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THIS OUTSTANDING BEAUTY known as the Judge James Betts House c. 1903 is being offered for the first time in over 20 years. It's current owners have meticulously maintained this amazing Georgian Revival classic with great care and attention inside and out. This gorgeous brick home is prominently sited up on a hill surrounded by stone walls catching the eye of all who drive by. A stunning wrap around porch with original details along with a limestone foundation, steps and lentils are some of the exquisite accents on this home making it an Uptown Kingston one of a kind. It is also located in one of the most sought after locations on Pearl Street and just blocks from the Historic Uptown Kingston Stockade area with wonderful restaurants, shops and the weekly farmers market. Double entry doors with beveled glass greet you as you enter into an open foyer with the original chandelier and a stunning staircase that wraps around to the second floor. Some of the amazing details in this home include 10 ft. ceilings (9ft. on the 2nd floor), original pocket doors, a back staircase to the 2nd and 3rd stories, hardwood floors and original unpainted doors, moldings and trim. The formal living room features a wood burning brick fireplace with an arched opening and custom made insert. The adjacent formal dining room is 21 feet long and features a beautiful Crystal Chandelier from Venice that is staying with the home. There is plenty of room for family and friends. A glassed conservancy off of the dining room with radiant heat bluestone floors offers peace and tranquility all year long. Filled with warmth and light it overlooks a backyard complete with English gardens, stone walls and a white picket fence while looking onto pinteresque Noones Lane. You can't believe you are right uptown. Also, a deck from this room is reinforced and perfect for a hottub. The Kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite counters and a butcher block center island is the heart of this home for these owners. There is also a large food pantry and a butlers pantry. The back door from the kitchen takes you to a bluestone patio for dining in the garden and a bluestone walkway to the 2-car brick garage with access from Noones Lane. A library and a den complete the first floor. The 2nd floor features a sitting area with Palladium windows and leaded glass that are original to the home. The perfect spot to enjoy a good book while taking in the seasonal mountain views which are also visible from the 3rd floor. The master bedroom suite includes another brick wood burning fireplace, walk in closet, a bath with a shower and soaking tub and a bidet. There is also a unique curved cast iron radiator in this bedroom. The third floor of this home is amazing with a 2- bedroom inlaw apartment. There is a nice Kitchen with a handmade tile backsplash, a pantry, a laundry room with storage, a full bath, pine floors, Skylights and a living room facing the front with seasonal mountain views.

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  • Acreage0.73
  • AppliancesDishwasher, dryer, exhaust fan, range, range hood, range-built in, washer
  • Broker ID499
  • Broker NameMurphy Realty Group
  • Lfd ConditionVERY GOOD
  • Lfd StyleGEORGIAN
  • List Price$749,900
  • MLS Number20174446
  • Property StyleMansion
  • Property Type1Family+Access Apt
  • Sale Agent2119
  • Sale Office55
  • Sale Price$740,000
  • Square Feet6,140


  • ColorBrick


  • Cooling Air ConditioningCENTRAL
  • Heating FuelNATURAL GAS


  • Electricity200 AMPS
  • Lot13
  • Lot Dimensions0.73
  • Lot SiteCITY
  • Short SaleNo
  • StatusSLD
  • Virtual TourClick Here
  • View Count18


  • Address204 Pearl Street
  • Building Number204
  • High School DistrictKingston Consolidated
  • StateNY
  • StreetPearl Street
  • TownKingston
  • Zip12401


  • Bathroom3
  • Bedroom 1 Room Size16.4x24
  • Bedroom 2 Level2
  • Bedroom 2 Room Size15x14
  • Bedroom 3 Level2
  • Bedroom 3 Room Size17x10x16.9
  • Bedroom 4 Level2
  • Bedroom 4 Room Size11.6x16.5
  • Bedrooms6
  • Dining Room Level1
  • Dining Room Room Size14.11 x 21
  • Family Room Level1
  • Family Room Room Size13.10x16.4
  • Fireplace DescriptionBRICK
  • Fireplace LocationBEDROOM, LIVING ROOM
  • Half Bath1
  • Kitchen DescriptionISLAND
  • Kitchen Level1
  • Kitchen Room Size22 x 19.1
  • Living Room Level1
  • Living Room Room Size15.10 x26.7
  • Rooms16


  • Attic Level3
  • Attic Room Size1919
  • BasementFULL
  • ConstructionBRICK
  • Den Level1
  • Den Room Size17 x 10.10
  • Garage Capacity2
  • Garage TypeGarage Detached
  • Other 1 Level1
  • Other 1 Room Size17.8x13
  • Other 2 Level2
  • Other 2 Room Size11x9.7
  • Sqft 1st2145
  • Sqft 2nd2076
  • Sqft 3rd1919
  • Year Built1904

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Listed by Marguerite Ehmann, Murphy Realty Group

Sold by VICTORIA HOYT, Win Morrison Realty

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