1812 BRICK SIDE HALL FEDERAL HOME … SOLD
The Lawrence Van Buren house, a classic historic residence, in the heart of Kinderhook Village, was once the home of President Martin Van Buren's brother. An exceptional front entrance has a graceful, curved marble keystone lintel, leaded glass elliptical fanlight, and sidelights, below a handsome 12 over 12 window with sidelights. … Enter into a stately front hall leading to the large formal parlor and a separate dining room, both with fireplaces and elegant mantels. The newly renovated, architect designed kitchen, with soapstone counters, tile backsplash, high end appliances including a Wolf six-burner stove and SubZero refrigerator, blends seamlessly with the home. A light filled family room off the kitchen has casual dining space overlooking the garden with access to the outside. A well-designed mud room makes an easy entrance from the driveway. The first floor office, with pocket doors for privacy, is perfect for work from home. The graceful original three-level staircase leads to a spacious second-floor landing with a spectacular 12 over 12 window with sidelights. The light filled primary bedroom has lovely wide board floors, a wall of closets, a fireplace and a large en suite bathroom. The second bedroom, with a view of the garden, has a newly renovated en suite bathroom with the laundry. The stair continues to the third level which has a charming separate suite with a sitting room, large bedroom with window seats and a full bathroom. Throughout the beautifully maintained home are original wide board floors, high ceilings, paneled doors, moldings and fine decorative details. Outside, the driveway leads to a three-car carriage house with a spacious two-bedroom full apartment above for guests, office, studio or an easy rental for income. The property is landscaped with beautiful trees, perennial flowers and a wonderful patio to enjoy the outdoor space. Located in the heart of this vibrant historic Village, walk to cafes, restaurants, wine store, the orchard, library, Farmer's Market, art galleries and the new Empire Trail. An ideal location, only 20 minutes south to Hudson and Amtrak or north to Albany. Just 2.5 hours to NYC or Boston.
602 Route 23B,
PO Box 360,
Claverack, New York 12513