Historic properties like the Thoreau-Alcott House – as in legendary authors Henry David Thoreau and Louisa May Alcott – are rare finds. While owning a piece of American history is the beauty of purchasing any historic home or estate, the immaculately maintained Thoreau-Alcott House comes with multiple layers of history.

Built in 1815, the 5,807-square-feet, two-story home is a stunning example of original Federalist Colonial architecture and 21st-century livability. In addition to high ceilings, nine fireplaces, and newly refinished hardwood floors, the home includes six bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, and several living areas. (more…)