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85 Cherry Hill Rd, Branford, 06405

REDUCED 1% Residential - Single Family For Sale


MLS® #: 170181926
Active, 411 Days on Market

Live in a graciously appointed Antique Colonial (circa 1870) with a separate guest house and have it pay for your real estate estate taxes. Once part of the Hammer Homestead, this home borders 23 acres of Land Trust consisting of beautiful meadows and woodlands. When you enter the home, you quickly get a sense of its majesty with its chestnut paneling, carved molding, post and beam construction and gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. It was once the home of Lucy T. Hammer, the first female Senator from CT., and her husband, Thorvald Hammer, former President of Malleable Iron Fittings (MIF), now the site of the Stony Creek Brewery. The house has many bedrooms; one of the first floor with full bath, 4 on the second with en suite full baths, and 3 Bedrooms and one bath on the third floor. The guest house or Garconniere, French for bachelor pad, was renovated in 2012 and styled after architecture in New Orleans. It is equipped with a LR/Kitchen/Fireplace/BR and Bath. The main house was once used for a Bed and Breakfast and be done so again using the 4 bedrooms on the second floor. It is also ideal for multi-generational living Flexibility is the key and there are many options available. Lastly, the home has three garages and plenty of additional space to park. Come see this very unique property. It's location is great for commuters and is close to highways, shopping and restaurants..

Essential Information

MLS® #: 170181926
Price: $680,000
Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 7/1
Full Baths: 7
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 5,028
Acres: 3.07
Year Built: 1870
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Single Family
Style: Antique, Colonial
Status: Active

Community Information

Address: 85 Cherry Hill Rd
Area: N/A
City: Branford
County: New Haven
State: CT
Zip Code: 06405


Features: Thermopane Windows
Parking: Attached Garage, Under House Garage
Garage Spaces: 3
Garages: Attached Garage, Under House Garage
Waterfront: Not Applicable


Interior Features: Auto Garage Door Opener, Cable - Pre-wired, Security System
Appliances: Dishwasher, Oven/Range, Refrigerator
Heating: Natural Gas, Hot Water, Radiant, Zoned
Cooling: Ceiling Fans, Window Unit
Fireplace: Yes
# of Fireplaces: 2


Exterior: Vinyl Siding
Exterior Features: Patio
Lot Description: Level Topography, Lightly Wooded, Treed
Roof: Asphalt Shingle
Construction: Frame
Foundation: Stone

School Information

Elementary: Mary T. Murphy
Middle: Francis Walsh
High: Branford

Additional Information

Date Listed: April 15th, 2019
Days on Market: 411
Zoning: R-5

Listing Details

Listing Office: Page Taft - Christie's IRE


$/SqFt: $135

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