Chaseholme, Estate of the Day
Today's estate, Chaseholme, is located in the heart of the Cornish Art Colony in Cornish, New Hampshire. The Cornish Art Colony had its heyday from 1885 to 1917 and attracted creative types including Maxfield Parrish, Isadora Duncan and President Woodrow Wilson whose made his Harlakenden house in Cornish, his summer White House. Artists were drawn to Cornish's scenery and by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the sculptor who had a large network of students and friends.
The original home was built in 1797 and has been renovated and expanded over the years. The approximately 6,000-square-foot residence now has seven bedrooms and the 13-acre property includes a heated pool, bath house, greenhouse, tennis court and barn. The Federal-style home has eight fireplaces and has been renovated with an eye to keeping the spirit of the original home. Some accommodations for modern tastes have been made, a bathroom with a fireplace in it also boasts a separate shower and spa tub. This home is listed at $1.15 million.
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