Asbury Estate circa 1850
EXCLUSIVE - $525,000
6 BED / 5 BATH | 4040 SQ FT | 8 ACRES | BUILT 1850
Charming, regal Federal style 1850s colonial on 8 scenic acres with a substantial antique barn in Saugerties, NY. This gracious home is over 4000 square feet consisting of six bedrooms, three full and two half baths, two kitchens, two fireplaces, and lots of additional space with flexible configurations. The 1940s additions contain the two impressive floor to ceiling fireplaces, one with a wood stove insert. The guest suite, caretaker's quarters or rental unit has its own entrance; opening one or two interior doors integrates part or all of it with the rest of the house. It is a serene and comfortable house that offers the ultimate luxury of bright, sunlit, airy rooms and open, pretty views in all directions. The structure retains its original distinctive lines and has withstood the test of time with grace and integrity. The 3.5 story barn with metal roof and electric service awaits creative renovation and use. The shed has 220 electric service from its prior use as a kiln room. This home, with its own history, enjoys a truly beautiful setting of meadows dotted with stately trees, blackberries, a year-round spring in the woods, shaded by black walnut trees, and surrounded by farm land. The property is relatively easy to share or subdivide so you can go for it with partners or on your own. Ask listing agent about subdivision proposal. Situated within the Hamlet of Asbury, on the historic corner of Old Kings Hwy & Schoolhouse Rd (see photo of landmark) this lovely property offers a pastoral, peaceful setting with convenient access to the villages of Saugerties and Catskill and within close proximity to the Great Vly Wildlife Management Area. Just 14 miles to Woodstock, only 5 miles to the village of Saugerties and thruway providing easy access to NYC.
This home began as a Bed & Breakfast and since its incarnation has been an Inn, Farm, Children’s camp, Residential Care Facility, and a Single Family Residence with Apartment. Upon application for a permit or special-use-permit, the allowed uses within the Zone - Moderate Density Residential District can be any of the following:
B&B home or establishment, inn, lodge or camp, country general, convenience food store, restaurant, antique and used merchandise shops, gift, novelty, and/or souvenir shop, agricultural production livestock and animal specialties, horticultural specialties, veterinary and animal services, riding academies and stables, cultural facilities: museums, art galleries, or botanical and zoological gardens, nursing and personal care facilities, publicly operated camp ground, country club, membership sports and recreation club, to name a few. Consult the zoning schedule of district use regulations (chapter 245, attachment 1) on the town of Saugerties website for more information.
* Property boundaries on the aerial photo is estimated. Tenant apartments can be viewed on a second showing to serious inquiries only.
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