Property Description

Rare opportunity to become a "steward of history"! Own a slice of our American heritage with this US National Register of Historic Places home. THE PLUMB HOUSE CIRCA 1738 and 1804 is an example of a LATE GEORGIAN and early HIGH STYLE FEDERAL with a central hall plan. James Plumb was a "gentleman's farmer and the property remained in the PLUMB family until 1888. Beautiful 5 bay facade with hip roof, 12 over 12 windows, 5 fireplaces and window caps are just some of the many historic features that are still present in this home. Situated on almost 3/4 of an acre of land, this property lends itself well for developing perennial and herb gardens,patio for spring, summer & fall outdoor entertaining.High ceilings, staircase and rare wide board floors including some KINGS WOOD are featured inside. arge kitchen area (most likely the original home of Samuel Plumb circa 1738) with the potential to create the ultimate "gourmet" chef's kitchen.Stately formal dining & living rooms are ideal for wide scale entertaining including holiday feasts. Great location with easy access to Route 66& 9 for commuting to Hartford, Waterbury or New Haven.Short distance to HIGBY MOUNTAIN TRAIL for hiking as well nearby WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY.Downtown is only minutes away with a plethora of shopping and a variety of restaurants to satisfy the any FOODIE! Take advantage of the Connecticut River too with access to HARBOR PARK and all the riverfront activities.CT Historic Homeowners Tax Credits may be available


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