A very special home, from a very special family. This property is one of a kind and has been completely renovated top to bottom. The listing says it all:
“Renowned architect Thornton Niven laid the cornerstone in 1836 to build this elegant home for Rev.Dr John Brown and his family. According to historic records, the houses either side were built later for his daughters and so this select row of National Landmark homes came into being. “Quality Row” because of their elegance, the cost/quality of the workmanship and the “high social standing” of the original owners. Double brick construction with decorative clapboard ext means these homes are extremely solid, soundproof, and thermally insulated.This home has been lovingly restored and adapted to modern family life, sparing no expense in the high end restoration of this beautiful example of Federal architecture. Lead/asbestos remediated, new
furnace and wiring upgrades, central AC, marble chef’s kitchen, new roof, gutters, water heater.There is a legal accessory apt in the basement awaiting completion and a carriage house with rear lane access to potentially develop as parking/studio space.”
114 First Street Newburgh NY Asking Price: $419,000 Year Built: 1836 Size: 3,070 sq ft Neighborhood: Quality Row Taxes: $8,331 Distance to NYC: 55.7 mi, 1 hr 2 mins Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84 Google Map Listing by: Rosemary Lee, Apple2Orange Realty
Last summer 290 Liberty Street was torn down. An empty lot is left, with the remains of an old carriage house. The Newburgh Community Land Bank is accepting RFP’s for infill of this site.
The Land Bank had an engineering report done. Due to major structural deficiencies – a bulging eastern wall due to root growth, a cracked and separating north wall, it was concluded that the building could not be re-built in place using the existing footings.
For consideration, complete proposals must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, July 13, 2018, either electronically at info(at)newburghcommunitylandbank.org or by delivery of two printed copies to NCLB offices at 15 Chambers St, Newburgh, NY, 12550.
It’s not every day you see a home on Benkard Avenue being sold or converted back to a 1-family property. These rowhomes work better as single-family properties which makes this one exciting. Not to mention the original details that remain: the porch, double front doors, the mantle etc.
Work still remains to be done, most likely the bathrooms and kitchen. It is being marketed as having all the restoration heavy lifting done, “historic plaster walls are refinished, floors are carefully resurfaced, the yard is tidy and ready to enjoy, and the basement is clean. Now you get to do the fun part: choosing the finishing fixtures and designing a home you love.”
54 Benkard Avenue Newburgh NY Asking Price: $169,000 Year Built: 1890 Size: 1,747 sq ft Neighborhood: The Heights Taxes: $3,179 Distance to NYC: 55.7 mi, 1 hr 2 mins Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84 Google Map Listing by: Sarah Hooff, Hanson Real Estate Partners
A completely renovated mansion in the town of Newburgh known as Sweetwood Inn. This home sits on 1.5 acres and has 9 bedrooms. A perfect set up for entertaining out of town guests or housing a large family. It has been tastefully updated and is right next to the Fostertown Elementary School. Sad to see the owners leave to be closer to family.
362 Fostertown Road Newburgh NY Asking Price: $419,000 Year Built: 1847 Size: 3,520 sq ft Neighborhood: Balmville Taxes: $5,523 Distance to NYC: 55.7 mi, 1 hr 2 mins Public Transportation: MetroNorth to Beacon, then take ferry across Closest Roadways: 9W, I-87, I-84 Google Map Listing by: Kathleen Carhart, RE/MAX
The Newburgh Community Land Bank, (NCLB) is seeking responses from interested parties for the purchase and redevelopment of either or both of the properties at 123 and 125 William Street in the City of Newburgh, New York, which NCLB acquired from the City in September 2017 subsequent to property tax foreclosure.
NCLB’s mission is to improve the quality of life in Newburgh by stabilizing and revitalizing abandoned properties, returning them to the tax rolls through transfer to responsible purchasers for full rehabilitation. NCLB seeks proposals that demonstrate a compatible use for the surrounding area, a feasible plan to be completed within a reasonable timeframe (no more than eighteen months from the date of sale), and adequate financial capacity and renovation experience to undertake the project.
Corner buildings are the gateways to neighborhoods. The City of Newburgh is looking to improve this corner of Liberty Street and South William by asking for RFP’s to develop 41 Liberty Street. It has been a long-neglected corner on this burgeoning block. They are seeking a qualified commercial owner-occupant with for-prof use – that will create jobs in the community and add tax revenue to the City.
It would be amazing to see development south on Liberty, just around the corner for 109 South William Street, slated for a new restaurant and venue space.
All responses must be received by Monday, April 30, 2018 by 4:00 pm.