Historic House Listings

Family summer home. Circa 1850. Almost one acre. $120,000

August 3, 2018

This was a summer vacation home for the same family for over 50 years. Could use some updating. Built in 1850. Located on .94 acres in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. Beautiful wrap around porch. You can hear Barrett Brook which runs at the back of the property. It’s a short walk to the center of the village that has antique stores, restaurants and a theater. Six bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,250 square feet. $120,000

From the Zillow listing:


Sited on almost an acre of land, this classic center entrance New England Colonial was the beloved summer home of one family for over 50 years. Home offers a delightful wraparound porch & woodland views along with a view and sound of the Barrett Brook that runs past the home in the back. On the main level is an antique pine paneled living room with seven windows that open to a breezy screened side porch. Two spacious bedrooms and a full bath on the first floor could be used by family members. On the second floor, four bright rooms, and another full bath. These rooms could be used as guest bedrooms, a sewing room, and a home office. On the lower level, the light filled country kitchen leads to a newly built patio overlooking wildflowers, apple trees, and the brook. The dining room with Franklin stove offers views of a sunny raspberry patch. There is also a room that would make a nice laundry room, plus there is a decent size facility room where the energy efficient boiler/furnace resides. Then you have the wooden floors, wainscoting, wood paneling, and abundant light throughout the home, which gives this house great charm. The house is decorated with attractive period furniture, colonial-style chaises, sofas, antique tables and chests, which can be available with the sale. Last but not least, it is a short walk to the center of the village, where you can find craft and antique stores, restaurants, and a very active theater that offers movies as well as live entertainment.

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