Fairfield County Homes for Sale: Historic Homes in Black Rock - Bartram House

Historic Homes in Black Rock - Bartram House

BARTRAM HOUSE - 427 Brewster Street - $475,000

Thomas Bartram, the builder of the house at the corner of Bartram avenue and Brewster street . He followed the West India trade, and he died of yellow fever in the West Indies, in 1803.

Thomas Bartram was married to Sarah Burr in 1797. He kept a careful record of his business transactions commences in 1801, the year he set up his house at Black Rock, and continued through 1835, three years before his death.  Three volumeshave been preserved, covering the years between 1801 and 1819, and the period from 1830 to 1835. Two and perhaps three volumes, from the period 1819-1830, are missing, but the surviving volumes provide historic details.

This is one of my listings and is still currently on the market.  It is now a two-family home, but could easily be converted back to the grand one-family 12 room home that it once was.  It has 5 bedroom, 4.5 baths, 4,139 SF and 7 fireplaces.  More photos and details at www.blackrockhomesforsale.com

 

 

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Comment balloon 8 commentsGail Robinson • October 27 2011 09:49PM

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Gail - I love historic homes.  This home is no exception.  BARTRAM HOUSE  looks like a piece of history.  Hope you find a buyer soon.

Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) about 7 years ago

Gail - What a great listing!!!    That's fabulous!   It's nice to see that someone cares about the history of a house.... not many do.

Posted by Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo (Dagny's Real Estate) about 7 years ago

Gail. Historic homes are so fabulous especially if there is a lot of information available on the former owners. I know this wonderfuly property will find some caring owners to continue its prideful history.

Posted by Hella Mitschke Rothwell, Hawaii & California Real Estate Broker ((831) 626-4000) about 7 years ago

Homey and peaceful! :)

 

Love and light,

Laura

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) about 7 years ago

Gail:  Nice work on the historical homes in your market.  Congratuations on having these listings!  You've obviously got what it takes!

Posted by Kirsten Lindquist, Realtor - Sonoma Wine Country (Pacific Union International) about 7 years ago

Gail a stately looking home that commands attention. Hope the right buyer comes along soon

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) about 7 years ago

What a wonderful listing to have...Fantastic house and I love the history....

Posted by Ruthmarie Hicks (Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605) about 7 years ago

Gail, that had to be a huge house for back then, even today a 12 room single family house would be unusual.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) about 7 years ago

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