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Sold. The history! Safehouse in Underground Railroad. Circa 1781 in New Milford, Connecticut. $165,000

March 27, 2020

So much history with this house! And the interior has a lot of original details. This home was built in 1781. It is located on .25 acres in New Milford, Connecticut. The original owner was American Patriot, Elisha Bostwick. Bostwick accompanied George Washington on the Crossing of the Delaware. In the 1800’s it was a safehouse in the Underground Railroad. The interior has wide planked hardwood floors, exposed brick and leaded glass windows. There are nice built-ins and a light filled sunroom. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,469 square feet. $165,000

Contact Laura Testa with Nationwide Homes: 203-648-6648

From the Zillow listing:


You’ll feel transported back in time as you pass through the doors of this unique Antique Home. The home’s history dates back to 1781 when the homes original owner, American Patriot Elisha Bostwick lived here. Bostwick accompanied George Washington on the legendary Crossing of the Delaware River. In the 1800’s the home functioned as a safe house in the Underground Railroad. The property is set on the corner of a ΒΌ acre level lot with a spacious Backyard. Inside you’ll find lots of Antique charm with features like Exposed Brick, Leaded Glass Windows+9 Foot Ceilings. Off the Foyer in the Living Room you’ll find a Huge Hearth, Wide-Plank Hardwood floors+access to the Outdoor Patio+Parking. Galley Kitchen has a sizable Walk-In Pantry. A huge Dining Room offers warmth+ambience with its oversized Fireplace, tall ceilings, detailed moldings+built-in cabinetry. The Sunroom is another light, bright room from where you can walk out to the Backyard. Upstairs are 3 Bedrooms+a Full Bath. The Master Bedroom+2nd Bedroom both have their own Fireplaces+all Bedrooms have Wide-Plank Knotty Pine Floors or Hardwood Flooring. The Storage Room on the 1st floor makes for a great workshop! There is a 1 Car Garage+Attached Covered Parking for another. Walkup Attic+Unfinished Basement. City Water+Sewer. Centrally located in So. New Milford, close to the New Milford Green+Super 7. Get out into nature just down the road at 127 acre Lover’s Leap State Park or explore the Housatonic River at Addis Park. 102 Grove St in New Milford, CT is listed for sale by Connecticut Realtors Laura & Peter Testa with Nationwide Homes. For property showings and other inquiries please contact us at 203-648-6648 or 203-442-3873.


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