Listed by Keller Williams Coastal Realty
Who invented the lightbulb? Thomas Edison in 1897? Not quite! Moses Gerrish Farmer, originally from Eliot, invented the incandescent bulb while serving as a professor of electrical science at the Eliot Academy. And where did he work on this invention (and many, many others)? RIGHT HERE! This home was the lab and workshop of Moses Gerrish Farmer before it was converted to a home in the late 1800s. If you have ever considered either restoring or renovating a home that tells a noteworthy story, this is the one! This home offers 2,146 sqft of living space, which includes 5 bedrooms and 2 baths. Inside, you will discover original wood floors & an impressive wide staircase to the second floor. Mature landscaping offers privacy in the spacious back yard. Located in the heart of Eliot, 1275 State Rd is just minutes from the public boat launch & close to main commuter routes, shopping, restaurants & entertainment, and the beach. Move right in and take your time making your own history!