On the Market: A Colonial Estate in Essex
89 Choate Street, Essex
Size: 4,555 square feet
In terms of charm, this estate in Essex has it all: an antique farmhouse, an enormous barn with weathered shingles, a pond that’s home to river otters, and almost two acres of land. Inside the 1686 house (which predates American independence), there’s a harmonious blend of historical details and modern updates.
Two new additions, a new roof, and an updated kitchen top off recent renovations. As for original features, the home is anchored by seven fireplaces, including a hearth in the kitchen, and there’s an abundance of exposed beams. The detached barn has potential beyond agricultural purposes—it could be converted into an art studio, office, or garage.
For information, contact Julia Virden, J. Barrett & Company, jbarrettrealty.com.
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