$399,900 • 100 acres
• Under Contract
The Beardslee Homestead is nestled among 100+ acres of fertile pastures, open farmlands, and flat courtyards. Recipient of the National Register Of Historic Places, this farmhouse with portions dating back to the early 1700s, is comprised of 8 generously sized bedrooms, a luminous eat-in country kitchen with built-in cabinets and breakfast bar, as well as a family room that has been enhanced with a brick wood burning fireplace. Maintaining many primitive characteristics such as the wide plank floorboards and the Connecticut spiral staircase, this home exudes it’s historic farmhouse aesthetic while incorporating features and amenities for today’s lifestyle.
Sprinkled throughout the polished grounds are many unique historical gems to include an 1840 hop house easily identifiable by its pyramidal roof that has been converted into a miniature museum displaying the 1800s hops farming tools and equipment. To store all your toys, there is a two-stall, well constructed garage that was previously used as a tavern and offers a second-floor storage area and is complete with electricity. Further intrinsic to this homestead is a large 1970 barn that in its prime held 150 to 200 milking cows, an old icehouse building, a stable perfect for housing horses, a fully functional blacksmith workshop with a second-floor workspace.
The acreage supports diverse wildlife including bear turkey deer and other animals. Unadilla is considered to have above average fishing and known for its diverse wild fish, it is not unusual to catch several bass or trout in a single day close by is the Wharton Creek an opportune spot for fly fishing. Just a short scenic drive to Cooperstown and easy access to US-20.