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18th-century mill house in lush Connecticut backwoods asks $995K

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Green as far as the eye can see

This antique mill house built in 1745 occupies a three acre plot of land in the lush Connecticut backwoods, with a brook that runs next to the property and sprawling lawns that adorn it. A covered bridge serves as an entrance to the three bed, three bath
This antique mill house boasts sprawling lawns and a creek running through the grounds.
Photos via Sotheby’s

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Location: Warren, Connecticut

Price: $995,000

Try and tell me you haven’t fantasized about living next to a babbling brook. You can’t! Take a whirl back in time with this charming antique mill house built in 1745 that occupies three acres of the rolling Connecticut backwoods, a serene landscape that looks like it’s pulled straight from a fairytale.

Sitting at 3,300 square feet, this three-bedroom, three-bathroom home is surrounded by a spring-fed pond and gardens, and is approached by a covered bridge which serves as an entrance to the property.

The inside of the home maintains its rustic feel, with exposed wooden beams complementing the chestnut floors and stone fireplace. Apart from the idyllic surroundings, the centerpiece of the home is the cathedral ceiling living room, which boasts a wall of windows that opens up to a deck overlooking the deep green landscape.

No two rooms look the same, as each features a colorful paint job or unique remnant alluding to the house’s colonial past. Overwhelmed by the scope of the property? Not to worry—the grounds also host a small shed by the creek which acts as an artist’s studio complete with its own bathroom, if you still feel an urge to get away from it all.

Interested in making this relic of a home yours? The property, located at 290 Lake Road, is on the market now for $995,000.