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40 Forest Street, CentralManchester, CT 06040MLS Number 170118492

  • Price: $475,000The price has recently decreased
  • Est. Mortgage of $/month
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Federal 30-year interest rate: 4.94% last updated on 2018-11-15

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  • 6Bedrooms
  • 5Bathroom
  • 5,660Square Feet
  • 2.97Acreage

Built in 1904 by renowned architect Charles Platt and now registered as a national historic landmark. The property is currently used as a successful vacation rental property, CTMansion.com, Airbnb & VRBO. The Clifford Cheney Mansion over the past year has hosted large groups from all over the world. Upon entering you will be greeted by a mahogany foyer with original french doors and herringbone floors that lead to the one story columned portico overlooking the South lawn. The mansion features a large kitchen with granite countertops and large island with a prep sink. Formal dining room, formal living room adorned with bookshelves, casual family room and a half bath also on the main floor. On the second story you will find the master bedroom with an ensuite bath, bonus room and two bathrooms in the hallway that are located across from four additional bedrooms. Third story features a bedroom, a large rec room outfitted with a pool table and living area. In addition, there are two twin beds that are semi-private and a full bath with the original claw foot soaking tub and pedestal sink. Smart home features include NEST thermostat, Vera electronic keypad, alarm system and two RING cameras. House may be sold furnished and you can embark with a turnkey vacation rental business. All major systems in the home recently updated including two boilers, water heater, main water line and electrical panel upgrades. Gas fireplaces in formal living room, dining room and master bedroom.

Listed by Christina Kovacs of The Home Agency

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Basic Information

  • MLS Number170118492
  • StatusACT
  • List Price$475,000
  • Square Feet5,660
  • Property TypeSingle Family For Sale
  • HoaNo
  • Lease purchaseNo


  • Acreage2.97
  • Building ConstructionFrame, Stucco
  • Lot DescriptionHistoric District, Rolling, Professionally Landscaped
  • Driveway TypeShared, Circular, Crushed Stone
  • Garages
  • Parking spaces per 1000sqft
  • Parking spaces uncovered
  • Parking Spaces
  • Parking spaces covered
  • FloodzoneNo
  • SwimmingpoolNo


  • Exterior features
    • Deck
    • French Doors
    • Gutters
    • Patio
    • Shed
    • Underground Utilities
  • Exterior sidingStucco

Water Body

  • Waterfront DescriptionNot Applicable


  • Appliances Included
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • Gas Range
    • Icemaker
    • Instant Hot Water Tap
    • Microwave
    • Range Hood
    • Refrigerator
    • Washer
    • Wine Chiller
  • Fha approvedNo
  • SubletableNo
  • Space is leasedNo
  • Remarks addendumOwner is the listing agent.
  • View Count21

Tax Information

  • Assessed value$295,400
  • Milrate base35
  • Milrate tax district5
  • Milrate total40.91
  • Taxes$12,085
  • Tax YearJuly 2018-June 2019


  • Full Bath4
  • Half Bath1
  • BasementFull With Walk-Out, Concrete Floor, Storage
  • Attic descriptionPull-Down Stairs
  • AtticYes
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathroom5
  • Year Built1904
  • Property StyleColonial
  • Energy FeaturesThermopane Windows
  • Fireplaces5
  • FoundationBlock
  • Garage Parking InfoUnpaved, Off Street Parking
  • New construction typeNo


  • Waters ourcePublic Water Connected
  • Cooling SystemWall Unit
  • Hot water descriptionNatural Gas
  • Heating FuelNatural Gas
  • Fuel tank locationNon Applicable
  • Heat SystemRadiator, Steam
  • Septic approvalNo
  • Septic plan availableNo
  • Sewage systemPublic Sewer Connected

School Information

  • Elementary SchoolWashington
  • High SchoolManchester


  • Laundry room locationLaundry in Basement & Main Floor
  • Laundry room infoLower Level, Main Level


  • StateCT
  • Zip06040
  • CountyHartford
  • NeighborhoodCentral
  • Junior HighPer Board of Ed
  • Middle Junior High SchoolPer Board of Ed
  • Short SaleNo


  • Rooms12
  • Rooms additionalBonus Room, Foyer, Laundry Room, Solarium, Staff Quarters
  • Interior featuresCable - Available, Security System
  • RoofAsphalt Shingle
  • Room count11
  • Home automationLock(s), Security System, Thermostat(s)


  • Amenities
    • Golf Course
    • Library
    • Park
    • Private School(s)
    • Public Pool
    • Public Transportation
    • Walk to Bus Lines


Room LevelRoom TypeRoom Features
MainFamily Room9 ft+ Ceilings,Book Shelves,Fireplace,French Doors
MainFormal Dining Room9 ft+ Ceilings,Fireplace,French Doors,Hardwood Floor
MainKitchen9 ft+ Ceilings,Breakfast Bar,Breakfast Nook,Built-Ins,Granite Counters
MainLiving Room9 ft+ Ceilings,Book Shelves,Fireplace,French Doors,Gas Log Fireplace,Hardwood Floor
UpperBedroom9 ft+ Ceilings,Fireplace
UpperBedroom9 ft+ Ceilings,Hardwood Floor
UpperBedroomHardwood Floor
UpperBedroomHardwood Floor
UpperBedroomHardwood Floor,On 3rd Floor
UpperMaster BedroomBook Shelves,Built-Ins,Full Bath,Gas Log Fireplace,Hardwood Floor,Walk-In Closet
UpperRec/Play RoomBook Shelves,Full Bath,Hardwood Floor,On 3rd Floor

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