Colonial,Historic Vintage, Single Family - Bennington, VT
This c. 1790 Center Hall Colonial was built by Captain David Robinson Jr, son of Major General David Robinson, and grandson of the founder of Bennington. On his death Captain Robinson deeded it to the historic First Congregational Church and it served as the parsonage for 100 years. Property includes the restored late 18th century carriage barn.Restored and in turn key condition, this home is adjacent to and frames The Bennington Battle Monument from several rooms. The center hall leads to a front to back living room with fireplace and bookcases on the south side. On the north side of the hall a formal dining room overlooks the Bennington Battle Monument. Newly appointed kitchen, informal sitting room and in-law guest suite or private office with its own living room, bedroom, full bath and entrance complete the first floor. Central air on first floor. The second floor embraces a wide open hall with beckoning window seat flanked by bookcases overlooking the tree-lined Avenue. Four more bedrooms with corner ventilation in all rooms and a new full bath. Walk up attic and full basement with wine cellar and large playroom/laundry/ office. Ground level access to gardens and patio. Separate interior staircase from the basement garage to the first floor. Showcase perennial gardens and restored Carriage barn/Garage with electricity, and underground wiring at the site preserve the tranquil 19th Century setting at the center of Vermont’s Revolutionary History.
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