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Darien PatchWeekend Retreat For Marilyn Monroe Joan Crawford Elizabeth Taylor Now On The Market In CT

Yes, it’s got a swimming pool, home gym, media room and office, along with five bedrooms, but a lot of homes priced at $2.6 million in this area have all that. What makes the house at 8 Circle Rd. in Darien, CT stand out are the famous guests who stayed in, as Gwen Alexis, the real estate agent with Halstead Property in Darien points out. “It may be hard for today’s residents to envision,” she told NewCanaan/Darien magazine, “but this house, located in the heart of Darien, and now completely redone, was once the weekend retreat for the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford and Elizabeth...
Darien Patch - Monday, October 27, 2014

BrownstonerHouse Of The Day 741 Macon Street

This one-family Romanesque-slash-Renaissance Revival sandstone and brownstone in east Bed Stuy has been updated, though it still retains plenty of original details. Located on a block of Macon Street near Saratoga Park that won “Greenest Block” in Brooklyn this year, 741 Macon Street was designed by architect Henry Vollweiler in 1889 for developer-builder James J. McCoy, according to the listing. It has original slate and elaborate wood mantels with Minton-style tile, wainscoting, decorative plaster work, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a laundry room and an eat-in kitchen. The roof, facade and mechanicals have all been updated. What do you think of it and the ask...
Brownstoner - Monday, October 27, 2014

CurbedStrong Place Townhouse In Cobble Hill Asks 7 5 Million

Welcome to the Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips? Send 'em here. This two-story sandstone townhouse in Bed-Stuy is asking $1.5 million. Built in 1889 by architect Henry Vollweiler, the house has original slate and wood mantels with Minton-style tile work, a large garden, and newly updated roof, mechanicals, and facade. This brick townhouse in Park Slope is asking $2.3 million. This house is set up for three families and has been recently updated. It also has a pretty nice looking garden.
Curbed - Sunday, October 26, 2014

New Canaan AdvertiserReal Estate Prices On The Rise In Fairfield County

The Halstead Property 3rd Quarter 2014 Market Report shows positive movement in the real estate market in Fairfield County. Most notably, prices were up in most towns including Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Stamford and Westport. In addition, the report also showed that homes spent less time on the market in many towns. Recent New Canaan house sales “In our Fairfield County market, we are starting to see a tightening of inventory which explains the lower number of sales throughout the report,” explained Diane M. Ramirez, chief executive officer of Halstead Property. “Pricing a home effectively remains the best strategy when marketing a home, which is clearly evident...
New Canaan Advertiser - Saturday, October 25, 2014

New York TimesOn The Market In New York City

Park Slope Co-op $549,000 Booklyn, 115 Eighth Avenue, #4 A one-bedroom one-bath parlor floor co-op in an 11-unit brownstone with a basement laundry and part-time super. Maria Mackin, Halstead Property (917)-741-5991; Halstead.com Maintenance $516.20 a month PROS Once the formal dining room of a grand mansion, the unit overlooks a back garden and has intricate parquet floors, tiger-maple wainscoting, 12-foot ceilings, built-in bookcases, three large closets, and a kitchen with a decorative fireplace. CONS The co-op allows cats but no dogs.
New York Times - Saturday, October 25, 2014