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c.1781, the John Denison Homestead housed Chester's 1st post office in 1810. Lovingly restored, this embankment gambrel with Dutch kick roof boasts modern amenities while retaining much of its period detail. Featuring original wide board chestnut flooring and wall panels; 6 fireplaces, 5 of which are working & wood burning; original mantels and millwork; two stairways including the front foyer's captain's staircase; the master bedroom suite with barrel ceiling and fireplace. Enjoy water views from front porch and the kitchen balcony as well as the home's east facing windows. Relax in the privacy afforded by the established, backyard gardens. The property also includes frontage on the Chester Creek inland waterway with a seasonal, floating dock that provides CT River access for kayaks, canoes and small boats. Situated in the picturesque Lower Connecticut River Valley, Chester is renowned for its quaint village featuring unique shops, numerous galleries, diverse restaurants and a brewery. Multiple marinas and boat launches are found along Chester's river front offering boaters and water sports enthusiasts access to this recreational water course. Entrances to the Cockaponset State Forest provide hikers, bikers and horseback riders with miles of trails to explore. Chester offers an easy commute between Hartford, New Haven and New London and is located only two and one-half hours by automobile from both New York City and Boston. Now is the time to come home to Chester!

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Listed by Deborah Alldredge of William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l

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