Some people don’t know that part of Black Dirt country, an Orange County agricultural gem, lies in Goshen. This Cape is on a quiet street, with views for days.
Farmland is the name of the game in Black Dirt country, which gets its name from the fertile (and formerly glacial) lake bottom that enterprising farmers drained in the early 1800s. Built in 1936, this three-bed, two-bath home has been added on to and renovated over the years. It measures 1,257 square feet, and is located within the Goshen school district.
Walk through the front door into a mud room, and through a doorway into the kitchen.
The cabinets are builder-grade, but in good condition. There’s plenty of room for an update, if the new owner desires.
There’s a second mudroom at the other end of the kitchen…because this is Black Dirt country, after all.
The main level includes a living room, bedroom, and bath.
Upstairs, two more bedrooms and a bath are tucked under double dormers.
This bedroom could serve as a primary bedroom, due to its access to the bathroom…
…which is tiled and roomy, with a tub/shower combo.
If you’ve got a landscape or contracting business, this property on a half-acre is even more attractive, since there’s a huge, two-car garage attached to the house.
In addition to the open main level, there’s a sturdy set of stairs leading to an upper floor that measures over 1,000 square feet.
But it’s the sweeping view from this house that will make you fall in love with the place. Your only neighbor out the back door would be a tractor—and imagine the stars you see at night. The street it’s on is Celery Avenue—yes, farmers here used to grow only celery, but they’ve since diversified to include other produce, which is available during the summer via shares in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and can be picked up right up the road. And yet, Middletown shopping is just a 15-minute drive away.
If you’d like to abide in this abode in Black Dirt country, check out 91 Celery Avenue, Goshen, with Anne Mahoney of Hudson Valley Home Connection.