Historic House Listings

Off market. “Frostmere”, Circa 1921. A 660 acre private preserve in New York. $4,250,000

July 28, 2019

Imagine owning this! First time it’s for sale in 100 years. “Frostmere” was built in 1921. It is located on 660 acres in Paul Smiths, New York. Frostmere is a private reserve centered around Chain Lake. The main lodge has nine bedrooms! The house overlooks Chain Lake. There is also a 3 slip boat house and a guest house. Nine bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 8,048 square feet. $5,500,000 New Price: $4,250,000

From the Zillow listing:


Offered for the first time in nearly 100 years, Forestmere is a classic 660 acre preserve located just 5 miles north of Paul Smiths in the Town of Brighton. Mile-long Chain Lake is the centerpiece of this sportman’s/family retreat together with Clear Lake, Spring Pond, brook trout ponds and extensive frontage on the Osgood River. Ultimate privacy and a fisherman’s paradise offering trophy bass and pike.  The main lodge with 9 bedrooms and 5 full baths was constructed in the early 1920’s and overlooks Chain Lake to the south. Spacious living and dining rooms – each with a cut-stone fireplace lend an aura of Great Camp style. A 3-slip boathouse affords storage for boats and fishing gear.


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