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Location: Litchfield, Connecticut
This 1793-built farmhouse in Litchfield, Connecticut, is pure New England. Occupying eight acres, the two-story Colonial sits by a spring-fed pond among woodlands, creating a serene country escape.
The four-bedroom features “sensitive renovations,” but many elements appear to be original, like the wide-plank floorboards, stone hearths, and wood paneling in parts. In addition to the private quarters, a large living room, formal dining, (updated) eat-in kitchen, and another sitting room unfurl across 2,532 square feet. Like many historic homes, this residence has great proportions—and natural beauty.
Other amenities include a screened-in porch, mudroom, and, on the property, stone walls, a rock garden, an antique two-story barn, stables, and two paddocks. “Nestled in the curve of the road,” according to the listing, the old farm offers privacy and that charming Connecticut life. Located at 144 Wheeler Road, it’s offered at $498,000.