Historic House Listings

Off market. Oh my! Look inside! Benjamin Hawley House, Circa 1738. Eight acres in CT. $399,000

May 30, 2020

I would want the contents of the house to stay! The Benjamin Hawley House was built in 1738. It is located on eight acres in Canaan, Connecticut. This house has been meticulously restored and retains many original features. Wide plank floors, three fireplaces with flag stone, and exposed beams. The property has a garage and a screen room. Two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,931 square feet. $399,000

Contact Betsy Little with Betsy Little Real Estate: 860-542-2020

From the Zillow listing:


The Benjamin Hawley House is a rare circa 1738 Saltbox on a total of 8.39 acres in 2 parcels. .59 acres on the house side of the road and 7.8 acres directly across the road with a nice pond and some apple trees. The house has been restored and has many original features including the center chimney built of field stone with 3 lovely fireplaces, wide board floors, plaster and plank walls and exposed posts and beams. 1,931 square feet, kitchen/family room with original keeping room fireplace, living and dining rooms with fireplaces, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, full basement. There is a barn/garage, a separate summer “screen house” and a newer barn/workshop/studio with electricity. The spot is rural and quiet.


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