Fern Cottage—Norfolk—$500,000

Fern Cottage.  Built in 1948 and well-cared for with many quite recent additions and renovations, the house is steeped in charm and sits in an extremely private spot abutting a few thousand acres of watershed and other protected land.  Easy access to hiking trails and minutes to the center of town.

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

Style Cape with additions Square Feet 1662 plus the porch
Age 1948 and 2016 Bedrooms 3
Baths 2 full Heat Oil-fired hot air
Well Yes – well head in the basement Septic Yes
Electricity 100 amps, circuit breakers Driveway Gravel
Hot water Electric Roof 6 and 10 years old +/-
Alarm no Internet Yes - comcast
Exterior Cedar shingle - stained Taxes $5573 (2024)

General Information

Entrance From covered porch to the front hall (11’ x 9’).
Kitchen/dining room: 16’ x 18’.  Expanded and totally renovated in 2017.  Vaulted ceiling with recessed lighting, engineered hickory flooring, Island, Caesar stone countertops, Subzero, Wolf induction range with 5 burners, Wolf micro-wave and oven, stainless steel sink, KitchenAid dishwasher.  Dining area.
Den: 12’ x 10’.  Wood paneling, pine floor, bookshelves. Door from front hall, passageway to screened porch and living room.
Porch: 16’ x 20’.  Screened, 2 side doors, built of mahogany, ceiling fan.
Living room: 18’ x 20’.  Wood paneling, oak floor, Rumford fireplace, bookshelves.
Primary BR Suite: Bedroom: 15’ x 16’.  Oak floor, 2 closets.  Bath: 9’ x 6’.  Recently renovated.  Tile floor, stall shower, washer & dryer. 
2nd floor: 2 bedrooms and a full bath.  Hallway with multiple closets.
Bedroom: 12’ x 16’.  Closets under the eaves.
Bath: Doorways from both bedrooms.  7’ x 6’.  Tub/shower, fan.  Closets.
Bedroom: 14’ x 16’.  Closets under the eaves.
Basement: Access through bulkhead door. Concrete floor.  Not a lot of headroom, a little damp.