c. 1790 – Southington, CT – $315,000

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Added to OHD on 12/5/17 - Last OHD Update: 7/11/18 - 17 Comments
590 West St, Southington, CT 06489

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Experience colonial life in this beautiful 1790 Federalist period home. This house has been lovingly cared for over the past 200+ years and is listed on the National Historic Registry, yet it contains all modern conveniences. The home has five working fireplaces, a wood burning stove, wide board floors and antique hardware. The rooms are wonderfully spacious with high ceilings. The kitchen is equipped with a gas stovetop with vent, double electric wall ovens, quartz counters, garbage disposal, a freezer-less refrigerator and full freezer ideal for avid cooks or large families. The dining room boasts a beautiful, painted mural featuring the house and landscape. The house includes reproduction period lighting and custom made curtains with fabric emulating the period. Aside from the 4 bedrooms and two full baths, a beautiful brick floored 3 season sunroom offers lovely space for entertaining and growing plants. The attic, which is unfinished, offers great potential. It's wired with electricity and has two skylights. Beautifully designed gardens and a little barn/shed grace the exterior. A new roof and driveway were put in place in 2017. The town of Southington offers a compact shopping area; a lovely town green with quaint shops and great dining; farms; orchards and it's conveniently located between Hartford and New Haven. A great place to live!
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Jorge Zea, Blue Lighthouse Realty      786-268-9772
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17 Comments on c. 1790 – Southington, CT – $315,000

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  1. Kelly, OHD adminKelly, OHD admin says: 9132 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Thanks to the owner for sharing her home with us.

  2. gail says: 76 comments

    I love her colbalt blue mixer

  3. ddbacker says: 322 comments

    I really like these very early Federal/Saltbox/Cape styles and these last 2 postings from Connecticut seem like good examples of those that have struck a good balance between preservation and updating for livability. But, I’m from the Midwest and maybe I’m just dazzled by photographs and having a “17” in front of the build date.

  4. TGrantTGrant says: 431 comments
    OHD Supporter

    New Orleans, LA

    Absolutely delightful!

  5. Janet A in Florida says: 8 comments

    I love this beautiful home! Just think, when this house was built George Washington was in the second year of his presidency.

  6. RosewaterRosewater says: 3923 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Couple of curious creatures there = huh?

    The attached office is SUPER cool!

    • Laura Thornton says: 72 comments

      Rosewater, I’m so completely intrigued by your comment. Could you elucidate?

      • RosewaterRosewater says: 3923 comments
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        1875 Italianate cottage
        Noblesville, IN

        Well sure; and I’m assuming you mean the bit about the “curious creatures”. Heheheh. 😉 Seems to me the sheep appearing at the front door in pic. 1 is tin; but is it a real lamb? It does not appear in pic. 2. Is it real – did it move? Did someone move it – why would they? There he is again in pic. 5. Did someone think he’d look better there – or did he? Is it really a sheep; or maybe a poodle, or an ugly cat? Where’s Waldo in pic. 9 – but naaaah, surely not? There’s food down for somebody in pic. 19 – – ? -. People do keep pigs as pets after all: and ferrets, and foxes, and chipmunks – etc.; why not a lamb – I guess? Lol.

  7. Miss-Apple37Miss-Apple37 says: 642 comments

    Look at the width of these floor boards! What a gorgeous, gorgeous house!!

  8. JRichard says: 235 comments
    1763 center-chimney cape
    Biddeford, ME

    Nicely done!

  9. jimtownjimtown says: 85 comments

    Colorful and interesting, very unique sense of style.

  10. Shannon Schoenit says: 14 comments

    Ugh, That attic room with the fireplace. I’d never leave there. Bedroom for sure:)

    • RosewaterRosewater says: 3923 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      That’s the “office”. It’s the little building to the right facing the front elevation, and connected by a now enclosed breezeway. I dig it too: especially for the “Yankee thrift” of it’s design. It was probably for a doctor or lawyer originally.

  11. Laurie W. says: 1466 comments
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    1988 Fake Greek Revival!

    Beautiful house!

  12. BungalowGirl says: 146 comments

    Fantastic home!

  13. KarenZ says: 753 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Just Wow! I love Janet A’s comment that President George Washington was in his Presidency! Really puts the age of the house into prospective!

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