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Listed by Victoria Beach, eXp Realty,LLC
This cleverly renovated 1420sqft,1800's farmhouse which also features an add'l 475sqft of finished work/office space above the garage,sits on a peaceful and quiet country road. It seamlessly combines old world charm with modern sensibilities. As soon as you cross the threshold,you feel right at home. Cozy main level includes an eat-in kitchen with a built-in bench and plenty of storage. Continue into the living room which features an exposed chimney with a wood-burning stove,and exposed hand-hewn beams. A wall of windows and a back entrance open onto a flagstone patio that overlooks majestic wetlands. And while this property includes acres of wetlands with an abundance of wildlife,the house is perched on a hill and is not in a flood zone. A local contractor meticulously rebuilt the entire upstairs level,which both complements and elevates the character and charm of the original structure. The flexible,open floor plan has 2 bdrms separated by an open middle space that can be used as an office or studio. This layout was designed so that space could be made a separate enclosed room,if desired. Builder also crafted custom built-in storage throughout the home to optimize space and all the windows in the home were thoughtfully placed to take advantage of both privacy and panoramic views of this natural oasis. The property includes 7.6 acres that are adjacent to hundreds of acres of protected wetlands,ensuring your privacy as well as lasting protection of the natural habitat. Black Creek waterway is just steps out the backdoor and is navigable by kayak or canoe. There are several small ponds that comprise the wetlands and a small island on one that is part of this property. A flagstone walkway leads you from the main house to a detached 2-car garage with upper level studio/workshop/office space with a full bath. This space opens onto a double balcony with dual sliders that overlooks the wetlands. The view is gorgeous! This property has been well-maintained with pride of ownership and quality craftsmanship throughout. Located in the Town of New Paltz,you are just minutes to the charming and eclectic Village of New Paltz. Mohonk Preserve,Minnewaska Preserve,Empire State Trail,Black Creek Preserve,Shaupeneak Preserve,Walkway Over the Hudson,Cideries,Wineries,Breweries,Restaurants and Local Shops to name just some of the draw to this wonderful area! This home is located right in the middle of it all and is easily commutable with I-87 and Metro-North minutes away. Start the next chapter of your life in this rare oasis.

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Basic Information

  • Acreage7.6
  • AppliancesDishwasher, dryer, microwave, range, refrigerator, washer
  • Broker ID711
  • Broker NameeXp Realty, LLC
  • Lfd StyleFARM HOUSE
  • List Price$599,900
  • MLS Number20221124
  • MlsStatusACTIVE
  • Property StyleFarm House
  • Property TypeSingle Family
  • Square Feet1,440
  • WaterDRILLED WELL

Amenities

  • Other AmenitiesBasement, Fireplace, Mountain View, Water View

Other

  • Electricity200 AMPS
  • Lot57
  • Lot Dimensions7.6
  • Lot FeaturesMEADOW, PRIVATE, SLOPE-GENTLY, WETLAND
  • Lot SiteRURAL
  • ViewsMEADOW, MOUNTAIN, WATER
  • View Count11

Location

  • Address255 Plutarch Rd
  • Area TownNEW PALTZ
  • Building Number255
  • High School DistrictHighland Central Schools
  • StateNY
  • StreetPlutarch Rd
  • TownHighland
  • Zip12528

Interior

  • Bathroom3
  • Bedroom 2 Level2
  • Bedroom 3 Level2
  • Bedrooms2
  • Dining Room Level1
  • FloorsCARPET, CERAMIC, HARDWOOD
  • Kitchen Level1
  • Lfd Kitchen DescriptionCOUNTRY, EAT - IN
  • Living Room Level1
  • Other RoomsOFFICE, STUDIO, IN-LAW

Building

  • AtticSTORAGE, STAND UP
  • BasementCONCRETE FLOOR
  • ConstructionFRAME/STICK
  • Garage Parking ExtrasDRIVEWAY, 2-Car
  • Garage Spaces2
  • Garage TypeGarage Detached
  • Other BuildingsADDITIONAL LIVING UNIT, SHED
  • PorchDECK, PATIO
  • RoofASPH SHINGLE
  • Sqft 1st697
  • Utility Level1
  • Year Built1900

Utilities

  • Cooling Air ConditioningCENTRAL
  • Heat SourceCENTRAL, FORCED AIR, WOOD ASSIST
  • Heating FuelOIL, PROPANE, WOOD
  • Wood StoveFREESTANDING, WOOD

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