Built in 1904 by renowned architect Charles Platt and originally the home to Clifford & Alice Cheney, the mansion is now registered as a national historic landmark. Located only 15 minutes from Hartford but feels like a world away, all of the Cheney mansions occupy 70 acres along Hartford Rd and each mansion is situated in a park like setting. At the Clifford Cheney mansion you will enjoy the expansive views of the Great Lawn from every South facing window. The house is well equipped for all of your needs whether you are looking to book the home for a quick getaway or host a variety of events such as a family reunion, corporate event, bridal/baby shower, rehearsal dinner, small reception, memorial service, holiday party, fundraiser or wellness/yoga retreat.
Upon entering you will be greeted by a large foyer with original french doors that lead to the one store columned portico overlooking the South lawn. The mansion features a large kitchen with a commercial range and large island with a prep sink. Formal dining room with entryways from the butler pantry and main foyer. Relax and unwind in the formal living room adorned with books and a large fireplace or step into the media living room to indulge in a little TV (smart TV with a access to Netflix, Amazon, HBO and basic cable).
Retreat to the second story to one of the six bedrooms. Two oversized master bedrooms with king size beds, one has an ensuite bath. Two bathrooms in the hallway that lead to a bedroom with two twin beds and two additional bedrooms in the “servant” quarters, one with a queen size bed and the other has a full size bed. The sixth bedroom is available during the summer, located off of the master closet, features a green ceiling and eclectic decor.
Third story features two extra twin size beds, casual living area, pool table, 7th bedroom and with a king size bed and a 4th bathroom.