Brownstoner Upstate: A Century and a Half of Class in Columbia County

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    3 3rd Street, Ghent: $174,500

    We had a grand time finding this week’s batch of hot listings. All of them are located in Columbia County east of the Hudson River and north of Dutchess County, and all of them are simple, sophisticated, classic, and mostly affordable, ranging from a contemporary 1990s Ranch to a mid-19th century farmhouse. Which one do you think is our favorite? Which one is your favorite?

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    Don’t let appearances fool you. This contemporary Ranch in the charming village of Chatham is nearly 2,000 square feet large and located on three acres. The interior features an open floor plan and on the outside, you get your own natural pond. The second floor features a large studio space. Beds: 3. Baths: 2. Square Feet: 1800. Lot Size: 3.1 acres. Est. Taxes: $2581.

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    3 3rd Street, Ghent (Kinderhook Group) GMAP

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    341 w ghent rd hudson ny

    341 West Ghent Road, Stockport: $269,000

    And here’s a mid-mod-style Ranch cottage with an in-ground pool. Cute, sharp interior with a brick fireplace, wood floors, and finished basement. Comes with a raised garden beds already constructed, a firepit, and a patio that looks like it could be the location of many fun summer soirees. Situated on an acre of land 15 minutes from the city of Hudson. Beds: 3. Baths: 2. Square Feet: 1596. Lot Size: .95 acres. Est. Taxes: $3382.

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    341 W. Ghent Road, Stockport (Scot Cohen Realty) GMAP

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    2971 state route 66 chatham ny

    Heads up, horse people: This Dutch Colonial with a Craftsman flair on the inside is a full equestrian facility with stalls, 13 acres of fenced-in space to roam, and an indoor exercise arena. Both Columbia County and Dutchess County are the perfect location to look for horse-friendly properties and land, and that’s just one more reason to consider the big move to upstate New York. Because horses. Beds: 4. Baths: 1.5. Square Feet: 2348. Lot Size: 13 acres. Est. Taxes: $11,560.

     

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    2971 Route 66, Chatham (Kinderhook Group) GMAP

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    356 Water Street Rd, Livingston, NY

    356 Water Street Road, Livingston: $429,000

    And finally, a super-stylish 19th century farmhouse with one of the most beautiful surroundings we’ve ever seen in the Hudson Valley. Lush rolling farmlands in the back of the house while the Taconic Creek can be seen from the front. Includes a screen-in porch, chef’s kitchen with butcher block counters, and first and second floor wood-burning stoves. Located 15 minutes south of Hudson. Beds: 2. Baths: 1.5. Square Feet: 1500. Lot Size: 1.41 acres. Est. Taxes: $4737.

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    356 Water Street Road, Livingston (Clickit Realty) GMAP

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