Built in 1700, a Pennsylvania Stone Home Is the Week’s Oldest Property

A charming farmhouse in Mount Bethel, PA, is the oldest property to hit the market this week on Realtor.com®.

The sprawling, six-bedroom estate comes with nearly 30 acres and is located just minutes from the New Jersey border. The majestic home offers beautiful views from nearly every room.

Other antiques to hit the market this week include an equestrian estate in New Jersey, a granite block home in Connecticut, and a brick house once owned by Maryland’s chief justice.

Scroll down for a full look at this week’s 10 oldest homes.

Price: $2,500,000
Year built: 1700
Expanded farmhouse:
This 30-acre property comes with a stone home that’s been restored and expanded over the years, including a four-story addition.

Period details of the six-bedroom, 7,945-square-foot home include wood-beam ceilings and stone walls. The dining room boasts a cathedral ceiling, and the living room offers a cozy fireplace.

The primary suite is on the fourth level and comes with a fireplace and a spacious dressing room. A guest suite is located on the lower level.

Mount Bethel, PA

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Price: $2,700,000
Year built: 1700
Luxury restoration:
This equestrian estate has been thoughtfully updated over the years.

The four-bedroom abode offers 8,954 square feet of living space filled with historic details. There are five fireplaces, cathedral ceilings with exposed beams, and many built-ins. The primary suite features two walk-in closets and a bathroom with a jetted tub.

There’s also a heated pool, guesthouse, bank barn with a greenhouse, tack room, five stalls, three paddocks, a stocked pond, and four-car garage on the 2-acre property.

Ringoes, NJ

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Price: $2,100,000
Year built: 1721
Granite block home:
This six-bedroom home has been modernized over the years, while still boasting vintage details.

The open floor plan of the spacious, 5,133-square-foot house features a two-story cathedral ceiling, exposed wood beams, and wide-plank floors. A modernized kitchen has luxury appliances and a custom, 8-foot-wide fireplace.

The 2-acre property includes a pool surrounded by a fieldstone terrace.

Stamford, CT

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Price: $650,000
Year built: 1740
Waterfront condo:
Built by Capt. Charles Chase, this three-story condo boasts pine- and fir-wood floors, exposed beams, and two staircases.

Overlooking the Piscataqua River with views of Peirce and Round Tree islands, the three-bedroom home offers 1,405 square feet of living space. It has been updated over the years and features a galley kitchen with built-in cabinets, a bright and airy dining room, and a living room. One of the bedrooms has an arched ceiling with skylights.

A private backyard has a fenced pocket garden. The property is already pending sale.

Portsmouth, NH

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Price: $925,000
Year built: 1740
Two homes:
Located along Oyster River, this 18th-century Colonial comes with a second home.

The four-bedroom Colonial features restored hardwood floors and a kitchen with an enormous brick-hearth fireplace. The detached studio and garage could be transformed into a home office. The residence is currently being leased through the end of August.

The sale of this property includes an adjacent, two-bedroom home built in 1988.

Durham, NH

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Price: $999,999
Year built: 1750
Judge John Brice House:
This four-bedroom home was once owned by Maryland’s chief justice of the Provincial Court. It will need some TLC to restore its natural beauty.

The 3,742-square-foot brick house with a gambrel roof is located in the National Historic District. It’s in walking distance of the State House and the historic City Dock. The home boasts high ceilings, many fireplaces, and wood-paneled and exposed-brick walls.

The sale includes a one-car garage located nearby.

Annapolis, MD

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Price: $649,900
Year built: 1750
Updated antique: 
This three-bedroom home has been beautifully modernized.

Offering 2,286 square feet of living space, the house features radiant heating, cathedral ceilings, exposed beams, wide-plank flooring, and several fireplaces. An updated kitchen comes with an enormous island, stone countertops, and high-end appliances.

The  1.7-acre lot could be used for horses, goats, or chickens, according to town rules. A brook runs through the property, and there are organic gardens, an outdoor cooking area, and stone walls.

North Stonington, CT

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Price: $599,000
Year built: 1754
Restored farmhouse: 
This four-bedroom dwelling features exposed-beam and arched ceilings and restored hardwood flooring.

Now measuring 2,621 square feet, the home has been beautifully updated and expanded over the years. A modernized kitchen offers beautiful views of the private lot out back.

The spacious 31-acre parcel overlooks Appleberry Mountain and could also be ideal for farming.

Schuyler, VA

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Price: $799,900
Year built: 1760
New England Colonial: 
This three-bedroom Colonial features four fireplaces, restored hardwood flooring, and exposed-beam ceilings.

The 2,362 square feet of living space have been entirely modernized. The kitchen boasts custom cabinets, quartzite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances. The spacious primary bedroom comes with a fireplace and sitting area.

The acre lot also has a pool, outdoor living space, and two-car garage.

Newbury, MA

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Price: $500,000
Year built: 1771
The Pennel House: 
This three-bedroom farmhouse features a fireplace with a swing arm for cooking, deep windowsills, restored hardwood floors, and two staircases.

The 2,296-square-foot stone home boasts a new kitchen with quartz countertops, built-in cabinets, and a spacious island. The open floor plan features a first-floor office and all the bedrooms upstairs.

The 1-acre property includes a detached, two-car garage.

Upper Chichester, PA

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