Discover your perfect country retreat in this charming antique saltbox home, circa 1781. Nestled in the picturesque Litchfield Hills of Cornwall, Connecticut, this 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath home offers a serene escape. Set on 10 private acres in the heart of Litchfield County, it provides modern amenities while retaining its New England charm. You’ll find two barns, stonewalls, and a detached 2-car garage on the property.

Broadway producer Oscar Serlin once owned this historic saltbox, and the current owners have lovingly updated it. The gourmet kitchen boasts a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, skylights, and a large bay window. A French antique island, quartz countertops, and a copper farm sink add to its charm and functionality. The open dining room features a large window with divided lites, a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, and skylights, creating a bright and inviting space for entertaining.

A large stone fireplace with a beehive oven warms the spacious living room. It also includes exposed beams, bookcases, and a corner cupboard. Wide board flooring runs throughout the main level, which also features an entry hall with antique pine paneling, a cozy den, and a powder room. Upstairs, you’ll find two en-suite bedrooms, including the primary suite with a wood-burning fireplace, an open seating area with bookcases, and a newly renovated bath. The third floor has two additional bedrooms and a shared hall bath, providing ample space for family and guests.

This historic home sits in the vibrant community of Cornwall, offering easy access to weekly farmers’ markets, swimming at Cream Hill Lake, and fly fishing on the Housatonic River under the historic Covered Bridge. You can also enjoy skiing at nearby Mohawk Ski Area. Private schools and charming towns like Salisbury, Lakeville, Sharon, CT, and Millerton, NY are conveniently close, as well as the train to New York City. This country retreat offers the perfect balance of rural tranquility and accessibility.

Don’t miss the opportunity to make this historic saltbox home your own Cornwall country retreat. Schedule a showing today and experience the magic of antique charm and modern updates in one of Litchfield County’s most sought-after locations.


Residential Info

Wide board floors throughout
Entrance Hall: Antique pine paneling
Living Room: Exposed beams, large fireplace with beehive oven, bookcases, corner cupboard
Dining Room: Vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, skylights, large divided lite window
Kitchen: Vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, french antique island, large bay window with divided lights, quartz counters, copper farm sink
Terrace: Stone, off the kitchen
Half Bath

Primary Ensuite Bedroom: Fireplace, open sitting area with bookcases
Bedroom: Ensuite, Bookcases

Full Bath

GARAGE - Detached two car

Property Details

Location: 56 Hall Rd., Cornwall CT 06796
Land Size: 10 acres M/B/L: E07/07/08, E07/06/14
Book-Vol/Page: 102/667
Survey: # 563/6 and 563/3 Zoning: R3
Year Built: 1781
Square Footage: 2236
Total Rooms: 8 BRs: 4 BAs: 3.5
Basement: partial basement and crawl space
Foundation: Mixed
Hatchway: Yes
Attic: No
Laundry Location: Main Floor
Number of Fireplaces: 2 working, 1 decorative
Type of Floors: Wide plank
Windows: Triple Track
Exterior: Clapboard
Driveway: gravel
Roof: Asphalt
Heat: Oil
Oil Tank location: basement
Air-Conditioning: None
Hot water: Electric
Sewer: Septic
Water: Well
Appliances: Electric range, dishwasher, refrigerator, washer, dryer
Mil rate: $ 14.7 Date: 2023
Taxes: $9,439.00 Date: July 2023-June 2024
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Type: Exclusive

Address: 56 Hall Road, Cornwall, CT 06796