• 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,296 sq ft
  • 444,312 lot
  • $525,000
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Welcome to this former farm consisting of a 3,296 square foot house, ten acres of flat land, and a rich history. Local lore names the house as one of the stops on the famous Underground Railroad; the secret room behind a fireplace tells the story of slaves hiding until dark. When the sun set, it was safe to travel, to Canada and to freedom. The 5 bedroom, two bath house built in 1805, is complete with four working fireplaces, hardwood floors and the original chestnut beams. A two-car garage was attached later, in the same style as the house. The farmhouse boasts amazing views of lush woods and wide sweeping fields. Surrounded on three sides by the Cheshire Land Trust, you can rest assured that these views will remain unspoiled. One of Cheshire’s oldest houses, this property is full of classic New England character and is waiting for the next generation to love and enjoy. The house is being sold as is, with a $10,000 investor incentive, new for 2019, valid until 3/15/19!! This is a wonderful opportunity to create your ideal farm! Convenient to I-91 and I-84, Cheshire is only 2 hours drive from New York but feels like a world away.
MLS #170090744Days on Market353
Last Updated1/18/2019Year Built1805
CommunityN/AGarage Spaces2
CountyNew HavenTotal Parking2
StatusActiveProperty Type(s)Single Family

Additional Features & Details

Appliances Included
  • None
Assessed Value
  • 184310
Association Amenities
  • Park
Attic Description
  • Walk-up
Attic YN
  • 1
Basement Description
  • Full
Construction Description
  • Frame
Cooling System
  • None
Direct Waterfront YN
  • 0
Driveway Type
  • Private
Exterior Features
  • Stable
Exterior Siding
  • Clapboard
Fireplaces Total
  • 4
Flood Zone YN
  • 0
Foundation Type
  • Concrete
  • Masonry
Fuel Tank Location
  • In Basement
Heat Fuel Type
  • Oil
Heat Type
  • No Heat
Home Warranty Offered YN
  • 0
Hot Water Description
  • 50 Gallon Tank
In Law Apartment YNP
  • No
Interior Features
  • None
Laundry Room Info
  • Lower Level
Lot Description
  • Farm Land
  • Level Lot
  • May be Subdividable
  • Open Lot
  • Some Wetlands
  • Treed
Nearby Amenities
  • Park
  • Public Rec Facilities
Property Tax
  • 5886
Property Type
  • Single Family For Sale
Radon Mitigation Air YNU
  • No
Radon Mitigation Water YNU
  • No
Roof Information
  • Asphalt Shingle
Room Count
  • 7
Rooms Additional
  • Foyer
  • Roughed-In Bath
  • Workshop
Sewage System
  • Septic
Style
  • Antique
  • Colonial
Swimming Pool YN
  • 0
Tax Year
  • July 2018-June 2019
Water Source
  • Private Well
Waterfront Description
  • Not Applicable

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