Historic 1742 Colonial two-family home with side-by-side units. The main house front door entry brings you to Unit 1. First floor of this unit consists of a large Country style eat-in kitchen with island and some new appliances, living room with antique fireplace and mantel and a full bath with antique clawfoot tub. The second floor of the main house has staircase leading from kitchen to master bedroom suite and small landing on second floor. Master has private full bath and a unique ceiling with separate office or dressing room. Additional bedroom has full bath with access to tea room and second floor landing. The tea room is great as a sitting room with mini-fridge, electric cooktop, granite counter, sink, cabinetry and microwave. Great view of the back yard, stone walls, vernal pond and open space. Finished attic has ~1200 sf of additional living space with living room area and attractive exposed beams. Functioning clawfoot dual tub and shower under large skylight. Center bedroom has a unique room that is original to the house from 1742 with original components! Currently used as bedroom with bath, lots of built-in shelving and great view of the back yard. Unit 2 has its own entry on first floor leading to spacious eat-in kitchen with pantry closet, wood stove, living room, full bath and ~1950 vintage sink, cabinetry and clawfoot tub. Colonial has a 3 year old roof, 3 new warm air gas furnaces, 2 with air conditioning coils, closed cell spray foam in the attic rafter system and on top 30” of basement foundation. Electric is fully updated with two 100 amp panels. Septic has a 1,000 gallon tank; serviced regularly. Well is deep drilled. Plumbing in the house is all new and smoke alarms were professionally installed by Rugh, a local highly respected company. All work has been permitted and inspected. This spectacular home has beautiful hardwoods, central vac throughout, extra insulation, programmable thermostat, storm doors, storm windows, central air, full basement with wood stove and large deck with relaxing view of the open yard with stone walls great for entertaining on nice weather days. Rear garage and shared paved driveway. Enjoy outside summer shade from Elm tree with plaque dating back to the 1800s.
Address: 1049 Poquonnock Road
Square Feet: 3,199
Bathrooms: 6 Full
Basement: Full With Hatchway, Unfinished
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Directions: I-95 to Exit 88 (Route 117) towards Groton; Route 1. Turn right onto Route 1 – Fort Hill Road turns into Poquonnock Road. Destination is on left just past the Groton Dental Group/Dunkin Donuts.