House of the Week: A 267-Year-Old Home With a Tavern Past

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What drew Alan Kaufman to this 18th-century home in Lyme, CT was not the fact that Andrew Jackson regularly stayed here when it was an inn some two centuries ago. And it wasn’t licentious tales of Hollywood types carousing around the pool after a theater actress bought it in the 1930s.

It was the gorgeous stone tavern in the daylight basement.

“It has exposed beams and an almost walk-in size fireplace,” Kaufman said. “I entertain and do wine tastings d…

Posted from: http://www.zillow.com/blog/home-with-tavern-past-203516/

What drew Alan Kaufman to this 18th-century home in Lyme, CT was not the fact that Andrew Jackson regularly stayed here when it was an inn some two centuries ago. And it wasn’t licentious tales of Hollywood types carousing around the pool after a theater actress bought it in the 1930s.

It was the gorgeous stone tavern in the daylight basement.

“It has exposed beams and an almost walk-in size fireplace,” Kaufman said. “I entertain and do wine tastings d…

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