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Waterworks: A River Runs Through This Stone Cottage in Connecticut
July 14th, 2015 1:46 PM

We’ve seen houses that sit alongside rolling rivers, but this stone cottage in Fairfield, CT, sits right on top of one. For $2 million, you can sip morning coffee in your kitchen and watch the water flow underneath.

It’s a home that’s impossible to reproduce. “With all the regulations, not only would you not be able to build a house over a brook, you’d have to set it back significantly,” listing agent Andrew Whiteley of William Raveis Real Estate says. Because the building was converted to a residence a while back—Whiteley guesses during the 1940s—it’s been allowed to stay as is.

Built in 1836, the 3,000-square-foot home was a mill producing plaster made from horsehair and oysters, presumably for the surrounding population in the (now historic) district of Greenfield Hill. The mill’s turbine has been removed, and the bridge has been transformed into a kitchen,


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