The Upstater: Back to the Barn


    Friday at 11:00, the Upstater website brings you a selection of properties for rent and sale within three hours north (and a little bit east and/or west) of New York City. This week: barns, revisited.


    1242 Route 308, Rhinebeck

    In tony Rhinebeck, a 904-square-foot converted barn, on an acre of land, for rent for $1,395 a month. It has a heated outbuilding (painting or writing studio, anyone?), a stone patio and a large deck.


     1242 Route 308, Rhinebeck. $1,395/month. GMAP



    181 Johnny Cake Hill Road, Westerlo

    In Westerlo, further north in Albany County, is a capacious barn conversion. Well, okay, maybe capacious isn’t entirely accurate, since it’s only 1,200 square feet, but it looks like 1,000 of those feet make up the kitchen/dining/living area, so it appears loft-like.


    It’s on over eight acres, and the taxes are very low indeed: less than $3,000 a year.

    181 Johnny Cake Hill Road, Westerlo. $249,900. GMAP



    356 McCagg Road, Kinderhook

    And in the department of luxury barns, or barn-inspired luxury architecture, comes this Kinderhook contemporary. For $1.2 million, your ritzy escape includes a 50-foot lap pool, four bedrooms, three baths and 2,700 square feet.


    Not convinced by the photos that you’ll be able to finally relax here? Check the copy: “An axial alignment of rooms create this contemporary sanctuary.”

    356 McCagg Road, Kinderhook. $1.2 million. GMAP

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