New England is filled with great vintage homes, but few residences of this period come onto the real estate market. That could be because once the occupants experience that sense of history they are not willing to give it up quickly. The opportunity to purchase and reside in one of Burlington's historic gems, however, has recently presented itself and prospective homebuyers cannot afford not to give this exciting property serious consideration.
This 279 year-old Georgian colonial named the John Wynn House is truly like its occupants have stepped back in time. From the front circular stairway to the seven fireplaces, pine flooring and dual staircases, this home is adorned with many period details. It has, however, seen a number of significant upgrades, such as a state-of-the-art heating system, updated baths and a brick patio, but all the charm and character one would expect still remain.
The home offers 12 spectacular and multipurpose rooms with 3,676 square feet of living space throughout three levels. The first floor consists of a formal living and dining room, a family room, eat-in kitchen with a traditional culinary fireplace, a sitting room and a children's playroom. Four bedrooms and a laundry area are located on the second floor while the third story offers the versatility of a full suite with two bedrooms, a full bath, working kitchen and den.
While this home may require a little TLC, as with many antiques, the effort is worth the result. One visit and guests will be amazed as its historical narrative is slowly unveiled and its views that stretch over three acres will leave them imagining a time when neighbors were much farther than a stone's throw away. This is the property that will leave family reminiscing long after their visit and residents thankful with the opportunity to experience a true slice of Burlington history.
Location: 13 Wyman St.
Baths: 2 full
Living Area: 3,676 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 136,088 sq. ft. (3.12 acres)
Listing Agent: Eileen Doherty, Century 21 Crowley-Braese, 781-933-0005
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