John "Jack" Cullen Esquire, was a Boston native who passed away at the age of 76 in 2018 after a brief illness.
Cullen certainly lived an incredible life from attending Northeastern University, then writing for the Boston Globe while attending Suffolk Law School. With a successful career, Cullen also managed to be a successful family man as a husband, father, and grandfather.
With all that was on his plate, Cullen was a massive Firefighter enthusiast. So much so he built a full-sized replica of Boston's Engine 21 Firehouse in Thornton, New Hampshire.
That home is now for sale and is incredibly fun and impressive!
Home Inspired By Boston Firehouse For Sale in Thornton, New Hampshire
This full-sized replica of Boston's Engine 21 Firehouse is located at 176 Armory Rd in Thornton, New Hampshire. It features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 3,137 square feet of space for any hobbyist and 1,622 square feet of garage space for an RV, cars, boats, or yes, even a fire engine.
This property features a ton of storage and closet space, a propane fireplace, and an unfinished basement that provides endless possibilities.
Skinny New England Home Built Out of Spite is For Sale for $1.2M
As the story goes according to Boston Magazine
, the home was said to have been built by a man in 1890 on a plot of land that was left by his father to him and his brother. Well, this guy had been off fighting in the Civil War, and once he returned he discovered that his brother had gone ahead and built a big house on that land.
Then, out of pure spite he built the skinny spite house on the remaining plot between his brother's house and another building to block sunlight and harbor views from his brother.
Comparing Two Vastly Different Modern Maine Homes For $300k
With the housing market always being unique in Maine and being extra crazy due to the pandemic, what can $300,000 get you in June of 2021? Here's a breakdown of the two properties. One in the heart of Downtown Portland and the other, in Somerset County in St Albans.
So, which property would you prefer?