Fixer-Upper Friday: A One-of-a-Kind New Hampshire Home
With views of Boston and Mount Monadnock from the cupola.
26 S Main Street, Mont Vernon, NH
Size: 2,777 square feet
There isn’t another fixer-upper on the market like this Craftsman home in New Hampshire. Why? Because it was built in 1928 by a group of locals in Mont Vernon—it boasts a one-of-a-kind layout with an elevated farmer’s porch, an enclosed porch in the rear, and a cupola on the fourth story.
Originally called Fox Farm, the property comprises 5.9 acres, and according to its listing, offers some of the best views in the area. From the cupola, you can glimpse the Boston skyline and Mount Monadnock as well as the surrounding farms and woodlands.
The home’s current owner is selling it after 45 years. When the owner moved out a few years ago, all of the house’s systems were functioning—a good sign, indeed. The building is sturdy and winterized, too, so major demolition won’t be necessary during its renovation.
Fortunately, the roof is only three years old, and inside, the home offers hardwood floors, a fireplace, and a wood stove. And all that stuff you see lingering in the home’s 12 rooms? That’ll be moved prior to closing.
This unique home just needs a bit of reimagining—and some good old-fashioned elbow grease.
For information, contact Karl Zahn, Keller Williams Realty, kw.com.
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