Originally built in 1816 as a lake house for Eli Whitney, this Federal style home has been beautifully updated for modern living while maintaining the historic details of yesteryear. Formal living room w/coffered ceilings, original hearth, & beautiful natural light. There is a large dining room w/original wood beams, beehive FP, and gorgeous wood floors - a perfect space for hosting. French doors lead to a cozy study w/ built-in bookshelves & access to a screened in porch overlooking the manicured yard. The back section of the home features a newer addition w/ an open floor plan that includes a chefs kitchen, casual dining area, a family RM and a mud room w/ access to the 2 car garage. The kitchen is a cook’s dream w/ a Viking 6 burner cooktop, oven, refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, granite counters, vaulted ceilings w/ skylights & a breakfast island. The 2nd flr offers a spacious master bedroom suite w/wide planked wood floors, original FP, and a tastefully renovated master bath w/ double sinks & Carrara counter and large shower. The home has 2 additional bedrooms w/ an additional full bath. The 3rd flr features a versatile bonus loft space w/ a full bath - great for an office or playroom. Central air conditioning (1st/2nd floors), newer mechanicals, and a large attached two car garage. The house is situated on a picturesque .84 acre level lot w/mature landscaping and room for gardening. Located steps from East Rock Park, Hamden Hall, and mins to QU, Yale & Downtown NH.
Listed by Seabury-Hill REALTORS, John Hill. Data sourced from SmartMLS