A historic home is more than just a place to live: its a living history to bea part of. These homeshave legacy, quirkiness, sometimes famous past owners, and the capacity to bring out the imaginationin us all. For those whoconsider themselves to be thestewards of theirhomesmaintaining themfor the next generationthese historic gemsare ideal for honoring timeless style while enjoying today'smodern standards.
If you love the character and grandeur of a historic Second Empire home, with its beautiful slate and copper mansard roof, but wish it had the updates ofnewly built homes, you will love this home in Belmont, Massachusetts. After 33 years of loving this historic home, the current owners of the George P. Walcott House, c. 1871, have wonderfully reimagined and updated it for today's lifestyle. Upon entering the gracious foyer, you peek ahead to the reinvented great room, where walls were removed to create a fabulous open concept chef's kitchen, eating area, and family room. A large island is the centerpiece to this space, and Subzero and Wolf appliances are the tools to help you create culinary masterpieces. Entertain in the bright living room or regal dining room. Upstairs features a large master suite, complete with a spa-like bathroom and private deck. Three more bedrooms and an office also occupied the second floor, while the third floor is appointed with a second master suite or recreation space.The carriage house offers garage space and the opportunity for a beautiful bonus space.
This brick mansion offers a rare opportunity to live on an acre of beautifully manicured private grounds atop Providence's renowned and historic College Hill. This estate offers over 11,000 square feet of gracious living on three impressively finished levels all elevated to the finest quality to enchant today's most discerning buyer. The owners took great care in the thoughtful restoration process, enhancing what was already a magnificent home to exceed today's modern standards. Built in 1810 by prominent businessman John Corliss, it was purchased in 1812 by wealthy merchant Edward Carrington upon his return from China, where he served as American Consul. Carringtonassembled an outstanding collection of furnishings for his home in the early 19th century. The estate remained in theCarringtonfamily for three generations.