to NYC/George Washington Bridge
4150± sqftBuilt in 1900
Seller's Mineral Rights Convey
Great opportunity for a prime hunting property, ideally bordering 1,750 additional acres of NYS Forest. The 4150 sq. ft. Victorian farmhouse, recently painted, features 8 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms and can accommodate a large group or family or generate a nice income stream by renting out to groups for hunting on the property or as an AirBnB to the many tourists here to visit Cooperstown and surrounding areas. The house features a large, open kitchen and dining area that leads to one of two living rooms, while the other large living room/den area is located in the circa 2000 addition where family or guests can relax after a long day outdoors. The house is heated by hot water baseboards with either the newer oil boiler or with the outdoor wood burning boiler as another economical option. There is a wood stove insert in the huge fireplace located in the addition den area as well. A newly installed Generac generator for backup power if needed, while a 200 amp panel along with two 100 amp feeds to other parts of the house and the nearby Barn/Workshop. There is plenty of room for outdoor relaxation on the covered patio. The Barn/Workshop is located across Pleasant Brook, which is 2,070 feet of stream cutting through the center of the property from the top of the hill. The building measures 62 ft. x 24 ft. and has power, while the workshop area is also heated by the wood boiler as well. The land slopes upward from the road and house through a myriad of fields, hedgerows and wooded areas, creating an excellent deer and turkey habitat with transitions from mature hardwood stands to open areas as well as dense cover. This diverse habitat attracts area wildlife, while the thick underbrush provides forage, coverage and bedding for the whitetail. There are 14 acres of multiple grass hay fields which offer many great locations and options for food plots. Hedgerows and bordering areas also contain many wild apple trees along with acorn mast from the predominant oak trees in the wooded areas both offer a very attractive food source to whitetail and wild turkey among other native species. The 29 acres of woods are a mix of softwoods and hardwoods, which include oak as well as maple and hemlock and offer timber income potential as well as use with heating the house/buildings on the property. The property configuration presents many options for strategically placed tree stands and towers. There is a main road that can accommodate trucks up the center of the property all the way to the hilltop. In addition, there is an ATV/UTV sized trail system through the rest of the property providing easy access throughout. This is an Ideal hunting property for whitetail, wild turkey, grouse, coyotes and other native fur-bearers; however, if additional hunting/recreational opportunities are desired, this property borders Bear Swamp State Forest along back borders. Bear Swamp State Forest, 1,750 acres of year round outdoor recreation: hunting, trapping, hiking, camping, and snowmobiling along with non-motorized boating and fishing on Bear Swamp Pond, a 44 acre lake, features fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, yellow perch, black crappie, pumpkinseed and brown bullhead. The snowmobile trails are maintained in Bear Swamp State Forest by the Sharon Pathfinders. Amenities and entertainment are located close by in Cooperstown, only 15 miles away, renowned for National Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore Art Museum, NYS Historical Society, Farmers Museum, Brewery Ommegang, Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown Dreams Park as well as area shopping, highly ranked golf courses, and many choices of outstanding restaurants, as well as Cobleskill, home of SUNY Cobleskill and Howe’s Caverns, among other area attractions.
Prime hunting or outdoor recreational property with rental income potential
4150 square foot two story c. 1900 Italianate style Victorian
8 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms
New 4 bed 4 bath Lodge addition, previously leased to hunting groups
2 living rooms including large open Den area with fireplace
Room for outdoor relaxation on covered patio with stamped concrete
Exterior recently painted
Heating provided by Oil boiler or the outside wood burning boiler
Newly installed Generac generator
200 amp panel with 2 100 amps feeds to other parts including Barn/Workshop
Barn measures 62 ft. x 24 ft. and features storage area and heated workshop with power
Property slopes upward from the road and house through a myriad of fields, hedgerows and wooded areas.
2,070 feet of stream runs through center of property
Excellent deer and turkey habitat with transitions from mature hardwood stands to open areas as well as dense cover, including ag fields, which attract area wildlife, while the woods and thick underbrush provide forage, cover and bedding
14 acres of multiple grass hay fields offer perfect locations for food plots
Hedgerows and bordering areas with many wild apple trees providing attractive food source
29 acres of mixed woods feature mainly oak trees, providing acorn mast for whitetail and area wildlife
Woods are a mix of soft and hardwoods, primarily oak along with maple and hemlock and offer timber income potential
Property configuration is ideal for multiple strategically placed tree stands or towers
Trail system throughout the property providing ease of access
Ideal hunting property for whitetail, wild turkey, grouse, coyotes and other native fur-bearers
Additional hunting/recreational opportunities as property borders Bear Swamp State Forest along back
Bear Swamp State Forest, 1,750 acres of year round outdoor recreation: hunting, trapping, hiking, camping, and snowmobiling along with non-motorized boating and fishing on Bear Swamp Pond, a 44 acre lake, features fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, yellow perch, black crappie, pumpkinseed and brown bullhead. The snowmobile trails are maintained in Bear Swamp State Forest by the Sharon Pathfinders.
Great option for large families or group of hunting partners to go in together on ideal hunting land with comfortable house
Amenities close by in Cobleskill 13 miles
Cooperstown is 15 miles away, renowned for National Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore Art Museum, NYS Historical Society, Farmers Museum, Brewery Ommegang, Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown Dreams Park as well as area shopping, highly ranked golf courses, and many choices of outstanding restaurants
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