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Bain Real Estate Cornwall Bridge 2016 Market Report


Dear Neighbor:

Spring has finally arrived with warmer and longer days, green fields and tulips popping up. The Cornwall Country Market has an expanded kitchen to serve even more delicious offerings. James Idella and staff welcome all in a most friendly manner. We are fortunate to have a well stocked hardware store with a specialized paint center. Sportsmen flock to Harold MacMillan's sports shop and we all enjoy wine tasting at Richard Bramley's Cornwall Bridge Liquor Store. In Cornwall Bridge we have it all, from art (to be bought and framed) and Steven Speduto rugs to line our floors to the National Iron Bank that keeps us all in cash.

Last year we reported 9 sales in the Cornwall Bridge area totaling $4,011,000. This year we are reporting 12 sales totaling $5,666,295. Business in real estate is up!

Here's what happen the neighborhood in the last 12 months.

12 Hickory Lane sold at foreclosure for $110,000. Purchased by a local contractor, look for its description in the For Sale section below.

18 Frederick Drive is a small hunter's cabin located at the edge of 50 wooded acres. Listed at $199,000, it sold for $150,000.

78 Whitcomb Hill Road is a 2006 contemporary house sited on 5 acres with distant views. Soaring ceilings totally supported by a steel truss system mean no interior walls are load bearing. Radiant heat, open space interiors, 3 bedrooms and 3 baths plus pasture outside complete with a brook create a minifarm. Listed at $640,000, sold at $600,000 in 6 short months.

159 Kent Road has sold twice. First time in January 2015 as part of a multi- foreclosure

purchase at $94,295. Some necessary improvements both electrical and structural were completed and the property was relisted at $169,900 in June with Toni Soule of our Kent office. This 2280 square foot 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with attached 2 car garage closed in August at $160,000 with a buyer represented by Marilyn DeVos of our Kent office.

19 Warren Hill Road had been a long term rental cottage with 2 bedrooms overlooking Gunn Brook on 9 secluded acres near the intersection of Rt 7. It was listed at $185,000 and sold for $135,000.


73 Pritchard Road is a 2 bedroom, 2 ½ bath log cabin on 11 acres on a quiet country road featured a massive stone fireplace in the open living area. The basement is partially finished with a ½ bath, wood stove and a full walk out lower level. Listed at $330,000, sold at $305,000.

  221 Flat Rocks Road started out as a small house in 1930 which was completely redesigned and rebuilt in 2005 on 11 acres complete with a pond. Now with a first floor master suite, screened porch and 2 bedrooms plus bath on the second level it had been listed in 2013 for $575,000 was reduced gradually to $450,000 and closed at $325,000.


233 Warren Hill Road features over 92 acres abutting state land with eagle like views.

A long tree lined paved driveway leads to a 4 bedroom hilltop house. It includes 3 fireplaces, large screened porch, a detached 3 car garage/barn and an additional guesthouse and large pool as well as a pond. Listed at $3,695,000, sold at $3,200,000.

37 Kent Road is a spacious ranch house with 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and is on a hilltop with a large backyard and an attached 2 car garage. Very close to all that Cornwall Bridge has to offer, listed at $329,000 and sold at $300,000.

26 Brook Road is a small 2 bedroom 1930's bungalow of 780 square feet, sited on 1/10 acre. Listed at $150,000 by Jennifer Luning of our Sharon office and sold for $128,000.


20 Brook Road just up the street is a 1200 square foot 1845 cape with a handsome front porch entry. Two upstairs bedrooms, formal dining room and one bath are all nicely finished. Listed at $162,500 and sold by Toni Soule of our Kent office at $157,000.

  Currently we have 6 properties for sale in Cornwall Bridge:


12 Hickory Lane has been completely renovated since its purchase in 2015. It now sports an elegant new kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a lovely vaulted ceiling dining area with a walkout to the backyard patio for cookouts. All new wood floors have replaced worn carpeting in the living room and 3 bedrooms. A fireplace anchors one end of the living room. One bedroom has a bath en suite; the other 2 bedrooms share a spacious hall bath. On over 5 acres, there is plenty of room for gardening. This property is now listed by Asher Pavel at $289,000.

6 Day Road is a stunning renovation of a old farmhouse fit for the 21st Century. A first floor master bedroom suite, kitchen open to the dining room, fireplace, and sliders open to the dining patio and yard with brook plus a detached barn with 2 bedrooms and an artist's studio awaiting renovation. 14 acres hold this 3526 square foot house with its mix of old and new, light filled and air conditioned. David Bain recently reduced this listing from $750,000 to $695,000. It is ready for a new buyer.

57 Dark Entry Road is a large 2 bedroom contemporary ranch with the most marvelous views of state lands, Appalachian Trail, Housatonic River and eagles soaring over all.

3 bathrooms (each bedroom has one en suite) and wood floors throughout plus a wraparound exterior deck with an entry from each room complete this retreat. My listing has it at $557,000.


54 Dark Entry is just around the corner and this 2 bedroom contemporary again has magnificent views plus a separate barn building with another bath and bedroom area. David Bain has this listing. This property needs work but it is located on over 19 acres with its own pond and backs up to hundreds of acres of state land. Just listed at $495,000.


94 Poppleswamp Road is a small, charming red cottage with 2 bedrooms, large eat-in kitchen with windowed pantry, fireplace in the living room and a detached 1 car garage.

On a quiet country road, almost 2 acres, it is my listing at $195,000.


196 Warren Hill Road is a real Cornwall country escape listed by broker Chris Garrity of our Sharon office. A long winding drive leads to a 4 bedroom colonial on over 6 acres, 3 fireplaces and attached 2 car garage. Professional grade dark room, stone walls, patio and gardens all listed for $ 438,000.

Please take a look at our website for a more complete view of the current marketplace: You are always welcome to stop by our office.


 Priscilla Pavel

 And Asher Pavel, Rick Meehan, Dave Hurlburt, Heidi Kearns



Please note that not all listings and sales transactions are through David Bain Real Estate