1682 Jewel in Martha’s Vineyard is the oldest house of the week

The five-bedroom Cape hotel in Edgartown, MA, is the oldest property to hit the market this week on Realtor.com®.

On Martha’s Vineyard is this gray gem, which has been updated over the years. However, many of the interior spaces offer a look back into the home’s history in the 17th century.

Other historic homes that landed on the market this week include a former general store in Pennsylvania, a New Hampshire home built by a sea captain, and a full-blown fixer-upper in New York.

For a complete look at the 10 oldest homes of the week, just scroll down.

Price: $2,950,000
Built year: 1682
This five-bedroom canopy and gray shingles in Martha’s Vineyard offer a variety of expansion opportunities.

This gem is located in the historic district of Edgartown, on nearly an acre of land. Period details include arched ceilings, wood floors, and built-in storage components. The patio and terrace overlook the lot, which also includes a guest house and a swimming pool.

Edgartown, Massachusetts


Price: $899,000
Built year: 1693
Former General Store:
This five-bedroom home is in the final stages of a complete renovation. The buyer is waiting to make the final touches.

It features a new HVAC system, open chef’s kitchen, and two wood fireplaces.

Media, PA


Price: $1,675,000
Build year: 1717
Coventry Forge Farm:
This three-bedroom stone farm sits on 23.4 rolling acres and includes a two-bedroom cottage, a studio, and a nine-gauge barn.

Nestled along the banks of the trout-infested French Creek, the house was once the first iron smelter in Chester County. The home’s history is still visible in the original root cellar, fireplace, deep window sills, and wood floors.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania


Price: $650,000
Build year: 1730
Built by a sea captain:
This four-bedroom home has been updated over the decades but still features many original details, from multiple staircases and fireplaces to built-in closets.

Updates over the years have included a new roof, septic system, oven, and water softener. The 3.31-acre plot includes a private pond, outbuilding for storage, and mature fruit trees.

Laconia, New Hampshire


Price: $3,450,000
Build year: 1731
40 acre farm:
This stone farmhouse features modern amenities along with historical details.

More broker:

The spacious 5,653-square-foot home presents a step back with antique stone walls, expansive wood floors, and a large fireplace. The plot features an eight-stall bank barn, a spring-fed pond, and a mature landscape. There is also an attached one bedroom apartment with separate entrance, which can be used for potential guests or income.

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania


Price: $4,250,000
Build year: 1740
The beauty of the island:
This bright and airy three-bedroom home on Nantucket Island features reclaimed wood floors and hand-carved beams throughout.

There are four working fireplaces, wide floors, arched ceilings and cozy corners. The 2,487-square-foot home has been updated over the years to now include a custom kitchen and four modern bathrooms.

Nantucket, Massachusetts


Price: 549,000 dollars
Build year: 1740
upper fixing:
This five-bedroom colony will need some TLC.

From exposed beams and round staircases with ornate woodwork to seven-story fireplaces and original mantels, this 3,465-square-foot home needs a buyer to restore its natural beauty. With 3.5 floors of living space, the historic home features an open plan kitchen with service stairs, a second-floor balcony, wide parquet floors, and exposed wood beams.

New City, New York


Price: 550,000 dollars
Build year: 1740
stone elegance
This four-bedroom home has been carefully preserved and updated over the years. Highlights include exposed stone walls and polished pumpkin pine floors.

You’ll also find deep windows, a stone fireplace, arched ceilings, and exposed beams. There are seven outbuildings on the 1.49-acre plot, including a cottage with workshop and a second-floor shed.

Upper McCongee Township, Pennsylvania


Price: $875,000
Build year: 1746
Colonial farm:
This three-bedroom home is believed to have been a former dairy farm complete with a silo.

The home’s history is shown in the dark wood wall panels, built-in components, and wide pine floors. On 2,552 square feet, you’ll find five fireplaces, the original kitchen, and a center chimney in the living room. The one-acre plot overlooking the Sudbury Reservoir comes with a two-story barn with horse stalls and a separate, secluded entertaining area.

Southboro, Massachusetts


Price: $1,295,000
Build year: 1747
Original Wiltshire property:
This five-bedroom stone farmhouse has been updated and expanded over the years.

Original details include double staircases, crown molding, and multiple fireplaces. Modern features offer heated floors, built-in cabinets, and an updated kitchen. The bright and airy design is highlighted by a beautiful master suite with private balcony. There is also a separate garage for two cars with space on the second floor that can be converted into a studio or home office.

West Chester, Pennsylvania


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