Historic House Listings

Sold. Wow! Beach Mansion, Circa 1900 in Connecticut. Has indoor pool! $699,900

December 27, 2019

That woodwork is quite stunning! And this seems like a great price! The Beach Mansion was built in 1900. It is located on .63 acres in West Hartford, Connecticut. Built for Charles E. Beach, manager of Vine Hill Farm. The home has stenciled silk screen walls, coffered ceilings, suspended stairs, claw foot tubs and even secret compartments. The property has an indoor pool and six person hot tub. Seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and 8,426 square feet. $699,900

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome home to the “Beach Mansion!” This magnificent home is situated in a peaceful neighborhood at the top of a rise, affording spectacular views of Downtown Hartford- conveniently located to I-84! It is listed on the esteemed National Register of Historic Places! An abundance of natural light flooding the home from all angles shows off the exquisite details & craftmanship throughout! Prepare to be amazed by intricately designed radiators & original stenciled silk screen walls, coffered ceilings, suspended staircases, claw foot tubs & secret compartments- All well preserved and refurbished to original condition! In the kitchen you’ll find a fully restored- functioning vintage 1950’s Garland stove, large double ovens, broiler and griddle. A serene humidity controlled spa room was added where one can escape to an Italian marble steam room, watch snowflakes fall while soaking in the 6-person hot tub or work-out in the 6ft deep exercise pool. The backyard provides a private, park-like setting with gorgeous Beech and Gingko trees that allow for sun and provide shade as well. Bedrooms with balconies, a huge dressing room with a fireplace, terrific bonus room, game room with a stunning vaulted ceiling and a widow’s walk that provides a 360 degree view are just some of the features of this rare, unique and very special home. The Charles E. Beach house is a historical work of art! This is your opportunity to own a piece of American History close to all that WH has to offer!


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