Elyse Harney Real Estate

Antique Farmhouse on 160 Unrestricted Acres

$999,999 • 3543 sq.ft. • 160.8 acres • 5 BR • 4 BA • 1 Half BA
Sold Closing Price: $850,000 • Closing Date: 11/15/2011
This rambling 1751 farmhouse with 5 Bedrooms, 4 full Baths is surrounded by a nature’s wonderland in the Litchfield Hills. On +/- 160 unrestricted acres with old stone walls and well maintained trails for hiking, skiing, riding, featuring meadows, wooded hillsides, old stone walls, and a rushing brook. A bright home with room and privacy… Read More

This rambling 1751 farmhouse with 5 Bedrooms, 4 full Baths is surrounded by a nature’s wonderland in the Litchfield Hills. On +/- 160 unrestricted acres with old stone walls and well maintained trails for hiking, skiing, riding, featuring meadows, wooded hillsides, old stone walls, and a rushing brook. A bright home with room and privacy for all, with two spacious terraces. Wonderful potential as a horse property. A large Barn with heated Studio and an additional Workshop/Studio.

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This rambling 1751 farmhouse with 5 Bedrooms, 4 full Baths is surrounded by a nature’s wonderland in the Litchfield Hills. On +/- 160 unrestricted acres with old stone walls and well maintained trails for hiking, skiing, riding, featuring meadows, wooded hillsides, old stone walls, and a rushing brook. A bright home with room and privacy for all, with two spacious terraces. Wonderful potential as a horse property. A large Barn with heated Studio and an additional Workshop/Studio.

In the Community of:

Norfolk, Connecticut – Litchfield County

EH# 1841 MLS# L133892 300636

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Residence Description

Expanded 1751 Farmhouse

First Floor

Entrance: (6′ x 18′) carpeted entry Hall, staircase to front bedroom area
Front Parlor: (14′ x 14′) painted wood flooring
Sunroom: (9’2″ x 16’11”) wide board flooring, bookshelves, with Half Bath
Dining Room: (13’9″ x 17’5″) carpeted, door to patio
Kitchen: (11’7″ x 16’10”) oak flooring, double sink, pantry room with entry door from terrace and stairs to main basement, breakfast nook (4′ x 7’6″) overlooking patio
Family Room: (15′ 2″ x 17′) oak flooring, cathedral ceiling, exposed beams, brick fireplace with loft area above, oversized windows overlooking terrace and rear garden area
Side Entry: with large closet
Office: (10’9″ x 14’6″) oak flooring, cathedral ceiling, bookshelves, picture window to rear meadow

Saltbox Addition behind Kitchen
Entrance from side patio, stairs to 2nd floor
Rear Bedroom: (11’11” x 13’8″) carpeted
Full Bath: tile flooring, clothes closet for Bedroom, bathtub/shower

Master Bedroom Wing
Laundry Room: (7’11” x 14’3″) oak flooring, linen closet, work sink, pull-down access to storage attic above wing
Hallway: oak flooring, bookshelves, recessed lighting, entry door from terrace, walk-in closet, two storage closets
Master Bath: tile flooring, bathtub/shower
Master Bedroom: (17’1″ x 17’1″) oak flooring, sunny reading alcove (4′ x 8′) with palladian window

Second Floor

Front Bedroom Area
Bedroom: (9’2″ x 11’8″) wide board flooring
Bedroom: (13’10” x 14’2″) wide board flooring, door to “secret room” with possible expansion into attic area
Full Bath: wood flooring, bathtub

Saltbox 2nd Floor
Garret Bedroom: (9’3″ x 12’5″) oak flooring
Full Bath: bathtub, large closet for luggage storage
Attic: walk-in storage area, wide board flooring

Barn/Studio

Full storage barn with 2-car garage area. The rear portion is finished studio space (23’6″ front to back, with a width that ranges from 11’6″ to 15’3″) with electric service and an oil fired warm air heating system.

Outbuildings

A small Cobbler’s workshop sits across from the residence and a storage garage is located next to the Barn. There is also a Gardener’s Shed on the property and a small, heated Camping Cabin with loft in the woods southeast of the main house.

Land

160.8 unrestricted acres of wooded hills and meadows. Connected to other protected, large forest tracts. A rushing stream runs through the property before joining Hall Meadow Brook, and there is an extensive network of old stone walls and hiking trails. An ideal site for all kinds of outdoor recreation. Wonderful potential as a small horse property.

Features

wi-fi available

Pertinent Facts

Location: 287 Old Goshen Road, Norfolk, CT
Land Size: 160.8 unrestricted acres, Map: 6-04 Lot: 36
Vol.: 65 Page: 294
Zoning: rural residential
Frontage: 1154 on Old Goshen Road, 1740′ and 645′ on Litchfield Road
Year Built: 1751 with four additions, most recently in the 1980’s
Square Footage: 3,543
Total Rooms: 12; BRs: 5, BAs: 4 full, 1 half
Basement: full basement under the older portions of the house and half of the 1950’s addition. The 1980’s addition has a separate full basement
Foundation: stone and poured concrete
Attic: pull down access in newest wing, walk-in in older portion
Laundry Location: 1st floor
Floors: oak, wide board pine, carpet, tile
Windows: a combination of storms/screens and Thermopane, including some with older glass
Exterior: clapboard
Driveway: gravel courtyard; parking area in front of house
Roof: asphalt shingle
Heat: oil fired warm air, new furnace 2003; with electric heat in the Master Bedroom Wing
Oil Tanks: two 275 gallon tanks in basement for the house, one 275 gallon tank in the barn for the studio
Hot water: propane fired hot water heater
Cold water: new cold water tank in 2010
Plumbing: combination
Sewer: septic, pumped 2009
Water: private well
Electric: 200 amp service
Appliances: gas fired oven range, new refrigerator, dishwasher, washer, dryer
Mil rate: $20.16 Date: 2010
Taxes: $7,624.52 Date: 2010 Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Offered at: $999,999
Closing Price: $850,000
SOLD

Residence

Expanded 1751 Farmhouse

First Floor

Entrance: (6′ x 18′) carpeted entry Hall, staircase to front bedroom area
Front Parlor: (14′ x 14′) painted wood flooring
Sunroom: (9’2″ x 16’11”) wide board flooring, bookshelves, with Half Bath
Dining Room: (13’9″ x 17’5″) carpeted, door to patio
Kitchen: (11’7″ x 16’10”) oak flooring, double sink, pantry room with entry door from terrace and stairs to main basement, breakfast nook (4′ x 7’6″) overlooking patio
Family Room: (15′ 2″ x 17′) oak flooring, cathedral ceiling, exposed beams, brick fireplace with loft area above, oversized windows overlooking terrace and rear garden area
Side Entry: with large closet
Office: (10’9″ x 14’6″) oak flooring, cathedral ceiling, bookshelves, picture window to rear meadow

Saltbox Addition behind Kitchen
Entrance from side patio, stairs to 2nd floor
Rear Bedroom: (11’11” x 13’8″) carpeted
Full Bath: tile flooring, clothes closet for Bedroom, bathtub/shower

Master Bedroom Wing
Laundry Room: (7’11” x 14’3″) oak flooring, linen closet, work sink, pull-down access to storage attic above wing
Hallway: oak flooring, bookshelves, recessed lighting, entry door from terrace, walk-in closet, two storage closets
Master Bath: tile flooring, bathtub/shower
Master Bedroom: (17’1″ x 17’1″) oak flooring, sunny reading alcove (4′ x 8′) with palladian window

Second Floor

Front Bedroom Area
Bedroom: (9’2″ x 11’8″) wide board flooring
Bedroom: (13’10” x 14’2″) wide board flooring, door to “secret room” with possible expansion into attic area
Full Bath: wood flooring, bathtub

Saltbox 2nd Floor
Garret Bedroom: (9’3″ x 12’5″) oak flooring
Full Bath: bathtub, large closet for luggage storage
Attic: walk-in storage area, wide board flooring

Barn/Studio

Full storage barn with 2-car garage area. The rear portion is finished studio space (23’6″ front to back, with a width that ranges from 11’6″ to 15’3″) with electric service and an oil fired warm air heating system.

Outbuildings

A small Cobbler’s workshop sits across from the residence and a storage garage is located next to the Barn. There is also a Gardener’s Shed on the property and a small, heated Camping Cabin with loft in the woods southeast of the main house.

Land

160.8 unrestricted acres of wooded hills and meadows. Connected to other protected, large forest tracts. A rushing stream runs through the property before joining Hall Meadow Brook, and there is an extensive network of old stone walls and hiking trails. An ideal site for all kinds of outdoor recreation. Wonderful potential as a small horse property.

Features

wi-fi available

Pertinent Facts

Location: 287 Old Goshen Road, Norfolk, CT
Land Size: 160.8 unrestricted acres, Map: 6-04 Lot: 36
Vol.: 65 Page: 294
Zoning: rural residential
Frontage: 1154 on Old Goshen Road, 1740′ and 645′ on Litchfield Road
Year Built: 1751 with four additions, most recently in the 1980’s
Square Footage: 3,543
Total Rooms: 12; BRs: 5, BAs: 4 full, 1 half
Basement: full basement under the older portions of the house and half of the 1950’s addition. The 1980’s addition has a separate full basement
Foundation: stone and poured concrete
Attic: pull down access in newest wing, walk-in in older portion
Laundry Location: 1st floor
Floors: oak, wide board pine, carpet, tile
Windows: a combination of storms/screens and Thermopane, including some with older glass
Exterior: clapboard
Driveway: gravel courtyard; parking area in front of house
Roof: asphalt shingle
Heat: oil fired warm air, new furnace 2003; with electric heat in the Master Bedroom Wing
Oil Tanks: two 275 gallon tanks in basement for the house, one 275 gallon tank in the barn for the studio
Hot water: propane fired hot water heater
Cold water: new cold water tank in 2010
Plumbing: combination
Sewer: septic, pumped 2009
Water: private well
Electric: 200 amp service
Appliances: gas fired oven range, new refrigerator, dishwasher, washer, dryer
Mil rate: $20.16 Date: 2010
Taxes: $7,624.52 Date: 2010 Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Offered at: $999,999
Closing Price: $850,000
SOLD


Listing Location

287 Old Goshen Road Norfolk, CT 06058


Agent Contact Information

Elyse Harney
eharney@harneyre.com
(860) 435-2200 x 101
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