Circa 1790! Boxford Massachusetts Historic Home With 9 Fireplaces & 8 Picturesque Acres Sales For $1.29 Mil

The sheer splendor of this exceptional home, alongside its historic “Match Factory” property, transcends what mere words can convey. Erected around the year 1790, this residence has stood the test of time for over 230 years, undergoing numerous thoughtful updates through the centuries. These enhancements have been meticulously carried out to ensure that the home’s intrinsic character and charm are not only preserved but celebrated.

This distinguished estate is composed of 9 beautifully appointed rooms, encompassing 3 generously sized bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, making it both spacious and functional. The property boasts an impressive array of features, including 9 fireplaces that add a touch of warmth and elegance to the ambiance, 2 screened porches that offer serene views of the surrounding nature, a 6-8 stall barn that speaks to equestrian enthusiasts, a riding ring and outdoor paddock for horse-related activities, and a 2 car garage for convenience and storage.

Set against the backdrop of a breathtaking 8-acre parcel, the estate’s grounds are a testament to natural beauty and historical significance. The landscape is adorned with stone walls that whisper tales of yesteryears, a secluded cove that offers moments of tranquility, apple trees that bear the fruits of the seasons, and the gentle flow of Fish Brook, complete with a picturesque bridge. The remnants of stone around the brook serve as a historical footprint, marking the foundation of what was once a bustling mill.

The essence of this home is its ability to blend history with elegance seamlessly. As visitors meander through each room, they are invited to marvel at the unique character and meticulously preserved period details that adorn the spaces. Many rooms feature an impressive fireplace and mantle, serving as focal points that enhance the charm and warmth of the home. Recent updates and improvements, such as chimney repointing, the addition of structural supports, an updated front entry, the installation of some newer windows, and tasteful updates to the kitchen and bathrooms, ensure that the home meets modern standards while respecting its historical integrity.

Located at 6 Lawrence Rd, Boxford, MA 01921, and priced at $1,299,900, this home offers a unique blend of history, beauty, and practicality, making it an ideal retreat that is conveniently commutable to Boston/NH.

For those who are drawn to the allure of living in a home that is steeped in history and enveloped by natural beauty, this property is presented by Kathryn Early of Coco, Early & Associates. Interested parties are encouraged to contact at 978-687-8484 to explore this rare opportunity to own a piece of history, beautifully entwined with the comforts and conveniences of modern living.


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