This is a remarkable opportunity to own a historic colonial in Cornwall. This home was built in 1820 and features period details. Three fireplaces, one is the original cooking fireplace, wide board flooring, exposed beams, built-ins and 2 staircases to name a few. The home itself was once owned by the local tombstone carver, so history abounds. The house echo’s an earlier time with a large wraparound porch to relax on and has long views of the fields and beautiful stonewalls that are protected by the Cornwall Conservation Trust. Upon entering the home you are greeted by two front parlors both with detailed fireplaces, library with built ins, kitchen is newer to the home with updated stainless appliances, plenty of windows, wood flooring and access to outdoors. Five bedrooms all on the upper level are all comfortable in size and four full baths. A handsome large two story barn has plenty of options for storage or a workshop, separate garage and all on 2.6 acres. The furnace and hot water heater systems are updated as of 2021. The property is a stone’s throw distance to Cream Hill Lake which is renowned for it’s beauty. Cornwall and Litchfield County offer hiking, skiing, boating, farm markets, art galleries, local shops and the best restaurants.



  • NeighborhoodWest Cornwall
  • StyleAntique
  • Year Built1820
  • Lot Acres2.60
  • RoofingAsphalt Shingle


    • Bedrooms5
    • BasementFull With Hatchway


    • ExteriorBarn, Porch, Porch- Wrap Around, Stone Wall
    • Security
    • Floor Coverings


    • ElementaryCornwall Consol.
    • HighHousatonic

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    Property Details

    Location: 11 Rattlesnake Road, Cornwall, Connecticut 06796