Split level homes are a common sight in Greater Hartford. However, they don’t show up in all neighborhoods. The vast majority of the split level homes in the county were built in the 1950s and 1960s, so expect to find them in neighborhoods developed in that era.
Hartford has a nice selection of residences that were built with a level of care, and attention to detail, that makes them works of art. Some were special from the day they were built, others because of who built them, and still others because they survive as one of the few examples of an era. It’s rare for a private citizen to be able to own a home that is a work of art, yet
We’re not the political sorts, but every now and then real estate and politics intersect. Last week someone made a real estate based attack on one of the Democrats running for Mayor in Hartford. It was a misleading attack (we believe deliberately), but got us looking at the homes of the two candidates vying for the top line on the November ballot. Two Democrats will be on the September party primary ballot in the City
This outstanding Queen Anne Victorian retains all of its period details, yet lives like a house for today. Step back in time and take in the round porch, grand turned staircase, numerous stained and leaded glass windows, four uniquely tiled fireplaces, pocket doors, built-ins, canvas ceilings, and Doric columns. Arrive through the double door entry into the formal parlor with fireplace. Flanked by the formal dining room with exceptional double China cabinets and the curved