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Old Chatham Estate on 10 Private Acres

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By Friday, Aug 16, 2019 More In Real Estate

A picture-perfect Old Chatham estate offering a renovated 1780’s Colonial with charming guest cottage, all on 10 private acres tucked away at the end of a quiet country lane. The light-filled main house will delight you at every turn. The smart and stylish eat-in kitchen offers every amenity for cooking and entertaining. Also on the first floor is a chic master bedroom, living room with fireplace, and den/parlor. Upstairs are two additional bedrooms with views of the extensive gardens and grounds.

The 2-bedroom guesthouse is discreetly sited some distance from the main house, with screened and front porches. Main House mechanicals have been upgraded to include geothermal heating and cooling, new plumbing and electrical systems. On the grounds: abundant perennial beds, fruit orchard, and stone walls. An easy drive from NYC, and close to Hudson and cultural venues of the Berkshires.

What’s the most compelling thing about this property?

This house is in absolutely pristine condition. The main house includes Geo-thermal heating and air conditioning along with oil furnace forced hot air. The list of all amenities is extensive.

For whom is this house perfect?

This is the perfect weekend retreat with two houses to accommodate both family and friends. It also offers for the option of using the second house for a live-in caretaker or for an income-producing rental property.

What’s the most fun thing to do within five miles of this house?

Watching the Old Chatham Hunt Club in the town square on opening day with the horses and blessing of the hounds is a popular thing to do. And the Club also offers events throughout the season.

A little further away are two Columbia Land Conservancy trail options that are very popular with locals and weekenders alike: Ooms and Hand Hollow.

 

If this house could talk, what secret would it tell about its history?

Over 200 years old, this house has countless untold secrets about the families who lived here and the lives they led. It’s now waiting for you to create stories of your own there.

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INTERESTED? Contact:

Sharyn Richards Marks

The Kinderhook Group Real Estate

O: 518-392-8040

C: 518-821-1119

2 Town Hall Place

Ghent, N.Y.

INTERESTED? Contact:

John Hanks

The Kinderhook Group Real Estate

O: 518-392-8040

C: 917-306-0666

2 Town Hall Place

Ghent, N.Y.


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