On rare occasions you encounter a property whose value extends beyond just its physical characteristics and represents something even richer. This historic, 306 acre Berkshire, New York farm is just such a place! As part of the tract of land originally granted to the first settlers of the area, owning this parcel means owning a piece of history and being part of a legacy that dates back to the early 19th century. The Gothic Revival farm house is one of the sole surviving homes of its type in the area and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
With all of it’s rich history, this property has everything you could want for modern country living. Ideally located 20 miles from the City of Ithaca and 18 miles from the Town of Owego on Route 38, you are an easy commute to either of those locations. The 4 bedroom and 2 bath farm house has had many updates including new windows, eat-in kitchen and renovated baths. Yet the historic charm of the house isn’t lost, particularly when you note the extensive woodwork and high ceilings on both the first and second floors. With available cable internet you have the necessary infrastructure for running a modern farm and the historic barn is good shape and ready for livestock!
Hubby Creek meanders its way through much of the property and meets up with Owego Creek. This makes for some rich bottom land soils for farming and a trout stream for fishing, all at your finger tips! The surrounding hillside meadows currently being used for hay, have spectacular south facing views of the valley beyond. If you’ve ever thought of building a dream country retreat then you absolutely need to see this! As you continue on up those hillsides, you’ll find large tracts of forest, perfect for the nature lover, hunter or all around outdoor recreation enthusiast. Along with everything else this property has to offer, it also happens to be located in the Marcellus Gas region of New York’s southern tier, thus offering the potential of future value as a gas investment property.
Since all gas and mineral rights are conveying, this property won’t last long! Priced to sell at $698,900. Contact Carl Snyderc) to learn more and to schedule a visit of this very unique property.