c.1781, the John Denison Homestead housed Chester's 1st post office in 1810. Lovingly restored, this embankment Gambrel with Dutch kick roof boasts modern amenities while retaining period detail. Features wide board chestnut flooring & wall panels; 5 working fireplaces; original mantels & millwork; two stairways including a front foyer captain's staircase; a master bedroom suite with barrel ceiling & fireplace. Water views from front porches & east facing windows. Private backyard gardens. Includes frontage on the Chester Creek inland waterway. A seasonal, floating dock that provides CT River access for kayaks, canoes & small boats. Chester is renowned for its quaint village featuring unique shops, numerous galleries, diverse restaurants & brewery. Multiple marinas & boat launches are found along Chester’s river front offering boaters & water sports enthusiasts access to this recreational water course. Entrances to the Cockaponset State Forest provide hikers, bikers & horseback riders with miles of trails to explore. An easy commute between Hartford, New Haven & New London & located two & a half hours by car from New York City & Boston. Now is the time to come home to Chester!