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Love that barn! Nine acres in Connecticut. Circa 1880. $267,000

April 26, 2021

This could be a great farmette! Love the old red barn! This home was built in 1880. It is located on nine acres in Colchester, Connecticut. The home features hardwood floors, solid wood doors with original hardware, and two covered porches. The front porch has bead board ceiling. The house definitely needs some work and updating, but it could be a nice house! There are two detached barns. The largest one was used for beef cows. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,568 square feet. $322,000 New price: $267,000

Contact Jodi Lisitano with KW Legacy Partners

From the Zillow listing:


This Traditional New England Farm House setting with over 9 level acres of open land is a rare opportunity in today’s market. This property will allow many homesteading and farm property options. The sought-after art of homesteading is in demand with very few land options. This property has been mostly handed down from family to family. The barn was built for beef cows, the land was used for hay and farming vegetables. Most of the land is level and dry with the exception of about an acre at the back boundary. The land will need some brush hogging to continue with producing hay or pasture. This beautiful vintage 3-bedroom Federal Colonial home will need to have some foundation work and updating. The rustic antique with new updates will make this home a sought-after look and amazing investment. The home has a formal living room, dining room, family room, kitchen and attached mud room/ storage area to the back. The barn seems to be in good condition, however will need some updating and maintenance. The property is zoned in a “Future Development” district as well as residential. There is also a possibility of a small sub-division. REHAB LOAN OR CASH ONLY


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