139 Hartford Road,
Manchester, CT 06040
Rare opportunity to live in a Cheney Mansion. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Homes, and built in the center of the 1.33 acre parcel, this 9+ bedrooms, 8+ bathrooms unique home offers almost 6000 sf of living space. The original Charles Adams Platt design of superior craftsmanship and detail have been maintained, while the kitchen and bathrooms are ready for 2021. The first floor includes a large entry room, and living and dining rooms, both with working fireplaces. The large chef’s kitchen has been updated with granite counters, Kraftmaid cabinets, new appliances, 2 dishwashers, and the original working 6 burner gas stove with ovens. The 9’ x 7’ granite island is not to be missed! There are 2 butler pantries with original built ins, and a large laundry room.
On the second floor are five large bedrooms each has a working fireplace, and all with full updated bathrooms with marble tile floors.
The third floor is over 1000 sf and lives like its own home with 3 bedrooms, bath/kitchenette, and oversized knotty pine artist studio with working fireplace.
There is updated plumbing and electric, large basement, and additional niceties done in 2018 include the roof, 2 hot water heaters, interior painting, and refinished the original hardwood floors throughout.
Exterior has flagstone patio, rear courtyard, 2 covered porches, 3 decks, ample parking, and a detached 2 car garage. The mature plantings offer privacy, and new plantings throughout the property include a variety of fruit trees. The house just had a complete exterior painting.
Contact Gordon Today to view this exceptional property, ready for your family home, or you can continue to operate as a bed and breakfast.
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