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$ 279,000

Listing No. 27144

1852 Greek Revival
Summit, NY

Historic Farmhouse in Summit, Schoharie County, New York in the Northern Catskills mountains. The house is a two-story, double pile, front-gable form vernacular Greek Revival style dwelling with a one story, single pile, side wing. The main block and most of side wing is board-wall construction consisting of horizontally-stacked hemlock planks. The front facade features corner pilasters and a molded projecting cornice. It was built by a local master carpenter who is also credited with many local buildings around the same time, churches and hotels. The property was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015.
The house is in excellent condition, completely restored since 2003 with many recent updates. Living quarters are about 2400 sq ft., 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large eat-in-kitchen, large living room, hardwood floors, fireplace, beautiful staircase, porch, basement, laundry room, workshop, two garages (one attached, one detached). The interior is a unique mixture of modern, Scandinavian-style design and preserved 19th century original details.
The house sits in a park-like setting on 22 acres bordering on two quiet country roads. It has picturesque views of its own >6 feet deep, spring-fed swimming pond. The surrounding land consists of 3 surveyed approved subdivisions allowing for 2 additional buildings, including a building on 250 feet lakefront on a Catskill mountain lake. The terrain is level or slightly sloped, a mixture of open fields and woods; abundant wildlife; wide variety of (mature) trees and plants. Recreational activities during all seasons (swimming, boating, canoeing).
Bedrooms: 3
Full Bath(s): 2
Heated Sq. Ft.: 2,400
Stories: 2.0

Acres: 22.000

Agent Contact Information

Owner lives overseas. Please contact by e-mail

Armin Stelzer

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  • Waterfront
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Basement
  • Living room
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Barn
  • Pond
  • Rear Deck
  • Fireplaces

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