Located in the center of the Village Green, on a ley line between the 3 colonial churches this exceptional horse property with its 1740/1790 circa Georgian colonial has two bridges that cross over its brook to the Meadows and it’s own beautiful pond to enjoy. One area built in 1740 with a central fireplace, the rest of the house built in 1790 with two working fireplaces. Historically significant due to architecture and original Smith family that owned the property. US senator Nathan Smith and his wife Sarah McCracken Smith were the original owners. His brother was US representative, state congressman and state senator Nathaniel Smith and his wife Rebecca Benedict Smith lived nearby in Woodbury; and he also served on the state Supreme Court. They were the uncles of US congressman Truman Smith, who served as a US representative and US senator. All three men were lawyers educated at Yale and were judges practicing in Litchfield County. Historic trees include a 400 year old maple tree and a 300 year old sycamore tree. Various fruit, flowering trees. +A studio apartment. Barn built around 1800 with 4 horse stalls, sink, cold running water and its own well. Also a 30×24×14 foot open barn for shelter on 2 acres of horse pasture with fencing & a round pen. All construction in the house and barn is Chestnut, with original nails, Peg and post- construction. Chestnut floors throughout the house with a front Palladian window, Gracian columns on front & side. Outdoor pen 10x20x5‘ Tax7471.

Overview

  • NeighborhoodRoxbury Station
  • StyleAntique, Georgian Colonial
  • Year Built1740
  • Lot Acres4.16
  • RoofingWood Shingle, Metal

    Features

    • ExteriorFruit Trees, Garden Area, Gutters, Kennel, Lighting, Paddock, Porch, Stable
    • InteriorCable - Pre-wired
    • Security
    • Floor Coverings

    Schools

    • ElementaryBooth Free
    • HighShepaug

    Video

    Residential Info

    Property Details


    Location: 12 Church Street, Roxbury, CT 06783