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Sold. Love this house! Two acres in New York. Circa 1870. $210,000

July 5, 2020

What a great house! What a great price! This home was built in 1870. It is located on two acres in Rosendale, New York. There are original hardwood floors, exposed brick, built-ins and arched doorways. The home has a large wrap around porch and a small cottage that was used as a child’s playhouse. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 1,737 square feet. $210,000

Contact Mary Orapello with Murphy Realty Group: 845-590-0386

From the Zillow listing:


This four-bedroom, 2-1/2 bath solid farmhouse is in the friendly historic hamlet of Cottekill, steps from the Rail Trail, with a deli and post office a 3-minute walk away. It is ideally located three miles to the Rosendale; eight miles from historic Uptown Kingston and downtown New Paltz; three miles to High Falls restaurants and food co-op; three miles to Stone Ridge shopping; an easy commute to NYC by car, bus, or train; an short drive to Minnewaska State Park and Mohonk Preserve for swimming and hiking. The property includes two-acres of nice country land with lawns, woodlands, and some big old trees. There’s a wraparound rocking chair porch facing a secluded fenced yard perfect for barbecues and safe for children and there’s a tiny cottage that makes a perfect playhouse or a place to get away and a small barn that could be a garage. The huge master bedroom with three views has its own private stairway, an open claw-foot tub, and a separate half-bath. The downstairs bedroom has a full bath that was dismantled for renovation and is now ready to rebuild the way you want it. There are two more nice bedrooms upstairs served by a full bath. The bright and comfortable living room has a dining alcove and includes an efficient Jotul wood stove. There’s a separate large and sunny room for a family room or formal dining room. The country kitchen with a DMC commercial convection range and an ASKO dishwasher has a separate entrance with mud room and is ready to enjoy as is or modernize. Efficient cast iron radiators in each room. An attic fan keeps the whole house cool all summer.


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