Historic House Listings

Dream house! Reuben Gile House, Circa 1783. Over two acres in New Hampshire. $219,000

July 28, 2019

Totally in love with this house!! The Reuben Gile house was built in 1783. It is located on 2.3 acres in Sutton, New Hampshire. The property has a large three story barn that has electricity and water. There is also a detached two car garage with storage above it. The interior of the home has wide planked pine floors. This home was built over two centuries ago using reclaimed barn wood. You can still find old hinges and hardware on the wood. The home has a new roof. Situated close to Wadleigh State Park where you will find hiking trails and free lake access for residents. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,931 square feet. $219,000

From the Zillow listing:


Property remains AVAILABLE, kickout clause in effect.  If you love the charm and character that come with antique homes, you won’t want to miss this 1783 historic home of Reuben Gile. Located on over 2 private acres, this rural-agricultural zoned property allows easy access to the highway.  There are endless possibilities in both the large 3 story barn complete with electricity and water, and in the additional two car garage with an upper level.

Inside, this home wide pine planks line the floors and you will just love the history in the barn wood ceilings.  The barn wood repurposed to build this home over two centuries ago show a scattering of old hinges and hardware. A new “forever” roof is just one of the recent improvements you will love.  Sutton is located near area attractions such as ski mountains, New London’s Colby Sawyer College, and Wadleigh State Park with free lake access and hiking trails for residents. Whether you are looking for your forever home or simply a one of a kind vacation retreat, this home is a must see.


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