Location: 1081 Route 9J, Stuyvesant
Description: Perched above the Hudson River in a quiet, rural corner of Columbia County, this brick Georgian Manor offers dramatic four-season views of the river and surrounding countryside.
Built in 1803, the 6,300-square-foot house has classically proportioned formal public rooms along with five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and one partial bath. It sits on a roomy 4.48-acre site.
The home has been artfully restored and beautifully decorated and furnished. It has so many of the modern touches that owners of historic houses have come to appreciate, including a mudroom with laundry, state-of-the-art kitchen with top appliances and an adjacent sun-lit breakfast room, floors with radiant heat, and updated bathrooms. A thoughtful addition offers a first-floor master suite with a luxury spa-bath and walk-in closet.
Asking price: $3,995,000, with estimated annual taxes of $33,412
Selling points: The house is rich in architectural and design details, including a classic and gracious front entry and center hall, 11-foot ceilings, Murano glass fixtures, hardwood floors throughout, custom cabinetry, and original millwork and wood-burning fireplaces. Amenities include a pool, ample parking, water access, and formal gardens.
Listing agent: Joshua Adam Kowan, Houlihan Lawrence