Historic Riggs Hill Farm: circa 1816

Thomas McGowan of Elyse Harney Real Estate offers a period house as the perfect country retreat.

Filled with period detail, offering over 3000 sq. ft. 3 plus bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, 3 fireplaces, stunning kitchen, enclosed porch, 3 barns, guest apartment, open pastures framed by lush trees and plantings sited on 10.52 acres offering the ideal country retreat. Perfect for horses, artist studio, car enthusiast and collectors located on a peaceful country road known as “Norfolk’s Golden Mile”.


What’s the most compelling thing about this property?

It has an old-fashioned country presence with a period house and barns, and is on a country road with similar properties. It is like driving into a lost time.

For whom is this house perfect?

The property is perfect as a weekend getaway, year-round living, a family home or a company retreat.

What’s the fun thing to do within five miles of this house?

Drive to the historic village of Norfolk with its restaurants, historic Green, Yale Summer Music and Art School and thousands of acres of protected land to hike and play on.

If this house could talk, what secret would it tell about its history?

It was once a thriving sheep farm. Once a horse property.

It is rumored to have been a station on the underground railroad, as were many houses in Norfolk.


Interested? Contact Thomas McGowan

Elyse Harney Real Estate

Office: 860-542-5500

Mobile: 860-309-6043

Email: tmcgowan@harneyre.com

11 East Main Street (P.O. Box 628)

Salisbury, CT 06068