Contact owners, Max & Dana Mirel, by phone: 386-418-3898 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
view of kitchen from dining room doorway
view of Tuscarora Academy from kitchen window
recently created breezeway which closes in back porch so laundry room and garage now accessible without going outside 🙂
recently refinished original pine floor! upstairs bedrooms have same pine boards.
backyard view, grapevines to the left
*House was built in 1834 and was originally the administrative building for the Tuscarora Academy (museum), which is its neighbor. Museum only open 12 days a year.
*Stone foundation, asbestos siding over wood clapboard (except on back of house where original clapboard is exposed).
*2 car garage, stone front porch, tiled back porch, metal roof, large attic
*Approx. 3,000 sq ft. 10 rooms (4.5 bedrooms) + laundry room, breezeway and 2 full baths.
*Original windows downstairs including 3 floor to ceiling French doors. Upstairs window sashes replaced in Fall 2006 (originals in attic).
*Original wainscoting in dining room as well as original built in cabinets.
*Wood flooring throughout. Oak floor in dining room and living room refinished in Winter 2007 as well as original pine flooring in parlor (water emolsion/natural finish used). Upstairs has same original pine flooring.
*1940’s porcelin bathtubs. (Bathrooms need updating.)
*Kitchen gutted Spring 2007. Oak floor with 3 different width planks finished in top quality Street Shoe water emolsion satin finish (same product used on gym floors). Custom pine cabinets (2 lazy susans, glass doors, baking tray racks, pullout drawers) which go to the ceiling outfitted with antique brass Victorian hardware from Horton Brass. Undercabinet lighting. Cobra soapstone countertops (non-reactive, heat resistant, scratch resistant, stain resistant), cobra soapstone 40″ custom sink with 2 wall mounted satin nickel faucets, white fireclay Porcher dish/prep sink, 3 integrated drainboards, white carrera marble backsplash. Polyurethaned maple butcher block countertop. White enamel Jotul Allagash gas stove set in hearth of Inglenook brick tile. Pine trim matches cabinets. Pine glass door leads to breezeway built when kitchen remodeled to bring laundry room inside house.
*Tiled breezeway and laundry/pantry room provide ample storage. Utility sink added in 2006. Pine shelving.
*Garage includes work bench. Wired for welding workshop.
*Multiple heat sources. New oil furnace (forced air) in 2006, baseboard heat in bedrooms and laundry room, Dovre Cape Cod wood burning stove in living room.
*Floor to ceiling stone hearth built in 2006 with rocks from local creekbed
*Benjamin Moore and No VOC Sherwin Williams paint inside house. New paint throughout most of house.
*Miniblinds on many windows, including upstairs bedrooms.
*Outside stone barbecue pit
*Landscaping includes: old growth maples, Japanese Maples, Japanese ornamental cherry trees, black walnut trees, fruit trees including quince, apple, pear, crabapple, peach and mulberry, vibernum, ornamental evergreens, many rose bushes of different varieties, hundreds of daffodils, hostas galore, approx. 20 sq ft of peonies, azaleas, tulips, iris, many lilies, black eyed susans, daisies, gooseberries, blackberries, raspberries, elderberries, lilac bushes, concord grape vines, clemetis, hyacinths, echinacea, hydrangea, ornamental grasses, trumpet vine, butterfly bush and much, much more. Shade everytime of day, something always in bloom.
*Fenced paddock with horse shed.
*Sheds, outhouse, etc.
*Septic pumped Spring 2007.
*Since Spring 2007 house has been treated by Orkin, assuring a pest free home
***Much has been done to this house since we have taken posession. The list is long but includes: Gutting/custom remodel of kitchen, new furnace, repair brick chimney, reinstallation of 11 light fixtures (including installation of 8 ceiling fan fittings), tiled laundry room and back porch, back porch stuccoed, new thermostat, new septic drainfield dug, plumbing which illegally drained to street rerouted to septic, endless amounts of painting and caulking, stone hearth built and large wood stove purchased, uv water filter serviced and bulb replaced, septic pumped, house under contract with Orkin, floors repaired and refinished, floors painted, upstairs windows replaced, and much more!