About 7 Old State Route 213
COUNTRY charm in the historic hamlet of High Falls. Surrounded by cafes and shops, accessible to the Rondout Creek, and the waterfalls featured in the movie Splendor in the Grass, only minutes from the famous Mohonk Mountain House...... This property combines a large Victorian home in move-in condition, with a renovated commercially zoned historic studio/barn to offer a unique life/work opportunity. The two-building enclave is on a picturesque, low maintenance, almost half acre. In town are gourmet restaurants, delis, food co-op, art galleries, rail trail, and even a museum. Two spacious buildings, one the turnkey house and the other, an immaculate redone barn (the town's original General Store) are commercially zoned for a work/studio or shop, offering more than 5,000 square feet of usable space for living, working and creating.....This charming 2150 square foot house, built in 1900, sits on a 2-foot thick rock foundation. The newly painted facade features Victorian gingerbread cutouts and a spindle work rail on the 6-foot deep wraparound porch. The house and barn are buffered from the street by well established shrubs and trees (Magnolia, Lilac, Crab Apple, Norwegian Maple, and more) allowing both buildings to feel secluded and private...Newly refinished pine floors, high ceilings, cast iron radiators, a mahogany balustraded front staircase and a rear flight of stairs showcase the building’s solid structure and old world charm. Tall windows admit ever shifting, ethereal light. A curved window seat in the living room faces a wood burning stove and a wide entrance into the dining room, where a versatile wall of built-in pass-through cabinets and drawers service a kitchen with chestnut counter tops and efficient storage. An adjacent pantry/mud room/laundry hides a half-bathroom and opens onto a private back porch..........The sunny second floor contains three bedrooms, a home office, and an luxurious primary bathroom (think claw foot tub and marble topped partner sinks). A third floor, windowed, 640 square foot attic, boasts a ceiling pitched to 9 feet..........Out back of the house a lane winds through the back garden alongside a creek where there’s an alternative entrance to both the house and the renovated, 2,760 square foot barn. A dream workspace for any entrepreneur or creative spirit with 6 adjoining studios at their disposal. Totally renovated and brought up to code in 2007, the divided spaces range in size from 345 to 600 square feet with some ceilings pitched to 13 feet. One of the larger ballroom-sized spaces recently functioned as a gallery/painting studio, with French doors and windows on three sides.