Welcome to the Elijah Marsh House, a charming c.1764 Cape, landscaped with remarkable specimen trees and plants. The property & grounds create a picture book setting. Elijah Marsh was the grandson of John Marsh one of the founders of Litchfield. It was the site of the Campville Diary from 1916-1949. Step inside to an open floor plan, with hardwood floors throughout. The cozy Living Room has built-in cabinetry and beamed ceilings. The open Dining Room/Kitchen provides a comfortable area to cook, entertain and enjoy your company and has a walk-in pantry. The Library/Study can also be used as a main floor Bedroom complete with double closets. Also on this floor is a full bath, laundry room and a large, sunken family room with a gas fireplace and French doors that lead to a wonderful brick terrace. Upstairs includes two bedrooms and a full bath. There are two enclosed cozy porches with divided light windows, perfect for gardening tools or a "snug" to catch up on your reading. The detached barn/garage has wonderful character and includes a side attached shed. Less than 10 minutes to the village of Litchfield, close to Rt. 8 and 2hrs. to NYC. This is country living at its best. Don't miss this opportunity and all that the northwest hills has to offer, hiking, shopping, vineyards, horseback riding, skiing and so much more! SELLER to find house of choosing.
Listing courtesy of JANE HINKEL from William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l
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