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The Israel Demeritt-O’Kane House

$229,680

Description

The Israel Demeritt House is a two-story, center-chimney, timber-frame dwelling, 40’ x 32’ with attached cape ell, 40’ x 21’.  NH state historian, Jim Garvin, reports that it “is the best example so far identified in Durham of a two-story, center chimney house in the federal style.”  Out of seven original fireplaces, three are incorporated within fully-joined raised panel walls. The remaining four mantels showcase the craftsmanship of Nathaniel Demeritt, the original builder, with reeded moldings derived from Asher Benjamin‘s A Country Builder’s Assistant, (Demeritt’s own copy is housed at the New Hampshire Historical Society).  Original crown moldings, chair-rail and casing are unique and have been preserved in nearly every room.  The house also retains all original sash and corresponding “Indian” shutters.  There are at least six bedrooms and room for two full bathrooms.  The summer kitchen, 20’x 23’, is large enough to accommodate modern amenities with minimal retrofit of historic features.  The house is dismantled, documented and preserved in its entirety.Please visit www.preservationtimberframing.com for more information.

Detail

  • Property ID
    268324
  • 6
    Bedrooms
  • 2
    Bathrooms
  • Square Footage
    3600 sqft
  • Federal
    Style
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    Year Built
    1808

Updated on April 5, 2021 at 7:22 pm

Address

  • Address: Isreal Demeritt-O'Kane
  • State/county: Maine
  • Zip/Postal Code: 11111
  • Country: United States

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Arron Sturgis
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