A more than 200 year old Dover home at 36 The Green has a for sale sign in the window – a rarity on the circular street where most of the homes are now offices.
A Dover home, over 200 years old and with an exclusive Dover address, has a for sale sign in the window – a rarity on the circular street where most of the homes are now offices.
The three-story Federal brick home is located at 36 The Green. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and comes with a price tag of $1.1 Million.
The listing agent says the owner, Mary Terry Mason Carroll, grew up in the home and also raised her family there. But now that the kids have grown up, they’d rather gather at their new primary residence in Rehoboth Beach.
A framed, handwritten note inside the main entrance of the house says the house was first built in 1791-92 by U.S. District Judge John Fisher.
It’s a one of the few remaining residences on The Green, which is also zoned for commercial use.
“I think whoever buys it and makes the best use of it, they’ll (the owners) be happy with that,” Denise Cain, realtor for Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty, said.
“Obviously they have many great memories here with it being their home, but it has great potential for a commercial use as well,” Cain added.
Cain says she already has two interested buyers. One has a commercial interest and the other is considering having “36 The Green’ as their new home address.