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$ 439,900

Listing No. 30304

1830 Early Classical Revival
Owego, NY

Vesper Cliff, Owego, NY

Vesper Cliff

Once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of the most historic homes in the Southern Tier! Known as Vesper Cliff, this home was built circa 1791 using plank construction.

In 1834, a Greek Revival addition was added to the front of the home designed by renowned architect Alexander Jackson Davis. Situated on a very private 18.9 acres, this impressive home sits just outside the Village of Owego only 1 minute from downtown.

The grounds feature a circular driveway around the main house, large fields, peaceful wooded areas, an amazing view of Owego Creek from high above, the original chicken coop and ice house plus the largest oak tree in NYS featuring a trunk base of 33' around!

The home is packed full of history including a visit from Alexander Graham Bell and many other prominent figures over the years. Features include 12' ceilings, Sentry security system, pocket doors, grand staircase, plank flooring, and a large oversized garage with heated workshop area.
Bedrooms: 5
Full Bath(s): 1
Half Bath(s): 1

Heated Sq. Ft.: 4,458
Acres: 18.900

Contact the Agent directly.

Howard Hanna

Thomas Bronk photo Thomas Bronk

Phone: 607 765-5884

Agent's Web site

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  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Fireplaces
  • Wood floors
  • Cast Iron Radiators
  • High Ceilings
  • Pocket Doors
  • Vintage light fixtures
  • Back porch
  • Chicken coop
  • Cupola
  • Garage/workshop
  • Ice house

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