The barn from 'Charlotte's Web' is on sale for $3.7 million

The barn from 'Charlotte's Web' is on sale for $3.7 million

The barn from 'Charlotte's Web' is on sale for $3.7 million

An Upstate couple, who has summered in the home that inspired the beloved children's book, "Charlotte's Web", for more than 30 years, has put the property up for sale.

The home dates to the late 1700s.

The 44-acre saltwater farm in Brooklin, Maine - where White lived when he wrote "Charlotte" - has been listed at $3.7 million. They're asking $3.7 million. White and his wife, Katharine, bought it in 1933.

It includes 12 rooms, six working fireplaces, three and a half bathrooms and a wood cook stove.

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The 44-acre saltwater farm also features views of the bay and mountains of Acadia National Park, a sun porch, a boathouse with a dock and more.

According to The Associated Press, Down East Properties listing agent Martha Dischinger said Wednesday the property retains many historical touches, and the owners maintained the gardens tended by E.B. White's wife, Katharine, before her death in 1977.

"They swing on the same rope swing that they knew Fern had; they sit on the milking stool where Fern had sat", one of the current owners, Mary Galland, told Yankee Magazine in a tour of the home.

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