This is your opportunity to own a piece of history. This house was built prior to the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution being signed and Benjamin Franklin's Discovery of Electricity. According to Griswold local historian this house was known as the Benjamin Coit Farm who was a judge in the 1700's. In the early 18th and 19th centuries the house was considered the "Town Farm" also known as an Almshouse. Throughout its history, this house was a place where poor people in the town could live. The row of small windows, under the eaves, are typical of many almshouses, where a single room, generally around 8 by 10 feet housed the residents. The house boasts years of character including slanting floors, bulging plaster and crooked doors. It has witnessed more than 300 years of time and you can sense that the moment that you walk into this house. The main part of the house has 6 original fireplaces and wood plank flooring throughout. Kitchen, 3 large sitting rooms, mudroom and full bath on the first floor. 2 stairways access the second floor with large sitting area 2 large bedrooms and full bath. The other half of the house has 2 stories with it's own kitchen, living room, bedrooms and bathroom. This could be a perfect setup for an in-law. All windows have been re-glazed and a newer architectural shingle roof. Large level lot with 3 car detached garage. Video of interior and drone video available.
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Gateway Real Estate2389 Main StreetGlastonbury, CT 06033