Historic 1866 Philip Chapin House Reduced to $595,000 in New Hartford, Connecticut

$595,000 | Built 1866 | 4,681 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 3 Baths | 2 Acres

MAJOR PRICE DROP! Introducing the Philip Chapin House, a timeless Victorian gem crafted in 1867 by a prominent New Hartford family. This magnificent home showcases the best of Northern Italian Renaissance architecture in Connecticut. Meticulous care has preserved its rare beauty, featuring stunning original details inside and out. Step into a grand foyer, ascend a sweeping staircase, and admire striking arched doorways, twelve-foot ceilings, and original gas lamps now electrified. The house is perfect for hosting gatherings with spacious sun-filled parlors and music rooms, adorned with floor-to-ceiling windows, carved stone fireplaces, gold leafed valances, and mirrors, plus exquisite moldings. Whether you fancy entertaining in true “Gilded Age” style or prefer a cozy study with the original built-in walnut desk and bookcase, this home seamlessly combines grandeur with comfortable living. And now, with a significant price reduction, it’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

Step back in time with the period kitchen showcasing historic details. The upper level boasts lofty ten-foot ceilings, and the four main bedrooms offer unique touches like corner marble sinks, with one featuring its original sterling silver faucet. There are two full baths, and the rear upper level provides convenient back stairs to the kitchen, two additional rooms for guests or offices, and a dedicated laundry room.

Situated on two acres overlooking the historic town green, the property features campus-like grounds, an in-ground pool, a charming blue stone patio, and a sweeping wraparound veranda. The carriage house with a garage bay adds to the appeal, while the impressive belvedere atop the home stands as the epitome of Victorian architecture. Notably listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, this residence presents a unique opportunity. THIS IS YOUR CHANCE Homes within the New Hartford Historic District have the potential for alternative use with an application for special exception. Imagine the possibilities – this property could be transformed into a fabulous bed and breakfast or an exceptional event space. Seize the opportunity!

Jessica Travelstead • jessica.travelstead@raveis.com • (860) 459-5592
Travis Lipinski • travis.lipinski@raveis.com • (860) 921-8542
William Raveis Lifestyles Realty
Photography Credit: Jessica Travelstead & Travis Lipinski | William Raveis Lifestyles Realty

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