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The 1812 House: Two Old Houses in One!

The 1812 House: Two Old Houses in One!

This home is a quirky combination of two structures- one framed and one brick. The framed portion is actually quite a bit older and according to early deeds and newspapers, was probably built somewhere between 1747 and 1748. The brick portion was built in 1812 (hence the name!) with bricks made from clay found on property, and is the oldest brick home in the Washington Valley area. The look of these two structures married together is vernacular perfection. It’s all about the original wide plank floorboards throughout this one for me though! They are sooo good.

Learn more about the 1812 House and its history from the National Register nomination, here.
 

124 Washington Valley Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960

3 beds/2.5 baths, 3,212 sq.ft.
Asking Price: $975,000

Welcome to the landmark “1812 House” in the charming Washington Valley Historic District. The recently renovated Federal Style home is set on 3.7 acres of beautiful lawns, stone walls & stately trees. All the charm of yesteryear with extensive 2018/19 updates including a new kitchen with designer appliances, bathrooms, HVAC, and 4-bedroom septic to name a few. Wide plank hardwood floors are found throughout the home. The stunning property includes a 3-car garage with barn storage, chicken coup, updated smoke house and cold cellar for storage. An idyllic setting yet moments to all Morristown has to offer.
 
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Elizabeth1AUTHOR ALIX ADAMS
Alix is CIRCA’s Properties Manager. She relishes working directly with homeowners and real estate agents to track down new stewards for homes with secrets to keep and stories to tell! On a lifetime mission to visit every great flea market in the world, she’s probably going to need a bigger old house soon.

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