The Connecticut Governor's Residence

The Connecticut Governor's Residence is located at 990 Prospect Avenue in Hartford. The property has served as the official residence since 1945. Originally built in 1909 for George C.F. Williams, a Hartford physician and industrialist, it was designed in the Georgian Revival style and built at a cost of $337,000. 

The three-story home originally stood on 14 acres that included a grass tennis court, a greenhouse and a number of outbuildings. It remained in the Williams family until 1940. The property was acquired by the State of Connecticut in 1943. The 19-room residence sits on 4 acres and has 15,000 square feet of living space with nine fireplaces, nine bathrooms, a pool and a pergola.