Lovely historic 2,394 square ft house . The Wheeler family homestead built in 1710. The Wheeler family were among the very first settlers in Monroe, which back then was part of Stratford before being split off to Monroe. This home is a sturdy Colonial with cedar wood clapboard siding. On the property are four barns, two have walk up attics for extra storage. All buildings including the main home and four barns have new roofs installed this year. Property is zoned for horses and can be used as a small farm. Property can also be subdivided. Two of the barns can fit three vehicles in each. One barn has 220 wiring and running water great for a workshop. The barn closer to the road has great potential for use as an art studio or antique shop. There are four bedrooms upstairs with a large full bathroom and walk up to attic space. On the first floor there are three fieldstone fireplaces with wide fieldstone bibs surrounding them. The ceiling is made of oak wood with post and beam construction. Beams are chestnut. Flooring is wide plank and have a nice shine. Kitchen area has all new cabinets, Sink and faucet. Included is a large French door, bottom freezer refrigerator and high end Bosch dishwasher. The adjoining dining area has a fieldstone fireplace and space for an extra large dining table to accommodate a large gathering all at one sitting. There is a half bath on this level. Outside off the kitchen there is a covered porch and down a few steps there is a large fieldstone patio with large stone serving bar. House has oil baseboard heat, a 50 gallon water heater, a 360.ft deep artisan well plus two hand wells and there is a septic system. (No water or sewer bills to pay each month). With this property you will have the best of two worlds, country setting in a wonderful quiet neighborhood but just minutes to access all your needs and close to all major highways: I95, I84, Routes 25, 8 and the Merritt Parkway. Metro North train station is approximately 20-25 minutes away if you need to commute to New York City.
Updated on July 29, 2021 at 9:38 pm