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History buffs will revel in Hancock’s historic Lt. John Cummings house, built in c1784 by Lt. John Cummings, a soldier in the French and Indian war. The house was later owned by Major William Brooks who fought in the Revolutionary war. This stately four-bedroom Colonial and 50’ by 38’ barn are located on 21.9 acres that encompass both sides of the road and include open fields, gardens and mountain views. There are many original antique features to appreciate along with modern updates. Numerous 12 over 12 paned windows keep rooms light and bright, and a cozy family room overlooks the fenced back field and gardens. A country kitchen includes walnut cabinetry, dining area and floor-to-ceiling pine pantry cupboards. Both formal dining and living rooms include wide-pine floors, brick fireplaces, with wood panel surrounds, wainscot and chair rails. The spacious master bedroom with built-ins and bath, a sitting room and three guest bedrooms comprise the second floor as well as a large finished room currently used as storage. The barn includes garage space, open stalls, and the original milk shed. Two covered farmer’s porches provide an opportunity to enjoy the serenity, beauty and views of this very special property located just minutes from Peterborough and Hancock Village

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Antique Colonial
John Hayes

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