Historic House Listings

Lighthouse Otter Lake Cabin, Circa 1930 in New York. $220,000

November 1, 2022

This is a unique house! The Lighthouse Otter Lake Cabins was built in 1930. In the 1960’s the lighthouse and cabins were sold separately, but remains as The Lighthouse Association. The listing is a bit confusing to me. It is located on .25 acres in Forestport, New York. The house features hardwood floors, large deck and a laundry chute. The home is situated on Otter Lake. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,280 square feet. $220,000

Contact the property owner: 309-369-1030

From the Zillow listing:


Lighthouse Property – Otter Lake, NY This historic property is located at Otter Lake, NY and is 10 miles south of Old Forge, NY. The area is great for boating, fishing, water skiing, swimming, hiking, camping, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing, ice skating, snow sledding, and the water park in Old Forge. There is 1250 square feet of living space and a full basement of 1250 square feet (high ceiling). In addition, there are 380 square feet in two areas located in the front of the building that can be used as a recreational room, workshop, etc. There are 2 large bedrooms (one with half-bath)and walk-in closets. 1.5 baths with the option of adding another full bath off the guest bedroom. Kitchen with a pantry that overlooks the back deck – the large kitchen window opens to allow food and beverages to be passed through. Includes gas stove and refrigerator. New hot water tank. Den with a woodstove and sliding glass door leading to the large deck. Linen cabinet with laundry chute. The Tudor design living room and dining room are part of the Lighthouse tower. Hardwood floors throughout with tile floors in the bathrooms and kitchen. Large two-tier deck in the backyard and a front door screened-in porch. Metal roof. Beautiful stone walls leading into the basement. Basement: Laundry room with washer and dryer, workshop area, furnace room, and plenty of storage. As part of the Lighthouse Association, there is deeded access to the sand beach/boat dock area and is only used by members. The roads leading to the beach area are maintained by the association and a secondary water supply is provided in the summer months. Living room: 21×9 Dining room: 9×11 Kitchen: 9.5×11 (with pantry) Den: 19.5×19.5 (with woodstove) Master bedroom with 1/2 bath: 10.5×15 Guest bedroom with extra room for additional bath: 12×14.5 Ground level rooms in front: 11.5×16 and 11.5×33 History: The Lighthouse Otter Lake Cabins was established in the 1930s. In the 60s, the Lighthouse and cabins were sold separately, but remains as The Lighthouse Association. The roads, secondary water supply, and beach area is for the members use only (no public access).The Lighthouse was run as a restaurant and general store in the 70s.



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