A one of a kind property in a one of a kind location. The home has not reached the market since the early sixties, and will not remain on for long. This elegant family estate sits on 3 manicured and wooded acres in the heart of the Slingerlands historic district. A deep setback affords privacy and quiet in a parklike setting. Tree lined drive and circular driveway. The back yard contains a private and picturesque inground pool, with state of the art salt generator. The home has 5 spacious bedrooms,including a private wing with 2 bedrooms/ sitting room and private bath. Three full baths and 2 half baths. The kitchen has all hardwood cabinetry, new hand laid tile/seaglass countertops, with butcher block interspersed. Thirteen inch italian tile flooring ads elegance and style. Custom built glass pocket doors provide buffer to kitchen when desired. Kitchen opens on a large family room with hand hewn beams, and custom brick floor. Floor to ceiling cabinetry /bookcases,along with a cozy brick hearth fireplace make this room the perfect year round gathering spot. The formal dining room has 2 built in /glassed corner cabinets, and crystal chandelier. New wall to wall carpeting covers this room as well as foyer, living room, stairs and upper hallway. The formal living room runs the length of the house, with its centerpiece a stunning marble fireplace. Enjoy spring summer and fall on a gorgeous screened in porch which also runs the length of the house, with ceiling fans and awnings. There is a back entrance mudroom, with warm slate flooring, containing washer/dryer, full upright freezer, spacious closet, drawers,coat hooks, and storage cabinetry. Off of this space is a charming half bath wallpapered in original New Yorker magazine covers. New high efficiency forced air gas heat and central air conditioning. The basement is dry, and half finished with a large shelved storage area. The attic is unfinished but floored for massive amount of storage. Other features include slate roof,a walk in cedar closet, several dutch doors, and beautiful handcrafted moldings. There is a large storage shed on the property, as well as a crushed stone 2 car parking area adjacent to the garage. Classic flagstone front and rear walkways. Three acre lot affords subdivision possibilities.
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Slingerlands, New York 12159