Greene County Pick of the Week: Pretty on the Outside Palenville Farmhouse for $139,000

This Palenville property is the kind of listing that always catches my eye. A graceful white farmhouse, ideally built before women had the vote, is basically my platonic ideal of an Upstate property. I sometimes feel like Victorian vernacular builders knew how to market to me even better than those geniuses behind the Anthropogie catalog.

While I think this one has such nice curb appeal, I wish the listing included more interior photos. The outdoor space isn’t large but it has some good selling points, too. It’s on a relatively quiet street, across the road from Kaaterskill Creek. The realtor points out that the yard is big and flat enough for a pool. The location is village-seeping-into-country: not totally private, but plenty of trees as well as that creek. Note that Palenville really doesn’t have much of a town center, so Catskill would be the closest town. You’d be close, too, to Kaaterskill Falls and some good hiking, though a good thirty minute drive from skiing farther up the mountain so it would be harder to make this one into a ski or winter rental.

Stats and map on the jump.

Palenville 1890 Farmhouse

Asking Price: $139,000
Beds: 3
Baths: 1
Square Feet: 1,823
Land: .23 acre

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About aliahanna

I'm a literary agent who mostly lives in Brooklyn but sometimes escapes to East Jewett, NY.

Posted on January 5, 2012, in $100000 to $199000, Catskills, Greene, Palenville, Village and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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