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Single Family Home Sold

140 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT

Listing History

8 Sep 2017 First listed $ 1,350,000
5 Dec 2017 Cont. to show $ 1,350,000
27 Dec 2017 Pending $ 1,350,000
1 Feb 2018 Sold $ 1,275,500

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AreaSq feet
5,045 sq ft
2.34 acres
Year built
Colonial, Antique
2 garage spaces
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About the Home

Come fall in love with this timeless and elegant 1765 pre-Revolutionary Colonial. At the foot of Greenfield Hill sits the Captain Ebenezer Hill house, a home loved by generations of the same family, for 252 years. Treasured and well-preserved, the original part of the home has large rooms with high ceilings and period craftsmanship throughout, such as 5 authentic extra-large fireplaces with carved-wood mantels and brick or stone hearths, original chestnut hardwood floors, lovely double French doors dividing Formal Dining and Living, period china cabinet built-in and storage closet, latched pull-down linen closets reminiscent of something you’d see on Downton Abby and carved wood-paneled walls. It’s a special treat to walk through this home and imagine living here back when it was built and throughout the decades. Captain Hill fought at Valley Forge with General George Washington, imagine! The current owners added a large Family/Breakfast Room off the Kitchen and Master Bedroom suite above, as well as Central Air, a 5-zone gas boiler and R-Value 49 Fiberglass insulation in attic. They’ve done numerous upgrades during their ownership, see Addendum. Upstairs is the Mstr Bedroom suite, plus 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Walk-up attic provides extra storage and there’s plenty of closet space. 2-car detached garage, vegetable and flower gardens, mature trees and a 200’ x 100’ electric-fence paddock complete the property. Put this home on your Must-See list, it’s a genuine treasure!

Interior Details

Livable Area

  • Total area 5,045 sq feet
  • Above grade 5,045 sq feet
  • Below grade 0 sq feet


  • Bedroooms 5
  • Full bathrooms 4
  • Half bathrooms 1

Other Rooms

  • Laundry room


  • Fireplaces 5
  • Heating system Baseboard, Hot water, Zoned
  • Heat fuel type Natural gas
  • Fuel tank location non applicable


  • Attic fan
  • Central air
  • Zoned

Interior Features

  • Central vacuum
  • Security system


  • Oven/range
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Icemaker
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer
  • Dryer


  • Partially finished
  • Interior access
  • Hatchway access
  • Storage


  • Location Main

Energy Features

  • Extra insulation
  • Ridge vents
  • Storm doors
  • Storm windows

Construction Details

Type and Style

  • Home type single family
  • Architectural style Colonial, Antique


  • Year built 1765
  • New construction no

Construction Info

  • Exterior Shingle, Clapboard, Wood
  • Foundation Concrete, Stone
  • Roof Wood shingle

Property Details

Parking and Garage

  • Garage spaces 2
  • Detached garage

Swimming Pool

  • NO


  • Golf course
  • Health club
  • Library
  • Medical facilities
  • Park
  • Public transportation
  • Shopping/mall
  • Tennis courts


  • No direct waterfront
  • Na

Lot Details

  • Lot surface 2.34 acres
  • Description Level lot, Treed, Fence - stone
  • Zoning AAA


  • Shared

Exterior Features

  • French doors
  • Gutters
  • Paddock
  • Patio


  • Water Public water connected
  • Sewage system Septic

HOA and Financial Info

  • Current price $ 1,275,500
  • Tax amount $ 20,476
  • Tax year July 2017-June 2018

MLS Details

  • MLS ID 170012926
  • Listing date on 8 Sep 2017
  • Status sold
Courtesy of William Raveis Real Estate

Local Information


Greenfield Hills

One of the town's historic neighborhoods, this part of town is well known for its Dogwood Festival.

This home is 16% above the neighbourhood's $ 1.10M avg price
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Fairfield, CT

This beach town offers luxury waterfront homes, as well as more affordable properties. With a variety of activities, shops, and restaurants, there is always something to do.

This home is 65% above the town's $ 775K avg price
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Fairfield County

Fairfield County is one of the wealthiest communities in Connecticut. Contact Dagny's Real Estate if you are looking to buy a home in Fairfield County CT.

This home is 132% above the county's $ 550K avg price
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