Historic House Listings

“Painted Lady” in CT. Circa 1896. One acre. $389,900

December 14, 2018

Another painted lady! This is the Charles R. Hart house. Built in 1896. Located on one acre in Windsor, Connecticut. This home has Lincrusta wall coverings. The house remained in the Hart family until the 1940’s. There are original light fixtures and two working fireplaces. Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and 3,834 square feet. $429,900 New price: $389,900

From the Zillow listing:


RARELY AVAILABLE ” Painted Lady”, The Charles R. Hart House located in Connecticut’s oldest town stands in Victorian Splendor. Charles R. Hart, a well known Hartford merchant, lovingly restored the home in 1896 with a colonial revival flavor by adding luxurious Lincrusta wall coverings, ceramic tiled fireplaces, and an elegant Palladian window. The house remained in the Hart family until the 1940’s.
Now fully restored and furnished with exquisite period antiques offers a rare opportunity to feel a part of a bygone era as you step inside you will think that you have been transported back to the Victorian era as you go through the asymmetrical arrangement of rooms with the elegant Lincrusta wall coverings and original lighting fixtures. There are two working fireplaces, one in the dining room and one in an upstairs bedroom, and the three other fireplaces are faux with mirrored mantels and were for decoration only. The ceilings and the luxurious woodwork are amazing.
There are Victorian gardens designed to have the period feel as well with ornamental statues and seating.
The home has been meticulously maintained with over 4000 square feet offers five bedrooms, 6.1 baths and central air.
This special home offers the richness of the Victorian period with the conveniences of today’s lifestyle. Not to be missed

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