155-157 Beacon St, Hartford’s West End

155-157 Beacon Street is a West End brick multi-family looking for its next owner. The floor plans of the first and second floors are similar, currently set up as 2 bedroom apartments with large living rooms, formal dining rooms, and a kitchen with pantry and laundry hook-ups. The bedrooms are both oversized, with a full bathroom between them, and the front-to-back center hall separating them from the living space. The units have hardwood floors throughout.

105 Girard Avenue, Hartford’s West End

105 Girard has everything you would expect in a classic West End Victorian. Set up from the street, a deep front porch is the perfect gathering place. Step through the entry vestibule into an open foyer, featuring a pretty turned staircase. High ceilings, hardwood floors, and French doors throughout frame the space. The main level provides a formal living room with wood burning fireplace and a formal dining room with bay window. An office space

81 Fern Street, Hartford’s West End

Don’t miss 81 Fern, a stylish Victorian that has been updated to impress! The home receives high marks for character, with an oversized front porch, double entry, natural woodwork, fireplaces, and turned stairs. The foyer, living room, and dining room are all open to each other, providing a comfortable environment to relax and a wonderful space to entertain. However, it’s the thoughtful updates that will make you fall in love. The kitchen features stone counters

Is Money Less Green in Hartford?

I’m perplexed. It appears that money available to be earned in Hartford is less valuable than money that can be earned in West Hartford. Even though that goes against the basic idea that a dollar is a dollar. We have a 2-unit building for sale in Hartford that is quite close to the West Hartford town line. For those interested in the specifics, it’s at 307 New Park Avenue, which is across the street from

A Well Maintained Building

The well maintained building at 39 Woodland Street in Hartford is identified by the Structures and Styles book as the Melancthon W. Jacobus, Sr. House. Its Tudor Revival architecture is in excellent condition 110 years after construction! Kudos to the State for the recent maintenance to keep the 29,571 square foot structure looking good. The building is currently the central office for the Connecticut Technical Education and Career Center.