Historic House Listings

Sold. Is that like a fire pit in the kitchen? Over three acres in New Hampshire. Circa 1786. $225,000

August 24, 2021

Is that like a fire pit in the kitchen? The kitchen is an odd space, but I love all of the woodwork in this house. The home was built in 1786. It is located on 3.23 acres in Rochester, New Hampshire. The home features original hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, wood walls, paneled wainscoting and a solarium. The home has been vacant since 2014 and will require some TLC, but considering the length of vacancy it doesn’t look too bad. There is an attached two car garage. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,510 square feet. $225,000

Contact Burns Barford with Points East Properties

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to 12 Sampson Rd! This Circa ~1786 antique Cape with addition is a truly unique and rare opportunity. Potential abounds inside and out. Inside the original home the beautiful post and beam construction is showcased by vaulted ceilings in the kitchen/dining area and exposed ceilings in the living room. You can’t help but to appreciate the construction and care that has allowed this home to stand the test of time. A more “modern” addition benefits the home, expanding the finished living area total to 2,510sf, and provides an attached 2-car garage. In an unexpected way, it is a true-love story that has resulted in this property being vacant since 2014 – Therefore, a very thorough revival is needed to restore this special home on what can again be an idyllic, sanctuary-setting. Features like the solarium with large interior folding glass door, wrap-around back deck, out-buildings, and landscaping really help to visualize the potential…the juice is worth the squeeze on this one! Very private 3.23 acre lot provides wooded and open lawn areas for gatherings or observing a variety of nature (on-site cemetery exists). All building systems other than electricity have been out of service since last occupancy. Property is being sold as-is by estate. Cash Buyer – Traditional financing will not apply. Delayed showings till 8/25/21.


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