Settled 1812: "The large Saltbox Farmhouse with its traditional center chimney and wide pine floor boards is the oldest colonial house in Hartwick, New York. The oldest road in Hartwick, the Old Otsego Road, passed this way having been used by Indians and early travelers. The property was first owned by the Cooper heirs and George Hyde Clake of Hdye Bay. The original farmhouse with its piled foundation and well on the porch, was built circa 1812. "Today, sitting on just a little more than 34 acres is 15 acres of pasture and hay fields, 5 acres fenced and the remaining woodland. After several years of restoration, this inviting home has three bedrooms, two full baths, an open first floor with dining, living, kitchen, den and a hearth reading room. The hearth reading room has the original horse hair and plaster walls. All materials were re-purposed. The wide pine floor boards from the original first floor living room, have been moved to the Master Bedromm and walk-in closet on the 2nd floor, which was added in 1847. All the original hardware that could be saved, was used during the restoration. The 1st floor has a Master Bedroom, as well. The living room was completely taken down to the frame and rebuilt in 1997. The 2nd floor has an additional bedroom, family room/library and a full new bath. All new "tilt-out" windows by New York Sash (2018). Drainage system in place. The 36' x 48' Pole Barn, with two wing additions, as well as a horse/livestock barn with storage and a heated Tack Room, are located between the pond and the pastures. Plenty of potential for farming, horses, alpacas, the list goes on. This home has been meticulously maintained by the current owners who have lived there for the last 45 years, throughout all the restorations and renovations. Private, pristine and peaceful. Minutes to the State Highway 28 and 205 corridors. Cooperstown Central School District and minutes to the center of the historic village of Cooperstown. Special notes: All the household appliances have a 2019 Warranty, which can transfer, thru Sears. Thermo Pride Furnace 1997. Newer 50 gallon holding tank with sediment filter. Guardian Generac Propane Generator. Horse barn with heated Tack Room. The 4.8 acre lot (Otsego County Tax Map # 161.00-1-18.02) is being sold with this property and home and is a separate building lot with electric.
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