Historic House Listings

Sold. “Oxfordshire”, Circa 1935. Almost 9,000 square feet. Over two acres in Connecticut. $499,900

January 10, 2022

So many original details in this mansion! Oxfordshire was built for Stephen B. Church. He was a pioneer in the development of water supplies for farms. He developed the S. B. Church Company which drilled artesian wells. Oxfordshire was built in 1935. it is located on 2.4 acres in Oxford, Connecticut. The home features a large wrap around front porch, original hardwood floors, pocket doors, grand staircase, crown molding, original millwork and original mantels. There is a rare Aeolian Pipe Organ in the home, one of only several remaining in the United States. This is a huge house! Eight bedrooms, four bathrooms and 8,778 square feet. $499,900

Contact Susan J. Hotchkiss with Realty ONE Group Connect

From the Zillow listing:


One of a kind majestic property ideal for professional offices. Are you a professional, an attorney, architect, or engineer looking to differentiate yourself? Conveniently located just 67 Miles from New York City, this property’s craftsmanship will inspire you and make an impression on your clients every time. Known as Oxfordshire, the family homestead of Stephen B. Church is a 10,000+ sf, 2.5 acre landmark is conveniently located in Oxford, CT. The original home dating back to the 1700’s was later split into what are now known as the “East and West wings” which now flank the Neoclassical Architecture “Mansion” constructed in the 1920’-30’ss. Featuring Beaux Arts Classicism combining the classical architecture from Greece and Rome with Renaissance ideas is evident by the Ionic and Corinthian Columns and cornices. The interior of Oxfordshire features a grand entry and stairway leading to the second floor atrium. The homes 4 fireplaces, early period kitchen and original millwork provide a step back in time. The formal parlor is enhanced by an authentic and rare Aeolian Pipe Organ, one of only several known remaining in the US; another like organ can be seen in Hildene, the historic Robert Todd Lincoln home. This home needs extensive work and is not for the faint of heart. Absolutely worth the endeavor. Property/buildings known at 49 Great Hill Rd Oxford, CT is now also on the market. Find information at loopnet.com.Combine the two properties for even greater possibilities!


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