Sold for $199,000 on Oct 3, 2018
Move right into this sweet, handsome historic home, set back from the road on a gentle rise with a long view of fields, trees and distant mountain ridges! Perfect location in the New Paltz area- just minutes to all the great restaurants and shops in town and, of course, SUNY campus, with museum, theater, etc. A short, easy drive to the NYC bus in New Paltz, Thruway exit, and shuttle bus at route 299/9W in Highland, to Poughkeesie's Metro North station, the Mid-Hudson Bridge and the Walkway Over the Hudson. Close to rail trails, the Shawangunk Ridge, Minnewaska, and Mohonk for hiking, rock climbing, swimming and biking. Walking distance to popular Gunk Haus eatery. A gracious path leads from the driveway and garage to a stone front porch. The house has oak floors in the living room, and a large sun room which is windowed on three sides for year-round use as a family room, music room, or guest area. There is a newly refinished eat-in kitchen, with generous cabinet and counter space, a gas range and lovely corner for dining. The living room also has built-in cabinets and shelves and there is a large hallway with closets leading to a beautiful solid wood staircase. An office/den/dining area is reachable from the living room and kitchen and features a large, walk-in closet. Upstairs is a full bathroom, a large master bedroom and a charming, smaller bedroom with a pine floor. There is an ample landing to place additional storage. Outside, both sides of the rectangular lot have stone walls bordering a private back yard. There is a beautiful old stone fireplace and stone patio for cookouts and a shed behind the house with electric and windows for storage and workbench. The back portion of the lot is wooded and extends back to the the pink flag.