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Off market. Water views from this Catskill, New York home! Circa 1865. $329,000

February 21, 2020

Love the basement with the old moonshine bottles! The listing says they most likely were Legs Diamond’s secret stash. He was a gangster in Philadelphia and New York City. Also known as Gentleman Jack, he was a bootlegger during prohibition. This home was built in 1865. It is located in Catskill, New York. The home has views of Catskill Creek and is located just steps from downtown. The interior has beamed ceilings, original hardwood floors, and some original windows. Love the moldings on the exterior! Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2,538 square feet. $329,000

Contact Rebecca Sullivan with Keller Williams Capital District Latham: 518-267-9983

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to this breathtaking Catskill city home with luxuries galore. Beautiful gardens, a spacious courtyard for entertaining, off street parking, detached garage. This 3 bed, 3 bath home on the Greene County historic register, offers attention to every architectural detail. Located just steps from downtown and the Catskill creek, the sprawling yard pours out onto Main Street. Step into the front door to light filled airy rooms with wood floors, high beamed ceilings and original fixtures. Head up the grand staircase, and you’ll find the lovely master suite boasting upholstered window seats and the 2nd & 3rd bedrooms. The treat? A massive basement with a secret stash of Legs Diamond’s prohibition era bottled spirits. The basement was said to be a hideaway on his jaunts upstate. It’s truly a glorious historical treasure. Enjoy a short walk or bicycle ride to award wining eateries, shops, entertainment and galleries. Behold all of what Catskill has to offer here at 228 Main!


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