This Asymmetrical Midmod Cottage Needs to Be Renovated, $49K

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You’ll be starting – quite literally – from the ground up with this retro Catskills cottage, but it would make for such a stunning renovation. 

Got some cash, a yen for a Mid-Century Modern Tiny House in the Catskills, and don’t mind a lot of work? Then welcome home to your new project, situated in the Greene County town of Athens, NY.

retro catskills cottage

The good news is, the potential is obvious from the 263-square-foot A-frame’s exterior, featuring a Rothko-esque wall of windows.

retro catskills cottage

It’s basically down to the studs in the c.1967 cottage’s main room, with a loft sleeping area, kitchenette, a full bath…

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…and sliding glass doors that open into a glass-enclosed sun room.

If the quarters seem a little cramped, you can make the garage over into something more livable and keep the cabin as the world’s coolest master suite…

…or spread out onto the 5.88-acre property, situated on the opposite side of I-87 from Hudson-River-based Athens village. Catskill village is about 8 miles west of here, and it’s also convenient to the Thruway and Route 9W, both main routes for getting around the Catskills and Hudson Valley.

retro catskills cottage

Ready to roll up your sleeves and fix up this retro Catskills cottage? Find out more about 706 Green Lake Road, Athens, NY from Premiere Realty Services.

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