Stamford (Gilboa) Farmhouse, $775,000

  |  April 30, 2012

This circa-1860 farmhouse just south of the village of Stamford (in Gilboa, to be exact, in Schoharie County) would be a great place to live for someone who just wants to feel like they’re on vacation at all times. But really, who doesn’t want to feel that way? It’s on 100 stunning acres, and it boasts four ponds, two for fishing and two for swimming.

Two ponds for swimming!

And that explains the asking price right there. That, and the orchards, waterfalls, corn fields, and everything else you could imagine would exist on 100 acres in the Catskill Mountains.

House ain’t too shabby, neither, but it’s small with 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. It was most recently renovated in 2005 and is connected to the 800 sq. ft. guest house via the deck.

It’s pretty much all about the land for us. If a rickety shack was on it instead of a pretty farmhouse, we’d probably still be writing about it, anyway.

707 Cape Horn Road, Stamford (Frank Lumia Real Estate) GMAP
Asking Price: $775,000
Beds: 3
Baths: 1
Square Feet: 1590
Year Built: 1860
Land: 100.34 acres
Taxes: $4089
Features: Swimming and fishing ponds, guest loft, tons-o-land

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