A rare find! Step back in time and experience over two centuries of rich history in the “John McClellan House,” a gracious Federal period home belonging to one family since its construction in 1796. The 9.5-acre property (the largest facing the common) is prominently located on desired Woodstock Hill, directly adjacent to the treasured Roseland Cottage (a National Landmark) and across from prestigious Woodstock Academy. You will love the large chestnut-beamed barn, carriage shed/garage, stone walls, professional landscaping, and spacious gardens gently sloping to acres of picturesque open pastures. The land is perfect for your peaceful relaxation, animals, and gardens. Substantially rebuilt in 1831, this gracious 4200 sq ft center hall home includes a sensitively renovated kitchen with appliances tucked behind paneled surfaces and an early granite hearth. Hallmark features include multiple fireplaces, 6 bedrooms, classic built-ins, high ceilings, spacious rooms, raised panel wainscoting, and wide board floors throughout.Built for John McClellan, Esq. & his wife, Faith Williams, this home is steeped in connections to CT’s leaders in the American Revolution and later regional history. Examples: Gen Samuel McClellan and William William’s, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The John McClellan house has hosted generations of historical figures, dignitaries, family members, and friends. Please experience the grace and timelessness of this exquisite property today.
Listing courtesy of John M. Downs from Berkshire Hathaway NE Prop.
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