Built in 1730, a Classic Connecticut Farmhouse Is the Week's Oldest Property

A classic New England farmhouse in Union, CT, is the oldest property to hit the market this week on Realtor.com®.

The sprawling home on 10 acres could be used as a single-family residence or turned into a bed-and-breakfast. The four-bedroom home comes with a workshop and greenhouse, as well as a custom pool, hot tub, and barbecue area.

Other vintage gems on the market this week include an affordable saltbox in Connecticut, a well-preserved farmhouse in Maine, and a Spanish Colonial in Puerto Rico.

Scroll down for a full look at this week's 10 oldest homes.

1. 510 Buckley Hwy, Union, CT

Price: $599,000
Year built: 1730
Stoughton Brook Farm: 
Historic details include exposed beams; four fireplaces; and chestnut, oak, and pine floors and paneling.

One of the four en suite bedrooms is located on the first floor. The kitchen features chestnut countertops and a six-burner Wolf stove with a griddle. There is also a DutchWest wood stove in the dining room, along with an estate piano.

You can enjoy views of the private 10-acre lot, surrounded by Nipmuck State Forest, from the screened-in gazebo.

Union, CT



2. 20 Cliff Rd, Nantucket, MA

Price: $5,300,000
Year built: 1747
Updated island home: 
This charming five-bedroom dwelling features many original details: exposed beams, hardwood floors, and built-ins.

Two staircases can be found in the 3,583-square-foot house, plus four fireplaces—including one in the primary suite. A renovated kitchen and new bathrooms were part of recent updates to the home.

You can take in panoramic views of the harbor, Coatue Wildlife Refuge, and Nantucket Sound from the widow's walk—accessed from the third floor.

Nantucket, MA



3. 2120 Sans Souci Rd, Sumter, SC

Price: $499,900
Year built: 1756
Antebellum home: 
This spacious 5,429-square-foot, four-bedroom abode is said to have ties to the Revolutionary and Civil wars and was "possibly once owned by General Thomas Sumter," according to the listing.

Located on almost 15 acres, the three-story domicile does need some TLC to restore its beauty. The kitchen features original hardwood floors, a drop-in stove, and insert ovens surrounded by brick. Other period details include high ceilings, crown molding, detailed mantels, and eight fireplaces.

The dining and living rooms also feature unique, slat-board ceilings.

Sumter, SC



4. 338 S Church St, Smithfield, VA

Price: $725,000
Year built: 1760
Andrew Mackie House: 
This gorgeous, well-preserved four-bedroom home oozes ornate details.

Overlooking Little Creek and Windsor Castle, the home offers a primary bedroom on the first floor. Three more bedrooms can be found upstairs, alongside a media room with a barrel-vaulted ceiling. There are several fireplaces, exposed beams, built-ins, restored hardwood floors, and even a dumbwaiter in the kitchen.

A covered back patio and upper-level balconies offer great spots to enjoy views of the English gardens.

Smithfield, VA



5. 8 Rock Ridge Rd, Newtown, CT

Price: $395,000
Year built: 1769
Vintage saltbox: 
This affordable three-bedroom dwelling needs some work, as the price indicates.

Sitting on an acre lot, the cozy 1,726-square-foot home features wide-board floors, exposed-beam ceilings, and built-ins. Warm up by an enormous fireplace in the living room on those chilly New England nights.

A greenhouse, shed, and detached two-car garage with an accessory apartment also can be found on the property. Potential buyers should note the property might not qualify for conventional financing.

Newtown, CT



6. 220 Bantam Lake Rd, Litchfield, CT

Price: $645,000
Year built: 1770
Country estate: 
This five-bedroom home features original wide-board floors and five fireplaces situated over 4,110 square feet.

The eat-in kitchen boasts two fireplaces and a beehive oven. A primary bedroom can be found on the first floor. Upstairs, there are two more bedrooms, along with two additional rooms currently being used as offices.

Located on almost 5 acres near Bantam Lake, the property includes cleared horse pastures, a stable, and a two-bedroom detached guesthouse.

Litchfield, CT



7. 64 S Main St, East Hampton, CT

Price: $449,000
Year built: 1780
The Cornwell-Daniels House: 
This reasonably priced Colonial features two staircases, five fireplaces, plank floors, and built-ins.

The three-bedroom building does need some updating, hence the affordable price.

The cozy 1,866-square-foot house features a walk-up attic with a finished bonus room.

The 10-acre property—which could be subdivided—comes with a spacious barn.

East Hampton, CT



8. 165 E Fork Rd, Camden, ME

Price: $649,000
Year built: 1790
Red Farm: 
This three-bedroom farmhouse is well maintained and features many period details.

There's a wood-burning stove in the kitchen and fireplaces in the dining and living rooms. A primary bedroom can be found on the first floor, along with two additional bedrooms upstairs.

This 7-acre property is located near downtown Camden and comes with an attached two-car garage, a barn, a shed, and an unheated tack room. The home already has caught at least one buyer's eye, as it has a contingent offer.

Camden, ME



9. 430 Hazard Rd, West Greenwich, RI

Price: $650,000
Year built: 1792
Waterfront New England Colonial: 
This four-bedroom home was once a local inn, with a one-bedroom guesthouse serving as the local church.

The 3,100-square-foot main house features a country kitchen with a fireplace and wood countertops. A nearby dining room has built-ins, a wood-burning stove, wide-plank floors, and exposed beams. The spacious primary bedroom with fireplace can be found on the first floor, and there are two more bedrooms, a home office, and bonus room upstairs.

This 3-acre property sits along Wood River and is adjacent to Hazard Pond. It features a pool and a new septic system.

West Greenwich, RI



10. 410 Luna St, San Juan, PR

Price: $3,199,000
Year built: 1800
Spanish Colonial: 
This five-bedroom home in the heart of Old San Juan features high exposed-beam ceilings, arched entries, and some marble flooring.

The 5,012-square-foot home has a modern kitchen, and the first floor offers two guest suites—with a kitchen and dining areas—that could be used for rental income.

The third floor boasts both covered and uncovered terraces that offer city views of the south and west.

The property has a one-car garage and is located just minutes from Condado Beach and the Miramar Arts District.

San Juan, Puerto Rico


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