Groton Long Point has long been a gathering place for generations of families, who frequented this ‘resort’ community for their summer ‘home away from home’ for many decades. Almost exclusive in its location on the coast, on a peninsula on Long Island Sound, Groton Long Point has a population that grows during the summer months as families return to this established coastal Connecticut community. Year ‘round, amongst the 600+ homes on the island, the population is about 675… but during the summer, the population grows to accommodate all the families renting for the summer season!
Groton Long Point has three lovely beaches: Main Beach (a long crescent beach on the island); Kiddie Beach; and South Beach. The beaches, tennis courts, yacht club, and community ‘casino’ clubhouse are maintained by the GLP homeowners’ association, which encompasses all property owners on the island. There are many scheduled family activities such as tennis lessons, sailing lessons, community play areas, dances, and other family gatherings and social activities. There are boat moorings and docks with protected anchorages that are managed by the GLP Association. Groton Long Point residents can enjoy watching sailboat regattas, cruising boaters, and other coastal activities from the vantage point of their peninsula ‘point’ on Long Island Sound.
The median home value in Groton Long Point is $730,200. Groton Long Point home values have gone up 8.1% over the past year. The median price of homes currently listed in Groton Long Point is $765,000. As more home owners choose Groton Long Point for year ‘round living, the town has chosen to make some infrastructure investments to enhancing the single road and bridge access to the island. Another exclusive community on the ‘peninsula’ is Mumford Cove’.