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Cozy historic cottage with beamed ceilings asks $344K

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The house sits on almost nine acres

Photos courtesy of Turpin Realtors

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Location: New Hamton, New Jersey

Price: $344,900

On the market for the first time in 35 years, this three-bedroom, two-bath clapboard frame house one hour west of Newark, New Jersey, is packed full of historic charm. Built in 1818, the home originally had just two stories before a third was added on, bringing the total square feet to 1,870.

Interior period details include hand-hewn beamed ceilings, wide plank pumpkin pine floors, deep window wells, and Jersey winder stairs. The first level includes an eat-in kitchen, family room with wood stove, and a partial basement.

The second floor is where most of your living happens thanks to a dining room and spacious front porch, living room with an original wood-burning fireplace, and a sewing or office room with a closet. The master bedroom is also on this floor with a walk-in closet and full bath with laundry, while the newer third-level addition rounds out the house with two bedrooms and a full bath.

The historic home sits on almost nine acres of land with mature trees and inviting landscape. A patio is set amongst a perennial garden, and a goldfish pond with waterfalls and a bridge add to the ambiance.

If you’re ready to cuddle up in this quaint home, 18 Musconetcong River Road is on the market now for $344,900.