The P. Maxwell House is a circa 1820 New England Cape with slate roof, 3 fireplaces, original wide plank floors, beamed ceilings, wainscoting & wrought iron hardware throughout. The front foyer opens to the Living Room with wide plank floors, beamed ceiling, fireplace & built in bookcases framing a bay window with seat to enjoy a good book. Once the Keeping Room, the Dining Room has a 9 ft mantel fireplace with bread oven & original built in corner hutch. The Keeping Room was the hub for all farm houses at the time with access to the farmyard. Today, meals are prepared in the Kitchen with room for the kitchen table, built in pantry, ample counter space and cabinets. The “back porch” entry off the kitchen has another pantry closet and leads to a screened porch that was once the greenhouse. Steps off the dining room is the Master Bedroom, full bath & front room Den. The spacious master bedroom with double closets and a separate cedar closet overlooks the home’s back yard. The full bath has custom cabinetry, walk in shower and separate jacuzzi tub. The den has a fireplace and is also the 4th bedroom. A staircase tucked off the dining room leads to 2 more bedrooms and a full bath that is very quaint with original claw foot tub. There is cedar closet upstairs and access to floored storage attic room that could be updated for more living space. Bordered by stone wall, the 1.17 acres has a landmark 1938 water tower & a 3 car detached with workshop.
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Listing Agent: Edward Hillyer
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