Grand Victorian—Norfolk—New Price: $475,000

Undergoing major renovations until fall after which it will be back on the market for sale.

Once known as “Eagle Crest”, this grand, circa 1900 Victorian with carriage house/garage on 1.57 acres sits in a quiet neighborhood across from the Barbour woods land trust trails and within easy walking distance to town.  This is a great house for entertaining with a long formal entrance hall off which flow the library, the living room/parlor and a large dining room which opens to a wrap-around porch and then a bluestone terrace.  On three floors there are 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 5 fireplaces, hardwood floors, 8½ foot ceilings, a kitchen/family room, a Marie Antoinette powder room and a bar/butler’s pantry.

Contact us by email or call (860-542-5020) for an appointment to view Grand Victorian.

Style: 1900 Victorian Square feet: 5,023
Bedrooms: 6+ Baths: 5 full, 1 half
Fireplaces: 5.  It is uncertain that all are currently in working order. Water Town.  Usage fee.
Sewer: Town.  Hook-up and usage fee. Electric: 200 amps.  CB + Sub-panels.
Heat: Oil-fired steam furnace.  Older, age unknown.  Asbestos wrapped pipes. Hot water: Oil-fired heater plus additional holding tank.  Hot water system has its own oil tank.
Roof: Asphalt shingle.  2011 Oil tanks: In basement.  Three 275 gal tanks
Siding: Mainly wood clapboard, some vinyl. Driveway: Paved.
Cable: Comcast Land: 1973 survey says 1.67 acres.
Alarm: Yes Taxes: $9,589 (2017-2018)

General Information

Front Porch: 12’ x 9’.  Covered front porch with twin curved stairs.
Center hall: 27’ x 6’.  
Front parlor: 15’ x 16’. Fireplace and bookshelves. French doors to side porch.
Library: 12’ x 20’ + large bay window.  Fieldstone fireplace, wood paneling, floor to ceiling bookshelves.
Dining Room: 16’ x 21’. Fireplace with symmetrical recesses for hutches.  Door to glassed porch.
Powder room: 14’ x 9’8’’.  Pedestal sink, 2 large closets.
Glassed porch: 32’ x 7½’ & 19’7’’ x 7’.  Access from living room, dining room, and kitchen.  French doors to south and west-facing stone terrace.
Terrace: 36’ x 18’.  Bluestone surrounded by a stone wall.  Open side yard.
Bar/pantry: 9’ x 8’. Connects kitchen, dining, and front hall.  Glazed cabinets, old-fashioned double sink, dishwasher.  
Kitchen: 30’ x 12’. Open concept kitchen, informal dining/family room.  Kitchen area 10’ x 13’ with dark stained wide oak floors, wood cabinets, gas stove top, double stainless steel sink, fridge, oven and microwave.
Mudroom: 9’ x 7’. Tile floor. Hooks and built-in storage. Back door to parking and barn.  Stairs down to basement and up to kitchen area.
Stairs: Landing with bay window and built-in bench between 1st and 2nd floors.
2nd floor hallway: 24’ x 8’.  Second floor has 2 bedroom suites, 3 additional bedrooms, and a total of 4 full baths.
Private suite: 12’8’’ x 20’.  Carpeted, 2 walk in closets.  Full bathroom: 6’8’’ x 8’8’’.  Vented shower.
Bedroom: 13’ x 15’.  Closet.  Private door to full bath.
Full bath: 8’ x 8’. Tiled floor, pedestal sink, claw foot tub.
Master suite: 17’9’’ x 14’6’’.  Fireplace, walk-in closet, carpet.  Full bath: 13’ x 10’. Bay window, hardwood floor, tiled shower stall, pedestal sink, large soaking tub.
Bedroom: 13’ x 12’6’’ + large bay window.  Fireplace, closet, door to little room.
Little room: 14’ x 6’10’’.  Could be used as a bedroom, dressing room, or office.
Full bath: 8’5’’ x 7’11’’.  Hardwood floor, shower/tub insert, pedestal sink.
Stairs: Landing with windows and built-in storage between 2nd and 3rd floors.
3rd floor landing: 6’9’’ x 11’. Leads to 1 full bath and 3 rooms.
Full bath: 14’6’’ x 7½’.  Claw foot tub. Pedestal sink.
Office: 12’ x 12’.  Could also be used as a bedroom.
Bedroom: 7’10’’ x 9’11’’.  
Gym: 19’ x 10’ + alcove.  Painted wood floors.  Could also be used as a bedroom.
Basement: Full.  Fieldstone foundation, poured concrete floor with drain, windows, wine cellar, laundry area with washer/dryer. Older steam boiler, asbestos wrapped pipes, drain, and old decommissioned furnace.
Wine Cellar: Custom built 14' x 10' wine cellar with climate control, temperature monitoring, wood floor, white-washed walls, tasting area, and European beech racks for 800 750ml bottles.
Carriage house: 483 square feet.  Single car garage bay and second floor.  Needs work.