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496 Town StreetEast Haddam, CT 06423MLS Number N10200422

  • Price: $625,000The price has recently decreased
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Federal 30-year interest rate: 3.94% last updated on 2017-04-27

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  • 3Bedrooms
  • 2Bathroom
  • 3,515Square Feet
  • 5.96Acreage

One of the two oldest houses in East Haddam, and one of the five oldest homes in Connecticut (CT Historic/Tourism Commission), this saltbox was built in 1690 by Samuel Emmons, an original settler of the area known as "Little Haddam." It served as a tavern first in 1727 and from time to time until the mid-to-late 1800s and then became a residence. An upstairs room, known as "The Alice Room" is frescoed with illustrations from "Alice in Wonderland" in 1937 by the famous American painter, W. Langdon Kihn, who lived in the home. Other highlights include multiple working fireplaces, bee hive and separate smoking ovens, exposed hand hewn beams, original paneling, and mellow wide board floors. Recently renovated and expanded using premium materials and craftsmanship, the house stands ready to embrace the future while retaining the patina of the past. A family room addition with vaulted ceilings and built-in entertainment center, chef's kitchen and remodeled baths along with a new warm air and central air system are just some of the improvements. A heated in-ground pool with terraces, pool house and pergola make summer living a joy. Sited on nearly 7 acres, the sweeping lawns, gardens and a boxwood par-terre garden are stunning. In 2016, a four bay carriage barn with guest quarters was completed. This home will delight anyone seeking charm, warmth and period authenticity but also requiring modern amenities. It's close to East Haddam village, home of the Goodspeed Opera House.

Listed by Jennifer & Jane Associates of William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l

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Basic Information

  • MLS NumberN10200422
  • StatusACT
  • List Price$625,000
  • Square Feet3,515
  • Property TypeSingle Family For Sale
  • HoaNo
  • Lease purchaseNo


  • Acreage5.96
  • Lot Description
    • Fence - Partial
    • Fence - Privacy
    • Fence - Stone
    • Level Lot
    • Open Lot
    • Professionally Landscaped
  • Driveway TypeCrushed Stone
  • Garages4
  • Parking Spaces
  • FloodzoneNo
  • SwimmingpoolYes
  • Pool descriptionIn Ground Pool


  • Waters ourcePrivate Well
  • Cooling SystemCentral Air
  • Hot water descriptionOil
  • Heating FuelOil
  • Fuel tank locationIn Basement
  • Heat SystemWarm Air
  • Septic approvalNo
  • Electric Amperage200
  • Septic plan availableNo
  • Sewage systemSeptic

Tax Information

  • Assessed value$332,670
  • Milrate total29.35
  • Taxes$9,764
  • Tax YearJuly 2017-June 2018


  • StateCT
  • Zip06423
  • CountyMiddlesex
  • Junior HighPBOE
  • Middle Junior High SchoolPBOE


  • Rooms8
  • Interior featuresAuto Garage Door Opener, Security System
  • Room count9
  • Radon mitigation airNo
  • Radon mitigation waterNo


  • ColorWhite
  • Exterior features
    • Barn
    • French Doors
    • Garden Area
    • Guest House
    • Patio
    • Stone Wall
    • Terrace
  • Exterior sidingClapboard

School Information

  • Elementary SchoolEast Haddam
  • High SchoolNathan Hale Ray


  • Laundry room locationFirst Floor


  • Full Bath2
  • BasementPartial
  • Attic descriptionWalk-up, Storage Space
  • AtticYes
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathroom2
  • Year Built1690
  • Property StyleColonial
  • Energy FeaturesStorm Doors
  • Fireplaces5
  • Garage Parking InfoDetached Garage, Barn
  • Inlaw apartmentyYes


  • Association amenitiesHealth Club, Medical Facilities, Putting Green
  • Amenities
    • Golf Course
    • Health Club
    • Library
    • Medical Facilities
    • Private School(s)
    • Shopping/Mall
    • Walk to Bus Lines


  • Appliances Included
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • Gas Range
    • Microwave
    • Subzero
    • Wall Oven
    • Washer
    • Wine Chiller
  • Easements Right of WayS per Deed
  • ExclusionsNone
  • Fha approvedNo
  • SubletableNo
  • Space is leasedNo
  • View Count2

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