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Washington, Connecticut

$725,000 / Queen Anne
Sindy Butkus Klemm Real Estate, Inc
The historic home, known as “Rooftree” in Washington, CT has been preserved for the next century. Exterior & structural repairs are complete & the home built circa 1880s in the Queen Anne Shingle Style on the Washington Green by the physician, Dr. William J. Ford and his wife, Isabel(Brinsmade)Ford is ready to be completed to its original glory.To preserve its architectural integrity,the original windows were restored,chimneys rebuilt,roof replaced,each porch was reconstructed from the ground up; the entire envelope was replaced with western red cedar shingles & clapboards and mahogany mouldings were custom cut -all to historical accuracy.Included in the restoration was extensive foundation repairs,the removal of an unsupported cantilevered addition at the second story along driveway & the installation of concrete basement slab with a perimeter wall interior drainage system.Additional items have been installed, underground 200 amps electric service,2 double-walled Roth oil tanks, septic tank, storm water catchment system w/manifold & 4 collection points,the concrete tank for the system is located west of garage & new retaining stone wall along drive.This home is being sold, ‘As Is’.

Property Details

Style: Queen Anne

House Form: 3-Story

Year: 1880

Setting: Near Village

Beds: 5

Baths: 3.5

Condition: Very Good

Land Area: 0.65

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