Drive through the gates and step back in
time to the gracious hospitality and
personal attention of yesteryear.
Resplendent with history, this former
museum and residence of General Rufus
Putnam rests among majestic towering
maples, and rambling stone fences on 7.5
acres of pine woods and rolling meadows.
This restored 1750 Federal Colonial is
listed in the National Register of Historic
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Experience old country traditions in this distinctive home
furnished with antiques and family heirlooms complete
with 8 fireplaces, beehive oven, wide pine floors and
decorative woodwork that is of a bygone era.
Celebrate such long ago amenities as a late
afternoon tea in the formal parlor or
browse through literature depicting the
properties history while relaxing in the
traditional library. Delight in the period
charm and ambience of fresh flowers, a
glowing fire and bedtime repast in your bed
chamber upon retiring. Your morning is
greeted with a New England breakfast by
the fireside in the keeping room.
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Relax with a soothing massage, read on the terrace, walk
among the old herb gardens, or stroll the grounds. Follow
the groomed trails to the peaceful Putnam Pond,
complete with picnic basket and blanket.
Visit our on-site antique shop and gallery,
complete with paintings done by your host,
along with dried floral arrangements,
potpourris and teas made by your hostess
using products grown on the property.
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Wherever the destination, whatever the relaxation, be our
guest at the General Rufus Putnam House where
treasured memories of a gentler time are created for you
to enjoy for years to come.
Your safety is never an issue with our high
tech security system in place!
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