This beautiful 3 story colonial farmhouses with 5 fireplaces, c. 1738 on the National Register of Historical Places was built by Thomas Smith, is known to be used as an inn and tavern. This rare find is commonly known as the Gen. Clinton House. The National Registry designation is attributed to General Henry Clinton using the house in 1778 as his headquarters during the Revolutionary War. It is the largest and one of the last surviving 18th century Georgian colonial homes in the Mt. Laurel area. There is also a 250-300year old sycamore tree on front of property that is on National Tree Registry as well. Sitting on over a half acre, it is gorgeously landscaped nestled in the desirable Ramblewood area; a a unique location for this piece of history .Although this home retains its charm with the original wide plank floors, chair rail, window seats and 18th century cabinetry of built-ins throughout to name a few, it has all the modern amenities and updates for easy living. The large covered front porch has two entrances for you to use. The county kitchen with fireplace has space for a large table , granite countertops, stainless steel appliances. There is also a laundry/ mud room combination on the first floor as well as a second full bath. The living room features an original built-in over fireplace, and beamed ceilings, The dining room is spacious for entertaining and has the third fireplace on the first level. There are dual staircases leading to the second floor. The second floor features four bedrooms (one bedroom is currently being used as an office) including the primary bedroom and a cozy reading nook. The bedrooms are spacious with a master bath on the floor. The primary bedroom is private from from the other bedrooms. The primary bath has a claw foot tub, antique sink, and large tiled open shower with skylight. Outside the primary bedroom is a massive space being used as a second office, that can be converted to fifth bedroom if needed, There are two walk-up spaces on the third floor. One is an unfinished attic used for storage, the other has been finished as a playroom that must be seen. It has endless possibilities. Downstairs is a full basement for additional storage. Going outside there is a 40 X 12 covered back porch with ceiling fans, hardscaping, a patio, play area and a side yard.nit is an entertaining dream! There’s is a shed for storage as well. Dual zone HVAC, new 200amp breaker box with surge protector, plenty of storage, great closets, is a charming home waiting for you. Desirable school district and close to shopping, restaurants, major highways, turnpike and Philadelphia. Seller will include scrapbook for new owner which has history of property and list of all the known owners of property which has been passed on to each new owner.
Listing courtesy of Smires & Associates.
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