You Won’t Believe This Poughkeepsie Converted Barn’s Age…

  |  February 6, 2020
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Situated in a Poughkeepsie suburb, this modern converted barn offers a refreshing renovation that stands the test of time. 

Want to play “Guess this Home’s Age?” If you guessed 253 years old, give yourself a gold star, because you won! Known as Woolvenoot, the 2,776-square-foot residence was built nine years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was constructed to serve as a simple barn, but these days, it’s a stylish abode that still boasts its original, hand-tooled support beams.

modern converted barn

As for its more recent additions, those include new hardwood floors, brick fireplace with a wood stove insert, built-ins, and light fixtures…

modern converted barn

…as well as a lofty chef’s kitchen with two ovens and a center island range. You may never want for storage ever again…

modern converted barn

The house comes with three bedrooms, all awash in natural light, but the master bedroom with vaulted ceilings takes the cake…

modern converted barn

…and, when the weather turns pleasant, the sunroom provides a perfect gathering place, with access to the pool and patio…

While the interior may need some touch-ups, its inner workings are up-to-date, with solar power equipment and high-end heating and cooling systems. The .63-acre lot is located in southern Dutchess County, about 5 miles south of Poughkeepsie’s city center yet still within the Poughkeepsie township.

modern converted barn

Extra curious about this modern converted barn for sale? Find out more about 6 Pleasant Lane, Poughkeepsie, NY from Berkshire Hathaway Hudson Valley Properties

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