Historic House Listings

Whoa!!!! Circa, 1933 in Connecticut. Those stairs and the stone basement! $1,595,000

May 26, 2018

Wow. Such an amazing house and property! This Mediterranean Colonial was built in 1933 on a peninsula of the Long Island Sound. The house was designed by architect Leonard Asheim and built by European craftsmen. The basement is supposed to look like a European castle. It’s been in the same family for 85 years! Located on 1.25 acres in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Six bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 6,178 square feet. $1,595,000

From the Zillow listing:


Behind stone walls, perfectly sited on a peninsula of Long Island Sound, this C. 1933 Mediterranean Colonial offers stunning water views from almost every window of this majestic home. The stone and stucco house was designed by notable architect Leonard Asheim and exceptionally constructed by European Craftsmen by a prominent builder for his family. It offers wrap around terraces, thick concrete walls, high ceilings with moldings, dramatic curved staircases and an unusual Basement Rathskeller complete with Full Bar, stone walls and a fireplace, reminiscent of a European Castle. A true compound this 1.25 acre landscaped property features a Gunite Salt Water Pool, Pool House and 3 car garage. In the same family for 85 years, this is a rare offering and once in a lifetime opportunity not to be missed!

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