5 Tondo Avenue, Saugerties

$475,000

4 Beds
2½ Baths
3,872 Sqft
2 Acres
2 Garages

MOVE-IN READY legal 2-family (or mother-daughter home) situated on a private dead-end road on 2 spacious acres. Enjoy the secluded, open backyard. Relax in a hammock. Sit on the patio made from locally sourced bluestone. The ā€œLā€ shaped house is 2 homes, each with a separate driveway, separate entrance, and separate utilities. The door separating the 2 homes can be locked (if you are renting one of the levels) or it can be left open (if used for extended family). The upper level has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The lower level has 2 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, plus a bonus room at the top of a beautiful spiral staircase. Each level has its own master bedroom en suite with sliders to a deck. Each level has a beautifully renovated kitchen, an open-concept living area, and tastefully renovated tile bathrooms. Each level has its own laundry room. The house is complete with a wrap-around deck enclosing an above-ground pool. Live on one level and rent out the other. Or use one level for extended family. Conveniently located to all that the Hudson Valley has to offer: 12 minutes to center of historic Woodstock and even closer to local swimming holes; 7 minutes to the picturesque Village of Saugerties, Lazy Swan Golf & Country Club, Total Tennis, the international horse show HITS, and Opus 40; 30 minutes to skiing at Hunter Mountain, 43 minutes to skiing at Windham Mountain, 3 minutes to Thruway; 2 hours from NYC. SOME HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: 3 cistern system for collecting rainwater (for watering plants). High-efficiency propane boiler on upper level, and new oil tank on lower level, separate electric meters, and separate hot water heaters. Upper level has a propane on-demand hot water heater (combination boiler: heat with hot water). Lower level has 40-gallon electric hot water heater. The house has 2 hydronic boilers, 1 for each level. Fireplaces made from locally sourced bluestone. Lower level kitchen has granite countertops and handmade cabinets. Lower master bedroom has its own private deck, walk-in closet, electric fireplace, and a Klimaire ductless heat pump. Lower level has built-in bed frames in both bedrooms. Upper level has beautiful wood countertops, and a wood stove insert in the stone fireplace. It could be removed and used as a fireplace. It has a built-in blower motor which does a very efficient job of heating the home. 2-car garage with heat, and 2 side rooms for storage. Leech field redone in 2013. Well pump is less than 5 years old. Plumbing is in place for a hot tub. Current hot tub does not work, and will be removed. Please note that the county records are not correct. County records state that first story is 3,032 sq ft and finished basement is 840 sq ft. In reality, both floors are approximately the same size. Upper level is approximately 1500 sq ft. Lower level is approximately 1900 sq ft. County records state that this house has 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. In reality, the upper level has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths, and the lower level has 2 bedrooms, 3 full baths, plus a bonus room at the top of the spiral staircase which is currently being used as an additional bedroom. Taxes and square footage to be verified by buyer's agent.

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