Historic House Listings

“Painted Lady of Lime Rock”. Stunning! Circa, 1889. Over three acres in Ct. $1,250,000

July 1, 2018

The carriage house apartments bring in $33,000 a year. Built in 1889 by a local prominent businessman. So many original details inside this house! Wow, the pool table and the pool equipment are original to the house and will convey. There was even a separate entrance for the billiards room so neighbors could hang out and play. Located on 3.15 acres in Salisbury, Connecticut. Eight bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 4,611 square feet. $1,250,000

From the Zillow listing:


“The Painted Lady of Lime Rock” is a rare example of unspoiled Victorian grandeur and is the architectural centerpiece of the Salisbury hamlet of Lime Rock. It was built by a prominent local businessman in the late 1880’s and boasts original details that include stained glass windows, hand painted porcelain sinks, elaborate woodwork and the original pool room (with a separate entrance so that neighbors could gather and play there.) The pool table and all the equipment in the pool room is original to the house and included in the sale. There are 4 beautiful fireplaces with custom surrounds. There is an exquisite Butler’s pantry with etched glass between the formal dining room and the breakfast room. The kitchen is remodeled and equipped with a Garland 6 burner commercial range, a Subzero refrigerator, a farmhouse sink, granite and marble counters and a center island. There are 2 laundries, one in a basement room equipped with sink and another in the 2nd floor hall. There is an atrium attached to the second floor landing and a large sleeping porch. One of the 8 bedrooms is in the turret on the third floor. The master suite includes a sitting room with fireplace, built-in dresser and offers a remodeled marble bathroom en-suite. The hall bath has a steam shower and a separate claw foot tub. There is an additional full bath on the third floor. The property includes a Carriage House with 3 apartments with a current rent role of $33,000 per year.

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