CENTURY 21 Chesser Realty
416 Chestnut Street
Oneonta, NY 13820

500 Stewart Road, Franklin, NY 13775 - MLS# 112133


IDYLLIC PRIVACY is the first thing that comes to mind as you drive down the 2 TOWN-MAINTAINED dead-end roads to this property. As you arrive at this 1999, EUROPEAN-INSPIRED HOME, you note its thoughtful integration to the natural environment. Built from the ground up (literally) with ENERGY EFFICIENCY in mind, the home offers a truly beautiful lifestyle. Each piece of wood in the home (save for the high-quality wood Andersen windows) came from the property. HAND-CUT CHERRY WALLS and handsome solid MAPLE FLOORS make for stunning rooms. The home, designed with an INNOVATIVE PASSIVE SOLAR heat-sink technology, traps and stores heat throughout the summer and recirculates that heat all winter via an easy-to-maintain airflow system. One of only a few such properties in the area, this very desirable construction keeps temperatures comfortable with minimal expense. The ANDERSEN WINDOWS and tight-fitting construction mean the home is cool in summer and warm in winter. GAS-LOG FIREPLACES, one on the ground floor and one in the living room, add a lovely ambiance and additional warmth, but are seldom needed to heat the home. The large OPEN-PLAN MAIN FLOOR has a bedroom and full bath combination, with access from 2 sides. The CATHEDRAL CEILING living room area is open to a large front porch, but also to a dining area, which opens to the kitchen, making for easy parties, and family gatherings. The 1120 square foot finished ground floor has a bedroom, full bath, and small kitchenette, complete with sink, counter, and microwave. It is ideal for entertaining, or even used as a separate apartment. A small pellet stove, strategically placed next to the double doors, makes coming in from cross country skiing, snowshoeing or hunting expeditions a pleasure. The top floor is currently unfinished, but is roughed-out for 2 additional bedrooms and a large bathroom -- insulation, plumbing and electric service are all in place, ready for your finishing touches (making the home a total of 4 possible bedrooms and 3 bathrooms). The grounds around this ultra-private 11-acre lot truly set it apart. Trails lead through the woods to the top of the mountain, and to a large pond, and along the stream below. Great, hand-laid stone walls, and carefully constructed mature perennial gardens with massive stonework complete the setting. There is a heated single-car garage close to the house, and a larger multi-bay garage/barn and machine shed at the property's entrance that can hold numerous tractors, and other equipment, or big kid' toys. Minutes from Franklin, and Oneonta, this is a great family home for those who love private, energy-efficient living.

General Features

  • Property Type: Residential
  • Property Subtype 1: Single Family
  • Style: Contemporary
  • Year Built: 1999
  • County: Delaware
  • Acres: 11.0000

Exterior Features

  • Lot Dimensions: 11.000 acres
  • Lot Measurement: Acres
  • Lot Size Source: (Estimated)
  • Lot Square Footage: 479,160
  • Exterior Features: Other,Pond,Porch,Rain Water Collect,Storage/Out-Building,Stream
  • Construction: Frame
  • Foundation: Poured Concrete
  • Garage Type: Detached
  • Garage Spaces: 3
  • Handicap Features: No
  • Roof: Asphalt Shingle

Interior Features

  • Bedrooms: 2.00
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Interior Features: Cathedral Ceiling,Ceiling Fan(s),Central Vacuum Sys,Eco-Friendly,On Demand Hot Water,Pellet Stove,Satellite Dish,Track Lighting
  • Square Footage: 2240
  • Square Footage Source: Estimated
  • Bedroom 1: 14x10 Level: 2nd Floor
  • Bedroom 2: 13x10 Level: 1st Floor
  • Bathroom 1: 11x9 Level: 2nd Floor
  • Bathroom 2: 10x9 Level: 1st Floor
  • Basement: Finished,Full,Walk-Out
  • Family Room: 40x15 Level: 1st Floor
  • Fireplaces: 2
  • Fireplace Type: Gas
  • Flooring: Carpet,Ceramic Tile,Wood
  • Kitchen: 9x15 Level: 2nd Floor
  • Living Room: 40x15 Level: 2nd Floor
  • Other Room 1: 15x11 Level: 1st Floor

Utility Features

  • Appliances: Dishwasher,Dryer,Freezer,Oven,Range,Refrigerator,Washer
  • Heat/Cool Type: Gas Heating,Other,Pellet Stove
  • Hot Water: Propane
  • Insulation: Yes
  • Sewer: Septic System
  • Water: Well

Financial Features

  • Assessment: 0.00
  • Terms: Cash
  • Electric Cost: 0.00
  • Water/Sewer Fee: 0.00
  • Town/CountyTax: 1969.00
  • Village/City Tax: 0.00
  • School Tax: 1719.00
  • Tax Id: 58.-1-4.1

Community Features

    School Features

    • School District: Franklin
    The listing information for 500 Stewart Road, Franklin, NY 13775 was graciously provided by our friends at the listing brokerage, Keller Williams Upstate NY Properties

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    Last Updated 11/24/2017 at 12:22am