Cairo, NY’s Historic Mowers House is Ready for Restoration, $205K

  |  December 8, 2021
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Looking for a place to park your stagecoach? The historic Mowers House in Cairo, NY has ample buggy parking but needs lots of work. 

Blue historic marker alert! This one commerates the original construction date of this structure as 1689. And, while its age and wear-and-tear is apparent, the 2,484-square-foot former stagecoach stop possesses some period fixtures and features that are still in decent condition…

…like its four sturdy and huge fireplaces constructed of brick, stone, and marble…

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…like this antique kitchen fireplace that still comes with a beehive oven.

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Older details like ornate ceiling medallions mix with some more modern touches like skylights…

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…all surrounded by exposed brick, which never goes out of style.

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The 1.2-acre property is currently zoned commercial, but it could be mixed-use or residential. It’s located on the main strip in the middle of Cairo, close to other town businesses. One of the things we love about this property is the brick walls and enclosures, one of which has its own fireplace. What would you do with this property after a careful restoration? Restaurant? General store? Boutique? Private residence? All of the above?

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Intrigued by the thought of restoring the venerable Mowers House in the Catskills? Find out more about 173 Main Street, Cairo, NY from Coldwell Banker Village Green

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