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This Gothic Farmhouse Charms With Artistic Details in Dutchess County

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Photos by Todd Norwood

Along Route 9D in Wappingers Falls, this historic 1870s Hudson Valley home features cathedral ceilings, four bedrooms, and modern baths.

Address: 2430 New York 9D, Wappingers Falls

Description: Few things represent life in the Hudson Valley quite like a renovated farmhouse. A stunning example of Gothic architecture stands on two acres in Wappingers Falls.

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This charming structure dates back to 1871. Nestled on a corner of quiet, bucolic land along New York Route 9D, convenience of location is a major draw. Future homeowners are just a mile away from the New Hamburg Metro-North train station. In addition, denizens can get to the Village of Wappingers Falls and its assortment of wine bars, tattoo parlors, and eateries in just a few minutes.
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Though both the exterior and interior display historic characteristics, plenty of modern finishes make this a truly unique farmhouse. An artist renovated the home, injecting plenty of character. First, when you enter, a grand hall runs the length of the house. Natural light, hardwood wide-board floors, and beautiful barn doors bring tons of warmth.
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Just to the left of the central hall sits a gorgeous kitchen. The updated space is a chef’s dream. Whether you’ve earned a Michelin star or are just learning the culinary basics, anyone can appreciate the central grand island. Fans of interior design will love the white tile backsplash and interesting lighting fixtures. In addition, find a dining nook just to the side of the kitchen. This side room features a sleek (and discreet) half-bath.
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Next, adjacent to the kitchen stands a marvelous formal dining room. Antique furnishings, works of art, and a breathtaking pendant light set the scene for romantic dinners and family gatherings alike.
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Further along the hall, few parts of the home exude artistic flourishes quite like the living room. Enjoy quirky details like retro area rugs, polka-dotted walls, and a pair of red lips protruding from the wall. This is the perfect room of the house in which to spark esoteric conversations.
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Ascend the stairs to find three of the home’s four spacious bedrooms. Plus, the full bathroom is brimming with modern amenities A classic full staircase to the attic leads to an unfinished space with cathedral ceilings.
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For larger families, make use of the fully finished basement. This expansive living space features its own bedroom, a full bathroom, and a kitchen. In addition, a separate entrance offers optimal privacy.
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Similarly, the property includes a barn with a lofted second-story space. Stone patios, firepits, and other outdoor elements make this home excellent for three-season hangouts. Of course, if homeowners are interested in agriculture, the onsite chicken coop could provide fresh eggs every morning.

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Asking price: $795,000, down from $850,000

Selling points: This Victorian farmhouse provides plenty of intricate details to appreciate. For instance, eclectic interior design features cathedral ceilings, wide-plank floors, and tons of art. The 3,260 sq ft of space and four bedrooms make this an ideal candidate for families or couples that enjoy hosting friends and relatives overnight. On the other hand, the fully finished basement offers rental and Airbnb potential. A quaint red barn, outdoor deck, and stone patio provide opportunities for outdoor gatherings as well.

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The home sits conveniently along Route 9D in Wappingers Falls. Plus, it’s only a mile away from the nearest MTA Metro-North train station stop, and homeowners can be in the tight-knit community of the Village of Wappingers Falls in minutes. Similarly, the fun-filled City of Beacon is also a quick drive away. Of course, families will enjoy being in the Wappingers Central School District.

Listing agents: Rachel Hyman-Rouse and Matthew Carey, Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty

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