Downtown Bethel house for sale zoned as a residential and commercial space

To say the home at 241 Greenwood Ave. in Bethel is infused with spirituality might be an understatement.

In addition to being the current site of a holistic healing business, The Recharging Station, it was originally the rectory for the church right next door, according to listing agent Connie Widmann of William Raveis Real Estate.

“It has a wonderful karma due to it,” she said. 

The house at 241 Greenwood Ave. in Bethel is a mixed-use space on the market for $774,000.

The house at 241 Greenwood Ave. in Bethel is a mixed-use space on the market for $774,000.

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Built in 1891, the 12-room antique sits at the corner of Farnam Hill and Greenwood Avenue in downtown Bethel, with sidewalks providing access to all the local shops, restaurants and Bethel’s train station. Zoned for mixed residential use, the property could be two residential spaces and a commercial space; there is now the holistic healing business and one residential unit, according to the listing.

Set on just over a quarter-acre, the home has a kitchen, living room, dining room, sunroom, two bedrooms and a full bath on the main level. The upper level offers a great room and three additional bedrooms as well as a den, sunroom and another full bath. 

Both floors feature details, such as a French doors, a ceiling fan and trim. The home also has a new roof, windows and paint, Widmann said

In addition to an attic cedar closet, the property features a fully fenced back courtyard with a patio and stately maples to shelter the space. 

“The courtyard in the back is simply amazing — very large and one would never imagine something like this in the middle of downtown Bethel,” Widmann said.

This house is on the market for $774,000.

For details contact Connie Widmann of Wiliam Raveis Real Estate at 203-856-6491 or