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The 1790 Stone House Just 2 Hours from NYC

20 Elwyn Lane, Woodstock, , 12498 , , Date Posted: October 16, 2018

Price Upon Request

Circa 1790

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About This Old House

The 1790 Stone House is located at 20 Elwyn Lane, Woodstock NY and perfectly blends bucolic life with proximity to the city. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and rightfully so! The original owner, Judge Jonathan Hasbrouck, built the house as a summer home. He lived in Kingston NY and was the first county judge of Ulster. He was considered the richest man in Ulster County, born 1763 died 1846. There is a portrait of him by John Vanderlyn. The house sits on a knoll on 1.25 acres in a 5R zone which has several possibilities including a B&B. The owners have been renovating the house on and off for the last 10 years. It has approximately 4500 square feet , including new furnace plumbing, electrical wiring and roof. It is in pristine condition throughout with all wooden floors, many original. A wonderful front porch and a 2nd floor balcony to be enjoyed. There are 3 Rumford fireplaces with Federal style mantels one of which is in the basement which includes a beehive oven, stone shelving and a double dutch door that leads outside. There are 4 or 5 bedrooms with 2 1/2 baths completely done over.The third floor contains a room encircled with windows and 2 steps that lead to a large attic with cathedral ceilings and a palladian window, with exposed beams and stonewall .In the stone section of the house the rooms have high ceilings and grand space. The other section was added on 100 years later when the house became a farm. There is an original stringer staircase in the living room leading to two levels of incredible space including a master suite. The house is mentioned in several local publications as well as in a book by Alf Evers, a local historian. Against the back of the house is a trained pear tree that still bears fruit. Along the back of the house stands 2 old sheds one with a blue stone floor. Price upon request.

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