New Paltz’s proximity to Shawangunk Mountain hiking, its cute, walkable downtown, and an hour-and-a-half commute to city culture make it a desirable place to own a home—and the pricing reflects that.
Today’s feature has a family-friendly house that, thankfully for the new buyer, comes in under a mil. There are four bedrooms and 3.5 baths rambling through this 3,228-square-foot split-level home, plus a backyard that oozes relaxation. The front of the house is pretty, with a circular driveway that begs for Big Wheels and tricycle races.
The etched front door has identical sidelights, and opens to a wood-floored entry. The adjoining, open-concept living room has a white tile floor.
Sliders lead to the back deck from here.
A triplet of wood steps, inset with glass blocks, rises to the kitchen.
The house was built in 1985, but the kitchen was newly renovated and has custom maple cabinetry. A center island has a breakfast bar, with a dining area just behind, and four, floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the deck. The breakfast bar’s granite counter is a level above the rest of the island, which has a double sink and lots of storage. In addition to the microwave you see next to the fridge, there are double wall ovens in the corner of the kitchen next to an electric cooktop, and an additional beverage fridge with an icemaker. The tile backsplash picks up the gray and black colors composing the expanse of granite. That short flight of steps in the background go up…
…to the bedroom level of the house. The primary bedroom has aubergine wall-to-wall carpeting and pale lavender walls.
The primary bath has marble tile walls around the stall shower, and a marble-topped vanity.
The second bedroom has a blue carpet and a wall color similar to the primary bedroom.
Two bedrooms are on one side of the house, and two are on the other—and each side has a hall bath, too.
This bedroom has what looks like a bamboo floor.
And this room has blue carpeting and verdant views.
This third full bath has a tub/shower.
A second living area has a woodstove and wall-to-wall carpeting.
A half-bath down here is handy.
The office has a built-in hutch.
The multi-tiered deck is sun-soaked, with a view of the expansive lawn…
…and wide frontage on the Wallkill River. A pair of eagles nest right above, and make an appearance every day, according to the listing.
Plus, the house sits on 3.6 acres. It’s about a five-minute drive to downtown New Paltz, and less than 20 to great ciders at Angry Orchard Cider House.
If this riverfront split-level has won your praise, find out more about 349 Libertyville Road, New Paltz, from Lisa Torquato with Century 21 Alliance Realty Group.