Built in 1690, a Massachusetts mansion is the oldest house of the week

A Massachusetts mansion built in 1690 is the oldest property on the market this week on Realtor.com®.

Built on 4 acres near the Atlantic Ocean, the 2,224 square foot home has been expanded over the centuries.

Highlights include a charming master bedroom with a fireplace. The living room has bespoke fitted units and the airy kitchen has a cathedral ceiling with exposed beams. A spiral staircase from the dining room leads to the second floor, where there are three additional bedrooms.

Other vintage homes hitting the market this week include one built by an original settler in Pennsylvania, a sweet colonial in Rhode Island and a New Hampshire property with income-generating potential.

For a full look at the 10 oldest homes this week, scroll down.

Price: $1,299,000
Year of construction: 1690
Four-acre expanse:
Besides the main house, the pastoral property has an inground swimming pool with pool house, a paved courtyard and several outbuildings. The main house features the original wide plank pine floors and several fireplaces and built-ins.

A new owner will have many options for using this property. A detached building has been used as a retail store, and there is an additional structure which could be used as an apartment to generate income.

Marshfield, MA


Price: $725,000
Year of construction: 1700
Built by Ralph Pyle:
This three bedroom home was built by one of the first families to settle in Concord Township.

The 4 acre property also includes a spring and a barn. The listing suggests the barn could be converted into a second home, which could be rented out on Airbnb.

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania


Price: $999,000
Year of construction: 1702
Two houses:
Double your pleasure. The five-bedroom main house is accompanied by a three-bedroom carriage house.

The 1.36 acre lot includes English style gardens, a newer barn/garage, an inground pool and a greenhouse. Historic details in the main house include a 13 foot fireplace, a Rumford fireplace in the dining room and fitted wardrobes.

Ambler, Pennsylvania


Price: $550,000
Year of construction: 1717
First time on the market for over 50 years:
This three-bedroom home features wide-plank pine floors and seven fireplaces, including a brick fireplace built into a kitchen addition.

There are exposed beam ceilings in four rooms, original woodwork and interior doors with original hardware. A detached barn built in 1990 is currently used as an office; it has an attic, a fireplace and electricity.

Halifax, MA


Price: $699,900
Year of construction: 1727
Jeremiah Hall House:
This four bedroom Colonial with a central fireplace has wide pine floors and original built-ins throughout.

The home comprises 3.75 acres, which includes frontage on Eagle Brook and a private dock. There are dual staircases, four fireplaces (including one in the master suite), and a new four-season room with glass walls to take advantage of the backyard view.

Wrentham, MA


Price: $1,450,000
Year of construction: 1730
Historic Colonial:
This four-bedroom home features an attic family room with exposed beams and restored hardwood floors. It offers 3,000 square feet of living space.

It sits on 1.8 acres close to ocean beaches and the town common. The backyard has stone walls, an inground pool and a tennis court.

Little Compton, RI


Price: $2,495,000
Year of construction: 1730
Updated Colonial:
This modernized home still features the original wide-plank pine floors and five fireplaces, one with a beehive oven.

Updates over the decades to this six-bedroom home include a chef’s kitchen with multiple ovens and a master suite with walk-in closet. The highlight of the home could be a large second story family room with built-in window seats.

Hingham, Mass.


Price: $849,000
Year of construction: 1735
The Philippe Rogers House:
This house was built by English Quaker Philip Rogerswho came to America with a 200-acre Penn land grant.

The Georgian Colonial with a Central Hall is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Set on 8 acres, the three-bedroom house and accompanying outbuildings boast original millwork, parquet flooring and hand-hewn ceiling beams.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania


Price: $389,900
Year of construction: 1735
Central chimney cap:
This charming four bedroom residence sits on 1.15 acres.

Recent upgrades to the home’s infrastructure include a newer roof, new water heater and new sump pump. The second floor also includes newer bathroom plumbing.

East Bridgewater, Massachusetts


Price: $849,000
Year of construction: 1740
Two families with acquired rights:
Income opportunities abound with this classic residence on 5.23 acres. The five-bedroom house includes an income-generating studio with a separate entrance. There are five working fireplaces and a recently added first floor master suite.

Hampstead, New Hampshire


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