28 Birge Hill Road, Chatham, NY 12037

$1,100,000
4
BD
4
BA
2,543
SqFt
List Price
$1,100,000
Closing Date
Jan 01, 1800
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
143976
Bedrooms
4
Full-baths
3
Half-baths
1
Sq. Ft
2,543
Acres
13
Year Built
1842

Property Description

A unique rarity in Columbia County, the Hosea Birge House, Birge Hill Farm, Chatham, NY, is being offered for the first time after 8 generations & inviting you to add your own chapter to its rich story. The Columbia County Historical Society will be erecting a permanent historic mark within the coming months to celebrate Hosea Birge & to recognize his significance & contribution to the county's history. The house is a classic 2-story 1842 farmhouse which sits proudly on a hill, far back from the road amidst beautifully planted perennial gardens, open meadows & mature specimen trees on picturesque 14 acres. A new classic rocking chair porch, trimmed in wooden filigree, wraps around the front of the house providing a lovely respite. The interior features over 2500 SF of living space. In its current configuration, the main living space features 2 kitchens, DR, 2 LRs, library, mudroom & side porch. The 2-floor has 4-BRs & 2 baths. The house could be configured with a 1 BR apartment accessible from a side entrance. This option provides ample space to host family, guests, or use as a rental. A comfortable home which features light filled rooms, large windows, many original, wideboard wood floors, expansive hallway, fireplace & woodstove. The house was updated over the years with architectural details and historic charm. It has been renovated with just the right country touches & updates to the plumbing, electric, heating, new roof, exterior painted, new gutters & new driveway. A charming 2-story barn used as a workshop with original beams has the potential for a guest cottage, studio or home office. The land has a balance of woodland & about 6 acres of cultivatable, organic fields. Come wrap your imagination in the sweetness of the Hosea Birge House to reflect your own desired present & imagine your own next chapter. Click Virtual Tour/Copy/Paste video: https://youtu.be/4uMZruTu1k0

Additional Information

Town Tax
3925
Floors
Wideboard, Wood
Siding
Clapboard, Wood
Roof
Asphalt, Shingle
View
Country, Farmland, Pastoral, Wooded
Style
Colonial
Foundation
Stone
Construction
Frame
Basement
Partial, Unfinished, Walkout
Fireplaces
1
Garage Spaces
2
Garage Description
Attached, Carport
Appliances
Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Stove
School District
Chatham
Sewer
Septic Tank
Water
Well

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Listing courtesy of Schoenfeld French & Lull Real Estate.