Historic House Listings

Circa 1786! Captain Giles Wilcox House. Almost three acres in CT. $389,000

February 15, 2019

Captain Giles Wilcox house was built in 1786! Check out that old well pulley system in the kitchen! Located on 2.86 acres in Middletown, Connecticut. High ceilings, original hardware, original hardwood floors and six fireplaces! Pretty inground pool. The property has a three car detached garage. There is a red cedar shake roof and copper gutters. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,010 square feet. $389,000

From the Zillow listing:


NEAR WESLEYAN. STUNNING c1786 Captain Giles Wilcox home. Impeccable antique federal style house! High ceilings, original hardware, 6 fireplaces, 4 bedrooms, an in-ground GUNITE salt water heated pool w/jetted hot tub. 3 bay detached garage. Large barn positioned deep in the rear of the property. Amazing 18th century Connecticut River Valley house, a historical masterpiece. Museum quality, 2 families have held ownership in 230 years. Large center-chimney Georgian style Colonial Federal house is 3010 square feet. The preservation of this exceptionally built house is obvious, showcasing original paneling, wainscoting, door hardware and newer 40 year red cedar shake roof w/copper gutters installed by Kronenberger & Sons Restoration 2012. Town of Middletown classifies as NEW effective 2012 due to incredible major rebuild, investment of over $280K in 2012. This home offers refreshing high ceilings, 6 fireplaces, kings board wood floors, 4 bedrms, 2 full baths, eat-in kitchen, tavern room, 3 season screened in porch w/slate floor and ship lap ceiling overlooking the grounds and pool. Built spectacularly w/wood framed post and beam construction, brownstone foundation, and a cement floored dry basement. Hot water oil heat, public water. Nearly 3 acres of manicured glorious lawn. Natural gas is available. Property sold “as is.” House is listed on Natural Register of Historic Places but this is not in a historic district. Town sewer available for new Owner to hook into if preferred.

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