42 Forest Rd, West Haven, CT 06516
42 Forest Rd, West Haven, CT 06516
42 Forest Rd, West Haven, CT 06516
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42 Forest Rd
West Haven, CT 06516

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Description

Beautiful expanded brick cape for sale only a stone’s throw away from The University of New Haven. Freshly painted & freshened up - this home comes complete with many updates and has more room than meets the eye. 3 full levels of living areas complete with 3-4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms (1 full bathroom on each floor), large eat-in kitchen, bright & airy living room with fireplace, heated sunroom with sliders to the freshly painted extended beautiful back deck. Upper level is one full living area; permitted in-law apartment or multigeneration au-pair unit with a separate kitchen, high ceilings, full bathroom, exposed brick surfaces, its own electric subpanel & has plenty of storage. Partially finished lower level with fireplace, full bath & extra rooms. New roof (July 2021), newer windows, new gutters & trim, new hot water heater and recently serviced gas furnace with 3 zoned heating. 200 amp electrical service. Freshly painted exterior stucco & front exterior. Side heated mud room and front double door passage entrance. HUGE detached garage with high ceilings, space for up to 4 cars, new exterior trim, new garage doors & its own sub panel electrical box. Plenty of parking and deep lot. This is not your typical cape – home has many possibilities for investments considering its close proximity to UNH or could be used for an extended family and/or if you are looking for space. Price to sell, in great condition, sold "as-is".

Home Details for 42 Forest Rd

Year Built
1933
Parking
Garage
Price/Sqft
$140
HOA
None
Heating
Yes
Cooling
Yes
Outdoor
Yes
Pool
No

Interior Features

Interior Details
Basement: Partially FinishedNumber of Rooms: 9
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 4Number of Bathrooms: 3Number of Bathrooms (full): 3
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 2248 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Appliances: Electric Range, Refrigerator, Washer, DryerDryerLaundry: Lower LevelRefrigeratorWasher
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Radiator,Natural GasNo CoolingAir Conditioning: Ceiling Fan(s)Has Heating
Fireplace & Spa
Number of Fireplaces: 2Has a FireplaceNo Spa
View
No View

Exterior Features

Exterior Home Features
Roof: AsphaltPatio / Porch: DeckFoundation: Concrete, Masonry
Parking & Garage
Number of Garage Spaces: 4No CarportHas a GarageNo Attached GarageNo Open ParkingParking Spaces: 4Parking: Detached Garage
Frontage
Waterfront: Not ApplicableNot on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer
Farm & Range
Not Allowed to Raise Horses
Finished Area
Finished Area (above surface): 2248 Square Feet

Days on Market

Days on Market: 119

Property Information

Year Built
Year Built: 1933
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: Single Family ResidenceArchitecture: Cape Cod
Building
Construction Materials: Frame, Brick, StuccoNot a New ConstructionNo Additional ParcelsDoes Not Include Home Warranty
Property Information
Parcel Number: 1433220

Price & Status

Price
Price Per Sqft: $140
Status Change & Dates
Possession Timing: Immediate

Active Status

MLS Status: Active

Location

School Information
Elementary School: Per Board of EdHigh School: Per Board of Ed

Agent Information

Listing Agent
MLS/Source ID: 170427222

Community

Community Features: Commuter Bus, Library, Medical Facilities, Playground, Private School(s), Public Transportation, Shopping/Mall

HOA

No HOA

Lot Information

Lot Area: 13068 Square Feet

Tax Information

Annual Tax Amount: $7,214

Miscellaneous

BasementAttic: Finished, Storage
Last check for updates: about 23 hours ago
Listing courtesy of Sergio Bedoya
William Raveis Real Estate
Source: Smart MLS, MLS#170427222

Price History for 42 Forest Rd

Event DetailsPrice
11/30/2021
PendingToActive
Smart MLS #170427222
$315K

10/26/2021
Pending
Smart MLS #170427222
$310K

10/12/2021
PriceChange
Smart MLS #170427222
$310K

09/20/2021
PriceChange
Smart MLS #170427222
$320K

09/07/2021
PriceChange
Smart MLS #170427222
$325K

08/18/2021
PriceChange
Smart MLS #170427222
$335K

08/08/2021
Listed For Sale
Smart MLS #170427222
$350K

04/18/2012
ListingRemoved
Agent Provided
$115K

02/03/2012
Listed For Sale
Agent Provided
$115K

07/23/2011
ListingRemoved
Agent Provided
$143K

06/14/2011
Listed For Sale
Agent Provided
$143K

05/11/2006
Sold
Public Records
$285K

11/18/2002
Sold
Public Records
$141K

New Listings near 42 Forest Rd

Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2021
Tax$7,214
Assessment$158,130
Home facts updated by county records

Price Trends

For homes in 06516
$267,980
Typical home value
This home: $314,900 15% above
$279
Typical Home Value by sqft
This home: $140 99% below
Price trends provided by third party data sources.

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42 Forest Rd, West Haven, CT 06516 is a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2,248 sqft single-family home built in 1933. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by Smart MLS on Aug 8, 2021. The MLS # for this home is MLS# 170427222.