4br - 3000ft^2 - Wow! Upstate Village Home - Family & Entertain! Pool! Must See
This home is located in the heart of the quaint village of Cobleskill. Just off Interstate 88, Cobleskill is an ideal location to raise a family in a quiet close-knit community with a quick 40 minute drive to Albany. Living in the village offers residence walking access to shopping, dining, schools, the Village Library, movie theatre, and much more! The State University of New York at Cobleskill (SUNY) campus is located right in the Village. The University’s campus, curriculum, and community involvement continue to expand every year. Benefits include: continuing education, day care, and youth sporting clubs and lessons (swimming, soccer, tennis, etc.) Other local attractions include world famous Howes Caverns and the Iroquois Indian museum.
126 High Street
Located near the end of High Street, a quiet Impasse street, this home is so surrounded by trees and woods; you hardly feel just a few blocks from the town center. The property is very private and elevated, offering southern valley views. Pulling into the drive way gives you access to the attached two car garage with a new electric door and ample attic storage. The walkway from the driveway to the front door expands into a large hidden front patio area with seating surrounded by mature landscaping, an expansive stone wall and high privacy hedges. Walking around the back side of the garage puts you onto an elevated composite deck with access to the garage and home. A staircase will lead you through a mature conifer garden and down into the very private back yard. Sloping away from the home, the lawn features a terraced vegetable garden and in-ground pool, beautifully landscaped with a large accent stone wall and bricked patio area. Other notable exterior features include: a brand new architectural asphalt shingled roof and gutter system (2014), whole house motion detector flood lights (2013), pool has a new liner and winter cover (2011).
The Main Floor
You can enter the home on the main floor via the front door, back deck sliding door, or into the kitchen from the attached garage. The front door leads into a foyer with access to the kitchen, living room, and hallway to the bedrooms. The kitchen features stainless GE Profile dual fuel gas stove and microwave, dishwasher and full size refrigerator. Hardwood flooring, counter tops, and custom cabinets are all less than 10 years old. Eat-In dining area or breakfast counter allow for more formal dining or a quick bite on the go. Just off the kitchen is the living room and attached formal dining area. This large great room has a wood burning fireplace (new enclosure 2010), large thermal paned picture window (new 2010) with southern views over the backyard and pool, access to the back deck, and the staircase to the lower levels.
The bedroom hallway leads from the front foyer to the main bathroom, 2 bedrooms, and master suite. The two guest bedrooms have either one or two windows, large closets, and hardwood flooring. The main bathroom has tile flooring and a large step in shower (updated 2010). The hallway also has a very large towel closet with a laundry chute to the laundry room, and a linen closet. The master suite is a large bright space with hardwood flooring, two closets (the walk-in closet has an additional cedar lined closet). The tiled en-suite master bath has a custom corner porcelain tub with tiled shower walls (updated 2010). Notable main floor features include recessed lighting throughout, forced hot air heat and air conditioning (independent zone), and hard wired Carbon Dioxide and fire detector system (2013).
The Lower Floor
The staircase from the main floor living room leads down to a lower hallway. The first door opens to a recreation room that is currently utilized as an exercise room. This space has a dual recessed mood lighting system, independent exterior venting, and wired for entertainment. A door leads into the remodeled laundry room with ample storage. Moving through another doorway leads into the basements space with built-in storage shelving, hobby/work bench area, and the house’s system controls. Electrical panels and pool timer, high efficiency furnace with easy natural gas conversion, hot water heater, and whole house water filtration system (2013).
The lower hallway leads in the other direction, through a doorway to a computer nook with built-in book shelving and display cases. Step down four steps to a very large downstairs living area with high ceilings, stepped fireplace, built-in library book shelving, and three large sliding glass doors (new 2006) leading to the back patio area and pool, and attached Lord and Burnham curved glass greenhouse. This space also contains a wet bar with sink and refrigerator. Off the great room is a hallway leading to a tiled full bath with tub and shower (2008) and a king bedroom with large closet. This downstairs area is perfect for parties and entertainment, or could easily be converted into an In-law apartment. Notable Lower floor features include high ceilings, recessed lighting throughout, forced hot air heat and air conditioning (independent zone), and hard wired Carbon Dioxide and fire detector system (2013).
Solarium / Atrium
Range / Oven
Stainless steel appliances
Balcony, Deck, or Patio
Heat: forced air
Double pane / Storm windows
High / Vaulted ceiling