7. 232 Seven Mile Rd
> Year built: 1680
> Location: Scituate, Rhode Island
> Size: 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,400 sq ft
> List/sale price: $365,000
Though this Scituate, Rhode Island, home was built in 1680, it has been completely renovated. It now features bamboo hardwood floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a new septic system. Yet it still has many of the aspects one would expect from an older home, including a brick fireplace with a wood stove and a porch.
6. 62 Water St
> Year built: 1677
> Location: Marion, Massachusetts
> Size: 3 beds, 3 baths, 2,197 sq ft
> List/sale price: $4,219,700
This Marion, Massachusetts, home is so old it is not known exactly when it was built, though it is believed it was approximately around 1677. This historic home has three beds, three baths, and a deck with unobstructed views of Sippican Harbor. It also has an open kitchen, fireplace, and library. The home sold most recently in 1997 for just under $500,000. It is now listed at over $4.2 million.
5. 7 Lexington Rd
> Year built: 1673
> Location: Concord, Massachusetts
> Size: 9 beds, 4.5 baths, 4,241 sq ft
> List/sale price: $1,885,000
This Concord, Massachusetts, home has four independent units. It has room for plenty of guests, with nine bedrooms and 4.5 baths. It also features six fireplaces within its four independent units, each with private entrances and in-unit laundry. It has an array of preserved old-world amenities, like cherry cabinets, soapstone countertops, a built-in china cabinet, bookcases, and decorative trimmed paneling.
4. 18 Lake St
> Year built: 1672
> Location: Setauket, New York
> Size: 5 bed, 2.5 bath
> List/sale price: $1,599,999
This $1.6 million home in Setauket, New York, on Long Island is almost 350 years old and predates the U.S. by over a century. The home has five bedrooms and a three-car garage. It is located on a 4-acre lot and is close to parks, beaches, libraries, and more.
3. 8777 Toddsbury Ln
> Year built: 1652
> Location: Gloucester, Virginia
> Size: 6 bed, 3.5+ bath, 7,939 sq ft
> List/sale price: $4,000,000
Of all the oldest homes that have been up for sale in 2021, this Gloucester, Virginia, property has by far the highest value, at $4 million. Built in 1652, the home sits on a 56-acre lot and has nearly a mile of water frontage on the North River. The home itself has six bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The property also has a guest house, a carriage home, and a barn.
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