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c. 1728 Dutch Colonial
Kinderhook, New York
Village Charm in Early American Setting
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|Heated Sq. Ft.||3,627|
- Walk-Up Attic
- City water supply
- Septic Tank
- Claw-foot Tub(s)
- 1st Floor Den/Office/Bedroom
- 200 Amp Electric w/Circuit-breakers
- 3-Zone Oil Hot Water Heat; NEW: 03/08 High Efficiency Buderus Boiler w/Riello Burner & HiE Hot Water Supply
- Beautiful Wide Board Wood Floors
- Double Hung Windows mostly 12/12
- Dry Basement w/heated partial crawl space
- Four Working Fireplaces
- Master Bedroom w/ working Fireplace & wall-to-wall Wardrobe
- Original Moldings, Paneling, Chair-rail, Mantles
- Sitting Room w/18th Century Cooking Fireplace & Hand Hewn Pitch Pine Ceiling Beams
- Spacious Formal Federal Drawing Room & Dining Room w/working Fireplaces
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HUDSON VALLEY DUTCH COLONIAL HOMESTEAD c.1728
This 3627 Sq Ft Graceful Six Bedroom Dutch Colonial with 9 foot 1st floor ceilings offers spacious Federal Drawing & Dining Rooms with working fireplaces, Federal mantels, moldings, paneling, a Sitting Room with cooking fireplace & hand hewn pitch pine ceiling beams. The Eat-in-kitchen has an attractive stainless steel gas top range with electric convection & standard ovens plus a bay-window that insures the morning light.
The Federal Period Central Hall Staircase with cherry banister and newel post leads to the full 2nd floor that features a Master Bedroom with working fireplace & a wall-to-wall wardrobe, five other bedrooms and two full baths. A backstairs leads down to the 1st floor mud room service area.
Beautiful wide-board wood floors, period moldings, chair-rails & paneling adorn this museum quality home throughout.
3-Zone Oil Hot Water Heating is a highlight with its NEW (03/08) High Efficiency Buderus Boiler/Riello Burner & HiE Hot Water Supply.
Relax on the blue stone patio with a 19th Century Well-house looking out on mature trees & plantings, a 19th Cent. Post n' Beam Barn & patch of backwoods.
Here Early American Ambiance is enhanced by Federal Elegance in this rare polished gem of a home.
Conveniently located in New York's Hudson River Valley in picturesque Columbia County, this Historic Dutch Colonial offers views of other fine period homes in the Historic District.
The Historic District in the Village of Kinderhook is on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to many historically significant homes such as this HUDSON VALLEY DUTCH COLONIAL. Within the district, this graceful home sits on a .67 village acre surrounded by mature trees and planting on a peaceful lane among other fine period homes.
The peaceful lane is sometimes referred to as the Knox Trail where in January of 1776; Colonel Henry Knox transported a vital shipment of artillery (44 cannons, 14 mortars and one howitzer) from the captured Fort Ticonderoga 300 miles to the beleaguered City of Boston. He led his hardy band over the frozen Hudson River and snow covered countryside using ox and horse-drawn sledges. On January 9, 1776, Knox drove his train southward (on what is US9/Broad Street) into the Village of Kinderhook. Turning left on Hudson Street they passed No. 15 and crossed the Kinderhook Creek and continued with cannon on to Ghent and easterly to join Gen. Washington at Dorchester Heights. A Knox Trail Marker on the Village Green commemorates this historic event.
Our 8th President, Martin Van Buren was born in his father's public house just down the street and his retirement home, Lindenwald, is now a museum.
Centrally located in the Village, one can easily walk to School, Post Office, Bank, Shops, Cafes and the Saturday Farmers Market.
NYC: 2.5 hrs via the parkway or Amtrak.
Albany: 25min, Lenox: 40min, Boston: 2.75 hrs, Hudson: 20min.
A HISTORIC HOME LOVER'S DREAM at a REASONABLE ASKING PRICE.
PROUDLY OFFERED at $599,000.
Archived in November, 2012
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