Historic House Listings

Sold. Caboose Condo, Circa 1890 in Kent, Connecticut. $99,900

October 14, 2020

This caboose would make a great Airbnb! The caboose was built in 1890. It is located in Kent, Connecticut. The property was last used as a retail shop. There are hardwood floors, wood walls and exposed beams. There is propane heat and a mini split system for air conditioning. It does have a 1/2 bath, but to make it livable, it clearly needs a full bath and kitchen. I once saw another caboose in a Montana or Wyoming listing that was an amazing Airbnb. It sold in a day. 600 square feet. $99,900

Contact Karen Casey with William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty: 860-670-2164

From the Zillow listing:


A rare find is this 1890 Caboose currently used as a very cool retail shop just officially has become a commercial Condo fully permitted and ready for a lucky new owner. Unique, and fully restored this Caboose once was the beginning site of Kent’s Art Meeca, and it always has been a Kent icon. The beautiful interior features stunning wood walls and an up to date propane heat, including a mini split system for air conditioning. There is a half bath. The condo Caboose has shared parking with only two other units in a good sized paved parking lot. It can be seen from 3 different directions in Kent’s Village Center Commerical district and is located next to Kent’s Visitor Center just off of Main Street. Small in size but long on charm and history; this is a building that creates excitement! Please note the taxes are to be determined. The current tax amount is for 3 buildings prior to the condo development.


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