535 Province Road, Gilmanton, NH
Offered by Four Seasons Sotheby's Int' Realty at $329,900
There are some home buyers out there today that are looking for something truly unique and special. They don't want the cookie cutter, mundane spaces that are so prevalent in today's new construction. Historic homes have that undeniable warmth, charm, & character that add their own lives to yours in a way that a newly constructed residence never can.
The elegant, rustic appeal of a simpler time immediately surrounds you when you enter this fully restored, stunning 1795 twin chimney colonial. Just ask the owners of the past 37 years who are now ready to part with their lovingly restored & immaculately maintained property. And while this home is well over two hundred years old, it is bright & airy, with a great floor plan & all the modern conveniences to make this a uniquely livable & comfortable home.
This home features many period & original features including exposed beams, Gunstock Corners, Indian shutters. a wonderful Captain's staircase, hand planed floorboards, 4 & 6 panel pine doors, plaster walls, original & reproduction paneling, & 12 over 12 or 12 over 8 old glass windows that have been re-glazed & repainted. These features combined with modern elements & mechanicals provide for a pleasantly comfortable & easily maintained home.
There's a great country kitchen with high end appliances, a wood burning cook stove, & breakfast nook that's perfect for morning coffee. A newer, but wonderful family room with cathedral ceilings & a Rumford fireplace makes a great entertaining space and a classic formal dining room is perfect for your dinner parties. There’s a charming den & front parlor for reading (or writing) your newest novel & a brick patio to while away a summer’s evening. Upstairs there are four charming bedrooms & a bath with original pumpkin pine paneling & Indian shutters. The third floor finished attic would make a wonderful exercise area. A two story barn provides all the additional storage you will need.
This simply stunning property is located on a beautifully landscaped, pastoral 1.1 acre lot in the Gilmanton Historic District in the well known Four Corners area of town & is close to all the Lakes Region amenities and attractions. This fabulous home could not be replicated today for anywhere near the purchase price, so if you are looking for something special & out of the ordinary, come see it soon!