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Welcome to "Greenway", one of the most beautiful, stately homes in New Haven, unusually rich in local history. Named for an ancestral Gilbert home in Devon, England it was built by Elizabeth Gilbert Jerome, for herself, her two children (Jennie and Gilbert) and her mother, a noted portrait painter. It was Jennie Jerome however, who spent her life in the home carefully maintaining its elegant and gracious feel. The main entrance has a fabulous 3 story open staircase. Restored leaded glass windows surround the handsome dutch front door and you can find many refinished hardwood floors and freshly painted walls throughout. The 1st floor rooms have 9' ceilings, 7' doors and picture frame hardwood floors. Upper level rooms have wood floors and 8' 6" ceilings and 6' 8" doors. The spacious living room is great for entertaining and features a fireplace flanked by built-in book cases and french doors which lead to a large screened porch overlooking the sprawling, private back yard. This home also offers a separate back staircase, perfect for au pair set-up. Additional features include a butlers pantry with built-in cabinetry; two alabaster chandeliers; and antique brass and/or crystal wall sconces and fixtures; arch, oval, quarter round, and eye brow windows; laundry chute and antique intercom system. The home also has many updates including twinned high efficiency dual stage furnaces, extra insulation, some modern thermopane windows and more.

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  • Description: Welcome to "Greenway", one of the most beautiful, stately homes in New Haven, unusually rich in local history. Named for an ancestral Gilbert home in Devon, England it was built by Elizabeth Gilbert Jerome, for herself, her two children (Jennie and Gilbert) and her mother, a noted portrait painter. It was Jennie Jerome however, who spent her life in the home carefully maintaining its elegant and gracious feel. The main entrance has a fabulous 3 story open staircase. Restored leaded glass windows surround the handsome dutch front door and you can find many refinished hardwood floors and freshly painted walls throughout. The 1st floor rooms have 9' ceilings, 7' doors and picture frame hardwood floors. Upper level rooms have wood floors and 8' 6" ceilings and 6' 8" doors. The spacious living room is great for entertaining and features a fireplace flanked by built-in book cases and french doors which lead to a large screened porch overlooking the sprawling, private back yard. This home also offers a separate back staircase, perfect for au pair set-up. Additional features include a butlers pantry with built-in cabinetry; two alabaster chandeliers; and antique brass and/or crystal wall sconces and fixtures; arch, oval, quarter round, and eye brow windows; laundry chute and antique intercom system. The home also has many updates including twinned high efficiency dual stage furnaces, extra insulation, some modern thermopane windows and more.
  • Appliances Included: Gas Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer

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Listed by Georgia W Newcomb of Real Living Wareck D'Ostilio

Listing Sold by Dow Della Valle

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