The captain nathaniel doane house dates from c 1763 with an ell having been added in the late 19th century. only three families have owned the home in its entire history. the double chimney, center hall colonial period house is in fine authentic condition and is the oldest such home in the middle haddam historic district. the original kitchen is now a family room and the fireplace retains its crane and beehive oven. a butler's pantry is located between this room and the dining parlor. the fireplaces in two front parlors (now dining and living rooms) have elegant georgian style carved mantels and in the hall is a fine original staircase with a spiral carved newel post. the kitchen is situated in the ell and has a large informal dining area with doors to the sunroom. upstairs there are three bedrooms. a fourth room with walk-in closet is used as a lumber room/workshop and would require work to make it functioning living space. there are store rooms on this level and a walk-up attic above. the home sits on 2.24 acres and is bounded by an impressive stone wall to the rear. beyond this wall lie almost 8 acres that were deeded to the middlesex land trust. the two side yards are secluded, with one being wooded and the other an open meadow-like area.
New england country charmer located in middle haddam amongst it's farming and horse community. this home was totally renovated about 30 years ago, with plaster walls replaced with sheetrock & insulation installed. 2013 updates added new roof, new roof, chimney rebuilt, new water system & well pump, expanded storage shed, new granite lamp post, new pumps fpr swim spa, granite counters and appliances. new in 2014: lawn, trees & shrubs, shutters, driveway, gutters septic pump, cabinets re-painted. the ambiance and warmth of this home will
instantly embrace you with it's modern updates while maintaining it's colonial 1830's charm.
The "lemuel daniels" house circa 1772 - one of the oldest homes in east hampton! bordered by 178 acres of state land along "old young st" - this authentic antique colonial boasts two staircases, chestnuts floors & panelling throughout, massive beehive oven with cauldron in kitchen, several fireplaces, inviting front porch and full walk-up attic. the home is rich in many artifacts that have been discovered on the premises while the current owners have lived there and lovingly preserved this house. the foundation in the basement is amazing & impressive as it reflects how the home is steeped in the heritage of years gone by! the house sets stately & gracefully off the road on 4.19 ac. bound by old town road at rear of property. comfort, history & originality await a new owner!
The historic "william bevin house", c. 1757, is a rare colonial era saltbox retaining many original features. the purist will not be disappointed with the outstanding period condition of this wonderful home, which is one of the oldest intact and historically significant in east hampton. features include 3 working fireplaces and a beehive oven, massive exposed gunstock posts and summer beam, paneled east and west parlors, wideboard flooring and an integral corner cupboard. updated mechanicals including 200 amp electrical service and a newer roof, carved granite kitchen sink and period cabinetry and hardware complete this beautiful slice of history !!