Historic House Listings

Sold. Cute house! Circa 1840. On 1/2 acre in Connecticut. $165,000

September 29, 2022

This house could be so cute! Looks like a private setting! The house was built in 1840. It is located on .55 acres in North Franklin, Connecticut. The house features a covered back porch, hardwood floors, exposed beams and chair rails. There is a loft area with vaulted ceiling. One bedroom, one bathroom and 720 square feet. $165,000

Contact Laura Messinger with Berkshire Hathaway NE Prop

From the Zillow listing:


Situated on a half acre wooded lot, this adorable 1840 Cape Cod Colonial surrounded by mature, majestic evergreens looks out onto the land from a full-length covered deck. Enjoy outdoor living, grilling and eating in spring, summer and fall together with friends and loved ones. Under cover of shade, painted a fresh, clean white and topped by a new, durable and virtually maintenance-free metal roof that reflects the sun, the interior temperature remains cool on hot summer days. Natural stone steps lead to your formal front entry but you and your inner circle can drive right around back along the circle drive that cradles the house. Step right in to the sunny, spacious eat-in kitchen where you’ll see easy flow from the workspace to the dining space. There’s a GE Profile SS glass cooktop electric range with double oven and a double SS sink as well as a built-in pantry cabinet. Head to the adjoining living room where you’ll likely love the big fireplace, warm, wide-plank wood floors and wood beams that offer character newer places just don’t have. Circling through the foyer illuminated by a transom window over the front door that preserves privacy on the street side, you can access the bright and beautiful bedroom. Here you’ll find natural cedar accent walls lend a distinctive feel and a French side door, along with the two southwesterly facing windows, lets in loads of light. Enjoy direct access to the bath from your personal space, too. Here you’ll find a large tub and shower combo lined with a low-maintenance insert along with beautiful bead board accents and a large window that lets in fresh air and sunshine. Back in the foyer, you can climb the attic ladder-stairs to two more finished, heated spaces. Each is illuminated with its own full-size window at the gabled ends of the roof and there are wooden beams along the ceiling on one side while the other has a clothes closet. Depending on your height, you may be able to stand tall under what is approximately a seven foot high ridge line running lengthwise in the first room you enter. Currently set up as two additional bedrooms, these versatile spaces could be set up to serve whatever needs your heart desires. Whether you’re looking for an affordable home of your own on beautiful land to love and revive or you’re an investor looking for a worthwhile project, you’ve found a great prospect in this property. It is being sold “as-is” and buyers should conduct their due diligence. Come take a look in person to find out if this just might be what you’ve been looking to make your own.



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