Our Homes

All of our homes are fashioned after authentic 18th Century homes found along the Connecticut countryside. We strive to use sustainable materials and advocate economy of scale, designing living spaces that are practical and perfectly suited to the owners needs. Early New England Homes has engineered a unique timbered ceiling system that works with conventionally framed walls so you can have a home with today’s conveniences with all the character of an old New England home. This complete home building system includes plans, provided material lists, and handmade materials and hardware that cannot be found at a local lumberyard.

STYLES

cape

Cape

1400 square ft / 1940 square ft

pdf Small Cape Floor Plan
pdf Large Cape Floor Plan

colonial

Colonial

2184 square ft

pdf Colonial Floor Plan

gambrel

Gambrel

2856 square ft

pdf Gambrel Floor Plan

the saltbox

Saltbox

2095 square ft

pdf Saltbox Floor Plan

Particulars

Basics

Every Early New England Home starts with this basic package.

plans

Seven sets of engineered plans and construction diagrams.

frame

Main house framing and timbered ceiling system.

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Optional Ell, Wing, or Farmer’s Porch.

Wood

We handcraft many of the trim details with the finest quality wood products available.

Hardware

Hand forged or handmade by our blacksmith, just like it was done over a century ago.

THE PROCESS

Pre-Construction

The process starts with a visit to our model and lots of discussion! Consequently, documents are signed and detailed plans are drawn.

Supplies & Deliveries

An outline of the materials that ENEH supplies to the builder. These items are delivered over the course of construction, on three different dates.

Process Details

A breakdown of the building process from foundation to finish. This section outlines responsibilites of both ENEH and the builder.

country carpenters

Since 1974, Country Carpenters has been perfecting the art of New England style barns. Each engineered to maintain the structural and architectural integrity of it’s historical inspiration, these barns meet the lifestyle needs of owners today. Therefore, every Early New England Home by Country Carpenters carries their reputation for quality construction and total customer satisfaction.