Wind down the quiet dirt road, over the six country bridges and arrive at this rare, perfectly restored 1760’s farmhouse on 28± acres. The meticulously maintained residence features a 2009 addition designed in the tradition of the original home. The authenticity of the restoration and addition belies the 21st century amenities which make it an “antique house that has it all”. Seven Bridges’ pastoral acres a heated pool, and stream. The farm enjoys privacy as it abuts a 500± acre estate. The house contains five bedrooms and five baths, and boasts 6 wood-burning fireplaces, perfect to cozy up near for a little rest and relaxation. The heated pool is privately located on the upper field with broad views overlooking the open fields.
4,140± sq. ft. beautifully renovated farmhouse with 5 bedrooms and 5 baths
28± pastoral acres with mature landscaping, and a striking hillside of flowering crab apple trees
2 bluestone patios with fieldstone walls, one with a built in stone grill
Old Chatham is in the heart of Hudson Valley Columbia County. Located just 2.5 hours on an easy Taconic Pkway trip from NYC , it is also only 30 minutes from the vibrant city of Hudson and an Amtrack station
The Old Chatham Hunt Club offers foxhunting, beagle trials, trail rides and social events which tie the community to its equestrian and agricultural roots
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Features & Equipment
Kitchen: wide pine floors, Brazilian Cherry center island with seating, granite counter tops, 2 dishwashers, ice maker, Sub Zero refrigerator, Viking 6 burner cook top, double wall ovens, warming drawer, built in microwave. Wall of open shelves.
Mudroom: from the back- door kitchen entrance with a built in open coat closet. The powder room has a wood countertop to match the rustic feel. The laundry room has washer, dryer, sink and storage.
Dining porch is adjacent to the kitchen on the end of the house overlooking the stream. With 3 walls of glass the room is as pleasant in summer as it is in the winter with the fireplace roaring.
Dining room with fireplace has bookcase walls and china pantry.
Living room is large for 2 seating areas and central fireplace. The wainscoted walls surround the room which looks out to the barns and paddocks.
Across from the front entrance hall is the walnut paneled library with fireplace. A full bath is adjacent to this room.
The Master bedroom is accessed from a winding staircase off the mud room and by a secret door in an upstairs second bedroom bookcase. Adjoining the bedroom is a 3-glass walled sitting room with fireplace. The Master Bath is ensuite with a deep soaking tub with jacuzzi and walk in steam shower.
Second master bedroom has an ensuite bath and walk in steam shower.
Bedrooms 3 and 4 share a common hall bath with soaking tub.
The 5th bedroom on the 3rd floor runs the entire attic and has a full bath with shower.
The finished stone basement has polished concrete floors with radiant heat and a wall of fieldstone with fireplace, big screen TV, wine storage and fits a billiards table.
There are 2 patios on the east and west sides of the house. Both have bluestone bases.
The west side is a large patio, again with fieldstone walls, and built in stone grill.
The landscaping is mature, especially striking is the hillside of flowering crab apple trees.
The pool is on the other side of the stream and very private. Set in the upper field with broad views. It is salt water and heated.
The east side (kitchen entrance) abuts the high stone walled parking area
Tack room has a separate entrance and has a radiant heated brick floor with laundry