Sherman's Strawberry Fields Farm Lists for $599K

This circa-1775 renovated Colonial on nearly 13 acres in Sherman lists for $599K.There’s not a housing style more closely associated with Connecticut than the stately Colonial, and an especially handsome model is on the market in Sherman, listed for $599,000. Called Strawberry Fields Farm, the spread comes with a farmstand fashioned from a post-and-beam barn from which the current owner, Carol Royal, sells organic produce, herbs and maple syrup. The 12.8 acres also offer a sugar shack, chicken coop, apiary, fruit trees and a stream-fed pond. When Royal purchased the foreclosed, circa-1775 property, she said she practically needed a Hazmat suit to step inside the main house. It was a labor of love to restore the wide-plank chestnut floors, four fireplaces, including one with a beehive oven, and exposed beams and wainscoting. Today the 3,200-square-foot interiors offer four bedrooms and four bathrooms. And, fun fact, it was likely visited by George Washington, who would have stopped by to see one of his military captains, William Giddings, the original homeowner. The farm is listed with Irit Granger of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.

Exposed beams add a rustic touch to the entry.

A wall of windows floods the family room with light.

The formal living room includes a fireplace.

The bright and sunny eat-in kitchen.

The formal dining room includes a bay window.

The media room has an old-fashioned wood stove.

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95 West Road, Canton, CT
Enchanting country home/studio/gallery estate of 6,500-square-foot, nestled on 12.3 private acres. Enjoy magnificent views of gardens & specimen trees in sunny, open home with carved stone Italian fireplace, French doors to terrace, koi pond, & stone paths. Steps from the 3,000 SF home is 1,500 SF Studio with walls of windows, sky lights, and radiant heat in floor. Adjacent is 1900 SF Gallery. Buildings have drive-in access, loading docks, 12' walls, cathedral ceilings, concrete floors, air conditioning, and track lighting. Come golf, fly fish, kayak, hike, ski. $1,225,000

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