Listed by Bean Group / Portsmouth
A truly rare find. Exceptional, museum-quality, historic 1793 Tavern -- sited on 6 acres of open, wooded land, with groomed walking and riding trails and marketable timber. This property is complete with gorgeous period gardens, mature plantings, and a fruit orchard. The outstanding cottage is beautifully restored with three original, working fireplaces with beehive oven and smoke chamber, raised panel walls, wide board sheathing, wide pine floors, and original plaster walls and ceilings. The systems are newer, including the furnace, 200 amp electrical, wired for a generator, and a newer roof. The warm and welcoming, renovated kitchen is equipped with an italian commercial-grade gas stove and hood. List is included under documents outlining improvements. Attached to the cottage is a period barn with wood stove, shed, and a spacious workshop. Need extra space like a hobby/craft room or recreation room? This could be it! Continue on through this enclosed space to a great chicken coop with a covered run. There is a first-floor master bedroom and full bath, laundry room, keeping room/dining, plus an eat-in kitchen, living room, and a borning room/office. Upstairs are two rooms that could be bedrooms/office space. Dreaming of a home with a picket fence? This cottage has two fenced-in yards with picket fencing and a split rail fence. Once in a lifetime opportunity to live in small town America, located approximately 20 minutes to the beach and 5 minutes to shopping & major routes.