The North Street House, built in 1770 for Dr. Ruben Smith, is just steps away from the historic Litchfield Town Green (Award Winning Restaurants, shopping and more), but has loads of privacy. This home has seven working fireplaces, four bedrooms, three and one half baths, original wood paneling, wide board floors and a new kitchen and bathrooms. There is a keeping room off of the kitchen and a "buttery" (pantry). The home has much of its original 12 over 12 sand glass windows and the original front door and hardware. The stairwell was reproduced to historic standards, oak wide board floors in the living room, and original wood wall paneling. The master bedroom has a Jacuzzi tub in the full attached bath and its own working fireplace. The home has a brand new cedar shingle roof.
The stone terrace leads to the gardens are full of period plants, shrubs and flowers, cherry trees, blueberry bushes and the original wishing well for the property. The back yard is fenced in. Driving distance to seven independent secondary schools. The town of Litchfield is located less than 2 hours from New York City and 2 hours from Boston. It is also an easy commute to Hartford, New Haven, and Danbury.