Homes in Hartford County, Conn.
Hartford This six-bedroom stone house was built in 1924 on Governor’s Row, two doors down from the governor’s mansion. It has a dining room with a fireplace and French doors, a linenfold-paneled living room, a chef’s kitchen with pantry and cold storage, and a library with built-in shelves and a window seat. The backyard features a fountain and is enclosed by tall trees. $800,000. Lori Meyerson, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, (860) 983-4792
Manchester Prominent architect Charles Platt built the six-bedroom Clifford Cheney Mansion in 1904. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it combines a mahogany foyer, herringbone floors, French doors, and three gas fireplaces with upgraded systems and smart-home technologies. Outside, a columned portico overlooks 2.9 acres of broad lawns and mature trees. The house, currently a vacation rental, can be purchased fully furnished. $475,000. Christina Kovacs, The Home Agency, (305) 401-1047
Glastonbury This French Second Empire, six-bedroom Victorian on Main Street dates to the 1870s. The modernized house retains its original oak floors, canvas drop ceilings, millwork, hardware, and marble and brick fireplaces. The master suite has a dressing room, napping porch, and bathroom with soaking tub. The 3.8-acre property overlooks a brook and includes a two-story barn, gardens, and a patio. $899,900. Adam Clemens, Century 21, (860) 989-0773
West Hartford Built by Moore and Salisbury in 1950, this four-bedroom ranch was then one of the most modernistic homes in the area. It has floor-to-ceiling glass windows, exotic wood ceilings, slate floors, a dining room with cork walls, a living room with a stone-wall fireplace, and a mahogany den. The 1.6-acre, park-like property includes a two-car garage, multiple patios, and extensive lawns. $649,900. Evan Berman, William Raveis, (860) 313-1300
Farmington A Frank Lloyd Wright protégé built this six-bedroom house in 1947; it was extensively renovated this year. Features include floor-to-ceiling glass windows, a living room with a vaulted wood ceiling, a kitchen with a commercial stove and two dishwashers, and a master suite with a fireplace and expansive views. The 7-acre property has a heated pool, tennis court, koi pond, gazebo, and whole-house generator. $995,000. Susie Hatch, William Raveis, (860) 841-0866
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West Simsbury The Forks, a four-bedroom Colonial, was built in 1777. Details include the original wide-board pine floors, hand-hewn beams, fireplaces, beehive oven, and tavern room door with a window used to serve food to travelers, plus a mural depicting the land as it might have looked 200 years ago. The 1.4-acre property has stone walls, a multilevel deck, a barn, and views of farmland, meadow, and hills. $399,900. Penny Woodford, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (860) 558-4326