208 Front St, New Haven, CT 06513
208 Front St, New Haven, CT 06513
208 Front St, New Haven, CT 06513

208 Front St
New Haven, CT 06513

Fair Haven

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Originally built in 1841 for oysterman Benomi Gillett Jr., this Greek revival is loaded with charm & character of yesteryear. Lovingly maintained & restored by the current owner, the home offers a living room w/gorgeous original hardwood floors, exposed wood beam ceiling & picturesque views of the Quinnipiac River. Quaint open kitchen w/new SS gas range & dishwasher, butcher block breakfast bar, tile counter & a large pantry closet. A remodeled full bath is located just off of the kitchen. The small dining room is great for entertaining w/French doors that lead to the covered patio & direct access to the raised backyard for gardening & enjoying the view of the rivers. The 2nd floor of the home features a large lofted MBR suite w/private half bath & closet space, cozy carpeting, wood ceilings & exposed brick chimney & more river views. The home has a versatile bonus room in the lower level w/tile floors, exposed wood beams & built-in closets - perfect as a family room, office, or guest bedroom w/direct access to the house from the driveway. The LL has a bonus area for storage & a washer & dryer. Many upgrades have been made to the house including, central air (2016), new replacement windows (2017), new gutters (2019), new awning (2021) etc. Eco-friendly garden remodel, w/native trees & perennials blooming from Spring to Fall. Fantastic location minutes to Downtown New Haven, Yale, Hospitals & the highway. Incredible opportunity to own a unique piece of New Haven History!"

Home Details for 208 Front St

Year Built
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Interior Features

Interior Details
Basement: Full With Walk-OutNumber of Rooms: 3
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 2Number of Bathrooms: 2Number of Bathrooms (full): 1Number of Bathrooms (half): 1
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 916 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Appliances: Gas Range, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, DryerDishwasherDryerLaundry: Lower LevelRefrigeratorWasher
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Forced Air,Natural GasNo CoolingAir Conditioning: Central AirHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
No FireplaceNo Spa
Windows, Doors, Floors & Walls
Door: French Doors
Has a ViewView: Water, View

Exterior Features

Exterior Home Features
Roof: AsphaltPatio / Porch: Covered Deck, PatioExterior: GardenFoundation: StoneGarden
Parking & Garage
No CarportNo GarageNo Attached GarageNo Open ParkingParking: Off Street
WaterfrontWaterfront: River Front, ViewOn Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer
Farm & Range
Not Allowed to Raise Horses
Finished Area
Finished Area (above surface): 756 Square FeetFinished Area (below surface): 160 Square Feet

Days on Market

Days on Market: 61

Property Information

Year Built
Year Built: 1900
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: Single Family ResidenceArchitecture: Cape Cod
Construction Materials: Frame, Aluminum SidingNot a New ConstructionNo Additional ParcelsDoes Not Include Home Warranty
Property Information
Parcel Number: 1242367

Price & Status

Price Per Sqft: $273
Status Change & Dates
Possession Timing: Negotiable

Active Status

MLS Status: Under Contract - Continue to Show


School Information
Elementary School: Fair HavenHigh School: Wilbur Cross

Agent Information

Listing Agent
MLS/Source ID: 170439987



Lot Information

Lot Area: 4356 Square Feet

Tax Information

Annual Tax Amount: $3,846


BasementZillow Contingency Status: Accepting Back-up OffersAttic: Finished
Last check for updates: about 2 hours ago
Listing courtesy of John Hill
Seabury-Hill REALTORS
Source: Smart MLS, MLS#170439987

Price History for 208 Front St

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Smart MLS #170439987

Listed For Sale
Smart MLS #170439987

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Price Trends

For homes in 06513
Typical home value
This home: $249,900 15% above
Typical Home Value by sqft
This home: $273 33% above
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Neighborhood Overview

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What Locals Say about Fair Haven

At least 142 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 84%
    There are sidewalks
  • 80%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 77%
    It's dog friendly
  • 71%
    Car is needed
  • 69%
    Kids play outside
  • 67%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 64%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 60%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 53%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 46%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 44%
    Parking is easy
  • 42%
    There's wildlife
  • 41%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 36%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 30%
    There are community events
  • 22%
    It's quiet
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  • Trulia User
    "Been out here a year street has too much traffic and is very dangerous because of the traffic otherwise it's ok just moved here to be closer to work and it's convenient "
  • Trulia User
    "None that I know of I work allot and hardly ever home moving soon out of this area too much traffic and noise my dog doesn't like all the noise allot of inconsiderate neighbors dangerous traffic that is constant definitely not what I eat bargaining for when I moved here just close to work.I'm moving fiirst chance I get."
  • Trulia User
    "it a great place to live but is sometimes noise when people having fun in July 4 or birthday party plus we have a baseball field "
  • Trulia User
    "I love the area I live in and I hoping that we can stay in the neighborhood because schools are good "
  • Trulia User
    "this neighborhood is becoming very dangerous there has been a lot of shootings in a couple of stabbings looking to move out of this neighborhood ASAP"
  • Trulia User
    "Many families here and crime is high. All you hear is sirens. Some people are nice others are not. There are plenty of local stores and public transportation in the area."
  • Trulia User
    "I been living here for almost 6 or 7 years and it good but not good at the same time but it not quit "
  • Trulia User
    "No parking and loud noise at night but other that cool place to live. A lot younger people live in area"
  • Trulia User
    "My neigborhood has great access to public transportation to downtown and many colleges , it is not the best neigborhood but is ok"
  • Trulia User
    "A lot of good people here and they are always looking out for each other in the neighborhood. Also there are several community groups that have programs for children. And diverse schools with a focus on higher education. Would definitely recommend the area for families."
  • Trulia User
    "It’s dangerous everywhere in new haven except downtown. You can’t avoid that anywhere though. But it has some great qualities. Shopping plazas just about anywhere, restaurants open til midnight, and loads of activities to do. There are about four libraries in new Haven alone, and museums in the heart of down town. "
  • Trulia User
    "Way too many dirt bikers riding around causing havoc, unregistered cars everywhere. plus neighbors sit around on the front porch all day doing nothing. Loud music played by inconsiderate people around the neighborhood. Can’t wait till I move out of here "
  • Trulia User
    "i grew up here I've it such an old fashioned feel . alot of the people I grew up with are still here "
  • Trulia User
    "I have lived here only since 2014 but we never want to live. Incredibly diverse wonderful neighborhood, with gorgeous river park, amazing food, good grocery store, and easy bus routes into downtown NH"
  • Trulia User
    "I live in the neighborhood for over 30 Years and it’s a good area for my kids to grow up. I feel safe I love my neighbor. People are kind and police is on top of the game.,"
  • Trulia User
    "I used to live here and I know there are few vacant businesses and there is a thriving community and pretty good schools, its like a family neighborhood."

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208 Front St, New Haven, CT 06513 is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 916 sqft single-family home built in 1900. 208 Front St is located in Fair Haven, New Haven. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by Smart MLS on Oct 6, 2021. The MLS # for this home is MLS# 170439987.