193 Milton Street, West Hartford

This neat and clean Colonial is a short walk to West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square, located in the Morley school district. The home offers 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom over 1,152 square feet.

The formal living room has a wood burning fireplace and built-in bookshelves. A formal dining room leads to the kitchen which has eat-in space and granite counters.

Upstairs there are two nicely sized bedrooms and a full bath.

A covered back porch leads to the level yard and paver patio.

This home has refinished hardwood floors, new windows, central air and a 1-car garage.

It’s a great condo alternative.

193 Milton Street is offered at $229,000. If you’d like to see this home, please have your agent arrange a showing or call me at 860-655-2125 to schedule a visit. More details and a photo tour are available.

11 Common Drive, West Hartford

Just steps from Veterans Memorial Ice Skating Rink, Cornerstone Aquatics Center, and the golf course, this newer construction home in Buena Vista is located on a quiet cul-de-sac. This property offers 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths over 1,599 square feet.

Inside you’ll find the floor plan on the main level has an eat-in space kitchen which is open to the living room and dining room. The space is light and bright, has freshly painted walls and hardwood floors. Off the dining area there are sliders to a paver patio and the backyard.

The rest of the main level has three bedrooms and two full baths. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and full bath.

Downstairs there is a sizable family room, perfect for relaxing. An oversized 2-car garage is attached and has plenty of room for storage and larger cars.

The home is easy maintenance with gas heat, central air conditioning and vinyl siding.

Enjoy all that the Buena Vista neighborhood has to offer, while being close to the Center, Blue Back Square and highway access.

11 Common Drive is offered at $289,900. If you’d like to see this home, please have your agent arrange a showing, call me at 860-655-2125 to schedule a visit, or stop by the open house on February 19th between 1:00pm-3:00pm. More details and a photo tour are available.

West Hartford Center's Single-Family Homes

West Hartford is nationally recognized as an excellent place to live, receiving kudos from Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine twice this year, for being one of the 10 Best Cities for the Coming Decade and 10 Great Cities for Raising a Family.

Within West Hartford, The Center is always mentioned as a primary attraction. Visitors and residents converge for the diverse mixture of work and play, with numerous restaurants, unique shops, and energy that complements the numerous businesses and town offices. In the real estate markets “Walk to Center” is a powerful selling point.

Residential opportunities in The Center are numerous and diverse. They primarily include single-family homes and condominiums, but there are also multi-family properties available. We wanted to look a little more closely at the single-family housing stock in the area using the Connecticut Multiple Listing Service (CTMLS). The CTMLS is the database used by real estate agents to share information about their listings, and the data is considered reliable, but not guaranteed.

Is there a typical home? What are the most common number of bedrooms and baths? How large are homes in this area? We can investigate all of these questions by looking at transactions in the CTMLS since it began tracking data in 2000. There are over 900 data points for single-family homes sold around West Hartford Center, so hopefully it will be a representative sample of the total collection of homes.

Bedrooms of West Hartford Center Homes

Over half of the homes in The Center have 3 bedrooms. It is also common to see 4 bedroom houses, but only about 10% of the properties have 5 or more bedrooms.

Baths in West Hartford Center Homes

Over half of the homes in the Center have 1.5 baths, through there is quite a bit of diversity here. The bathroom configuration can vary based on the style of the property, so capes and ranches may not have a half bath, while colonials usually do have one on the first floor.

Home Sizes in West Hartford Center

Living space shows up as a smooth distribution, with a nice long tail extending out to the larger homes. Nearly half of the properties contain between 1,500 and 2,000 sqft. In the last chart, the lot size tends towards just under a quarter acre.

Lots in West Hartford Center

Since this post is in danger of chart overload, we’ll pass on the remaining stats without visuals. 47.5% of homes have a 1 car garage, while 46.7% have a 2 car garage. Finally, the vast majority of the homes were built between 1916 and 1945.

West Hartford Center is often seen as the face of the Town of West Hartford. It is truly a mixed use environment with business, entertainment, and residential areas in close proximity. For those interested in moving to The Center, these results show that the average West Hartford Center home has 3 bedroom and 1.5 baths over about 1,600 sqft, and is set on about 0.22 acres. It has a garage, and was most likely built before 1945.