Historic Farmhouse on 80+/- acres in CT
Historic Farmhouse on 80+/- acres in Lebanon, Connecticut.
Federal style house from 1850, completely renovated in 2001, features four bedrooms, 2 and a half bathrooms and a total of 2800 sq ft of living space. The main floor consists of the kitchen complete with custom made vintage-style cabinetry and stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a cast iron Quaker Gem wood burning cook stove and a full pantry with attached first floor laundry. The kitchen is open to the dining room with a cathedral ceiling and exposed original beams. Also accessed from the kitchen is a fully enclosed sun-porch which leads to the wrap around rear porch.
The main level also features a formal living room with a pellet-burning parlor stove and vintage chestnut flooring. There is a generously sized mud-room and a glass windowed office area and cozy den. The front hall of the main level leads to the first floor master bedroom and large tiled full bathroom. The second floor can be accessed by both the front main staircase and a rear stairway from the dining area. On the second floor are three bedrooms and a full bath in the center hallway with a claw foot tub, and another full bathroom ensuite to the back bedroom.
Immediately adjacent to the rear porch is the in ground swimming pool and patio area. The kidney shaped pool design is surrounded by professionally landscaped gardens, stone walkways and Peruvian stone tile. A stone pillared pergola adds a shaded area poolside and includes a stone Rumsford fireplace.
The property also includes a four stall horse barn with matted floors, Nelson automatic waterers and an automatic fly-spray system. The barn has an attached run-in shed in the paddock area and an enormous loft for hay storage. The property has three fenced pasture areas using both board and electric rope style fencing. For riding, the property includes an outdoor riding arena and is located directly across from the Bartlett Brook Wildlife Management Area entrance, which affords miles of State maintained trails on 684 acres.
Additional outbuildings include a 30’x40’ heated garage/workshop and a 50' x 100’steel building currently used for equipment storage.
This unique property features over seventy-five acres of open hay fields, pastures and woodlands. The property has a pick-your-own blueberry bush tract with a stone-lined, spring-fed water source for irrigation. The development rights to this parcel have been sold to the Connecticut Farmland Preservation Trust, allowing it to remain open space and workable farmland for generations to come. A two acre building square is designated for a future house site if desired.
The town of Lebanon Connecticut has a history dating back to Revolutionary War times. Despite its country setting, it is conveniently located just 5 miles from Route 2 and is a 25 minute commute to Hartford and the junction with I-91 and I-84. The farm is only a 30 minute ride to the Connecticut shore , a 30 minute drive to the University of Connecticut Storrs campus,and under two hours to Boston or New York City
This property is for sale by the current owners. The farmhouse, horse-barn/arena, and shop can be purchased on just under 5 acres for $599,000 . Add the remaining acreage with steel building for $1,400,000.
Please contact Brian Parrow at 860-428-7448 to arrange a viewing and tour.
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