869 Creek Locks Road
$310,500 - sold
3 BED / 2 BATH | 1,391 SQ FT | 1.17 ACRES | BUILT 1906
Charming waterfront gem on the banks of the Rondout Creek. This home is a mustsee. An exceptionally maintained farmhouse with 120’ of water frontage conveniently located between the Kingston Rondout Historic Waterfront District and the town of Rosendale. Follow the stone wall to the friendship stairs, travel up the stone steps past the landscaped garden with fruit trees and perennial plants conveniently fed on a drip line system. Continue to the second story porch where you can enjoy a serene view of the historic waterway. Enter this country home through the screen door into the living area with immaculate original wood floors and access to the den or powder room. The eat in kitchen has wood cabinets, updated appliances including a gas stove and brand new dishwasher. Next to the kitchen is a walkin pantry complete with a laundry area, and access to the bluestone patio, a great space to entertain with landscaped lawns on either side of the house with rock outcropping, outdoor shower and bbq grill area. The kitchen also has a side entrance mudroom separated by a french door. The second level has the 3 bedrooms and a Jack and Jill bathroom accessible by the hallway or master bedroom. The stairs split to a sitting or reading room and a small guest bedroom. Next to the smaller bedroom is the second guest bedroom that is spacious and full of natural light. The master bedroom has a private bathroom entrance and it’s own full length deck that faces the stunning water view. The water front property makes for a perfect kayaking , canoeing, and fishing location. This home is also equipped with wifi thermostats and a backup generator making this home a dream weekend getaway or vacation rental. Rosendale has so much to offer such as seasonal events, farmers market, Theatre & Arts, along with great cafe’s and restaurants. Just minutes in the other direction from the house, the Rondout offers it’s share of art galleries, museums, wine shops, restaurants. Located only 1.5 hours from NYC and near a stop and park bus stop creating easy access to and from NYC.
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