c. 1851 Carriage House – Rollinsford, NH

Added to OHD on 9/11/19   -   Last OHD Update: 8/25/20   -   6 Comments
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Lot 2 Scarlett Ln, Rollinsford, NH 03869

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  • $260,000
  • 0.6 Ac.
This Lot and 1850's Carriage house, located along the Salmon Falls River is the perfect shell to build your dream home! Bring your own builder of use one of ours! (facsimile pictures show the potential) A rare opportunity to create a stunning one-of-a-kind home at the heart of a 7-lot, waterfront community. Ornate and well-constructed, this barn was originally built in the mid-1800s, but recently raised onto a new foundation. With 2,400 sq feet of blank canvas, ready to accommodate the floor plan of your dreams! Situated at the heart of Victoria Point -- a new waterfront community perched on the Salmon Falls River -- this property offers a chance to enjoy the great outdoors with the added bonus of being within 20 minutes to Portsmouth and an hour to Boston. Desirable and accessible with good schools and 4.5 acre's of shared waterfront conservation land on the Salmon Falls River. What more could you want? *** Due to COVID-19 the seller requires that no one in the showing party exhibits symptoms that meet any of the self-quarantine criteria mandated by the CDC. Proceeding with scheduling a future showing the agent acknowledges they are self-aware of the current State and Local Municipality orders pertaining to real estate activity.. Schedule a time to come visit! Use GPS 658 Silver St., Rollinsford NH
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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12134 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    The main home: https://www.oldhousedreams.com/2019/09/11/c-1851-rollinsford-nh/

  2. DJZDJZ says: 199 comments
    1947 cape cod
    Glen Burnie, MD

    Im loving this carriage house! This has the potential to be a fantastic little house. Aside from updating the electrical and putting in a kitchen and bathroom, the rest of the house is an open floor plan. It makes me almost as excited as I was with the 1896 NC church that was listed. So much potential!

  3. MWMW says: 911 comments

    I like this carriage house better than the main house, and it hasn’t been messed with yet!

    And I don’t mind the proposed development concept in general, except for the fact that it seems to be proposing to demo that also great looking barn!!!! If it hasn’t already been done. I so hope it is still there and can be saved!

    • MWMW says: 911 comments

      “A community of high performance net-zero-ready homes, some are created from historic early 1800s barn frames that are on-site and helped define the history of this once in a lifetime property opportunity.”

      Oh no, it sounds like the barn is toast, or is planned to be. Not sure why they can’t just keep the barn and move the new house lots to the open area in the front? Am I missing the obvious, what I think would be much better, design solution to this proposed development? ‘Net-zero’ would be a lot more net-zero if they just keep the barn as is and build new houses without tearing down the barn.

      Keep the barn there and offer it as a community asset/space for the rest of the houses as well.

  4. SueSue says: 531 comments
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    1802 Cape

    It is sad that the barn is being separated from the house. It really is a treasure. You have to admire the skill in the way it has been built. It would make an amazing home. I cannot imagine not wanting to convert it.

  5. Oh how I wish to be able to buy up the whole original estate and return it to it’s glory and prestige.

    If I couldn’t swing having horses to put in the barn, and carriages to put in the carriage house, I would lightly and tastefully renovate. I’m sure a vacation/BnB rental could bring in a decent side income.

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