Over 3000 square feet of old world charm, beauty and grandeur awaits you in this gorgeous 171 year old, 5 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath Aldershot landmark. Built in 1845 by one of the early Aldershot settlers, this English style home is a testament to craftsmanship and architecture of another century; the finest of materials have withstood the test of time; exposed artisan cob block interior walls, original fireplaces, incredible hand hewed exposed beams, studs & lentils, beautiful Flemish-bond brick exterior. Meticulously maintained this home is perched high on a gorgeous 116’ X 130' lot with newly paved circular driveway and extended driveway, spectacular 3 season perennial gardens front and back, and surrounded by privacy enhancing mature trees, vines and foliage. There’s also a wonderful coachhouse/workshop with 60 amp electrical- perfect for a multitude of uses.
This is a showcase home; it was perfectly designed for both living and entertaining. From the moment you step thru the front door into its signature turret shaped foyer, you'll be amazed at how grand this home is. Spectacular living room featuring exposed beams, artisan plaster/english style exposed stud walls, huge south, west and north facing windows and original fireplace. The spacious sun drenched dining room features it’s own beautiful fireplace, original pine plank floor and view of rear yard. Blending in beautifully is the gorgeous custom eat-in kitchen. Loads of cabinetry and granite counter space, apron sink plus quality polished porcelain tiles.
The upper level is amazing in itself. The character, quality and charm of the home continues. 5 bedrooms including the master that is graced with another one of the homes original fireplaces.
The full finished lower is a testament to the true quality of this home. Without a doubt, it’s the reason this home is as square and solid as the day it was built, 171 years later. With 3’ thick foundation walls and solid stone interior support walls the basement is now a super living space :fantastic super-sized family room, complete with freestanding gas fireplace, plush carpeting, ultra deep window sills and walk out to covered rear entranceway that leads you out to the rear yard. There’s also a wonderful spacious bath/laundry room combo with high end fixtures and loads of storage area.
The home is immaculate inside and out. Completely updated, it’s serviced with 2 forced air gas furnaces, updated electrical, updated plumbing. Absolutely nothing to do but move in and enjoy this one of a kind Aldershot treasure.