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1732 – Durham, CT – $182,000

25 Talcott Ln, Durham, CT 06422 - Not For Sale*

If you love what old homes have to offer then take a step back in time, with this classic circa 1732 "center chimney colonial" awaiting its next chapter in history. While this home retains many of its original features it evokes the spirit of yesteryear with original wide board floors, a fireplace in almost every room, dutch ovens and hearths, dual staircases, original hand forged hardware and 18th century built-ins and paneling in many rooms. At this price a new owner will be able to refresh and remodel to make this property the showplace it can be. Call for private showing and come see for yourself the opportunity to own a piece of history

2 Beds // 1 Baths // 2052 Sqft

07/30/2016 // 14 Comments

c. 1740 Saltbox – Vernon, CT – $180,000

217 Tunnel Rd, Vernon, CT 06066 - Sold*

8 room, 3 bedroom Colonial style house located on level lot offers in ground swimming pool, 2 car attached garage, gas heating, full basement, 2 fireplaces, wood floors, lots of old charm and character throughout the property.

3 Beds // 2 Baths // 3133 Sqft

04/21/2016 // 13 Comments

c. 1720 Saltbox – Madison, CT – $689,000

566 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443 - Sold*

General George Washington was served lunch here! Long believed to be the oldest home in Madison (c.1675) recent research reveals the possibility of a slightly later birthdate, (c.1720). Add your own history to this fascinating landmark property across from the Town Green on this LARGE, 1.3 acre site. A perfect example of the Colonial saltbox style this home has been featured in many books & articles on period homes. A true piece of New England history yet very warm & liveable. When the locally prominent Dudley family owned the property they entertained George Washington. That was the Spring of 1776 -the home was operated as a tavern and reputedly offered the best food in then "East Guilford". For the purist, there is plenty to love. For modern use, the house is remarkably comfortable and easily adapts to improvements and updates. Original fireplaces, corner cupboards, wide plank floors, paneling, beams, and hand wrought hardware are just some of the original touches lovingly respected and preserved down through the generations. This is the beautiful white, wood roofed house with the charming decorative fence that defines the south side of Route One, bordered by picturesque Island Avenue. Be a part of the New England village experience-the 4th of July parade route will come just by your front gate, and you are only steps to all that downtown has to offer. Find yourself walking to everything, including LI Sound!

3 Beds // 1 Baths // 2241 Sqft

02/18/2015 // 6 Comments

1721 Saltbox – Holliston, MA – $389,900

1919 Washington St, Holliston, MA 01746 - Sold*

Built in 1721, then opened as "Littlefield Tavern" in 1750 by Ephraim Littlefield. The tavern soon became the center of activity in "Braggville" providing food, drink, entertainment lodging for regular patrons travelers. According to town history, President George Washington stopped here to quench his thirst rest his horses in 1789. It was also once headquarters for the local 18th century militiamen known as the "RangDeDangs". Later, the traveling Punch and Judy shows were a form of entertainment in the second floor dance hall. Today this is a warm, inviting home that transports you back in time once inside, but the structure systems have been meticulously updated. The first floor is gracious with 4 gathering rooms, office, kitchen, full bath a room currently used as a bedroom. Two stairways lead to 3 large bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Be part of this rich history. Become the proud owner of this 18th century home that current owners worked to restore to its original glory.

3 Beds // 1 Baths // 3087 Sqft

12/05/2014 // 6 Comments

c. 1795 – Wallingford, CT – $235,000

238 N Elm St, Wallingford, CT 06492 - Not For Sale*

Nestled amidst the Choate-Rosemary Hall campus, this charming antique home embodies coziness. You will be a part of history as the new owner of this historic charmer. The professionally designed new kitchen blends beautifully with the old world beauty of the coffered ceilings, crown moldings, wide plank floors, etc.

3 Beds // 2 Baths // 1224 Sqft

09/16/2014 // 11 Comments

c. 1670 Saltbox – Norwich, CT – $150,000

29 W Town St, Norwich, CT 06360 - Sold*

Rare, very early house - for antique house lovers. Orig. features, interesting history. Very good condition, updated recently. 1st fl: 8x23 kit., LR/DR w/ FP, FR. 2nd fl: 15x18 BR, 8x9 BR, full bath. Finished attic 3rd BR? Barn, 2 acres, great back yard.

2 Beds // 1 Baths // 1138 Sqft

07/12/2014 // 14 Comments

1702 Saltbox – Southport, CT – $598,000

55 Oxford Rd, Southport, CT 06890 - Sold*

Amazing Southport location. Quick walk to train, village & picturesque harbor. Quintessential New England salt box colonial set on lovely level .88 acre. Inviting 1702 built home embodies vintage charm coupled w/ today?s amenities. 3 large fireplaces complete w/bread oven, wide plank floors, exposed beams, hand blown glass windows, hand hewn paneling, front & back staircase, lots of closet/storage space and central air! Classic salt box barn out-building features 2 car garage & storage loft. Included in 1936 Historic American Homes Survey yet not subject to any historic district limitations. Minutes to beaches, marina, golf, tennis & parks.

3 Beds // 1.5 Baths // 2075 Sqft

06/05/2014 // 4 Comments

c. 1720 Saltbox – Norwich, CT – $239,900

7 Harland Rd, Norwich, CT 06360 - Sold*

The absolute crown jewel of historic homes located in the Norwich area. Perfect blend of original 1720 features, as found in the Arch of CT book, meets the incredible top of the line finishes available today. Every inch of this immaculate home will amaze.

4 Beds // 3 Baths // 2642 Sqft

05/28/2014 // 10 Comments

c. 1740 Saltbox – Avon, CT – $595,000

184 Waterville Rd, Avon, CT 06001 - Sold*

Historic and preserved, this immaculate home is a blast from the past. Park-like setting with two outbuildings, screened porch, keeping room, and large country kitchen. Five fireplaces on the 1st floor.

4 Beds // 3 Baths // 3030 Sqft

01/10/2014 // 1 Comment

c. 1665 Saltbox – Gilmanton, NH – $1,495,000

1246 Province Rd, Gilmanton, NH 03237 - Sold*

This masterpiece restoration of a 1665 Pilgrim era saltbox garrison style home, along with its ancillary structures, artfully blends pristine historic architecture with modern conveniences making this a uniquely livable & comfortable residence. This homestead consists of the main home, a colonial era ell leading to the carriage house, a magnificent barn, water tower, corn crib, & a late 1700's one room school house. All were brought here & were re-constructed board by board by renowned local craftsmen on a magnificent 12.4 acre parcel of land with fields, pond, & panoramic mountain views. Period details include original wide pine floors, oak framing, raised paneling, plaster walls, original hardware, five fireplaces, Indian shutters, gunstock corners, & barricade doors all complemented by central air, in-floor heat, modern plumbing, & even whole house surround sound! Completed in 2010, this home has never been lived in & awaits a special buyer looking for a one of a kind opportunity.

3 Beds // 4 Baths // 3093 Sqft

08/09/2013 // 27 Comments

1744 Georgian – Middletown, CT – $500,000

15 Laurel Grove Rd, Middletown, CT 06457 - Sold*

Spectacular historic homestead, first time offered in 56 years. Large gracious rooms with high ceilings. Stunning gardens published in THE PASSION FOR GARDENING. Preserved antiquity with modern convenience

5 Beds // 4 Baths // 3724 Sqft

03/26/2013 // 5 Comments

1715 Saltbox – Branford, CT – $600,000

200 Pine Orchard Rd, Branford, CT 06405 - Not For Sale*

Historic 1715 'Norton House' sited on knoll w/pond,within Pine Orchard Association.Incredibly great shape:no cracking, level w/straight walls-Great integrity! 4 Fabulous fireplaces.Detc'd gar with rental apartment above.Great paneling,great stonework!

3 Beds // 2 Baths // 1715 Sqft

11/09/2012 // 4 Comments

1736 Saltbox – New Hartford, CT – $349,000

146 South Rd, New Hartford, CT 06057 - Sold*

1736 Saltbox, oldest in rural New Hartford. 29 picturesque, subdividable acres in Currier and Ives setting with series of antique connected barns, original woodworking and period detail. Great for horses or organic farming.The real deal, priced to sell!

2 Beds // 2 Baths // 2598 Sqft

08/28/2012 // 7 Comments

1705 Saltbox – Haverhill, MA – $192,000

822 Hilldale Ave, Haverhill, MA 01832 - Sold*

Saltbox colonial sited overlooking corn fields, boasts original details throughout this architectural delight!. Enjoy the warmth of 4 fireplaces which are framed by original paneled mantles, in the spacious dining room, gracious living room, keeping room and master bedroom. Exposed beams, original wainscoting combined with amenities such as first floor laundry, mudroom and bright kitchen with wood cabinets blend the character of yesteryear with the needs of today.

3 Beds // 2 Baths // 2390 Sqft

03/28/2012 // 6 Comments

1701 Saltbox, Essex, MA – $435,000

85 John Wise Ave, Essex, MA 01929 - Sold*

7 minutes to Crane Beach. Rev. John Wise House. Many improvements without disturbing the best qualities of this wonderful 1701 antique saltbox. The roof, heating, septic, new chimney, updates to electric all within last 7 yrs. Set back from the road this property enjoys views to a 60 acre farm & has rose & perennial gardens & a private back yard. The wide pine floors(many 18" wide) through out & 5 fireplaces add to the charm. 3 bedrm septic & town lists as 3 bedrm Walk up attic can be finished.

2 Beds // 1 Baths // 1714 Sqft

09/30/2011 // 5 Comments

1690 Saltbox – Sandwich, MA – $399,000

44 Water St, Sandwich, MA - Sold*

Welcome to the Tobey House! This is a remarkably well preserved first period, historic home located in downtown Sandwich. Nestled on a rolling 1.6 acre parcel with pond frontage and surrounded by conservation land that abuts the Heritage Museum. Built in the 17 Century (circa 1685), this 3,234 s.f. antique with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths has 5 working fireplaces, a beehive oven, several built-ins, gunstock beamed ceilings, and an amazing patio for entertaining. Recent upgrades.

4 Beds // 4 Baths // 3234 Sqft

05/24/2011 // 0 Comments