This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from January 07, 2013
Nestled on a quiet lane set back from the road and just blocks from West Hartford Center, this stunning home blends the best of the old and the new. Built in 1893, the house retains the architectural charm of the Arts and Crafts period but has been lovingly updated to provide the comfort and conveniences of today's lifestyle. You will appreciate the high ceilings with exposed beams, wood floors, three fireplaces and custom woodwork and built-ins by Cyr Woodworking. Pride of ownership shows throughout, with custom window treatments, fully updated kitchen with granite counters, custom cabinetry and high end appliances,new mudroom, a unique master suite with walk-in closet and gorgeous bathroom, first floor family room with cathedral ceiling and central air conditioning. With five bedrooms, this home easily accommodates an active family or provides ample space for a studio or home office. With a new roof, updated electrical system and new garage doors, maintenance will be minimal. The park like setting of .62 acres is professionally landscaped and includes a lovely patio. For the discerning buyer who seeks historical character, custom updates and a location within walking distance of West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square, 1077 Farmington Avenue is the perfect fit.