1 Lyme Street,  Old Lyme CT, 06371

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$879,000
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5 beds, 2 Full/1 Half baths, 4,098 sqft
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MLS# 170307323
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Description for 1 Lyme Street Old Lyme, CT 06371
"THE McCURDY HOUSE" under one family ownership for over three hundred years is being offered to the market for the first time. Reputed to be the oldest home at the epicenter of picturesque, historic Old Lyme Village, the property is located on what is now known as "Church Corner". Steeped in history, available archives show that our Founding Fathers, notably George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette as house guests. This very handsome 12 room, 5 bedroom 17th century colonial residence and its impressive large antique red barn sit on 2.65, tranquil, beautifully landscaped acres, with the potential of creating a pleasing sub-divided building lot. As expected, the home offers some wonderful and rare details, such as breathtaking "Tombstone" paneling in several public rooms, ornate period glass panels in exterior doors and window panes, as well as 8 very welcoming original fireplaces. In addition to the main house, a rear duplex apartment with a separate entrance is offered - perfect for in law, au pair, home office or rental quarters. A spacious enclosed screened-in side porch is ideal for lounging and outdoor dining. An elegant and important residence for a buyer requiring property with great provenance and is prepared to invest a little TLC where it is desired and deserved, to complete this magical and so much admired historic residence.
Price
$879,000
New London
5
2 Full/1 Half
4,098 (approx)
170307323
Active
Description
"THE McCURDY HOUSE" under one family ownership for over three hundred years is being offered to the market for the first time. Reputed to be the oldest home at the epicenter of picturesque, historic Old Lyme Village, the property is located on what is now known as "Church Corner". Steeped in history, available archives show that our Founding Fathers, notably George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette as house guests. This very handsome 12 room, 5 bedroom 17th century colonial residence and its impressive large antique red barn sit on 2.65, tranquil, beautifully landscaped acres, with the potential of creating a pleasing sub-divided building lot. As expected, the home offers some wonderful and rare details, such as breathtaking "Tombstone" paneling in several public rooms, ornate period glass panels in exterior doors and window panes, as well as 8 very welcoming original fireplaces. In addition to the main house, a rear duplex apartment with a separate entrance is offered - perfect for in law, au pair, home office or rental quarters. A spacious enclosed screened-in side porch is ideal for lounging and outdoor dining. An elegant and important residence for a buyer requiring property with great provenance and is prepared to invest a little TLC where it is desired and deserved, to complete this magical and so much admired historic residence.
Listing Information
Property Type: Single Family, Other
5 2 Full/1 Half
12 2.65 Acres 4,098 (approx)
1659 Wood
Stone
Private Well
Septic
Neighborhood
School Information
Center Lyme-Old Lyme
Room Information
Bathrooms
2 1
Laundry Room,Main Level
Interior Features
Electric Range,Refrigerator,Dishwasher,Washer,Electric Dryer
Window Unit(s)
Electric Heating, Oil, Baseboard
Full With Hatchway,Concrete Floor
8, 8
Exterior / Lot Features
2 Garage Spaces, 0 Covered Parking Spaces,
Wood
Asphalt, Shingle
R15
Barn,Garden Area,Patio,Porch-Screened,Shed,Sidewalk,Stone Wall, Historic District,May be Subdividable,Corner Lot
Driving Directions
From I-95 exit 70 to Lyme Street. Property on corner of Lyme Street and McCurdy Road.
Financial Considerations
$11,068
Electric Range,Refrigerator,Dishwasher,Washer,Electric Dryer
Listing Price History

Old Lyme Real Estate

Old Lyme is located in Connecticut. Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371 has a population of 7,499.

The median household income for the surrounding county is $57,499 compared to the national median of $50,013. The median age of people living in Old Lyme 06371 is 42 years.

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