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Want that stained glass gazebo! Circa 1848 in New York. $369,000

March 12, 2023

I want that gazebo with all of the stained glass! This home was built in 1848. It is located in Staten Island, New York. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, pressed tin ceiling, built-ins, beautiful stained glass and baseboards. This home was said to be a lodging stop on the Stage Coach Run. It was also home to Staten Island poet and artist, John Foxwell. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,122 square feet. $369,000

Contact Lesley Evans with Tom Crimmins Realty: 718-370-3200

From the Zillow listing:


Lovers of old homes, Saltboxes, stained glass windows and tin ceilings… Built in 1848, this Landmark, modest, and solidly built Greek Revival, Salt Box Colonial, has tremendous history! This home is said to have been a lodging stop on the Stage Coach Run from New York to Philadelphia. It was also owned by Staten Island poet & artist John Foxwell who added many of the quirky touches & the exterior paint scheme. Check SI advance and NYT for related articles. Featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a finished basement with high ceilings & an open front porch perfect for a rocking chair… this home is a true gem. Updates include new water heater & updated plumbing & electric 2018, new stainless & quartz kitchen, 2019, new washer/dryer & laundry room plumbing, new roof and windows, 2019. The open front porch leads you to the living room, new kitchen & bedroom with tin ceiling & 1/2 bath. Upstairs you’ll find master bedroom w/ 3/4 bath. Basement is fully finished w, slate tile floor, high ceilings, new laundry room, & utility room. Come check out this piece of history and make it yours today.



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