Single Family Home Sold

18 Bissell Lane, Norwalk, CT

$ 540,000 tax $ 12,430
Listed on 9 Nov 2018
sold on 11 Jan 2019
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2,528
  • 4
  • 1900
Style Cape cod, Cottage Parking 2 garage spaces Waterfront Brook
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Description & Features

Picture-perfect stone and wood Cape Cod with detached cottage, built by acclaimed architect Frank H. Bissell for his personal residence in 1900. Listed among the Historic Silvermine houses, the land was later divided to develop the 7 additional homes on private Bissell Lane. Bissell's architectural legacy includes designing the former Norwalk City Hall (now Norwalk Museum) and Washington Village in SONO. For this house, Bissell was ahead of his time by repurposing the wood from the property's original barn to add character in the main house design. The dramatic great room is the owner's favorite, with a big stone wood-burning fireplace, high ceiling, exposed rafters, and all-day natural light through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Updated kitchen and baths, mechanicals, paint and newer Cedar roof, ready for move-in. Den on main floor with full bath could be 3rd BR, and sweet 3-room cottage offers tremendous flexibility for guests, extended family, or as a studio/office/gameroom. The estate-like 4 acres including the Silvermine Brook, provides ever-changing scenery in all seasons and has been designated as a Certified Wildlife Habitat. Come see what makes this property so special, and write the next chapter of this lovely home's history!

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Rooms

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
Laundry
Basement

Building Information

Year Built
1900
New Construction
no
Square feet
2,528
Style
Cape cod, Cottage
Attic
NO
Basement
Partial with walk-out, Crawl space, Unfinished, Interior access, Storage
Roof
Wood shingle
Exterior
Stone, Wood
Interior
Auto garage door opener, Cable - pre-wired, Security system
Exterior features
Guest house, Gutters, Lighting, Patio, Shed, Stone wall
Foundation
Stone

Utilities

Water
Private well
Sewage system
Septic

Heating, Cooling and Energy

Heating
Hot air, Zoned
Heat fuel type
Oil
Cooling system
Central air
Est. heated sqft.
Above Grade: 2,528
Fireplaces
1
Fuel tank location
in basement

Garage and Parking

Garage spaces
2
Parking
Detached garage

Lot Details and Water Access

Acres
4
Driveway
Paved
Waterfront
No
Waterfront description
Brook
Zoning
A2
Lot description
On cul-de-sac, Some wetlands, Secluded, Level lot, Treed
Flood zone
No

Handicap access

Accessible bath

Amenities

Swimming pool
NO
Near by amenities
Golf course, Library, Medical facilities, Park, Shopping/mall, Tennis courts

Appliances

Gas range, Refrigerator, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer

Financial Information

Financing used
fha
Tax amount
$ 12,430
Tax year
July 2018-June 2019
MLS ID
170141816
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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Town & County

Norwalk, CT

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Fairfield County

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