829 Goose Lane, Guilford, CT 06437

$1,900,000
5
BD
5
BA
4,343
SqFt
List Price
$1,900,000
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
170614625
Year Built
1810
Style
Colonial
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Acres
5.50
Living Area
4,343
Neighborhood
N/A

Property Description

Step into history with this unparalleled opportunity to own a piece of Guilford's rich heritage. Nestled in the historic Nut Plains section, this remarkable property holds a federal style home built in 1810 by Col. George Foote. While officially addressed as 829 Goose Lane, the front facade elegantly faces Foote's Bridge Road, where remnants of a seventeenth-century thoroughfare still exist. Situated on over 5 acres along the serene East River, opposite the East River Preserve, this estate offers a harmonious blend of tranquility and proximity to town. While this home may not boast the modern updates of contemporary residences, its unaltered state serves as a canvas for those seeking to preserve and restore historical authenticity. With two primary suites, five fireplaces, and a butler's pantry, the residence captures the essence of a time when craftsmanship and functionality were paramount. Step into the sunlit haven of the bright sunroom, a tranquil space overlooking the yard's oasis. The gunite pool and spacious patio offer a glimpse into a bygone era when outdoor spaces were designed for simple pleasures and gatherings. The property's incredible barns, including the iconic "English Barn," stand as silent witnesses to the agricultural history that shaped this land. For those with an appreciation for history and a vision for restoration, this property provides a rare opportunity to create a home that stands as a testament to Guilford's unique and timeless legacy.

Additional Information

Taxes
$21,207
Lot Size
239,580
Waterfront Desc
River
Heating
Baseboard, Hot Water
Fuel Type
Oil
Cooling System Type
None
Sewer
Septic
Water Source
Private Well
Appliances
Gas Cooktop, Wall Oven, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Fireplaces
5
Basement
Full, Unfinished
Exterior
Clapboard
Exterior Features
Barn, Patio, Porch, Porch-Enclosed, Stone Wall
Pool Desc
In Ground Pool, Gunite
Garage Spaces
2
Elementary School
Per Board Of Ed
High School
Guilford

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Listing courtesy of Nicole L. White from William Raveis Real Estate

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