Built in 1685, a Connecticut Colonial is the oldest house in the week

A Colonial Center-Chimney in Connecticut that was built in 1685 is the oldest property to go on the market this week on Realtor.com®.

Located about 90 miles north of Manhattan, the well-preserved home features many period details, including decorative woodwork and hardware. The comfortable ground floor includes a family room with fireplace, a library and an office with fireplace. Upstairs, you will find a master bedroom as well as three other bedrooms.

Other period homes for sale this week include the original Benjamin Prior farm in Massachusetts, a terrific Colonial post and beam in New Hampshire and an 8-acre farm in New York’s Westchester County.

For a full look at the 10 oldest homes this week, scroll down.

Price: $895,000
Year of construction: 1685
Colonial Center-Chimney:
Well-preserved period details in this four bedroom home include three fireplaces, wide plank flooring, chestnut beams and built-ins.

The living room has a fireplace with a beehive oven and the dining room also has a fireplace. Upstairs, the master bedroom has its own dressing room.

Situated on nearly 4 acres, the home features an in-ground pool and spa, pool house, greenhouse, two-story barn and shed.

Woodbury, Connecticut


Price: $1,425,000
Year of construction: 1720
Spacious Brick Colonial:
This large 6,660 square foot home has seen a few additions over the centuries. Today it features custom details and a modern kitchen.

In this kitchen you will find Carrara marble countertops, stainless steel appliances and a wood burning fireplace. Historic touches include preserved hardwood floors, eight fireplaces, exposed beams, and cathedral ceilings.

Southborough, MA


Price: $2,399,000
Year of construction: 1732
The original Benjamin Prior Farm:
Situated on 9 acres of private land, this five bedroom home is a gem.

The kitchen and bathrooms have been updated to complement antique details like wide plank pine flooring, seven fireplaces and built-ins. The four season lanai has walls of windows overlooking a heated pool and hot tub flanked by a new composite pool deck.

Duxbury, Mass.


Price: $435,000
Year of construction: 1740
Spacious Colonial:
This charming six bedroom colonial has nearly 3,000 square feet of living space and it comes with 2 acres.

A second staircase and a second bathroom have been added over the last decade. There is also an underground bunker and a large outbuilding currently used as a workshop.

Chester, NH


Price: $485,000
Year of construction: 1742
Charming Cloak:
This New England cape sits on a half-acre lot and features wide plank floors and three fireplaces.

The pretty two bedroom has a kitchen with a high cathedral ceiling and exposed beams. There is also a two storey barn which could be converted into a studio or additional living space.

Marshfield, MA


Price: $789,900
Year of construction: 1742
Captain Uriah Eager Homestead:
This gorgeous four bedroom home has two staircases, a fireplace, built-ins and vaulted ceilings.

The 3,218 square feet of interior space is highlighted by a remodeled kitchen with quartz counter tops and custom cabinetry. The half-acre property offers beautiful views from all three porches.

Marlborough, Mass.


Price: $999,900
Year of construction: 1748
Allen Perley House:
Historic details such as exposed beams, biblical doors, woodwork, built-ins and window seats have been beautifully maintained in this four bedroom farmhouse.

Set on over 3 acres with blueberry fields, this majestic residence offers 4,357 square feet of living space. There are five fireplaces and a separate living space for the in-laws which could be an income opportunity or an office.

Ipswich, MA


Price: $2,195,000
Year of construction: 1750
9 idyllic hectares:
Located in highly desirable Westchester County, this four bedroom home sits on almost 9 acres and is adjacent to 115 acres of the Fordham/Calder Estate for Ecological Research.

The secluded grounds include a meadow, a pond, a garden shed and a detached two-car garage with an unfinished studio above.

Armonk, NY


Price: $465,000
Year of construction: 1750
New England Charm:
This charming three bedroom home has been well maintained and updated over the centuries.

Original details include parquet flooring and fitted units, and a spacious master suite has a walk-in closet. The beautiful lot has a stone wall, patio, fire pit, garden, fruit trees and sheds.

Uxbridge, MA

(Uxbridge, Massachusetts)

Price: $749,000
Year of construction: 1750
Colonial Posts and Beams:
Set on 20 acres, this idyllic four bedroom home overlooks two ponds and rolling fields.

There are eight working fireplaces and two wood-burning stoves. Other original features include wide plank pine flooring, wainscoting, raised wainscoting and high ceilings. A chef’s kitchen has been updated to include granite countertops and an island with a six-burner gas range.

Loudon, NH


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