Historic House Listings

Looks like a fairy tale house! Converse House, Circa, 1870 in Ct. $309,900

June 10, 2018

The Converse House is a Victorian Gothic built in 1870 in Norwich, Connecticut. It is located on the Chelsea Parade District route. There is also a carriage house on the property. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,318 square feet. $350,000 New price: $309,900

From the Zillow listing:


Step back in history when you step in to this High Victorian Gothic style home…built in 1870 and known as The Converse House, it is located on the Chelsea Parade District route and steps to Washington Park where you can relax on a summer day! Your eyes may catch the grey/red slate roof and A distinctive seven sided front porch beckons you to kick back and relax….walk in and you are greeted by a built in preachers bench to hang your coat. The first floor offers a sitting parlor with pocket doors, a library and a living room complete with a bow window with cushioned seats….fireplaces in the living room and walnut paneled dining room will add warmth to any evening! The butlers pantry has oodles of storage and is located just off the kitchen – updated with Viking gas range,dishwasher and wall ovens, plenty of room for the cooking enthusiast. Half bath completes the first floor. Upstairs are 5 bedrooms and a full bath complete with claw foot tub….up one more flight of stairs is your very own widows peak – a quiet escape to read or do some work in your private home office? Sky”s the limit!! The property has beautiful flower gardens, trees in bloom, a water fountain and a Carriage Barn…..

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