This Stone Chateau in Garrison Is a Spacious 1920s Dream

Putnam County’s riverfront town of Garrison is home to this restored 1920s stone chateau on 50 acres of hilltop property – which just hit the market for $12.25 million.

Known for its stately mansions and historic castles, Garrison is an idyllic place to live in Putnam County. Amid the town’s breathtaking residential architecture is this Evarts Hill stone chateau that was built from 1927 to 1929 and has since been meticulously restored to maintain its charm and elegance. The magnificent Garrison estate is situated on 50 gated acres of hilltop property and just hit the market for $12.25 million with Paula Redmond and Jason Karadus of Corcoran Country Living.

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The estate, which has remained in the same family for nearly a century since its construction, is characterized by its stunning Loire Valley-inspired stone chateau and five-bedroom carriage house, all of which are surrounded by formal gardens and protected woodlands. The main residence is accessed via a graceful driveway lined with trees before immersing guests in the perennial, annual, and rose gardens. At the chateau, French doors welcome visitors into a bright and airy 6,250 square feet of living space.

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Entering into the stone chateau, a gracious rotunda and winding three-story staircase are the main focal points, along with a parlor that overlooks the balustrade terrace, garden, and classic fountain. Totaling 14 rooms, the mansion offers five bedrooms, two sleeping porches, 5.5 bathrooms, five fireplaces, two ground-level porches, and a living room as comfort spaces. The remainder of the residence is divided into a parlor, dining room, kitchen, butler’s pantry, home theater, flower-cutting room, library, two laundry rooms, and attached garage.

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As for the onsite carriage house, its two stories contain five additional bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms for guests. The remainder of the 4,000-square-foot building is completed by a kitchen, dining room, artist studio, and two-car garage. To add, the property also includes a billiards and gardening outbuilding with a massive brick fireplace.

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Over the years, the stone chateau has undergone significant restorations, including the installation of top-of-the-line mechanicals and cooling systems. Now, the property features amenities like elegant hardware, radiant floors, central air conditioning, a security system, two Tesla car chargers, custom carpeting, and water irrigation systems, in addition to its original elements like the slate roof, custom moldings, wood working, imported antique fireplace mantles, hand-painted panels, and antique wood beams and tracery ceilings.

The Garrison estate is a prime property for entertaining, solitude, and family time. With an inground pool surrounded by a stone terrace and flower beds, secret firepit area, and access to Lake Alice through scenic trails for fishing, boating, and ice skating, the abode has it all.

The stone chateau is located at 41-61 Evarts Hill in Garrison.

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