One of the most important Historic properties in Salisbury, this beautiful stone home is located on an estate road, which was named for the Taconic area, known for the original Scoville Mansion. The 1748 “Old Stone House” has 2 Bedrooms 1.5 Baths, 3 fireplaces, walls nearly 30” thick, and the original beams throughout. The Guest House, built in the 1800’s, is on the site of the original Mill House, and has a high cathedral ceiling, a Bedroom, screened-in Porch, and a Loft. A waterfall rushes along one side of the lovely 5+ acres, and the land is bordered by the brook on two sides. Included with the property, is a one-third share in a 1.5 acre parcel on the channel to Lake Washinee, one of the Twin Lakes. This is an amazing property.

Residential Info


Stone exterior


stone floor, original beamed ceiling

Front door: is made of English oak and was brought over from London.
Entrance: coat closet, door to Living Room and to Kitchen
Living Room: brick wall with fireplace with beehive oven, nearly 30” thick walls, built-in bookshelves
Kitchen: electric stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, closet


wide-board floors, beamed ceiling

Sitting Room: fireplace, beams, door to exterior side entrance, pull-down stair to small attic
Half Bath
Master Bedroom: fireplace, closet
Bedroom: closet
Full Bath: tub/shower


Vertical wood siding


Great Room: cathedral ceiling, woodstove, ceiling fan, wide-board maple floors,
Kitchen: electric stove, refrigerator, door to:
Screened in Porch: overlooking waterfall and brook
Bedroom: closet
Full Bath: tub/shower
Hallway: stacked washer/dryer


Half Bath


Utilities and storage


Important Historic Property on Estate Road
Waterfall and Brook on two sides
Additional land on Channel to Lake

Property Details

Location: 264 Taconic Road, Salisbury, CT 06068
Land Size: 5 Acres      Map: 23      Lot: 50
Vol.: 241      Page: 561
Survey: #446      Zoning: RR1

Historic District: This property is protected by the Historic District Commission – Anything visible from the road: you may repair or replace, with same, but you may not change without application and permission from the Committee.

Additional Land Included: one-third share of 1.5 acres across the street – on the channel to Washinee Lake
Map: 69      Lot: 01
Vol.: 127     Page: 552
Water Frontage: Yes

Main House:
Year Built: 1735-1748
Square Footage: 1,256 sq ft
Total Rooms: 5;      BRs: 2;      BAs: 1.5
Basement: No
Foundation: Stone construction
Hatchway: N/A
Attic: Yes - crawl
Laundry Location: N/A
Number of Fireplaces: 3
Floors: Stone and wide-board
Exterior: Stone
Driveway: Gravel
Roof: Cedar shakes 2001 (Town)
Heat: Electric hot water heater
Air-Conditioning: No
Hot water: Electric hot water heater
Cable/Satellite Dish: Not in front house

Guest House:
Year Built: 1800’s
Square Footage: 979 square feet
Total Rooms: 3 & Loft   BR:  BAs: 1.5
Roof: Asphalt shingle 2020
Heat: Hot air – oil tanks in Basement
Hot Water: Electric hot water heater
Cable: Yes

Sewer: Private pump-up septic for both houses
Water: Well to right of front home

Mil rate: $11.70      Date: 2019
Taxes: $7,605.12  (1.32 acres in 490)
Share of Taxes on Channel Land: $163.80

Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agent: Juliet W. Moore

Address: 264 Taconic Road, Salisbury, CT 06068