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239 Main St, Durham, 06422

Residential - Single Family For Sale


MLS® #: 170289567
Active, 33 Days on Market

18TH CENTRUY CHARM! The stately Moses Austin House circa approximately 1700 served as the home of Ebenezer Steadman, than modified and occupied by the family of Moses Austin, this home has maintained is unique charm throughout time and offers the potential buyer a true structure of American History. Located in Durham's stunning Historic District, on a corner lot within walking distance to shops, town amenities including farmers market, public library, schools, fairgrounds and much much more, you have everything you need within walking distance. The Moses Austin House offers 18th century detail throughout, including large prominent beams, wide-board hardwood floors, molding, multiple large brownstone fireplaces, and beehive ovens. After Moses Austin left Durham, and migrated to Texas to eventually have Austin Texas named after his family, the home continues to have a rich history of additions, and changes to this day. It was used at one point in the early 20th as the Durham Post office. The interior offers a sense of modern amenities mixed with the sense of preserved history. With 2 large bedrooms on the second floor, and the possibility of a first floor master suite, the opportunities are endless in how to utilize this space with expansive views of the historic Main Street. A home with a unique and rich history such as this rarely comes around!

Essential Information

MLS® #: 170289567
Price: $274,900
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2/1
Full Baths: 2
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 2,803
Acres: 0.24
Year Built: 1704
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Single Family
Style: Colonial
Status: Active

Community Information

Address: 239 Main St
Area: Durham Center
City: Durham
County: Middlesex
State: CT
Zip Code: 06422


Parking: Detached Garage
Garage Spaces: 2
Garages: Detached Garage
Waterfront: Not Applicable


Appliances: Wall Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Cook Top
Heating: Baseboard, Radiator, Oil
Cooling: Window Unit, None
Fireplace: Yes
# of Fireplaces: 4


Exterior: Wood
Exterior Features: Patio, Sidewalk
Lot Description: Corner, Level Topography, Lightly Wooded, Fence - Partial
Roof: Asphalt Shingle
Construction: Frame
Foundation: Stone

School Information

Elementary: Per Board of Ed
Middle: Ward Strong
High: Coginchaug Regional

Additional Information

Date Listed: April 21st, 2020
Days on Market: 33
Zoning: MR

Listing Details

Listing Office: Berkshire Hathaway NE Prop.


$/SqFt: $98

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