Sixteen Acres of Columbia County Splendor, $525,000

This 16+ acre plot of land in Rural Columbia County comes with ponds. That’s right, multiple ponds, as well as fruit trees, stone walls, gardens, and berry patches. Oh, and it also includes this updated 1850s farmhouse with three bedrooms, three full baths, and 2600 square feet.

The interior features the standard 19th-century farmhouse fare: Plank flooring, beamed ceilings, large living room fire place, etc. But the home feels in no way outdated, thanks its open-ish LR/DR/K flow, as well as double French doors and floor-to-ceiling windows to allow in both natural light and a view of the home’s surroundings. Farmhouse kitchen includes stainless steel appliance, center island, tile countertops, and breakfast nook. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms and a full bath, plus a the master bedroom+ sitting room/office with bath en suite. 

Double-doors in the living room open onto pergola patio, and sitting room opens into a screened-in porch. The listing says there’s an additional 14.5-acre parcel available, which, included, brings the listing price to $650,000. Imagine the homesteading possibilities.

Located east of the Taconic Parkway just one mile from Chatham village (go check it out if you’ve never been there! Get ready to part with your cash in its cool shops), close to local schools, and the Omi International Arts Center. Less than 2.5 hours from NYC.

139 Hogel Hill Road, Chatham (Peggy Lampman)

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