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Home Of Elenor Roosevelt's Grandmother Where Elenor Spent Her Childhood Comes To Market For $4.5M!

Oak Terrace, home of Elenor Roosevelt's maternal grandmother and where the first lady spent her summers as a young girl, is a property of great historical significance to the area, and the country. Emerge at the end of a long winding drive to the historic manse on the banks of the Hudson River with over 25 acres and direct views of the Catskill Mountains. The raw beauty of the landscape is breathtaking and reminiscent of a bygone era. The Mansion has been rescued from near complete loss and is now ready for finishing. Enter through solid wood doors over 10 feet high into a grand foyer with an impressive staircase and soaring domed ceiling. Banisters, trim, windows, doors and fireplaces have been saved wherever possible. Stunning views from almost every room. Infrastructure, the hard work has been done. The basement is now poured concrete with high tech heating and cooling, new electric, plumbing and septic. 8 Fireplaces completely rebuilt. Architect designed modern kitchen wing was added. Architectural plans for 6 bedrooms, all plumbed for ensuite baths, 2 with 2nd floor decks. Structure in place for an elevator. Flooring, kitchen, baths, fixtures and design choices await await your vision. Unique opportunity to own one of the most important historic locations on the Hudson River in private ownership.

Listing by: Four Seasons Sotheby's Int'l Realty Rh


Rachel Hyman-Rouse

Property Information:

$4,500,000, 6 bd, 7 ba, 10,000 sqft

794 Woods Rd, Germantown, NY 12526


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Just for the record, her name is "Eleanor" Roosevelt.

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