A 1725 Maine Farmhouse on 23 Acres Is This Week’s Oldest Home

A restored 1725 farmhouse in Falmouth, ME, is the oldest home on the market this week on Realtor.com®.

The property also comes with an accessory dwelling that’s “waiting for you to complete,” according to the listing. The spacious estate offers lots of period charm and character, as well as expansion possibilities.

Other homes to hit the market this week include a restored Cape in Massachusetts and a saltbox in Connecticut featuring many original details.

Scroll down for a full look at this week’s 10 oldest homes.

Price: $1,990,000
Year built: 1725
Family farmhouse:
This farmhouse with an accessory dwelling on 23 acres is an ideal setting for a large family.

The four-bedroom home features restored hardwood floors and built-in cabinets. A two-story, sunken living room is surrounded by windows, and the kitchen offers a fireplace and exposed, wood-beam ceiling. There is also a fitness room with a sauna, a new deck with a hot tub, and an outdoor pool.

Falmouth, ME



Price: $985,000
Year built: 1730
Cute Cape:
This post-and-beam construction boasts many historic details, including a stone fireplace with a beehive oven and wide-plank wood floors.

A renovation in 2006 opened up the great room with its dramatic wall of windows that overlook a natural duck pond. The formal living room has wood-paneled walls, built-in shelves, a walk-in fireplace, and an exposed-beam ceiling. The main-level primary suite features a custom dressing closet.

The 1.5-acre property includes a two-story barn with a heated office/yoga studio, potting shed, and detached garage.

Ridgefield, CT



Price: $550,000
Year built: 1731
Recently renovated:
This cute Cape was recently renovated with custom millwork and leaded glass windows throughout its 1,903 square feet of living space.

The delightful domicile features three bedrooms and three full baths. Details include coffered ceilings, restored hardwood floors, fireplaces, and built-in shelves. The main-floor primary suite has a walk-in shower, and the two bedrooms upstairs come with a beautiful bathroom with marble flooring.

The home, which is just minutes from Nemasket River, is pending sale.

Middleboro, MA



Price: $545,000
Year built: 1734
The Cummings House: 
Highlights of this historic home include original paneling, milk-glass light fixtures, and three fireplaces.

Restored hardwood floors, including wide plank, can be found throughout the 3,754 square feet of living space. The five-bedroom home features a living room with wood-paneled walls, an exposed-beam ceiling, and a wood-burning stove. A cozy kitchen with a wood-burning stove was recently updated with granite countertops and a center island.

A sun-filled family room overlooks the private backyard of the 4-acre lot.

Merrimack, NH



Price: $495,000
Year built: 1735
The Millers House: 
This adorable, two-bedroom abode has been thoughtfully modernized and expanded.

The 1,096 square feet of living space boasts period details such as original doors, restored wood floors, and built-in cabinetry. The living room comes with a gas fireplace, and the updated kitchen has an exposed-beam ceiling, quartz countertops, and stainless-steel appliances.

Easton, MD



Price: $1,175,000
Year built: 1739
One of the oldest homes in Amherst: 
This well-maintained home has been carefully modernized.

The four-bedroom house features two fireplaces, hardwood floors, and crown molding. The living room comes with a fireplace and bookshelves, and the dining room opens to a brick patio. The updated kitchen still features wide-plank floors and an eye-catching wood ceiling.

A back staircase leads to a reading nook that is said to be part “of the original Asa Adams Farm,” an inn from the 1700s, according to the listing.

The 1-acre lot comes with a two-bedroom guesthouse and pool.

Amherst, MA



Price: $549,900
Year built: 1740
Charm galore:
This three-bedroom home still has many period details, including three fireplaces, wide-plank floors, and two staircases.

The 1,637-square-foot home also has two front parlors with fireplaces, and an additional room found on the main floor could be transformed into a bedroom.

The 3.6-acre property includes a barn that was the former home of Sundial Gardens tea garden.

Haddam, CT



Price: $599,900
Year built: 1740
The Tavern House: 
This beautiful antique overlooks the Nanticoke River and still features the original blue-gray paint on the front staircase.

The waterfront property boasts original wood floors, moldings, and trim. Fireplaces can be found throughout the 3,426 square feet of living space. The updated farmhouse kitchen now offers a wood-burning stove, granite countertops, and custom cabinets. An original icehouse has been transformed into a pantry.

Enjoy views of the pool and outdoor kitchen from the enclosed side porch or back deck. The property also comes with a deeded boat slip across the street.

Vienna, MD



Price: $1,285,000
Year built: 1741
New England saltbox: 
This renovated residence features three fireplaces, wood paneling, and lots of built-ins.

The updated kitchen has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, wide-plank flooring, custom cabinets, and stainless-steel appliances. The dining room features a walk-in fireplace with two Dutch ovens. One bedroom can be found on the first floor, with two more upstairs.

Featuring beautiful landscaping, the property also comes with a heated pool, detached garage, and one-bedroom guesthouse.

Kent, CT



Price: $589,000
Year built: 1743
Comfortable Cape:
This 1,953-square-foot home features a comfortable family room with wide-plank wood flooring, an exposed-beam ceiling, a wood-burning stove, and built-in cabinetry. The formal living room and the wood-paneled dining room each feature a fireplace. Three bedrooms can be found upstairs.

A three-season room overlooks the backyard, which includes a bluestone patio and built-in fireplace. The property is pending sale.

Weymouth, MA


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