A center-chimney Colonial in Connecticut that was built in 1685 is the oldest property to hit the market this week on Realtor.com®.

Located about 90 miles north of Manhattan, the well-preserved home features many period details throughout, including decorative wood paneling and hardware. The cozy main floor has a family room with a fireplace, a library, and an office with a fireplace. Upstairs, you will find a primary bedroom along with three other bedrooms.

Other vintage homes up for sale this week include the original Benjamin Prior Farm in Massachusetts, a terrific post and beam Colonial in New Hampshire, and an 8-acre farm in New York’s Westchester County.

For a full look at this week’s 10 oldest homes, just scroll on down.

Price: $895,000
Year built: 1685
Center-chimney Colonial:
Well-preserved period details in this four-bedroom home include three fireplaces, wide-plank flooring, chestnut beams, and built-ins.

The living room comes with a fireplace with a beehive oven, and the dining room also has a fireplace. Upstairs, the primary bedroom has its own dressing room.

Sitting on nearly 4 acres, the home comes with an in-ground pool and spa, pool house, greenhouse, two-story barn, and carriage house.

Woodbury, CT


Price: $1,425,000
Year built: 1720
Spacious brick Colonial: 
This large 6,660-square-foot home has had a few additions over the centuries. Nowadays, it features custom detailing and a modern kitchen.

In that kitchen, you’ll find Carrara marble countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and a wood-burning fireplace. Historic touches include the preserved wood flooring, eight fireplaces, exposed beams, and cathedral ceilings.

Southborough, MA


Price: $2,399,000
Year built: 1732
The original Benjamin Prior Farm:
Set on a private lot of 9 acres, this five-bedroom home is a gem.

The kitchen and bathrooms have been updated to complement antique details like the wide-plank pine flooring, seven fireplaces, and built-ins. The four-season sunroom has walls of windows overlooking a heated pool and hot tub flanked by a new composite pool deck.

Duxbury, MA


Price: $435,000
Year built: 1740
Spacious Colonial:
This charming six-bedroom Colonial has nearly 3,000 square feet of living space, and it comes with 2 acres.

A second staircase and a second bathroom were added over the past decade. There’s also an underground bunker and a large outbuilding currently in use as a workshop.

Chester, NH


Price: $485,000
Year built: 1742
Charming Cape:
This New England Cape sits on a half-acre lot and features wide-plank floors and three fireplaces.


The cute two-bedroom has a kitchen with a soaring cathedral ceiling and exposed beams. There’s also a two-story barn that could be converted into a studio or additional living space.

Marshfield, MA


Price: $789,900
Year built: 1742
The Capt. Uriah Eager Homestead: 
This gorgeous four-bedroom house has two staircases, a fireplace, built-ins, and vaulted ceilings.

The 3,218 square feet of interior space are highlighted by a renovated kitchen with quartz countertops and custom cabinetry. The half-acre property affords lovely views from all three of the porches.

Marlborough, MA


Price: $999,900
Year built: 1748
Allen Perley House: 
Historic details like exposed beams, bible doors, wood paneling, built-ins, and window seats have been beautifully maintained in this four-bedroom farmhouse.

Situated on more than 3 acres with blueberry groves, this stately residence offers 4,357 square feet of living space. There are five fireplaces and a separate in-law living area that could be a revenue opportunity or office.

Ipswich, MA


Price: $2,195,000
Year built: 1750
9 idyllic acres:
Located in desirable Westchester County, this four-bedroom home sits on nearly 9 acres and is adjacent to 115 acres of the Fordham/Calder Estate for ecological research.

The secluded lot features a meadow, pond, garden shed, and detached two-car garage with an unfinished studio above.

Armonk, NY


Price: $465,000
Year built: 1750
New England charm:
This charming three-bedroom home has been well-maintained and updated over the centuries.

Original details include the hardwood flooring and built-ins, and a spacious primary suite features a walk-in closet. The beautiful grounds boast a stone wall, patio, fire pit, garden, fruit trees, and sheds.

Uxbridge, MA

Uxbridge, MA

Price: $749,000
Year built: 1750
Post and beam Colonial:
Located on 20 acres, this idyllic four-bedroom home overlooks two ponds and rolling fields.

There are eight working fireplaces and two wood stoves. Other original features include wide-plank pine flooring, wainscoting, raised paneling, and high ceilings. A chef’s kitchen has been updated to include granite countertops and an island with a six-burner gas stove.

Loudon, NH


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