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Built in 1690, a Cape Cod Farmhouse Is the Week’s Oldest Home

by Ozva Admin

Built in the late 17th century, a Cape Cod farmhouse in Bourne, Massachusettsis the oldest property to come on the market this week on Realtor.com®.

Close to Sagamore Beach, the modernized home still features a number of historic touches, including a large fireplace in the kitchen.

Other vintage homes that landed on the market this week include a Nantucket farmhouse, a Connecticut home said to have “supplied fresh horses to continental soldiers” during the Revolutionary War, and a stone house turned tavern from New York. york where George Washington It is said that some time passed.

Below is a full look at this week’s 10 oldest houses.

Price: $825,000
Year of construction: 1690
Crowell’s Old Farm:
This three bedroom historic farmhouse sits on one acre on Cape Cod.

Right on Sagamore Beach, the 2,733-square-foot home features a new kitchen and its 2.5 bathrooms have been updated. Historic details, including wide plank flooring, four fireplaces, exposed beams, vaulted ceilings and built-ins, remain intact.

The attached “Guest Suite Tower” with a full bath and kitchenette is ideal for guests and family, or could provide additional rental income.

Bourne, Massachusetts


Price: $2,530,000
Year of construction: 1700
Located on Nantucket Island, this cozy four-bedroom home features original exposed beams and wide pine floors.

While this charming farmhouse boasts its original interior staircase, many other features have been updated over the decades. Central air conditioning has been added along with radiant heat. This year the home was expanded to offer two bedrooms and two full baths on the lower level.

Nantucket, MA


Price: $869,000
Year of construction: 1714
Old Post and Beam:
From the hardwood floors to the exposed beams and oversized windows, the history of this home remains evident throughout.

Situated on two acres in a cul-de-sac, the well-maintained four-bedroom home offers a large eat-in kitchen with breakfast bar and plenty of cabinets for storage. A skylit great room features a wood burning stove, cathedral ceilings and sliders leading to a deck overlooking the private backyard. The master suite on the second floor has two walk-in closets and double pedestal sinks in the bathroom.

Boxford, Massachusetts


Price: $699,000
Year of construction: 1720
Thomas Taylor’s farm:
According to the listing, this property is said to have “supplied continental soldiers with fresh horses during the Revolutionary War.”

The four-bedroom house was renovated five years ago. Care was taken to preserve the original wide-plank floors, hand-hewn beams, and five stone fireplaces. With over 3,000 square feet of space, the home also features beehive ovens, a library with built-in wraparound desk, and a chef’s kitchen with marble countertops.

A large master suite has its own private sitting area, marble bathroom, and separate staircase. And a walk-up penthouse leads to a “rare smoke room.”

Bethel, CT


Price: $499,000
Year of construction: 1731
The Sandstone Hut:
Our first president, George Washingtonit is said that he spent time in this stone house that once served as a tavern.

Recently renovated, the home still features many original details including period trim, wide plank flooring, beamed ceilings and built-ins. The cozy two-bedroom Dutch-style cottage also features deep windows, a large fireplace in the living room, and an additional fireplace in the kitchen.

Piermont, New York


Price: $4,250,000
Year of construction: 1735
Historic Island House:
There are three fireplaces and two staircases in this four-bedroom home located just steps from Main Street.

The light and airy home features many historic details such as refinished wide plank flooring, exposed beams, and plenty of built-ins for extra storage. A gourmet kitchen has soapstone countertops, while the upstairs master bedroom boasts a cozy fireplace. There is also a separate studio located on the oversized lot.

Nantucket, MA

Price: $1,395,000
Year of construction: 1735
The Brookie:
This five-bedroom estate features wide plank floors with their original patina, three staircases, and two kitchens.

Located in the Millstone Valley Agricultural Historic District and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 3,848-square-foot farmhouse was designed for entertaining. A flexible floor plan offers guests their own separate living space.

Take in views of the 11.38-acre lot from the wraparound Victorian porch that overlooks four barns and several other outbuildings, including a study. The property is currently being considered for inclusion in the New Jersey Historic Trust easement program.

Hillsborough Township, New Jersey


Price: $1,299,900
Year of construction: 1738
Samuel Dudley House:
This six-bedroom home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Situated on 5.61 acres, the historic home was originally built as a one-story cabin and has been expanded over the years. Today, the expanded home offers 4,384 square feet of living space that features hand-hewn beams, American chestnut hardwood floors, and four fireplaces.

Known as “Old Scrogie Farm,” the property also features an English post-and-beam barn, an operating sugar shack, a garden shed, and a chicken coop.

Guilford, CT


Price: $809,000
Year of construction: 1745
The home of Moses Smith:
This three-bedroom colonial-era farmhouse has been modernized over the years, but still features four original fireplaces, period moldings, and exposed beams.

An updated kitchen now offers plenty of cabinet storage and features beautiful marble counter tops. A cozy living room has a fireplace. The Old Cape is situated on 1.3 private acres that also offers a large post and beam barn, plus a detached carport.

Walpole, Massachusetts


Price: $599,900
Year of construction: 1746
Old farmhouse:
This six-bedroom colonial sits on 17.51 ​​private acres that feature a two-car detached garage, two barns, a spring-fed pond, and beautiful landscaping.

Many period details still remain, from the wood-paneled walls to the exposed beams. There’s plenty of room to explore in this 3,638-square-foot home that also features an elevator.

Nassau, New York


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