Built in 1668, the Joshua Culver House in CT is the oldest house of the week

An affordable mansard-roofed residence known as the Joshua Culver House in Groton, CT, is the oldest property to hit the market this week on Realtor.com®.

Located in the village of Old Mystic and built over a century before America was America, this adorable home is one of the oldest homes in the area. The three-bedroom home offers 1,728 square feet of space with many period details still intact.

Other vintage homes that landed on the market this week include a stone house in Pennsylvania, a colonial in Rhode Island and a relocated house in Massachusetts.

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

Price: $345,000
Year of construction: 1668
The Joshua Culver House:
This three bedroom home is one of the oldest in the village of Old Mystic and in the whole country.

You will find four fireplaces inside the cozy residence. Other historic features include wide panel pine flooring and some built-in features. The house is located near the city center and close to many walking and biking trails.

Groton, Connecticut

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Price: $695,000
Year of construction: 1700
Colonial Center-Chimney:
This five-bedroom house would have been a stopover on the Pony Express.

Artist Eugene Higgins (1874-1958) spent summers here in the 1930s. Period details include five fireplaces, wide plank flooring, exposed beams and a corner wardrobe. The property is accompanied by three outbuildings.

Lyme, Connecticut

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Price: $399,900
Year of construction: 1700
Cape renovated:
This three bedroom Cape has been completely renovated while retaining its historic charm.

Original details include wide plank flooring, exposed beams and a three-sided fireplace. Updates over the years have added a new roof, water heater and electrical system. You can admire the view of the private pond from a few terraces or the three-season porch.

Hamden, Connecticut

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Price: $599,000
Year of construction: 1720
Tobias Bickel House:
This spacious stone house was moved to its current 1.62 acres in 1981.

Offering nearly 3,400 square feet of living space, the historic three-bedroom home features stone and wood floors throughout. A log home was moved from New Holland and attached to the house for even more living space. Modern updates to the interior include tiger maple countertops in the kitchen. A master bedroom includes built-ins and a fireplace.

Myerstown, Pennsylvania

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Price: $1,699,900
Year of construction: 1730
The Stagecoach Tavern:
This historic home was moved to its current location in 2005. It still features wide pine flooring, butt corners, four restored fireplaces and a period staircase.

Once a tavern, the four-bedroom structure has been modernized and now features an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances. You can admire the view of the Merrimack River from the deck or the private back patio.

Newburyport, MA

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Price: $4,695,000
Year of construction: 1730
Hill Historic District:
This property consists of a historic colonial house, a renovated shed and an independent garage for four cars.

The charming main house has a wood-shingled annex and offers five spacious bedrooms. Original wide-plank pine floors are found downstairs and the eat-in kitchen has its own fireplace. The shed has a living room and kitchen on the first floor and two bedrooms and a full bathroom upstairs.

Newport, RI

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Price: $1,600,000
Year of construction: 1735
City center of origin:
This landmark is located at the intersection of Farm Street, Springdale Avenue, Main Street and Pegan Lane.

The five-bedroom home offers three floors of living space. Many historic features remain, including wide pine flooring, a walk-in fireplace and vaulted ceilings. A rear patio overlooks the waterfall and English garden on this 1.55 acre lot.

Dover, MA

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Price: $1,489,000
Year of construction: 1738
Governor Meshech Weare’s House:
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this house has welcomed many distinguished visitors. During the War of Independence, george washington would have visited this house in 1775. James Monroe arrested in 1817, and the Marquis de Lafayette appeared in 1824.

This charming four-bedroom home still features many original details, including wood paneled walls and a secret bar in the living room. The 3 acre property includes a new inground pool, pool house with wood burning fireplace and a detached barn with a two bedroom apartment.

Hampton Falls, New Hampshire

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Price: $799,000
Year of construction: 1739
18th century farmhouse:
These 12.54 acres of rolling pasture are anchored by a four bedroom home. There are also five outbuildings, including the city’s oldest corn crèche, a forge, and a renovated ice house.

The master suite is on the main level and three additional bedrooms are upstairs. Period details include restored wide plank flooring, exposed beams and built-in storage units. There is also a bank barn, chicken coop and private pond on site.

Portland, Connecticut

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Price: $1,995,000
Year of construction: 1740
Fieldstone farmhouse:
The bucolic 10-acre property known as Woodmont Farm includes a charming five-bedroom residence, a spring house and a restored stone barn with a custom pub and loft.

There are five wood-burning fireplaces in the spacious country house, which also features dual staircases, beamed ceilings, deep window sills and wide plank flooring. The updated kitchen offers new appliances, granite counter tops and custom cabinetry.

Newtown, Pennsylvania

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