1 Ferry Road Chester, CT
$ 399,500
Property Attributes
  • MLS#170239981
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityChester
  • Zip06412
  • StyleColonial,Antique
  • Year Built1790
  • Taxes7644
  • Price$ 399,500
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2697
  • Lot Size1.41 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l
Property Description

c.1781, the John Denison Homestead housed Chester's 1st post office in 1810. Lovingly restored, this embankment gambrel with Dutch kick roof boasts modern amenities while retaining much of its period detail. Featuring original wide board chestnut flooring and wall panels; 6 fireplaces, 5 of which are working & wood burning; original mantels and millwork; two stairways including the front foyer's captain's staircase; the master bedroom suite with barrel ceiling and fireplace. Enjoy water views from front porch and the kitchen balcony as well as the home's east facing windows. Relax in the privacy afforded by the established, backyard gardens. The property also includes frontage on the Chester Creek inland waterway with a seasonal, floating dock that provides CT River access for kayaks, canoes and small boats. Situated in the picturesque Lower Connecticut River Valley, Chester is renowned for its quaint village featuring unique shops, numerous galleries, diverse restaurants and a brewery. Multiple marinas and boat launches are found along Chester’s river front offering boaters and water sports enthusiasts access to this recreational water course. Entrances to the Cockaponset State Forest provide hikers, bikers and horseback riders with miles of trails to explore. Chester offers an easy commute between Hartford, New Haven and New London and is located only two and one-half hours by automobile from both New York City and Boston. Now is the time to come home to Chester!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Chester Elementary School Winthrop Middle School Valley High School
Price History
9/30/2019 Listed $409,500
12/31/2019 3% - $399,500

General Features

Elementary School Chester
Energy Features Storm Doors
Exclusions See Property Inclusion/Exclusion Addendum
High School Valley
Middle School/High School Winthrop
Nearby Amenities Library, Park, Playground/Tot Lot, Public Transportation, Shopping/Mall
Neighborhood N/A
New Construction Type No
Property Type Single Family For Sale
Status Active
Style Colonial, Antique
Tax Year July 2019-June 2020
Year Built 1790
Year Built Source Public Records
Zoning R-1

Interior Features

Appliances Included Oven/Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Disposal, Washer, Dryer
Attic Description Crawl Space
Basement Description Full With Walk-Out, Partially Finished, Heated, Interior Access, Liveable Space, Storage
Beds Total 3
Cooling System Central Air
Fireplaces Total 6
Fuel Tank Location Above Ground
Full Baths 3
Heat Fuel Type Oil
Heat Type Hot Air, Zoned
Hot Water Description Electric, Tankless Hotwater
Interior Features Cable - Available
Laundry Room Info Main Level
Room Count 10
Rooms Additional Mud Room
Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade 2187
Sq Ft Est Heated Below Grade 510
Sq Ft Total 2697
Total Baths 3.00
Total Rooms 10

Exterior Features

Acres 1.4100
Direct Waterfront Yn Yes
Driveway Type Private, Paved
Exterior Features Balcony, Covered Deck, French Doors, Garden Area, Patio, Porch, Stone Wall
Foundation Stone
Garage Parking Info Paved, Off Street Parking
Lot Description Water View, Corner Lot, Fence - Partial, Fence - Privacy
Roof Information Wood Shingle
Sewage System Septic
Siding Clapboard, Wood
Water Source Public Water Connected
Waterfront Description Frontage, River, Dock or Mooring, View


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 06412

AVG $460K
AVG $8,633
AVG 34
Year Built
AVG 1950

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