521 State Street

Guilford, CT
$ 1,490,000 Beds 4 Baths 3.5 Sq 4,500 Virtual Tour
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Magnificent Greek Revival completely restored and updated with highest end materials and craftsmanship throughout. A beautifully landscaped 2.55-acre lot, located a mile from the Guilford Green, includes well maintained original stone walls. The“Russell Benton House”, built in 1884 with three fireplaces, is approximately 3500 sq. ft. The property also features a separate “Guest House”, approximately 1000 sq. ft.,fully permitted as an accessory apartment for rental or in-laws. The “Guest House” has also been fully remodeled to create a dramatic and lovely space with one bedroom, new high-end kitchen, fantastic marble bath, and a soaring two story open living room. The main house has 11 rooms, including 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths newly renovated. The kitchen has been beautifully updated using highest end appliances, new custom cabinets,and unique and very beautiful reclaimed teak counters. The family room is a recent addition with a fourth fireplace using stone from the site. Custom trim, reclaimed wide board hardwood floors, and custom built-in furniture, abound throughout the house. Other features include: All new Marvin windows; new central air-conditioning;conversion from fuel oil to natural gas heating and a new high efficiency gas boiler; new playroom, new master bedroom suite with walk in closet; all new interior doors; and many other details. You will appreciate the quality of the materials, the quality of the craftsmanship, and the tasteful attention to detail.


  • Price
  • $ 1,490,000
  • Lot Size
  • 2.55 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Sqr Footage
  • 4,500
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1854
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Guilford
  • Taxes
  • 14382
  • County
  • Style
  • Colonial
  • Area
  • MLS#
  • 170318187
  • Zip
  • 06437
Listing Provided by: William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l



Elementary School Per Board of Ed
Energy Features Programmable Thermostat, Thermopane Windows
Exclusions all golf equipment in shed, tvs and brackets
High School Guilford
In Law Apartment YNP Yes
Intermediate School Baldwin
Middle School/High School Adams
Nearby Amenities Golf Course, Library, Medical Facilities, Park, Private Rec Facilities, Shopping/Mall, Stables/Riding, Tennis Courts
Neighborhood N/A
New Construction Type No
Property Type Single Family For Sale
Status Show
Style Colonial
Tax Year July 2020-June 2021
Virtual Tour https://s3.amazonaws.com/veewme.media/tour_videos/32ca73cf-ad9c-42d7-a7b8-6172ee48f8c3.mp4
Virtual Tour Yn Yes
Year Built 1854
Year Built Source Public Records
Zoning R-5

Interior Features

Appliances Included Gas Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Attic Description Walk-up, Finished, Heated
Basement Description Partial With Hatchway, Unfinished, Concrete Floor, Interior Access
Beds Total 4
Cooling System Central Air
Fireplaces Total 4
Fuel Tank Location Non Applicable
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heat Fuel Type Natural Gas
Heat Type Baseboard
Hot Water Description Natural Gas
Interior Features Audio System, Auto Garage Door Opener
Laundry Room first floor
Laundry Room Info Main Level
Room Count 11
Rooms Additional Foyer, Mud Room
Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade 4500
Sq Ft Total 4500
Total Baths 4.00
Total Rooms 12

Exterior Features

Acres 2.5500
Driveway Type Circular, Paved
Exterior Features French Doors, Garden Area, Lighting, Patio, Stone Wall, Underground Sprinkler
Foundation Stone
Garage Parking Info Detached Garage
Garages Number 2
Lot Description Corner Lot, Fence - Partial, Fence - Stone, Professionally Landscaped
Roof Information Asphalt Shingle
Sewage System Septic
Siding Clapboard, Wood
Water Source Private Well
Waterfront Description Not Applicable


  • 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

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Based on the average sale price from the Storrs, CT office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School
Middle School Adams Middle School
High School Guilford High School

Price History

7/23/2020 Listed $1,390,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 06437

AVG $510K
AVG $10,056
AVG 10
Year Built
AVG 1966


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521 State Street Guilford, CT is a Single Family Home for sale at $1490000 with 4500 sqft and a lot size of 2.55 Acres Acre(s). 521 State Street Guilford has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1854. The property's zip code is 06437 which is in Guilford, CT

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