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Built in 1713, a Stone Farmhouse in Pennsylvania Is the Week’s Oldest Home

A 1713 stone farmhouse with a bank barn in Pennsylvania is the oldest home to hit the market this week on®.

The 3,785-square-foot home on 3.5 acres in the town of Macungie features a main suite with sliding barn doors, a stone patio, and a modernized chef’s kitchen. A two-story bank barn on the property is built into the side of a hill, which provides walk-in access to both levels.

Other vintage homes up for sale this week range from a home owned by a grandfather of a signer of the Declaration of Independence to the carriage house of George Washington‘s brother.

Scroll on down for a full look at this week’s top 10 antiques.

1. 3231 Macungie Rd, Macungie, PA

Price: $775,000
Year built: 1713

Stone farmhouse: This centuries-old stone farmhouse had a thoughtful addition built onto it in 2012. The new structure was designed to complement its 18th-century counterpart.

An original front door opens to a library and a living room with oak flooring. A chef’s kitchen features custom cabinetry and Miele appliances. Historic details can be found throughout the house—from the tongue-and-groove pine flooring upstairs to interior stone walls.

Macungie, PA

2. 139 Market St, Annapolis, MD

Price: $1,200,000
Year built: 1719

The Poe House: One of the oldest homes in Annapolis, this was once owned by Charles Carroll the Settler, who was the grandfather of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Period details can still be seen in the pine woodwork, small-paned windows, and original floorboards in this four-bedroom home. Additions were made in the late 18th and mid-19th centuries while preserving the home’s history.

Annapolis, MD

3. 788 Straits Rd, New Hampton, NH

Price: $1,699,000
Year built: 1736

Restored Cape: This property sits on 213 acres at one of New Hampton’s highest elevations, offering beautiful mountain and lake views.

There are seven fireplaces and stoves throughout the spacious 5,000-square-foot main house. Two side-by-side 1700s Cape Cod homes were combined to form this single residence.

With a private pond, hiking trails, a reconstructed 1780 post-and-beam barn, and plenty of space to add a pool or tennis court, this wooded oasis offers plenty to keep you entertained.

New Hampton, NH

4. 1032 Front St, Georgetown, SC

Price: $599,900
Year built: 1737

Capt. Anthony White House: One of the oldest homes in Georgetown, this features original hand-hewn heart of pine flooring, three fireplaces, and four bedrooms.

The front porch of this 3,110-square-foot home offers a front-row view of all the action in town, including the Front Street parades.

Located across from the Sampit River, this home features a recently renovated kitchen and bathrooms along with a newer roof, double front porches, and a concrete-covered back patio for outdoor entertaining.

Georgetown, SC

5. 259 Old Indian Rd, Milton, NY

Price: $299,900
Year built: 1750

Quintessential farmhouse: Take in the views of the nearby apple orchards and flowering gardens from the screened-in front porch of this three-bedroom farmhouse on an acre lot.

Original details of the 2,182-square-foot home include the rich mahogany wood trim, hardwood floors, built-in shelving, custom doors, and oversized wood-burning fireplace. Modern updates include a spacious bathroom with a vaulted ceiling, a step-up soaking tub, and a separate shower.

Milton, NY

6. 349 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT

Price: $2,495,000
Year built: 1750
Dunn Designs renovation: Antique meets modern in this remodeled residence with a farmhouse kitchen with a Danby marble–topped island, Wolf range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, and Bosch dishwasher.

Historic details in this five-bedroom home include wide-plank pine flooring and beams. Modern updates include a new roof, updated electrical, third-floor gym, and lower-level recreation room with a new full bath. The root cellar was transformed into a wine cave that is sure to impress guests.

Fairfield, CT

7. 68 Merrill Rd, Goffstown, NH

Price: $699,900
Year built: 1750
Heavenly homestead: Original beams, wide-plank pine flooring, and built-ins abound in this historic home that sits on 50 pastoral acres.

You can soak in the views from the back deck or wraparound porch. Modern updates to the four-bedroom home feature a renovated kitchen with Corian countertops, a heated sunroom, and an in-ground pool with a hot tub. Historic details include hardwood flooring, a carriage house connecting to a two-story barn, and a detached sap house.

Goffstown, NH

8. 214 Sawyer Hill Rd, New Milford, CT

Price: $1,585,000
Year built: 1750
Restored antique: An extensive renovation from the foundation up was completed in 2016 on this four-bedroom home located less than two hours from New York City.

The original exposed brick, wood beams, and wide-plank flooring have all been beautifully restored. Also revitalized was the enormous chef’s kitchen with walk-in pantry and wet bar. The primary bedroom features a spa-inspired, en suite bath with a cathedral ceiling, oversized windows, soaking tub, and walk-in shower. There’s also a bluestone terrace with a fireplace, a covered porch, and a large workshop on the 4-acre property.

New Milford, CT

9. Swifts Aly Units 1 and 2, Alexandria, VA

Price: $1,075,000
Year built:1750
George Washington connection: This detached two-bedroom carriage house was once the home of George Washington‘s brother Lawrence.

The all-brick cottage features its own cobblestone and brick drive with two courtyards and sits just a few steps from Old Town. The 1,030-square-foot home has a wood-burning fireplace, hardwood flooring, a cozy kitchen, and two bedrooms. Though the home is located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, it sits on an incredibly private lot.

Alexandria, VA

10. 11 Water St, Sandwich, MA

Price: $1,200,000
Year built: 1750
Award-winning remodel: This five-bedroom home was beautifully restored and features wide-plank flooring and exposed beams rich in history.

Updates include an open kitchen with a gas fireplace, a new basement, and a full-house generator. There’s also a heated greenhouse with a potters bench. Oversized windows let in plenty of natural light, and a bonus third-floor room could be used as a loft, studio, or additional bedroom. The 1.35-acre property comes with a koi pond.

Sandwich, MA

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