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!
Historic farmhouse colonial w/detailed woodwork, stained glass window and 6-panel doors- offering 3 bedrooms including a first floor master w/walk-in closet. enjoy the spacious eat-in kitchen w/built-in hutch open to the family room and formal living room. relax on an open front porch or enclosed side porch. appreciate the convenience of a first floor full bath and laundry and add an oversized 1-car detached garage w/storage. more storage available in an 18x12 outbuilding w/newer roof and a floored walk-up attic in the main house. newer heating system. beautiful open, level lot w/fruit trees connected to sewers and located just a short walk from lake pocotopaug. home needs updating, but great potential! estate-being sold as-is.
Early New England Colonial 1640-1780, Georgian 1720-1780, Federal 1790-1825, Greek Revival 1825-160,
Gothic Revival 1840-1865, Italianate 1840-1885, French Second Empire 1855-1885, Stick Style 1860-1890,
Shingle Style 1880-1900, Queen Anne Victorian 1880-1910, Colonial Revival 1880-1955, Tudor 1890-1940