If you are into old 19th century farmhouses as much as I am, you will love this beautiful home in New Paltz, NY. Throughout Ulster County, NY there are certainly many old homes to choose from, but this one in particular caught my eye. Built in 1800, this farmhouse has so much of its original charm making it almost irresistible. This home is located on a very desirable road in New Paltz where it is rare to see a for sale sign, this is a unique opportunity to own a piece of Ulster County history.
This home sits on 2.15 acres of well landscaped gardens and meadows. It has a view of the Mohonk Tower and is against protected land, close to all the area has to offer. Miles of some of the best hiking in New York State are right at your backdoor. And the land is just the beginning.
Stepping inside this home, you will find wide board pine floors and wood beams that lend to the original farmhouse charm. This home will accommodate a family for everyday living or a weekend home where you can entertain your friends. It has 3,029 square feet, four bedrooms and three bathrooms, which have been renovated with loving care. It is easy to cozy up to one of the two fireplaces on those chilly winter days. In the summer months, there is a screened in porch and an in-ground pool, perfect for a bbq or just a day of relaxation. Above the three car garage there is even a great guest suite.
If you ever choose to leave this amazing home, it is just minutes from the center of the funky, artsy town of New Paltz. There are many restaurants and stores to peek in throughout the village. You will also find historically appointed stone houses mixed in with the local businesses. With all the history and all that Ulster County, NY has to offer, you will not be disappointed. Also, the fall brings many tourists to the area, not only to view the gorgeous foliage, but for the farmers markets and the delicious apples. Many pick your own farms are all over the area, a favorite of mine is Overlook Farms, a short drive from New Paltz.
Being just shy of two hours from NYC and just off the thruway, it is an easy drive, making it a great destination for a weekend home. Whether looking for a new home, a second home, a weekender, or a country retreat….. start your search for New Paltz Real Estate here!