We’re embracing the spectacular insanity that only comedian Jackie Gleason’s house could offer…
For the better part of a decade, Upstater has been looking at the Hudson Valley and Catskills real estate listings nearly every single day. And, while we’ve seen a lot of fabulous, note-worthy houses around here, we haven’t seen anything that matches this 1959 compound in northern Westchester County. It’s a veritable riot of mid-mod sensibilities and the ultimate swingin’ party pad with every conceivable comfort. And, it just so happens to be Peekskill-adjacent in Cortlandt Manor, which makes it a fit for our Peekskill Week!
The main Round House includes two bedrooms and circular design that you can walk all the way around, spherical foyer, private library, marble spiral staircase the the third floor, two bars (one of which accommodates 14 people), 3-pit Italian marble fireplace, card room, and a master bedroom with 8-foot diameter round bed and overhead television. Take a gander at this crazy woodwork…
It almost doesn’t matter, but there are two additional buildings on the 8.4-acre property. Here’s one of them…
There are also two in-ground pools on the property, and here’s one of those….
So, who’s got $12 million they’re looking to spend on the most epic estate in the Hudson Valley? Stop looking. It doesn’t get any better than this.
Ready to take Jackie Gleason’s Mother Ship straight to the moon? Find out more about 196 Furnace Dock Road, Cortlandt Manor here.
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