Antique Modern—Norfolk—$950,000

South facing 1794 Cape in a quiet, picturesque neighborhood. Architect-renovated in 2006. Renovations are well integrated and showcase the restored woodwork and architectural details of the original house—antique wide board floors, fireplaces, original wood paneling and doors. 2,700 square feet, 4 bedroom, 3 baths, 3 fireplaces, 2-car attached garage, solar array with backup batteries operates as clean generator, radiant heat, high end appliances, stone terrace, Japanese soaking tub, mature gardens. Excellent Condition.

Historical Note: The Parrit House originally stood on the corner of Mountain Road and Sunset Ridge across from the Thomas Curtis Farm and both houses were designed and built by the same architect Ephraim Coy. The Parrit House was moved in 1939 to its current location and at the same time a large bedroom ell was constructed on the west side and a new kitchen with garage below were added on the north side.

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

Age: 1793. Moved in 1939, bedroom wing & kitchen added. Renovated 2006. Style: Early Center Chimney Cape.
Square Feet: 2,767 Bedrooms: 4
Fireplaces: 3 Baths: 3
Septic System: 1250 concrete tank. Heat: Oil-fired steam heat, radiators.  Weil McLain furnace.
Water: Aquarion. Oil Tank: 275-gallon tank in basement.
Electricity: 200 Amps, circuit breakers, subpanels. Roof: Asphalt shingle.  7 years
Solar Panels: Solar array with backup batteries operates as silent generator (2020). Hot Water: Oil-fired, 60-gallon tank.
Driveway: Paved.  Some cracks. Soaking Tub: Cedar, comfortably fits 6.
Foundation: Stone walls, concrete floor. Basement: Full, walk-out.
Alarm: Yes. Fire, freeze and anti-theft. Dog Fence: Yes, electric.
Exterior: Wood clapboards, painted (2021). Taxes: $11,907 (2022)

General Information

Front Entrance: Original front door. 7’9” ceilings on first floor.
Living Room: 23 x 13.  The former keeping room. Original maple floorboards, oiled, beaded-pine paneling, early fireplace w/wood box and beehive oven, TV hidden in cabinetry, crown moldings, bay window-seat.
2nd Living room: 23 ½ x 13’.  Early fireplace, original wide maple floorboards, crown moldings.
Dining Room: 13’ x 10’. North facing, wood floor, 8’6” ceiling. 
Primary Bedroom: 15’ x 20 ½’.  West facing. Painted fir floor, fireplace, black out curtains. Full Bath: 6’ x 9’. Radiant heat, double sink, tile shower, painted wood floor. Doors to bluestone terrace and Japanese cedar soaking tub.
Side Entry Hall: 13’ x 7’. Wide board chestnut floors, doors to both living rooms, dining room, kitchen and stairs down to mud room, laundry room, side entrance, and garage.
Kitchen: 15’ x 18’.  Vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting, checkerboard painted fir floors, marble counter tops, stainless steel sink, Miele dishwasher, Wolf range with hood, Subzero refrigerator.
Bedroom: 9’ x 11 ½’.  Northeast corner off kitchen. Painted fir floor, wallpaper.
Full Bath: Pedestal sink, tiled shower, hand painted jungle-themed walls.
Second Floor: Stairs up from front entrance. Landing with eyebrow window and two large linen closets.  Wide board Chestnut floors. 6’9” foot ceilings.
Bedroom: 20’ x 11’.  Closet, dormer, chestnut floorboards.
Bath: 5’7’’ x 8’10’’.  Pedestal sink, cast iron tub, painted floor.
Bedroom: 18’ x 12’, closet, wide pine floors, dormer.
Lower Level:  
Mud Room: 5’ x 13’. bluestone floor, pegboard. Large coat closet on stairs to first floor landing.
Laundry Room: 13 x 9 ½. Radiant heat bluestone floor, marble counters, Bosch appliances. Opens onto pea-stone terrace.
Garage: 2-car attached garage.  Heated.  One door with electric door opener. 
Shed: 18’ x 12’.  Unheated, has electricity, pea stone floor, good storage.  Off garage.
Land: 1.19 acres, stone walls, stone terrace, perennial beds, mature specimen trees.