Magnificently set, basking in the beauty of Canaan Mountain. A 1752 restored farmhouse with American Craftsman details constructed from timbers harvested off the property is now available for sale. Nestled between a classic New England 19th century church and the Blackberry River the main house, in pristine condition, with 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, is complete with a country chef’s kitchen, 3 fireplaces and a wraparound bluestone porch with beautiful unobstructed views of Canaan Mountain. Set on 12 acres with two large barns containing horse stalls, a chicken coop, a greenhouse, a workroom, 5 bays of garage with utility doors as well as a charming former country store, this picturesque estate could serve as a peaceful weekend retreat or as a horse property . A short hike through meticulously kept gardens, orchards, and bucolic pastures reveals the perfect country cabin set on 2000 feet of river frontage. Only 2.5 hours from New York City. Close to Berkshire school, Salisbury school, Hotchkiss school, Campbell Falls, Appalachian Trail, and Tanglewood. Near Salisbury, CT, Norfolk, CT, Great Barrington, MA, and all that beautiful Litchfield County and the Berkshires have to offer.

Residential Info


American Craftsman Details Throughout, Builders Home


Living Room: Wood Floor, Window Seats Flanking Propane Log Fireplace, Beams, Sliding Doors open to raised Bluestone Patio
Dining Room: Wood Floor, Beams, Wainscoting Chair Rail, Brick Wood Fireplace, Sliding Doors to Deck
Kitchen: Wood Floor, Exposed Beams, Custom Cabinets, Quartz Countertops, Range, Wall Oven, Wall Microwave, Double Sink, Full-Size Single Sink, Sliding Door to Deck
Library: Wood Floor, Beams, Built-In Floor to Ceiling Book Shelves, Stone Fireplace, Coffered Ceiling, Wood Paneled Chair Rail
Full Bath: Marble Floor, Hessco Jet Tub, Stone Tile Walk-In Shower
Mud Room: Tile Floor


Master Bedroom: Wood Floor, 13′ Ceiling, Beams, Dressing Room, Walk-in Closet
Full Master Bath: 13′ Ceiling, Skylight, Stone Tile Walk-In Shower, Pedestal Sink
Bedroom: Wood Floors
Bedroom: Wood Floors
Full Bath: Soaking Tub, Pedestal sink.
Office: Wood Floor, Built-In Desk and Cabinets


Barn: 2 Car Garage, Horse Stalls, Attached Greenhouse, Country Store, Work Room, Attached Chicken Coop
Barn: Work Shop, 5 Bay Utility Doors
Three Bay Run in Shed
River Front Cabin: Propane Lighting, Propane Range, Wood Stove, Bunk Beds


Wrap Around Deck
Open Front Porch
Fruit Trees
Rock Garden with Paths
2000 feet River Frontage
Former Country Store


Location: 170 Lower Road, East Canaan, CT 06024
Land Size: 12.024      Map: 10      Lot: 51&52
Vol.: 154       Page: 308      Vol: 119       Page: 36
Zoning: Residential Agricultural
Year Built: 1752
Square Footage: 3,324
Total Rooms: 9      BRs: 3      BAs: 3 Full
Basement: Poured Concrete
Foundation: Stone, Concrete
Hatchway: Yes
Attic: Walk-Up
Laundry Location: Second Floor
Number of Fireplaces: 3
Floors: Wood, Tile, Linoleum
Windows: Thermopane
Exterior: Cedar Shake, Masonry
Driveway: Pea Stone
Roof: Asphalt
Heat: Oil
Oil Tank(s): 330 Gallon Basement
Air-Conditioning: Window Units
Hot water: Off Furnace
Plumbing: Mixed
Sewer: Septic
Water: Well
Electric: 200 Amp
Cable: Comcast
Generator: Generac 2200 Amps, Full House
Appliances: Propane 6 Burner Range, Dishwasher, Wall Oven, Wall Microwave, Freezer
Mil rate: $27.5        Date: 2018
Taxes: $8153.00      Date: July 2018-June 2019
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agents: Colleen Vigeant & Bill Melnick
Listing Type: Exclusive

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Property Features

  • Country Setting
  • Gardens
  • Horse Property
  • Views
  • Waterfront
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Location: 170 Lower Road, East Canaan, CT 06024