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Pair of Historic Properties Hit the Real Estate Market in Stamford

1992 Shippan Avenue
1992 Shippan Avenue
Halstead Property has announced two historic homes in Stamford have hit the market. The Stamford office announced Wednesday, Jan. 22, that it is representing two historic homes built in the 1920s.

The first, 546 Wire Mill Road, is listed by William Olsen for $1,349,000. Designed by Mount Rushmore sculptor Gutzon Borglum, it was created as a carriage house and stable.

The second, 1992 Shippan Avenue, was listed by Val Herrmann for $1,199,000. It was built by Arthur Pitney, father of the postage meter and, along with Walter Bowes, co-founder of Pitney Bowes Postage Meter Company, a $6 billion company.

The Wire Mill Road location is also known as "Misty Meadows," and is in the English Tudor style. It is situated on 2.36 acres and features four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a great room with high ceilings and wide-plank floorboards, a massive stone fireplace a brand new kitchen, frontage along Haviland Brook featuring a waterfall and footbridge, and even a heated pool and cabana.

The Shippan Avenue location is in the Dutch Colonial style. It has four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, a white marble foyer, hand-blown glass doors, a grand living room, a pool and private porch. Features include a newer roof, generator and exterior paint job. Only five families have ever resided in the home. The Belgian blocks in the front and rear of the home and the radiators both date back to the initial structure.

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