1870 Colonial on 15 Acres—Colebrook—$199,500

Sweet 1870 Colonial on 15.52 acres on a lightly traveled country road.  1,984 square feet of interior living space plus a large, west-facing screened-in porch.  The main living room with woodstove is open to the galley kitchen which has an adjacent dining room.  On the first floor are also a full bath and two den/living rooms one of which could be a first-floor bedroom.  On the 2nd floor are 3 bedrooms and a bath and a half, and the 3rd floor attic is finished as a playroom/ studio/ office area.  2 old and weathered barns are off to the side of the house.  Private back yard with stone walls, maple trees, open areas and a western exposure.

Contact us by email or call (860-542-5020) for an appointment to view 1870 Colonial.

Age: 1870 Colonial. Square feet: 1984 
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 and a half
Fireplaces: 1 woodstove Exterior: Cedar clapboard - stained
Heat: Forced hot air. Electricity: House:  200 amps, CB 
Windows: Thermal pane. Roofs: Asphalt shingle. 15+ years
Septic: New September 2019 Well: Drilled.  New pump 2019.
Internet: Runs along the road.  Hot water: Electric.  2006.
Oil tank: 275-gallon tank in basement. Taxes: $5,395 (2020)

General Information

Screened Porch:  20’ x 16’.  Accessed by stairs from the back of the house.  Door from porch to back entry hall/mud room with coat hooks.
Full bath: 6’ x 5’, tub/shower, fan, wood floor.  Off back hall.
Den: 12’ x 14’.  2 closets, wood floor, posts and beams.
Living room: 14’ x 17’.  Wood stove, wide board floor with hatch for firewood, cupboard. Stairwell to 2nd floor.
Kitchen: 12’ x 5’.  Skylight, brickwork opening with counter to the living room.  Double stainless-steel sink, electric range, glazed overhead cabinets, Formica countertops, wood floor.  Kitchen is open to the dining room.
Dining room: 19’ x 9.5’.  Sliding doors to open deck: 5” x 20’
Sitting room: 10.5’ x 12.5’.  Wood floors, little bay window, exterior door at the front of the house.  Located at the south end of the house. 
2nd floor:  
Bedroom: 10’ x 13’.  Little bay window, closet, wood floor under carpet has not been refinished.
Bedroom:  11’ x 9.5’.  West facing. Door to wood deck: 5 x 20’.   Disconnected plumbing for a sink. Wood floor under carpet has not been refinished.
Full Bath: 7.5’ x 9’.  Cast iron tub/shower, wood floor, cabinetry.
Bedroom: 16’ x 17’.  Half bath with closet and secret passageway. Dormer.  Chimney for living room woodstove comes up through this room. 
3rd floor: Attic/playroom/studio.  23’ x 11’.  Wood floor.  Storage under the eves.  Disconnected plumbing for a sink. 
Basement: Full.  Fieldstone and concrete walls. Concrete and some stone over dirt floor. Washer and dryer.  Door to area under the screened porch which can be used as a one car garage. Woodstove in the basement has not been used recently.
Barns: One is 576 sf and is old and off kilter but has been stabilized to a degree.  The other is 192 sf and is old, has 2 open garage bays and some storage areas.
Land: 15.52 acres. Stone walls, shrubbery gardens, maple trees, level open areas.