Historic House Listings

Sears Roebuck Kit House, The Lexington, Circa 1930. Five acres in Vermont. $299,900

June 30, 2024

“The Lexington”, a Sears Roebuck Kit House. Love the wide floor boards. This house was built in 1930. It is located on 4.91 acres in South Strafford, Vermont. The house features hardwood floors, french doors, beamed ceilings, wide plank hardwood floors and a claw foot tub. There is a back deck. Beautiful views! Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,728 square feet. $299,900

Contact Kate Cassidy with Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty: 603-643-6070

From the Zillow listing:


Discover the timeless charm of this historic Sears Roebuck “The Lexington” kit house, nestled on 4.91 acres in South Strafford, Vermont. Built in the 1930s, this four-bedroom, three-bath seasonal home offers 1,728 square feet of living space with modern updates that maintain its vintage allure. Known as “Three Fields”, this property has been a cherished gathering spot for locals since its inception, offering a rich history and a legacy of community spirit. Step inside to find a spacious living room featuring a grand stone fireplace, perfect for cozy fall evenings, and a Vermont Castings propane stove in the dining room for added warmth. The original design includes a unique sleeping porch, offering picturesque views of the surrounding open fields and nearby mountains. The kitchen retains its historic charm with rustic wooden cabinetry and vintage fixtures. Outside, the expansive fields and open spaces provide a serene setting for outdoor activities and gatherings. The lush greenery and tranquil environment make this property an idyllic retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Enjoy the breathtaking local views from the comfort of your private deck, perfect for al fresco dining and relaxation. This property offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of Vermont’s history, with potential for future owners to make it their own. A short distance to Dartmouth College and shopping centers. Embrace the past while creating new memories in this one-of-a-kind home.


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