Country Homes Realty
Presented by our Lake Placid Regional Office
Inventory #RE0377 - SOLD
Elegant Living in the Adirondacks
Four story, stone estate in Essex, NY
This elegant Georgian Stonehouse, circa 1826, is a perfect example of the beauty and craftsmanship of a by-gone era. Lovingly restored by its current owners, this prominent year-round home is well suited to entertaining in elegance and style, as well as providing a comfortable family home. Located on a quiet street in the center of the charming historic village of Essex, it is only a block from the beach, marina, local restaurants and main street. High speed internet service and cable TV are available.
The 3,500 square foot home has four levels, consisting of five bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The garden level includes a charming country kitchen with exposed beams, a wonderful brick alcove, breakfast area, full bathroom with shower, laundry/utility room, a family room with French doors leading to the east porch and beautifully landscaped private grounds with terraces surrounded by English gardens. The main floor includes an elegant formal entry hall with arched doorways; a formal living room and dining room with open fireplaces; all have detailed moldings and wide plank floors. There is, also, an adjoining Butlerís Pantry with a slate floor. On the second floor there is a large master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and two additional bedrooms that share a bathroom. The fourth floor has been turned into a master suite with an adjoining small room that could be used as a bedroom or study, a full bathroom and a roof-top deck with views of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains of Vermont.
Previously know as "The Stonehouse" a B&B establishment, now an Adirondack vacation rental with a great vacation rental history. Walk to the waterfront for swimming, boating or dining. The Adirondack Park is such a very special place with very special homes. The shores of Lake Champlain extend 120 miles into Canada. To learn more about this historical community in the Adirondacks, Essex NY, click here (IATAAP is sponsored by ACHR).
Essex is 15 minutes off interstate route 87 (Northway), 5 hours from New York City, 1.5 hours from Montreal, aprox. 2 hours from Albany, 50 minutes from Burlington, VT (via year-round ferry) and 30 minutes from Plattsburgh. There is an international airport in Burlington, VT and Plattsburgh, NY and there is skiing on Whiteface Mountain near Lake Placid and hiking in the high peaks of the Adirondack Mountains, all within a 30 minute drive. Offered $649,500
Offered at $699,500
or Listing Agent Diane McKeough for more information.