Today we continue our installment of Historic Real Estate called “Preservation Personals,” where we let the historic properties speak for themselves. Today's personal is ...
181 Bruey Rd.
Underestimated Cape Cod House Seeks Owner with Discerning Eye
181 Bruey Rd -- Norfolk, Connecticut
First impressions are everything. At first sight, you might be tempted to see a simple, unadorned, late 18th-century house. But don’t be so quick to judge a book by its cover.
If you step through my front door and take a closer look, you’ll see that my beauty is more than facade deep. You see, it’s the little things that count, like my unique captain’s stairway, central chimney with four fireplaces that make every room nothing less than cozy on a lazy day, and scenic mountain views that can entice anyone outside to explore the lush six acres I sit on.
And if family and friends want to visit and see the good fortune and luxury you’ve found in me, you can entertain them with food and tons of laughs in my spacious eat-in kitchen.
Think you have the discerning eye to see my potential? Check me out here.
Curious about buying a historic property, but not sure where to start? Read our toolkit series The Buyer’s Guide to Historic Homes and The ‘New Old House Starter Kit’ for Older and Historic Homes.
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Jamesha Gibson is an Editorial Intern at the National Trust. She is passionate about using historic preservation as an avenue for underrepresented communities to share their unique stories. Jamesha also enjoys learning about other cultures through reading, art, language, dancing, and especially cuisine.