Historic House Listings

Dream house time!! Circa, 1785 and 1865. Over one acre in NY. $1,600,000

May 7, 2018

The VanShaack house was built in 1765. In 1865 James Mix Jr., Albany’s leading silversmith, purchased the house and added on the mansard roof and the third floor. Located on 1.42 acres in Kinderhook, New York. Ten bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 7,000 square feet. $1,600,000

From the Zillow listing:


The VanSchaack house, dates back to c. 1785. In 1865, James Mix, Jr., Albany’s leading silversmith at the time, purchased the home and added the mansard roof, and 3rd floor, with no diruption to flow or integrity. With only 7 owners in 200 plus years, this home still retains many original details, such as the windows, mahogany and oak floors, and fabulous staircases. Gracious front hall, formal LR and DR, period style kitchen, breakfast nook, butler’s pantry, kitchen pantry, tv room, powder room and glorious enclosed porch on main floor. Second floor boasts 6 BR’s (2 on a separate wing), 3 full BA’s and a library. The 2nd story to the enclosed porch is adjacent to the master ensuite. The 3rd floor is home to 4 additional BR’s, another LR, full BA and storage room. There is also a staircase to the roof. Six original fireplaces. One is operational, 4 have potential and the 6th is home to the furnace flue. Parklike grounds, detached 2 car garage. Historic setting. Agent owned

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