Historic House Listings

The library!! Like stepping back in time! Benjamin Robinson cottage, circa 1900. Over four acres in NH. $275,000!

July 12, 2018

I love this house!! I love how they included old pictures with the listing pictures. This is the first time the Benjamin Robinson cottage has been available in 50 years. Located on 4.3 acres in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. An opera singer once called this home and it was used as a movie set. I love how it is like stepping back in time. Everything looks original. And that library!!!! Love it!!! Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2,876 square feet. $300,000 New Price: $275,000

From the Zillow listing:


Benjamin Robinson Cottage, a unique historical residence in the heart of the Monadnock Region, is available for the first time in nearly 50 years. Outstanding views will be yours from the 4.3 acre property abutting conservation and golf course lands on 2 sides. This home has distinguished provenance: educators, an opera singer, and even a movie location belong to its history. Rooms are graciously sized with plenty of options for family or home office supported by Comcast. Original character remains in coffered LR ceiling, newell post & cottage windows.The library is lined with bookcases and has a full bath (poss. 1st fl master). It has direct access to the porch which has open, covered, and screened areas to enjoy your friends and family. The LR & DR flow nicely for entertaining. The kitchen is large with stainless steel appliances, ample counter space and storage. Upstairs are 5 rooms with closets and 3 baths. The master bedroom is beautiful and has spectacular views and walk-in closet. Bedrm #2 has a charming fireplace and Bedrm #3 has an attached bath and direct access to Bedrm #4, and office, and bath. It would be a great space for teens, guests and/or studio space. The attic has storage and a separate beadboard-lined “cedar closet.”

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