Charmingrenovated 1880 farmhouse in the beautiful safe southside of Poughkeepsie on rare triple lot 8 minutes from Metro North, Amtrak, & Oakwood Friends School. A few blocks from Vassar College on a quiet no-thru traffic street. Off-street parking for 6 cars plus extensive on-street parking. Four antique cast iron lampposts lining walkway to front door. Palatial 9' x 28' rainy-day front veranda. Large entrance foyer. 10' ceilings 1st floor, 9' 2nd floor. Full sheetrocked walk-up attic for storage/conversion to guest quarters or 5th bedroom. Full dry walk-out basement with new bilco door and built-in shelving. New basement windows. Marble & stainless chef's kitchen with curved archways, open wood-burning fireplace, double wall convection ovens, microwave/convection oven,exterior-vented natural gas cooktop, and separate 9x7 pantry. Marble bathroom has oversized shower with shaving bench off of 1,400 square foot 3-level private wooden-fenced cedar deck with pool. Antique clawfoot tub in sunny upstairs bath. 6x14 potting shed. Bluestone walkway around front of house and bluestone back porch and front porch steps. 3-barrel hidden rain collection system. Mature landscaping with numerous herb and perennial gardens and wooded area. 90' Rockefeller Center Christmas tree (Spruce) in front yard. Three 80' sugar maples coaxed around curved paved driveway. House and trees are lightning-rodded. Driveway sealcoated September 2015. Oversized 2-car garage/workshop. Brick fireplace with efficient removable wood-burning insert in huge living room w/stained glass window. Unusual split staircase to 2nd floor. Entire exterior painted summer 2015. Verizon FIOS.The views are big blue sky and the moon and the stars. If you canappreciate a 135 year old house with tons of character please come take a look!You will love this home. It is lovely every season of the year.
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Poughkeepsie, New York 12603