Blinkbonnie..(A Glimpse of Beauty in Gaelic). This gracious well maintained mini estate features an 1850’s center hall Greek Revival home listed on The National Register of Historic Places. Complementing the home is a large 19th c. barn with beautiful beams that is perfect for an artist’s studio, business location or have your friends over for a dance party! 2 car garage. Blinkbonnie offers a private setting with distant Catskill mountain sunset views, yet is close to all services including 10 minutes to Amtrak and 20 minutes to the Albany Airport. 5-6 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms. Details include 2 sets of French Doors in the Living Room, an elegant large Dining Room where all the family can gather for a grand Thanksgiving dinner, a sunny Kitchen with Rutt cherry cabinets and a copper sink. The west facing Office has those sunset mountain views! An elegant 3 season porch with glass panels etched using a copper wheel and floors of limestone also has those fabulous Catskill mountain sunset views! There are 3 Bedrooms and 2 Full Baths upstairs in the front of the house with more Bedrooms in the back wing that are up a back, 2nd staircase. The back wing can be used apart from the main house and has it’s own separate entrance. It is perfect for an income stream, au pair, in-law, small business office location, or use the whole house for a large family. This gracious home could also be used to create your income dream of a 5-6 bedroom Blinkbonnie Bed and Breakfast. Property also features mature perennial gardens. Sweet spot location that is 2 1/2 hours to NYC or Boston and 3 hours to Montreal, midway between Hudson and Saratoga and 17 miles to Chatham, 14 miles to Kinderhook. Architectural plans from the 1915 gentrification update to Blinkbonnie on linen by important Albany architect, Albert Fuller still exist. Blinkbonnie has a remarkable known history of the property’s former owners including former New York State Historian, Albert B. Corey; Albany attorney, Frank Bixby Gilbert (who wrote New York State Law that is still in use today), and Monty Fuller, a former Ziegfeld Follie’s Girl. Are you the next interesting person to own Blinkbonnie?
Updated on November 11, 2021 at 10:50 pm