Fridays at 11, the Upstater website brings you a selection of properties within three hours north, and a bit east or west, of New York City.
This week, we looked at the ruins of a castle and a full-of-potential midcentury modern ranch, both in the $200,000 range.
This is far for a country pad — a bit southwest of Albany — but it’s unlike anything we’ve come across before. Church ruins, tower ruins, house ruins, plus a functioning 2,500-square-foot house and a 1,500-square-foot garage with electricity and a wood stove that serves as a workshop. It sits on 4.5 acres.
From another century is this 1950s ranch house in the town of Newburgh (note: not the city, famous for its crime, but in the leafy, rural area outside it). We think with a little bit of care (not even TLC, just a few furnishings and a can of paint) it could be a beaut.
It’s 1,800 square feet, with four bedrooms, an open kitchen and almost a half acre of land. Yes, it’s a bit suburban, perhaps more attractive to someone heading upstate full time than someone in search of weekend respite. The price is currently $210,000, after a couple of price cuts.