Historic House Listings

Impressive house! The Philip Chapin House, Circa 1867 in Connecticut. $595,000

November 6, 2023

This is quite an impressive house! The exterior mouldings are beautiful! The Philip Chapin house was built in 1867. It is located on two acres in Hartford, Connecticut. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, beautiful arched windows, crown moulding, wide baseboards, arched french doors, ornate over mantel mirrors and vintage light fixtures. There is an inground pool and a detached carriage house. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 4,681 square feet. $595,000

Contact Jessica Travelstead with W. Raevis Lifestyles Realty

From the Zillow listing:


*MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION* The Philip Chapin House – built in 1867 by prominent New Hartford family, this grand Victorian is one of the finest examples of Northern Italian Renaissance style architecture in Connecticut. Careful stewardship has resulted in an incredibly rare preservation, with astounding original details on both the exterior and interior. Grand foyer, sweeping staircase, striking arched doorways, twelve-foot ceilings, electrified, original gas lamps. Grand entertaining spaces – notably a large sun-filled parlor and music room, each with original floor to ceiling windows, carved stone fireplace surrounds, gold leafed valances and mirrors, exquisite mouldings. Entertain a la “The Gilded Age” or settle into a cozy study with the original built-in walnut desk and bookcase – home boasts both grandeur and comfortable living. Period kitchen highlights historic details. Upper level with lofty ten-foot ceilings. Four main bedrooms feature corner marble sinks, one with original sterling silver faucet. Two full baths. Rear upper level with back stairs to kitchen, two additional rooms for guests or offices, and a laundry room. Well sited on two acres overlooking historic town green. Campus-like grounds, in-ground pool, blue stone patio. Sweeping, wraparound veranda, carriage house with garage bay. Impressive belvedere that sits atop the home is the epitome of Victorian architecture. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. *THIS IS YOUR CHANCE* Homes in the New Hartford Historic District have the potential for alternative use with application for special exception. COULD BE FABULOUS B&B OR EVENT SPACE.



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