c. 1790 Federal – Southington, CT – $325,000

For Sale
Added to OHD on 12/5/17 - Last OHD Update: 12/5/17 - 16 Comments
590 West St, Southington, CT 06489
  • $325,000
  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 2
  • Sqft: 2970
  • Acres: 0.47
  • Map: Street View
Experience colonial life in this beautiful 1790 Federalist period home. This house has been lovingly cared for over the past 200+ years and is listed on the National Historic Registry, yet it contains all modern conveniences. The home has five working fireplaces, a wood burning stove, wide board floors and antique hardware. The rooms are wonderfully spacious with high ceilings. The kitchen is equipped with a gas stovetop with vent, double electric wall ovens, quartz counters, garbage disposal, a freezer-less refrigerator and full freezer ideal for avid cooks or large families. The dining room boasts a beautiful, painted mural featuring the house and landscape. The house includes reproduction period lighting and custom made curtains with fabric emulating the period. Aside from the 4 bedrooms and two full baths, a beautiful brick floored 3 season sunroom offers lovely space for entertaining and growing plants. The attic, which is unfinished, offers great potential. It's wired with electricity and has two skylights. Beautifully designed gardens and a little barn/shed grace the exterior. A new roof and driveway were put in place in 2017. The town of Southington offers a compact shopping area; a lovely town green with quaint shops and great dining; farms; orchards and it's conveniently located between Hartford and New Haven. A great place to live!
Contact Details
Jorge Zea, Blue Lighthouse Realty      786-268-9772
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16 Comments on c. 1790 Federal – Southington, CT – $325,000

  1. I really like these very early Federal/Saltbox/Cape styles and these last 2 postings from Connecticut seem like good examples of those that have struck a good balance between preservation and updating for livability. But, I’m from the Midwest and maybe I’m just dazzled by photographs and having a “17” in front of the build date.




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  2. I love this beautiful home! Just think, when this house was built George Washington was in the second year of his presidency.




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  3. Ugh, That attic room with the fireplace. I’d never leave there. Bedroom for sure:)




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    • That’s the “office”. It’s the little building to the right facing the front elevation, and connected by a now enclosed breezeway. I dig it too: especially for the “Yankee thrift” of it’s design. It was probably for a doctor or lawyer originally.




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  4. Just Wow! I love Janet A’s comment that President George Washington was in his Presidency! Really puts the age of the house into prospective!




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