Historic House Listings

Historic Cotswold Mansion in New York. Circa 1873. $239,999

January 7, 2019

Historic Cotswold Mansion is a solid granite house overlooking Canajoharie Creek and Park. Restoration work has already started. Built in 1873 in Canajoharie, New York. The roof was replaced with slate in 2008. Five floors of living space! The second level has been completed with a full apartment. Original hardwood floors, doors and door hardware. There is a beautiful mahogany and walnut staircase. Originally built by Dr. James White for his wife. It has always been know as the “white house”. Eight bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 6,000 square feet. $239,999

From the Zillow listing:


Located 40 min west of Albany on Interstate 90 (exit 29), on one of the many marinas on the Mohawk River – Erie/Barge Canal system, Canajoharie, is the home of the 3rd largest collections of world famous artist, Winslow Homer, just 20 min from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, & in the heart of James Fennimore Coopers Leather stocking tales, and the Glimmer Glass Opera. It was built by Doctor James White, one of the village founders, for his wife, & is still known as “the White House”. The house has 190 ft on the Canajoharie Creek, 2 blocks from downtown and the marina, and is on the Erie Canal walking tour. www.nycanal.com, It is presently gutted & in process of restoration. Total of 5 stories (about 6,000 sq ft) are terraced to the Canajoharie Creek & borders town park, while there are 3 stories at street level. Second level has been renovated, as an apartment for perhaps, a caretaker, condo, or 2 more bedrooms & baths for a Bed & Breakfast. Original woodwork, shutters, doors & cast brass hardware, mahogany & walnut staircase, along with two granite & soapstone fireplaces w gold inlay, in mint condition, are intact.

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