42 Cross Highway

Redding, CT 06896 Directions
$499,000 Reduced from $525,000 Reduced $26,000
  • 3Bed
  • 1/1Baths
  • 1,547Sqft
  • 2.36Acres
  • 1744Built
  • ReddingElementary

Property Highlights

  • Jr. High School: John Read
  • High School: Joel Barlow
  • Neighborhood: West Redding
  • Price/Sqft: $323
  • Days on Market: 45
  • MLS: 170117340

Federal Style Colonial Farmhouse

Property Highlights

  • Jr. High School: John Read
  • High School: Joel Barlow
  • Neighborhood: West Redding
  • Price/Sqft: $323
  • Days on Market: 45
  • MLS: 170117340

The Gershom Morehouse Home, CA 1744. This charming, Federal-style colonial farmhouse was built by Gershom Morehouse, Sr. in 1744 and was occupied by his son, Gershom Morehouse, Jr. who was a captain in the Revolutionary army. Most picturesque setting on 2.36 pastoral acres within walking distance to historic town buildings and the Redding town green. In fact this notable home once served as the Redding Post Office. Period details include wide board chestnut flooring, exposed beams, and 4 fireplaces. While retaining all of the home's original character and charm, this home has been loving updated for today's lifestyle....

Federal Style Colonial Farmhouse

Property Highlights

  • Jr. High School: John Read
  • High School: Joel Barlow
  • Neighborhood: West Redding
  • Price/Sqft: $323
  • Days on Market: 45
  • MLS: 170117340

The Gershom Morehouse Home, CA 1744. This charming, Federal-style colonial farmhouse was built by Gershom Morehouse, Sr. in 1744 and was occupied by his son, Gershom Morehouse, Jr. who was a captain in the Revolutionary army. Most picturesque setting on 2.36 pastoral acres within walking distance to historic town buildings and the Redding town green. In fact this notable home once served as the Redding Post Office. Period details include wide board chestnut flooring, exposed beams, and 4 fireplaces. While retaining all of the home's original character and charm, this home has been loving updated for today's lifestyle. Total 1,734 square feet on 3 finished floors with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 updated baths, plus detached barn with 676 square feet finished in upper studio/office and 3 horse stalls on the lower level. The home's main level offers the most gracious informal stone entry way with built in mud room system; impressive living room with exposed beams and fireplace with beehive oven and wood burning stove insert; expansive dining room with exposed beams; updated kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances; and most inviting screened porch overlooking the sprawling property. Many updates include: chimney rebuilt from roof up (2013); new well pump (2014); screened porch rebuilt using Azek premium decking/trim (2017); new kitchen floor and cabinets (2018); full interior/exterior repainting (2018); and updated baths (2016/2018). Incredibly special. Contingent on owner finding suitable housing.

Federal Style Colonial Farmhouse

The Gershom Morehouse Home, CA 1744. This charming, Federal-style colonial farmhouse was built by Gershom Morehouse, Sr. in 1744 and was occupied by his son, Gershom Morehouse, Jr. who was a captain in the Revolutionary army. Most picturesque setting on 2.36 pastoral acres within walking distance to historic town buildings and the Redding town green. In fact this notable home once served as the Redding Post Office. Period details include wide board chestnut flooring, exposed beams, and 4 fireplaces. While retaining all of the home's original character and charm, this home has been loving updated for today's lifestyle. Total 1,734 square feet on 3 finished floors with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 updated baths, plus detached barn with 676 square feet finished in upper studio/office and 3 horse stalls on the lower level. The home's main level offers the most gracious informal stone entry way with built in mud room system; impressive living room with exposed beams and fireplace with beehive oven and wood burning stove insert; expansive dining room with exposed beams; updated kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances; and most inviting screened porch overlooking the sprawling property. Many updates include: chimney rebuilt from roof up (2013); new well pump (2014); screened porch rebuilt using Azek premium decking/trim (2017); new kitchen floor and cabinets (2018); full interior/exterior repainting (2018); and updated baths (2016/2018). Incredibly special. Contingent on owner finding suitable housing.

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  • Additional Information
    • Days On Market: 44
    • Elementary School: Redding
    • High School: Joel Barlow
    • Junior High School: John Read
    • Living Area SqFt: 1,547
    • Neighborhood: West Redding
    • Sewer: Septic
    • Style: Colonial, Antique
    • Tax Amount: $9,843
    • Tax Year: July 2018-June 2019
    • Type: Single Family For Sale
    • Year Built: 1744
  • Interior/Exterior Features
    • Air Conditioning: Central Air
    • Appliances Included: Electric Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
    • Attic: Yes
    • Beds: 3
    • Cooling: Central Air
    • Exterior Siding: Clapboard, Wood
    • Full Baths: 1
    • Half Baths: 1
    • Heat: Baseboard
    • Laundry Room: Lower Level
    • Rooms: 10

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