This original, large colonial, has a fantastic story to tell. In fact, a story that dates back to the late 1700's! This rare gem of a home, sited on 5.74 acres in the heart of Medford will excite anyone who loves the thought of being part of its rich history. The property includes a sprawling 4, 380 sq. ft. home and an original two story post and beam barn plus a 6 car detached garage. Just envision the grand lifestyle that this home has afforded its owners throughout the centuries. A perfect place to add your chapter to its historical story! A grand foyer welcomes you and offers you glimpses of the detail and craftsmanship that remain in tact. Unique design features include: original random width heart pine board flooring throughout most of the home, large rooms, high ceilings, formal Living and Dining Rooms, 8 working fireplaces showcased by original brick, imported marble or custom wood surrounds, rear staircase off the Colonial keeping room, colonial doors, exposed ceiling beams, original moldings, two screened porches, original root cellar, full basement and lots more. Modern improvements include an updated Kitchen with Viking gas range, stainless steel appliances, tiled floor, newer windows, two zone HVAC, newer water heater, basement laundry room, basement wine storage, newer windows and roof, & ceiling fans. The exterior grounds include the dramatic two-story barn, with zoning to allow for horses, enough garage space for business or hobby vehicles, winding walkways and lots of lawn areas for play, walking/riding paths throughout the expansive property, circular drive and exceptional location exuding the privacy of a remote farm, with the convenience of major highways, shopping and restaurants a short hop away. The property is being sold in "as is" condition, but is ready to welcome its new owner. A private showing is the best way to appreciate and feel this home's storied past. Call today and let your mind imagine all that is yet to come. Highly rated schools are an added bonus!