Victorian in Stratfield Historic District offers updated kitchen: 94 Elmwood Place, Bridgeport, $289,900
This 1896 shingle-style Victorian has a dramatic stone foundation and entryway arch to an open circular porch. Its grand foyer features a mahogany staircase and a landing with large stained-glass windows.
Each room is full of historic details: moldings, woodwork, hardwood floors and 10-foot ceilings.
The new kitchen has granite countertops and a center island, oak cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a backsplash and pass-through of travertine and slate. It also has a lighted wrought-iron pot rack and a slate-look floor.
The bathrooms have been fully renovated.
The home has new lighting throughout, new thermal pane windows and custom blinds. Two fireplaces have new inserts and chimney liners and the original hand carved mantles.
A new staircase leads to a 1,500-square-foot attic with rough plumbing, electrical and mechanicals. The 1,500-square-foot, heated basement has a laundry room, bath and storage.
Located in the Stratfield Historic District, the home is within walking distance from the train and dining.
What you’ll love about it: It’s the perfect setting for your antiques.
Size: This 3,087-square-foot home has four bedrooms, one full bath and two half baths. Open home: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29
Listing agent: Sue and Steve Hanson, William Raveis Real Estate, 203-682-4307, SusanandSteveHanson@gmail.com.