Burlington, VT’s Historic c.1899 McGeary Mansions Lists for $1.99M
266 S Union Street, Burlington, Vermont, United States, 05401
A beautifully maintained Victorian home set on one of Burlington, VT’s most beloved streets has hit the market for $1,995,000. The towering brick and stone-faced blue marble home spans nearly 6,200 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. It was designed by architect W.R.B. Wilcox in c.1899 for John W. McGeary, the largest shipper of tanbark to the leather industry in New England. Much of the original architectural detail has been preserved, including a breathtaking entry with cherry & oak grand staircase and landing with 19th century Tiffany windows. With 10 foot ceilings, nicely scaled rooms & period architectural detail, the first floor offers elegant formal spaces as well as the sun drenched kitchen that opens to a large patio & wonderful gardens. The master suite features a copper soaking tub, gas fireplace, curved turret bedroom and custom walk in dressing room. The 0.44 acre property includes a 720 square foot studio apartment perfect for in-laws and guests. The home was also used as the primary location in the 1983 film “The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story.” It’s on the market for $1,995,000 with Kathy OBrien.