Crow Hill, a Greek Revival Villa in the Catskill Mountain Range Is For Sale
Check Out This Stunning Greek Revival Historic Home in the Catskill Mountains
Ever dreamed of owning a historic home that’s laden with national significance? Well, now’s your chance! In 1839, General Charles Whiting built one of the nation’s earliest examples of Greek revival architecture on a prominent hill overlooking the Kinderhook Creek in the Catskill Mountains, and that property is now up for sale.
But that’s not all — this home also comes with the amount of land you’d expect at the time of the home’s conception. Complete with 123 plus acres, this is a historically rich home and property that you definitely don’t want to miss a chance to own. Read on for a tour of the property!
Find Your Hidden Gem in the Catskill Mountain Acreage
As you drive towards this beautiful historic home, you’ll begin to see the Greek revival structure appear at the top of a landmark hill — regardless of which direction you’re traveling from. Set in the New York’s Catskill Mountains, this property boasts an unprecedented amount of acreage that’s perfect for hiking, gardening, hunting, and exploring – and it can all be yours.
Before you enter the actual home, you’ll want to spend some time wandering the estate’s rolling meadows that line Kinderhook Creek. As you explore the property, you’ll delight in a luxurious swimming hole, acres of old-growth plantings, and tillable fields that early await your plantings.
It’s easy to find yourself immersed in the natural beauty of this land, but as you explore, don’t forget to note the property’s historical significance: battle plans were once drawn up at Whiting’s estate, and the land was once nurtured by Native Americans, hundreds of years prior — what a unique place to call home!
Step Inside This One-of-a-Kind Historical Villa
If you thought the landscaping was impressive (and it is!), just wait until you step inside this home. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, this Greek Revival Villa is recognized as one of the country’s most beloved estates.
With Palladian-style architecture, it’s easy to see why Crow Hill has achieved national significance. After you’ve soaked in the glorious view from the home’s wrap-around porch, you’ll want to make your way inside to discover exactly what makes this Greek Revival estate so completely jaw-dropping.
The Interior of This Catskills Dream House Awaits
Thanks to recent renovations, the estate beams grandeur with 12.5′ ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. From the moment you enter the great hall and the entryway vestibule, you’ll marvel at the modern light and air you feel as you admire the home’s historical roots.
On the first floor, you’ll quickly fall in love with the gourmet kitchen. Here, an old-time brick fireplace is juxtaposed against modern stainless steel appliances, giving you the best of both worlds. And just when you were about to wonder if the fireplace belongs in the living room, you’ll soon discover that the dining room, powder room, and three private bedrooms on the main floor each have their own fireplaces!
On to the master bedroom, where the chamber and its adjoining bathroom each have their own private fireplaces, as well. Thankfully, the fireplaces aren’t the only way to heat the home these days!
The home’s grandeur continues upstairs, too. If you have children, your kids will delight in their own “home,” as the upstairs space includes 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, and a loft-like recreational room. It doesn’t get much better than this!
Delight in Your New Catskill Mountain Home
If you’ve fallen in love with this historical Kinderhook Creek estate, be prepared to spend a pretty penny. Listed at $2.7 million, the asking price is almost a million dollars over what it was back in 2010. But hey, that just means it’s a great investment!