A RARE OPPORTUNIY to own an historic lovingly restored 1854 Federal Colonial in exceptional condition. An addition, designed to maintain the historic character of the house while seamlessly doubling its size, was added in 1987. Architectural details include pumpkin pine wide plank floors, reproduction hardware and custom-milled woodwork. Among the features worth noting are 6 fireplaces, including a 12’ natural stone Rumford fireplace, 10’ high ceilings, sitting rooms, 2 dining rooms and a country kitchen with custom copper shelving. Graced with an abundance of natural light, there are 7 traditionally appointed guest rooms, all with private full baths. A large third floor suite with working fireplace and a 2-person whirlpool tub can be used as an in-law suite or an additional guest room. Enjoy intimate evenings amidst the beautiful perennial gardens, frequented by butterflies and hummingbirds and lit by soft landscape lighting. A custom made, locally milled white oak pergola highlights the 700+sf stone terrace and cast iron and stone fire pit. This historic home is in a much sought-after location within walking distance to restaurants, shops and the CT River, Long Island Sound, wineries, farmers markets, antiques and excellent theater. Currently operating as an award-winning inn, this lovely home has endless possibilities for extended family, room for an au pair or in-law apartment, office space for professionals or a combination home with a separate entrance for Airbnb.
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Listing Agent: Edward Hillyer
For more information or to see this property with Edward Hillyer call or text 860-235-3424.