Antique Hampton Colonial

Captain Daniel Fuller House $445,000
279 Main Street, Hampton, CT
SOLD $422,500
Property Details:
Circa: 1793
Style: Colonial
Type: Single Family Residential
Rooms: 9
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 2 full
Sq. Feet: 3,196
Acreage: 5.8
Est. Taxes: $7,630
Heating: Forced Air
MLS#: E245190
Stephanie Gosselin
Prudential Connecticut Realty
Located in the quaint village of Hampton in Connecticut's "Quiet Corner", this historically significant circa 1793 home is an exquisite example of 18th century Federal architecture. The Captain Daniel Fuller house represents a rare find for a true purist with flawless restoration and renovations that include a period style gourmet kitchen. This spacious, elegantly appointed home retains many of its important features but lends itself beautifully to today's lifestyle. It offers 3676 square feet, 4/5 bedrooms and 6 working fireplaces. Antique appointments include random width floor boards, original hardware, antique beams, raised paneling and period light fixtures. This country retreat is sited on just under 6 acres of lovely stonewalled landscape that includes formals gardens, fruit trees, open fields and 2 acres of fenced area for pets. The large restored barn is heated and provides ample space for parties, an at home office, studio and much more. The main barn has soaring ceilings and railed lofts on three sides. The French doors open onto the large cobbled & gravel parking area on one side and the formal gardens on the other side. With concrete floors it makes a perfect work shop or horse/livestock barn. Additionally, there is a detached two car garage with a finished/heated second story that is presently used as a home gym. Lastly, a small "summer cottage beyond the gardens makes for a wonderful guest house in the warmer months, an artists studio or use it simply as a quiet retreat. Located 40 miles from Providence and Hartford, and 80 miles from Boston, this magnificent property is on Main St (Rt 97) in Hampton, a picturesque small New England town. Within a designated historic district, Main Street offers numerous examples of fine 18th and 19th century architecture. In addition to it's handsome homes, the street is lined with stately trees, generous yards and lovely gardens. And, all within walking distance are the General Store, the library, the Post Office, The Grange and Town Hall.
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