clark told him that he would have to file for an amendment to the regulations or an amendment to the zoning map.

His only way out is to file the formal paperwork, meaning hiring an attorney, which he is resistant to, since he’s already put money into the improving the property and is paying taxes on the vacant building.

Light Industrial 3 Zone

The Commission let Chalder know that they wanted to hire him to work on the LI3 Zone idea for the Indian River Road area as proposed by Paul Grimmer during a previous meeting.

Discussion included usage, and lot size limitations, building sizes, exactly what area the zone would cover.