A unique pairing of old and new with an eye toward both conservation and contemporary function. You will love the farmhouse aesthetic in the newer portion of the home and the throwback to earlier times with the cozy library and keeping room that was part of the original home. Current seller took on an abandoned structure in severe disrepair and with a true effort of stewardship, made it a home again. Sited on a tranquil 2.26 acre lot and currently offering, 1 bedroom, 1.5 baths, a library with a sleeping loft, a keeping room, a den, an updated kitchen/dining area with access to a private rear deck, a walk out basement with partially finished space that includes a partially finished full bath & an option for a second bedroom; add the delightful perennial gardens and off street parking, this home is waiting for just the 'right' buyer to come along -and say.....'I am home.' Improvements made since purchase include but are not limited to: demolition of the lean-to extension, relocation of the remaining structure and construction of an addition onto a new poured concrete foundation in 2007; continued improvements 2008- 2018 with a totally rebuilt chimney, new cedar shingles and siding, new furnace & HHBB heating, addition of a wood stove, new roofing shingles; new windows, sheetrock, plumbing, wiring & lighting throughout; HW & tile flooring in the new addition; new decking on newer portion, pvc railing on entry porch & beautiful perennial garden areas. The custom includes ample kitchen cabinets and center island with granite tops for storage & work areas, built in seating and storage, a gas stove, built in microwave & dishwasher. Add a little sweat equity and you can have a finished walk out basement area with 2 sliders to let in plenty of light for a den, additional bedroom & bath, if desired. A delightful property in a quiet and convenient location. Come see this one today.