Historic House Listings

Off market. Wow! Truman Allen House, circa, 1733!! Six acres in Connecticut. $375,900

June 24, 2018

Those fireplaces are pretty awesome. Check out the size of the floor planks. A lot of original still in this house and it’s the first time it’s been on the market in 60 years. The Truman Allen house was built in 1733. Located on 6.2 acres in Granby, Connecticut. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,400 square feet. $399,900 New Price: $375,900

From the Zillow listing:


c.1733 The Holcomb-Reed-Allen House (also known as the Truman Allen House) ~ is available for the first time in 60 years! This charming early Granby home is sited on a bucolic 6.2 acre property with two beautiful barns, pretty gardens and pristine open fields abutting the Salmon Brook ~ ideal for horses and the gentleman farmer. The home boasts three incredible fireplaces, one constructed with fieldstones and beehive style side ovens, extensive wood paneling with warm aged patina, pine wide board flooring in good condition thru 1st & 2nd floors. Huge country kitchen with extensive counters & cabinetry, eating space, bay window and brick hearth for a wood stove or just keep for added character. Note the wood detailing throughout the house and the basement chimney construction – just incredible! The large red barn is two stories, with the upper story providing two car garage space, plus lots of equipment storage & work area. The lower level has horse stall space and more storage. The other barn is perfect for smaller animals or would be charming as a finished garden room as it overlooks the fields, blueberry bushes & extensive flowers. The upper chimney has been repointed from top to bottom, newer Buderus heating system, electrical service upgraded.

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