MLS® ID: 1001756109
406 SWEDESBORO RD
Gibbstown, New Jersey, 08027 $2,900,000
Once in a lifetime opportunity! Nothnagle Log Home, built between 1638-1643. On the National Register of Historic Sites through the US Department of the Interior. This is the oldest log cabin in the United States, and the oldest of it's type in the Western Hemisphere. C.A. Nothnagle Log House is attached to the home of Doris and Harry Rink, who have owned the home since 1940. Incredible artifacts and various furnishings are also included in the sale of this museum-like property. 100 ft redwood trees, a gazebo, shed, machine shop and a 4 car garage are also offered in this 1.3 acre home. The Rinks affection and devotion to their residence, in addition to their pride and joy of it's heritage, has been their motivation in welcoming many thousands of visitors through their doors. These have included Ambassadors, Consulate Generals, Congressmen, Governors, Authors, Professors, Archaeologists and Historians in addition to those visiting for their thirst for knowledge. The historic integrity of the home must be preserved, and the owners want it to remain open to guided tours and visitors to continue sharing its wealth of history for years to come. A life estate is required where the Rinks will continue their tours and to care for their beloved residence.