Historic House Listings

The floors! “Ezra Shailer House”, Circa 1790! Over two acres in Connecticut. $319,900

June 24, 2024

Those floors are gorgeous! The floor boards upstairs are huge! The Ezra Shailer House was built in 1790. It is located on 2.45 acres in Haddam, Connecticut. The house features original hardwood floors, wainscoting, built-ins, great enclosed porch, picture rails, huge fireplaces and two staircases. Within walking distance to the Connecticut River. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,464 square feet. $319,900

Contact Jackie S. Williams with Sterling Realtors

From the Zillow listing:


Constructed in 1790 in the Federal architectural style, 76 Bridge Rd is considered one of the oldest buildings that remain on Bridge Rd. The post and beam frame sits majestically on top of its’ cut granite foundation. Typical of the center-chimney plan it represents a 5-bay, 2 1/2 story facade with notable features on its street facade. The exterior and the interior has many of the fine period details. Known as the Ezra Shailer house, it retains the original room layout. There are 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 4 fireplaces, two original chimney cupboards, 12 over 12 windows, original front staircase intact, wide board flooring, plaster walls and a stunning window seat in the dining room that has added light to view side gardens. A lovely two-story addition with custom built ins was added to the house with a 1/2 bath and laundry closet. The family room addition is convenient living space for a home office or relaxation to the back of the residence as it abuts a glassed-in porch for evening retreats. The addition was built as a reproduction to the original house and so also has 12 over 12 windows. Situated on 2.45 acres it is zoned R-2A and offers a unique opportunity to live or work in a historic treasure in the Shailerville area of Haddam which is walking distance to the Connecticut River in a historic community filled with charm. Property being sold in as is condition.


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