$1,475,000 / Federal
The Rev. Samuel Ripley Parsonage! Sit where Ralph Waldo Emerson taught and Henry Wordsworth Longfellow took tea. Samuel Ripley was uncle to Ralph Waldo Emerson. Sarah Alden Bradford Ripley is a descendant of two Pilgrim era families. This c.1818 home contains 6 bedrooms, 18 rooms, and is approx 7,880 sq ft. It has been preserved, restored and modernized. Updated Gas heat, central a/c in most of home. Once used as a boarding school for Harvard prep students, as well as home to Samuel & Sarah’s large family. Beautifully and thoughtfully restored while modernized and adapted for efficiency of use, low maintenance and flexibility. Gorgeous woodwork, crown molding and trim throughout. Classic and simple designs. Master bedroom with custom walk in closet. Walk up third floor features original fireplace, walk in cedar closet, and sitting room perfect for a suite. Newer large 2 bedroom addition with separate entrances, full bath, perfect for in-law, au pair or at home business. Currently used a weaving studio, finished basement workshop and plenty of parking. List of major renovations and restorations available Come see a part of history!