Some important things happened in 1776. So did this Pawling NY stone house…
Consider this the ultimate American history buff’s collector’s item: A traditional stone house built the same year the U.S. won its independence from the British. While the old stone architecture remains intact, as well as the timber beams and plank floors, its modern additions make it up-to-date.
The 2,196-square foot interior includes three stories, three bedrooms, and three stone fireplaces. All of the fireplaces have been outfitted with wood stoves. First floor is an open scheme with living room, dining room, and kitchen creating flow.
Upstairs in the bedrooms, the original stone building materials meld with newer materials to create a comfortable space that harkens back to the past.
This week, we’ve been finding the best of the best Stone Houses and Features in the real estate listings, and this one’s got oodles of stonework, starting with the front retaining walls and continuing around back to the stone patio.
Situated in southern Dutchess County in the town of Pawling. Guess what’s practically in the backyard of this 2.2-acre property? A section of the Appalachian Trail. You can take it all the way into Connecticut and beyond, or you can follow it west right into Fishkill. Need to commute? Take the Metro-North from the Pawling train station on the Harlem line. Like to take the boat out? It’s also close to Whaley Lake, the only lake in Dutchess County that allowed motorized watercraft. One thing’s for sure: You won’t be bored here.
Feeling moved by the spirit of 1776 in this Pawling NY stone house? Find out more about 168 Old Route 55, Pawling from Berkshire Hathaway.