Renovate this Likable Cottage in Kingston’s Rondout Neighborhood, $85,999

  |  December 4, 2015


154 W Pierpont Street Street Kingston

No exaggerations, we love this area of Kingston. The Rondout neighborhood (located in downtown Kingston, situated on the Rondout Creek) is so rich with historic architecture, tree-lined streets, great restaurants, and a waterfront setting. This cottage is up the hill from the Strand proper, close enough to the action but still tucked away on a quiet residential street (across from the cemetery, mind you, but hey. At least you know the neighbors won’t make a peep). The house needs work. It needs a complete renovation, top to bottom…well, almost. The roof is new and so is the porch. The interior looks like it needs to be hosed down with a power washer. Just strip it and start again.

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The cottage was originally built in 1885 and sits on a very small parcel of land 1/10th of an acre. Still, we think there’s potential for a cute little cottage in a great Kingston location. There’s just one more thing: Call us paranoid, but we feel nervous about this house-on-concrete-stilts situation. But it’s fine, right?  Right?

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154 W. Pierpont Street, Kingston (Mary Bono)

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