c. 1790 – Newbury, VT

Added to OHD on 5/25/16   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   16 Comments
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2372 Peach Brook Rd, Newbury, VT 05051

  • $65,000
  • 3 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1800 Sq Ft
  • 15 Ac.
Here is your chance to save a classic circa 1790 cape. Overlooking the Peach Brook you'll hear it from the kitchen window. Step back in time to this old time family farm features some fields, woodland (which was timbered in 2014) Home has original detail but needs extensive renovation.
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Heidi Lyman, Lyman Realty
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16 Comments on c. 1790 – Newbury, VT

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  1. BethanyBethany says: 3512 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    Such a great all American house! Someone save it please! Especially that adorable room with the sailboat wallpaper!

  2. Phyllis Caldwell says: 41 comments

    I also would love to see this home saved. It looks like it is a 1960/1970’s time capsule, decor wise. Just a little sad, like the owner passed away or went into a nursing home. It could be charming again.

  3. Diane says: 551 comments

    There’s so much to love here and fifteen acres. Hope the seller agrees to sell contents with the property. A little treasure.

  4. Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 1041 comments
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    1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

    That vintage wallpaper with the sailboats is wonderful. Wish I could find a pattern like that.

  5. MonicaG says: 165 comments

    Aaugh!!….Kelly, just when I thought I’d never see another Cape Cod you find this must have. 69K and 15 ACRES in Vermont? I really do want it. ? Tears, sighs and probably cookies. ?

  6. JullesJulles says: 535 comments
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    This sounds perfect but it depends what you want to do with it. It looks to me that just about anything colonial has been pulled out and the house has been renovated several time over the years. Do you think that you could restore it back to the colonial period? The other thing is that the land has recently been logged. The land is not pretty after that has happened but if you wanted pastures it would be a great start towards that but I love the trees in Vermont and I am sad over the logging. I think this would be a herculean project to bring it back to period correct but this would be a great home to remodel and have plenty of pasture land for the horses.

  7. GoddessOdd says: 329 comments

    I don’t know how much 1790 is left, if any, but there are some features worth saving… love the oven, even though the brick has been painted… a little sandblasting would get rid of that, I think. I LOVE the little lane. Go to the street view, and fly around. The trees will come back, and I would imagine the place is alive with deer, who do much better in field than forest, and i can just imagine watching the deer from the window…

  8. Wm mann says: 28 comments

    Never,never,never sandblast brick. The cast iron door mounted in the chimney could be a bake oven door. This house is basically pristine.
    If the furnishings were included this property would be a steal.

  9. Justin says: 1 comments

    Update from the new owner: The place has indeed been saved! It was actually built in 1810 and suffered very few damaging alterations up until its last occupant died in 1989. Because it sat vacant for so long it required an enormous amount of work to stabilize, but is filled with incredible links to people who’ve lived here since the early 19th century. This one managed to escape both major renovation and over restoration. I’ve posted the progress on Instagram, follow @death_and_the_maiden_1810 for a little glimpse of how far it’s come.

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