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Location: Gilmanton, New Hampshire
This charming Gilmanton home, once known as the Corner Store, was originally built in 1800 and even served as the town’s post office. Fully restored in 2002, the 3,504-square-foot three-bedroom sits on nearly an acre of land and retains many of its historic details including gorgeous exposed beams, hand hewn plank walls, hardwood pine and brick floors, wavy window glass, and three brick fireplaces.
The main floor great room features all of these rustic elements arranged around an expansive brick hearth. The brick floors are warmed with radiant heat, and a lovely office nook ups the cuteness factor. A spacious kitchen updated with stainless steel appliances opens to a large living and dining area, which also has a fireplace.
Bedrooms include beautiful interior shutters and built-ins, and the three-and-a-half bathrooms offer a mix of contemporary and period details. The property, located at 513 Province Road, also boasts a screened porch overlooking gardens, a granite patio, and lawn, while a converted carriage house offers parking for three cars. Zoned for business and residential use, the home is listed for $549,000.