1031 Forest Rd, New Haven, CT 06515
1031 Forest Rd, New Haven, CT 06515
1031 Forest Rd, New Haven, CT 06515

1031 Forest Rd
New Haven, CT 06515


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2 Car Garage
Heating & Cooling
69 days ago

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OWN AN AMAZING PIECE OF AMERICAN HISTORY! This 1930 Tudor Revival house was built by Sylvester Z. Poli, the largest independent movie theater owner in the country, for his daughter. Sited on 1.1 acre corner lot amidst mature plantings, shrubbery and manicured lawns, house's stone, stucco and brick exterior create an unique experience of this classic residence. Pull into circular drive, 2 griffins guard the formal entrance to the property. The front entry Foyer w/limestone floors, beamed ceiling and circular staircase bring you back to the by-gone era of Hollywood. A pair of columns flanks the arched entry into the sunken Living Room w/beamed ceiling, gorgeous varied-with oak pegged floors, huge windows & stone Fireplace; French doors lead to the expansive terrace. A large Family Room has 2 walls of oversized arched leaded-glass windows, high ceiling and antique tile floor. At the other side of the entry Foyer is a Formal Dining Room w/ornamental English plaster ceiling & hardwood floors. The French doors in the Breakfast Room lead to the stone terrace overlooking private rolling lawns. Eat-in Kitchen has SS appliances, granite counters & walk-in pantry. At the top of the staircase generous landing leads to a large MBR w/private bath, Dressing Room & private terrace. There are 4 more bedrooms and 2 more baths on this level. The top floor has a Family Room w/Cathedral ceiling, incredible light & half bath. Lower level has a finished "Lounge" room with original wet bar.

Home Details for 1031 Forest Rd

Interior Features

Interior Details
Basement: Full,Partially FinishedNumber of Rooms: 11
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 5Number of Bathrooms: 5Number of Bathrooms (full): 4Number of Bathrooms (half): 1
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 6880 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Appliances: Gas Range, Wall Oven, Microwave, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, DryerDishwasherDryerLaundry: Lower Level,Laundry RoomMicrowaveRefrigeratorWasher
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Forced Air,Hot Water,Steam,Natural GasNo CoolingAir Conditioning: Central AirHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
Number of Fireplaces: 1Has a FireplaceNo Spa
Windows, Doors, Floors & Walls
Door: French Doors
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Exterior Features

Exterior Home Features
Roof: Slate GablePatio / Porch: Patio, TerraceFencing: PartialExterior: Balcony, Garden, Kennel, Stone WallFoundation: StoneGarden
Parking & Garage
Number of Garage Spaces: 2No CarportHas a GarageHas an Attached GarageNo Open ParkingParking Spaces: 2Parking: Attached Garage,Under House Garage
Waterfront: Not ApplicableNot on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer
Farm & Range
Not Allowed to Raise Horses
Finished Area
Finished Area (above surface): 6880 Square Feet

Days on Market

Days on Market: 69

Property Information

Year Built
Year Built: 1925
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: Single Family ResidenceArchitecture: Tudor
Construction Materials: Frame, Stone, BrickNot a New ConstructionNo Additional ParcelsDoes Not Include Home Warranty
Property Information
Parcel Number: 1260341

Price & Status

Price Per Sqft: $157
Status Change & Dates
Possession Timing: Negotiable

Active Status

MLS Status: Active


School Information
Elementary School: Per Board of EdJr High / Middle School: Per Board of EdHigh School: Per Board of Ed

Agent Information

Listing Agent
MLS/Source ID: 170438058


Community Features: Golf, Library, Private School(s), Public Pool, Public Transportation, Tennis Court(s)



Lot Information

Lot Area: 1.11 Acres

Tax Information

Annual Tax Amount: $28,425


BasementAttic: Walk-up, Finished

Additional Information

HOA Amenities: None
Last check for updates: 18 minutes ago
Listing courtesy of Wojtek Borowski
Pearce Real Estate
Wojtek Borowski
Pearce Real Estate
Source: Smart MLS, MLS#170438058

Price History for 1031 Forest Rd

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Smart MLS #170438058

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This home: $1,080,000 75% above
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This home: $157 12% below
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What Locals Say about Westville

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  • 93%
    It's dog friendly
  • 92%
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  • 82%
    Parking is easy
  • 77%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 76%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 73%
    Car is needed
  • 71%
    Kids play outside
  • 68%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 67%
    There's wildlife
  • 65%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 63%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 62%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 54%
    It's quiet
  • 53%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 46%
    There are community events
  • 40%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
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    "close to West Haven where I work. easy to get to post rd and downtown New Haven by bus or car. buses. "
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    "magnet school right in the neighborhood and a great diversity of people from all around the world. Edgewood park is great for kids as it has many parl amenities including a skate park. "
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    "The neighborhood school is a good one, and it’s diverse. This is the neighborhood to which parents bring their kids from all over town for Trick or Treat on Halloween Night. "
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    "Neighborhood is very quiet and it’s a safe place to live . Pet friendly and great restaurants and parks . Hardly ever see police presence. "
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    "There are lots of dogs in the area and lots of sidewalks means easy to go for walks. Large park with nature trails nearby, friendly neighbors."
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    "Terrific mix of family residential, near to parks and the Westville Viage shopping and restaurant district. Excellent nearby school. "
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    "The nicest neighborhood in Connecticut - walkable, bikeable, close to city center, good transit service, great open spaces and parks within close proximity, highly-educated, close knit, tons of activities year-round, very safe and clean, beautiful architecture, all homes eligible for historic homes tax credits."
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1031 Forest Rd, New Haven, CT 06515 is a 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom, 6,880 sqft single-family home built in 1925. 1031 Forest Rd is located in Westville, New Haven. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by Smart MLS on Sep 25, 2021. The MLS # for this home is MLS# 170438058.