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Charles S. Wilcomb Home

39 Haverhill Road, Chester, , 03036 Property Website Dated Posted: February 9, 2014

$376,900

Circa 1749

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SOLDThe historic Charles S. Wilcomb Home (aka Glidden Tavern) is overflowing with character, original details, vitality and soul, was used in stage-coach days as a tavern and place of restoratives for man and beast. It has 7 working fireplaces, wide plank floors, paneled walls, wood shingle roof with beautiful copper ice panels, and an enclosed walkway to a sturdy barn. Not a thing done without painstaking research to preserve its historical aspects including exterior color, and discovery of several original Moses Eaton stencils begging to be restored. The youngest of 4 children born to Charles and Harriet, see if you can find the initials of young William Wallace Wilcomb carved in the woodwork throughout. Upstairs meeting room once served as the start of the original Baptist Church in town, and plans are available to convert this space into a master suite. The Tap Room with fireplace and 1850s piano, overlooking raised bed gardens, just needs a large table and chairs to be filled with song and your largest holiday gatherings. At over 3800sf this home, located on 1.2 acres has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Property backs up to town conservation with access to walking trails.

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