While this Georgian-style home is famous in our country's capital for being the oldest standing house (it was built in 1754!) it's . In fact, it's only stood there for 80 of it's 261 years. It was originally built in Danvers, Massachusetts and in 1935 was purchased by a who had it dismantled and shipped by train over the course of three (!) years.
This, we can tell you, was no easy feat: The home is 8,820-square-feet and four stories tall with six bedrooms, two kitchens, and 11 fireplaces (that's a lot of bricks!). We almost feel bad for the workers tasked with moving this beast. But the silver lining is their hard work is still appreciated, as this historic home is well-known in the the area as The Lindens – a nickname that comes from the linden trees that line the driveway — and has an asking price to match it's reputation at $10.5 million.
Since being moved, the home has gone through two extensive renovations so it comes with all of today's modern amenities (air conditioning, stainless steel appliances, the works). But what we love most is the home's character: As soon as you enter you'll see a striking mural (a wallcovering that was printed in France) lining the hallway and all the way upstairs. Crown molding is featured on the walls throughout the home and help emphasize the height of the ceilings. Oh, and there's also a rustic tavern room in the basement that feels like you just walked into an authentic pub.
Take a look: