A 21st-century addition expands the original footprint and connects to a new stone patio.
If you're looking for an escape from New York City, this renovated farmhouse near Taghkanic, New York, might just fit the bill. The Greek Revival-style home sits on eight quiet acres and features an original section dating back to 1865, as well as a modern addition completed in 2000. Together, the two halves of the home form a T-shaped floor plan that privileges sunlight with multiple exposures and numerous windows in every room.
Along the lower level, a dining area, formal entryway, and living room occupy the original section of the home, while the new addition contains a modern and spacious chef's kitchen. Upstairs, a private bedroom suite and two additional bedrooms are positioned along three sides of a central staircase. In total, the home offers 2,200 square feet of space, including three bedrooms and two full bathrooms.
The current owner, who purchased the property in 2016, fell in love with the home's original character and the surrounding landscape, which is dotted with many rural towns and local hikes. In addition to new windows and doors, other recent changes include updates to the downstairs bathroom and the addition of a copper roof, as well as upgraded electrical and heating systems. Keep scrolling to see more of the property, currently listed for $795,000.