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Historic James C. Walkley Estate

114 Walkley Hill Rd, Haddam, CT 06438, USA
$838,000

Description

Historic James C Walkley Estate, Circa 1850 is a gem! This Grand 3 story Italianate home is post & beam with flush board siding, and noggin construction has a double pitched dock gabled roof and is located on 9+Ac. This elegant home has twin interior chimneys with 9 fireplaces. An elegant 35′ entrance foyer has black walnut and pine floors. The ceilings on 1st floor are over 11′ and 2nd floor are over 10′. The main level has a Formal Living Room, Dining Room, Billiard Room and Library all with marble fireplaces. The Dutch Oven Room and Kitchen are located at the back of the home along with a large room used as the Walkley’s laundry. The 2nd floor has 4 BR all with fps, a full bath, a room plumbed for bath & back room which could be a bedroom. The 3rd floor has 4 additional rooms. The basement (area once used for target practice) is massive. A 3 car Carriage Shed/Garage has a spacious loft and is architecturally unique in that all the side panels can be removed. Seasonal CT River views from yard. Subdivision possibility. James Walkley was President of Charter Oak Life Ins Co. You will see the Charter Oak stamped in the front brass doorbell. James graduated from Yale University in 1836 and studied law at Harvard. He became Hartford City Attorney and City Auditor. He represented Haddam in the State Legislature and was instrumental in organizing the CT Valley Railroad in 1868. Imagine the history surrounding this home! A Connecticut River Valley Treasure! It can be yours!

Detail

  • Property ID
    284593
  • 4
    Bedrooms
  • 1.5
    Bathrooms
  • Square Footage
    5957 sqft
  • Lot Size
    9.69 acres
  • Italianate
    Style
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    Year Built
    1850

Updated on April 2, 2021 at 5:45 pm

Address

  • Address: 114 Walkley Hill Rd, Haddam, CT 06438, USA
  • City: Haddam
  • State/county: Connecticut
  • Zip/Postal Code: 06438
  • Country: United States

Contact Agent

Kathy Schellens
  • Kathy Schellens
  • William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty
  • [email protected]
  • 860-395-4441
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