*MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION* The Philip Chapin House – built in 1867 by prominent New Hartford family, this grand Victorian is one of the finest examples of Northern Italian Renaissance style architecture in Connecticut. Careful stewardship has resulted in an incredibly rare preservation, with astounding original details on both the exterior and interior. Grand foyer, sweeping staircase, striking arched doorways, twelve-foot ceilings, electrified, original gas lamps. Grand entertaining spaces – notably a large sun-filled parlor and music room, each with original floor to ceiling windows, carved stone fireplace surrounds, gold leafed valances and mirrors, exquisite mouldings. Entertain a la “The Gilded Age” or settle into a cozy study with the original built-in walnut desk and bookcase – home boasts both grandeur and comfortable living. Period kitchen highlights historic details. Upper level with lofty ten-foot ceilings. Four main bedrooms feature corner marble sinks, one with original sterling silver faucet. Two full baths. Rear upper level with back stairs to kitchen, two additional rooms for guests or offices, and a laundry room. Well sited on two acres overlooking historic town green. Campus-like grounds, in-ground pool, blue stone patio. Sweeping, wraparound veranda, carriage house with garage bay. Impressive belvedere that sits atop the home is the epitome of Victorian architecture. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. *THIS IS YOUR CHANCE*


  • GeneralCable - Pre-wired
  • RoomsFoyer, Laundry Room, Wine Cellar
  • AppliancesElectric Cooktop, Counter Grill, Wall Oven, Refrigerator, Freezer, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
  • LaundryUpper Level
  • BasementFull With Hatchway, Unfinished, Interior Access
  • A/CWindow Unit
  • HeatingSteam, Oil
  • FireplaceFireplaces: 5
  • Master BedroomFireplace
  • Master BathHard Wood Floor
  • DiningHard Wood Floor
  • Living RoomFireplace
  • Family RoomWall to Wall Carpet, Wood/ Coal Stove
  • FlooringCarpet, Wood, Linoleum
  • Disability Feature1st Flr Half Bath
  • Half Baths1


  • GeneralBarn, Garden Area, Gutters, Porch- Wrap Around, Shed
  • StyleAntique, Victorian
  • ImprovementsHouse( S)
  • PoolIn Ground Pool, Safety Fence, Vinyl
  • ParkingParking spaces: 10


  • RoofingSlate
  • GeneralFrame
  • WindowsDouble Hung, Insulated, Screens, Storm, Vinyl Clad


  • CountyLitchfield
  • Road/AccessState Road
  • HOA AmenitiesNone
  • School DistrictPine Plains Central
  • Originating MLSBerkshire County Board of REALTORSu00ae


  • DrivewayGravel
  • ZoningR-15, 827658
  • RestrictionsRegulated Historic District
  • ViewScenic, Pastoral, Hill/ Mountain, View


  • WaterPublic Water Connected
  • SewerSeptic
  • Utilities200 Amp


  • SourceBerkshire County Board of REALTORSu00ae, Berkshire County Board of REALTORSu00ae
  • Buyers Agent Compensation2.5%
  • ExclusionsSee attached disclosures.

Property Features

  • 1st Flr Half Bath
  • 2.5
  • 200 Amp
  • 827658
  • Antique
  • Barn
  • Berkshire County Board of REALTORS®
  • Cable - Pre-wired
  • Carpet
  • Double Hung
  • Fireplace
  • Fireplaces: 5
  • Foyer
  • Frame
  • Full With Hatchway
  • Garden Area
  • Gravel
  • Gutters
  • Hard Wood Floor
  • Hill/ Mountain
  • House(S)
  • In- Ground Pool
  • Insulated
  • Interior Access
  • Laundry Room
  • Linoleum
  • Litchfield
  • Oil
  • Parking spaces: 10
  • Pastoral
  • Pine Plains Central
  • Porch- Wrap Around
  • Public Water Connected
  • R-15
  • Regulated Historic District
  • Safety Fence
  • Scenic
  • Screens
  • See attached disclosures.
  • Septic
  • Shed
  • Slate
  • State Road
  • Steam
  • Storm
  • Unfinished
  • Upper Level
  • Victorian
  • View
  • Vinyl
  • Vinyl Clad
  • Wall to Wall Carpet
  • Window Unit
  • Wine Cellar
  • Wood
  • Wood/ Coal Stove

Residential Info

Property Details

Address: 55 Church Street, New Hartford, Connecticut 06057