Experience the perfect blend of antique charm and modern amenities in this traditional farmhouse colonial built in 1850 and conveniently located near Route 9 in northeast Killingworth. The historic appeal begins with the large stone porch that spans the entire facade and continues inside, with hardwood flooring, beautiful woodwork and moldings and careful updates that retain the home's period charm. Whether preparing gourmet meals in the updated chef's kitchen, relaxing in the spacious and comfortable master bedroom suite or enjoying the summer sun by the enticing built-in swimming pool, you will appreciate the thoughtful updates this unique home offers.
Along with character and convenience, this historic beauty offers the space and flexibility for comfortable living and entertaining. The main home is over 2,600 square feet, with four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths and an oversized three-car detached garage. Above the garage, a tidy apartment offers a kitchen, bedroom and additional full bath, making it the perfect place for overnight guests or extended family visits. The property is equally enchanting - the main parcel measures four acres and features mature fruit trees, berry bushes and an asparagus bed that produces the succulent vegetable from Spring to early Summer. A 40x40 foot barn is fitted with horse stalls that, along with the adjacent paddock, offers accommodations for several horses. Smaller outbuildings also provide storage space for outdoor toys, tools and supplies. Across the road, an additional three-quarter acre lot provides further green space and enhances privacy.
In addition to the kitchen, which features natural cherry cabinets, granite countertops, separate island and large pantry, the first floor of the main home boasts a formal living room with charming fieldstone fireplace, formal dining room, spacious family room with French doors and built-ins and a convenient half bath with laundry. All four bedrooms are located on the second level, including the updated master, which boasts a separate sitting area, walk-in closet and attached full bath. A second full bath services the other three bedrooms.
This one-of-a-kind, historic charmer is accessible to both New Haven and Hartford and just two hours from New York and Boston. Killingworth also enjoys Clinton beach rights, offering access to Connecticut’s beautiful shoreline and the best in New England living!