Rustic country retreat in New England

Located in Colebrook, Connecticut, this shingled farmhouse is full of charm and historical character, with some chic and modern updates. Built in 1890, this homestead is situated on a 4-acre property that is located just 30 minutes from the Berkshires!
In addition to its spacious living areas and bedrooms, this country home features a new kitchen and a 2 car garage. However, it is the special touches to be found throughout the home that make it such a one-of-a-kind gem. 
The rustic wooden shingles and painted shutters give this home's exterior a distinctly country aesthetic, which is only further emphasized by the property's lush gardens and manicured lawn. 
A large screened-in porch provides a wonderful space to enjoy cool summer breezes and the gorgeous country views without having to worry about citronella candles or bug spray. It also provides a wonderful space to grow plants!
The living room in this updated farmhouse has ample space for entertaining or simply lounging after a long day. It also features a working fireplace that comes in handy for warming up on chilly New England nights. 
This living room also features a bay window and an entrance to the screened-in attached porch. Rustic and industrial-style accents are given center-stage by the clean white walls and floors in this home.
This home is full of nooks and crannies that can be used as sweet little office spaces or reading corners. 
The completely new and updated kitchen features modern electronics and appliances fit for even the most gourmet chef. Simple stainless steel accents and clean white cabinets tie this room's aesthetics to the rest of the house. 
A large hardwood table adds rustic warmth to the dining room that is attached to the kitchen. Open glass shelving atop clean white cabinets provides room to store extra glassware or heirloom china. 
One of the two bedrooms located on the second floor includes several windows that provide ample natural light. Simple lighting fixtures featuring edison bulbs and burlap shades create a comfortable and crisply furnished space that still nods to the historical character of the house.
The bathroom includes an exposed brick fireplace, which highlights the home's historic roots.
The back mudroom is furnished to be the perfect place to take off one's shoes after a spring morning working in the garden. Special touches such as potted rose plants and a china blue wall hanging create a style that mixes farmhouse chic with country cottage style. 
A backyard bluestone patio creates the perfect space for relaxing and enjoying the countryside. Wicker lounge furniture provides ample opportunity for comfort, while stone and brick walls provide extra privacy for backyard garden parties and cookouts.
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