1812 Catskills Saltbox on 310 Acres 749K

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IT’S KNOWN LOCALLY AS “THE BLACK COTTAGE,” for obvious reasons. It’s been owned by only two families since it was built two centuries ago, and still retains its 9-over-6 windows, wideboard floors, and original iron hardware.

Do you like “very secluded”? This is.

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The 5-bedroom saltbox, in Delaware County, N.Y., has been in the current owner’s family since 1913. And all that acreage! 310, to be exact, of which 250 comprise a working tree farm with income that pretty much supports the property’s operating cost and taxes.

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For 80 photos and a more fulsome description, go here. Or contact Lynne Resch of Two Stones Realty, 607/832-4404.

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About cara

I blog for fun here at casaCARA, and write about architecture, interiors, gardens and travel for many national magazines and websites. My recently published posts and articles can be found here: https://casacara.wordpress.com/recent-articles/
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4 Responses to 1812 Catskills Saltbox on 310 Acres 749K

  1. House Things says:

    That should be my house. I love it.

  2. cara says:

    What would you do with all that land, Kathleen? The tree farm is 250 — that still leaves 60 acres left over!

  3. Kathleen says:

    I’m sure I’d think of something!

  4. This would make for a great homesteading project. I see additional farm opportunities, an artists’ colony…a labyrinth!

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