301 HICKS HILL RD, Stanford, NY 12582
Irish settlers who arrived early in the 19th century to America decided to purchase a breathtaking piece of land on Hicks Hill Rd in Stanfordville. They started by building a small cottage and started an agriculture operation. As their farm and family grew they needed more space. Back in 1840 they went to work constructing this stunning eyebrow colonial. This historic property is still a generational treasure and consists of a total of 77 acres. These acres are made up of 5 separate parcels that are home to wildlife, fields, meadows and a seasonal stream and pond. The primitive forest is blessed with tens of thousands of standing timbers. The main house is setback far off the road giving you the ultimate tranquility. The main house is equipped with 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The beautiful king pine wide board floors are in amazing condition complementing this historic gem. After many years of construction an addition was added for the kitchen. The primary suite is on the main level along with a formal dining room and a large living room with a stone fireplace. The second floor contains 3 more bedrooms and a full bath. The original 1800 cottage boasts a galley kitchen, living room with stone fireplace, 1 bedroom and another full bath. All of the stone fireplaces were built with handpicked quarts stones gathered on the property. The property has more structures including a post and beam barn, a smokehouse and creamery. The property truly brings a tranquil historic charm throughout the house, cottage, fields and rolling hills and is conveniently located close to the TSP, Red Hook, Pine Plains, Millbrook and Rhinebeck Villages and borders Dutchess Counties Wilcox Park.