Built in 1763 by Daniel Poor, a rich farmer who fought at Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill during the Revolutionary War, this Georgian Revival later was the home of Oliver Hazard Perry, the son of the naval hero of the War of 1812. — John Ellement, Globe Staff
Address: 68 Philips St.
Bathrooms: 3 full 1 partial
That history flows throughout this 5,025-square-foot home where most floors are wide planks and walls are covered with a mixture of wallpaper, paint. and, in one bedroom, a mural by 19th century painter Rufus Porter.
The first floor includes a chandeliered formal dining room with glassed built-in china cabinet, wainscoting, and crown moldings.
Through French doors is a sunny summer room. Across a hallway, now painted orange, is the manly library with dark wooden built-in shelves.
Behind another set of French doors is the parlor, drawing light through large windows; adjacent to that is a music room with fireplace and a grand piano.
The main entry has a parquet wood flooring. A wide stairway with curved railing leads upstairs.
The bedrooms, all with multiple windows, are scattered along the second floor where bathrooms have been updated.
A view of one of the bedrooms.
A view of one of the bathrooms.
The home needs freshening. A carriage house, with horse stall extant, is now a three-car garage on the circular driveway. Full basement is unfinished.
Arlene Santangelo of Keller Williams Realty in Andover is the listing broker.
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