Description for 3050 Route 209, Marbletown, NY 12401
Stately stone Federal Colonial mansion on the outskirts of the historic hamlet of Stone Ridge, NY, with dramatic Catskill mountain backdrop, borders onto more than 200 acres of protected NYS farmland. The gentleman farmer's park-like grounds feature 15 acres of fruit trees, paddocks, pond, Cab Franc vineyard, magnificent maples, four outbuildings and an inground pool. Full of character and beautifully restored throughout, the 5 BR, 3.5 BA, 5000 sq ft, 19th century limestone L- shaped home showcases lovely original period features: cedar shingle hipped roof with 2 chimneys, front porch, panel front door topped with transom windows, a center hall, 11 ft high ceilings, generously proportioned rooms, a parlor with Venetian plaster crown and medallion rosette moldings, formal dining and living rooms, a total of 5 fireplaces, 3 of which are Italian marble, wide plank pine floors, original wooden doors and hardware, refurbished steam radiators, turned banister spindles, vintage sconce and pendant lighting, and, what might be the most exceptional feature of all, the restored and original oversized 6 over 6 sash windows with deep set window sills.The comfortable eat-in kitchen includes a brick wood-mantled gas fireplace, a Dynasty commercial 9-burner gas range, stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, Brazilian cherry counters and a polished brick floor. Huge unfinished attic and basement with new commercial Burnham boiler. All outbuildings have been restored with new roofs and wiring.The 3,200 sq ft gambrel roofed barn was converted for events and features a bar and refrigeration. The 4-stall stable has a separate tack office, and a metal-roofed barn is zoned for retail as a shop/cafe /tasting room for the vineyard. Conveniently located between Kingston and Stone Ridge, this unpretentiously grand mansion embodies the finest of the area's stone home heritage.