This is your opportunity to own a piece of history with this incredible three story 5-8 bedroom home with some incredible original features still intact. The original staircase going from the main floor to the 3rd floor was built with wooden pegs and is still in wonderful condition. The rear of the home is believed to have been built-in the 1700's. The front of the home was built in 1836, which is etched into front eave. Gorgeous original plank floors, some beautiful wood paneled walls, etched plaster ceilings, some original transoms, deep window sills, some original light fixtures and so much character. Please take the time to notice some of the hand carved etchings on the wood corbels of the ceiling beams. Just incredible work! The main kitchen has island, gas stove with remote to keep the room toasty warm on those cold winter days. There is also a 2nd kitchen. Gorgeous dining room with original plank floors. There are three living rooms on the first floor, one with a fireplace and two with wood floors. There is also a center hall where you will find the incredible staircase mentioned previously. The 2nd floor has a master bedroom featuring an original fireplace with imported tile from Denmark, private balcony and wide plank original wood floors. A study that must be seen to be appreciated. The study has the original floors, Franklin woodstove to keep you warm, gorgeous built-ins with a window seat, wood paneled wall with built-in cabinets, incredible ceiling with hand carving on corbel and original transom. There are four more private bedrooms and full bath to finish out the 2nd floor. The front bedroom has another original fireplace, teak parquet floors, gorgeous wood trim and wood paneled wall. Another bedroom has Brazilian oak parquet floor. The 3rd floor has wide plank floors and could easily be another 3-4 bedrooms if you decide to finish the rooms. Even the unfinished basement is something to see with it's original stone work. Outside is a large front porch, back porch and patio, detached 2 car stone garage and a lovely yard filled with flowers and tranquility. The home also boasts replacement windows throughout, newer roof, chimney on the side of home rebuilt and so much more. Could easily have in-law quarters with it's own entrance. Some of the rooms do need some cosmetic touches, but this is a property you could be proud to call home!
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