Circa 1910 Two-Story Foreclosure in Historic CT Naugatuck River Valley Town $28,900

44 Brooker St,. Torrington, CT 06790 $28,900 Source: Realtor.com. Built in 1910, this 3-bedroom, 2-bath home is located in Torrington, CT, a historic town along the Naugatuck River Valley. Don’t you love the New Orleans-style front porches? The home has wood floors, serviceable kitchen and baths, and a bunch of built-ins. A lot could be […]

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1896 CT Victorian Gorgeous Staircase, Fireplace Mantel & Trim $45,900

  Meriden, CT 06451 $45,900 Source: Coldwell Banker. That’s some fireplace mantel for a house under $50,000! Check out the gorgeous staircase, too. Wood floors, spacious rooms, original doors and trim are great interior details, and the exterior shingles and front porch are pretty special as well. I even have a fondness for the kitchen. […]

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Two Thumbs Up for Stratford CT’s Historic Preservation Efforts

Stratford, Connecticut, knows the importance of historic preservation. Unlike my new home state of California, where most everything is knocked down if it is over 50 years old, Connecticut appreciates its historic homes. This is the Cordelia Sterling House, Bruce Price and Rufus W. Bunnell, architects, 1886. John Sterling commissioned this house for his mother […]

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