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Single Family Home Sold

272 Berkshire Road, Newtown, CT

Listing History


10 Sep 2017 First listed $ 299,000
3 Oct 2017 Active $ 269,000
2 Nov 2017 Active $ 255,000
7 Nov 2017 Cont. to show $ 255,000
21 Nov 2017 Sold $ 245,000

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BedroomsBeds
3
BathroomsBaths
2
AreaSq feet
2,404 sq ft
LotAcres
2 acres
Year built
1739
Style
Colonial, Antique
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About the Home

Spacious antique, colonial home with lots of history and character! This 1739 home served as the original farmhouse of "Bradleyville" owned by Captain Bradley. Up the lane is a small graveyard with Bradley and Palmer tombstones. The home boasts historical details, including tomahawk and coffin doors with original, beautifully refinished, wide-plank, chestnut floors throughout. The large living room features a fireplace with cast iron wood stove insert, original 12 over 12 glass windowpanes, and wooden beams. The foyer also leads to a well-portioned dining room complete with crystal chandelier. The light and airy kitchen has plenty of space for eating in and building out with extra storage in the butler's pantry. Notice the detail of the painted rug! Upstairs are 3 bedrooms and a full bath with french doors leading to the long and wide porch. One large attic is accessed from upstairs foyer and the second from the upstairs porch. The downstairs porch is great for entertaining or relaxing as you enjoy your private 2 acres bordered by a brook. A small antique building across the yard is perfect for garden tools and wood storage. If you love the antique farmhouse style, this home is waiting for the next owner to make it their own! Roof is approximately 10 years old and was assessed for viability for solar panels; house recently wired with a thermostat in each room and ready to go. Newer water heater.

Interior Details

Livable Area

  • Total area 2,404 sq feet
  • Above grade 2,404 sq feet
  • Below grade 0 sq feet

Rooms

  • Bedroooms 3
  • Full bathrooms 2
  • Half bathrooms 1

Heating

  • Fireplaces 1
  • Heating system Baseboard, Radiator
  • Heat fuel type Electric, Oil
  • Fuel tank location in basement

Cooling

  • None

Appliances

  • Gas range
  • Oven/range
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer
  • Dryer

Basement

  • Full

Laundry

  • Location In butler's pantry off kitchen

Construction Details

Type and Style

  • Home type single family
  • Architectural style Colonial, Antique

Condition

  • Year built 1739
  • New construction no

Construction Info

  • Exterior Wood
  • Foundation Brick, Stone
  • Roof Asphalt shingle

Property Details

Parking and Garage

  • Garage spaces 0
  • Unpaved
  • Off street parking

Swimming Pool

  • NO

Amenities

  • Golf course
  • Health club
  • Lake
  • Library
  • Medical facilities
  • Park
  • Playground/tot lot
  • Public pool

Waterfront

  • No direct waterfront
  • Bro

Lot Details

  • Lot surface 2 acres
  • Description Corner lot, Lightly wooded
  • Zoning R-2

Driveway

  • Circular
  • Gravel

Exterior Features

  • Balcony
  • Porch
  • Shed

Utilities

  • Water Private well
  • Sewage system Septic

HOA and Financial Info

  • Current price $ 245,000
  • Tax amount $ 7,802
  • Tax year July 2017-June 2018

MLS Details

  • MLS ID 170013097
  • Listing date on 10 Sep 2017
  • Status sold
Courtesy of William Raveis Real Estate

Local Information

Town

Newtown, CT

This family friendly town offers several parks, which include an ice skating rink, ball fields, tennis courts, and picnic areas.

This home is 45% below the town's $ 449K avg price
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County

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 55% below the county's $ 549K avg price
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