Bain Real Estate Cornwall Bridge 2018 Market Report.
Too much snow and especially too much of it in the spring! And by the time you read this it will be in the 70's!! But this crazy weather hasn't slowed down the real estate buzz in Cornwall Bridge. There have been lots of showings and sales in your neighborhood. We do not yet equal last year's 12 sales, but we have 7 homes sold, 2 more under contract plus new listings in the area.
We ended last year's letter describing the distinctive dual geodesic dome house at 197 Kent Road listed by Marilyn DeVos of our Kent office at $230,000. It was reduced to $199,000 and sold by David Bain at $175,000. Extensive renovations have followed including a spacious wraparound deck.
259 Kent Road was a foreclosure listed by the Bank of NY Mellon at $94,900. This 4 bedroom raised ranch with 2 full baths was sold by Dave Hurlburt of our Cornwall office to a client who intends to offer it as a rental. Yes, the property did need some work and updating but it offers over 2000 square feet of living space, under house parking garage for one car and a large driveway for additional off street parking.
141 Kent Road is a pretty yellow farmhouse which sits in the triangle between Routes 7 and 45 featuring hardwood floors; new carpeting in bedrooms, freshly painted with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, built-ins on 1.91 acres was listed at $199,000, reduced to $179,000 and sold by Dave Hurlburt who represented both the seller and buyer at $179,000.
116 Kent Road was a private land sale of 16 acres to an abutting neighbor for $210,000. This land has frontage on the Housatonic River and was once under consideration by the town for development of both market value and affordable housing. Sold for $210,000.
31 Warren Hill Road is a 6 room Contemporary on almost 14 acres of wooded hillside with Gunn Brook running the full length of the property. 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths and a large open Trex deck. A detached 2 car pole barn/garage and garden shed complete the building amenities. It had been listed at $305,000 and sold for $255,000.
6 Day Road consists of several parts. The main house is a contemporary 8 room house on 14 acres. There is also a barn/studio, brook. Listed by David Bain originally at $750,000 it had been reduced to $575,000. Dave Fairty, also of our Kent office brought in the buyer at $535,000.
90 Popple Swamp Road is a handsome cape style 3 bedroom, 2 bath house with a wrap around deck. Sited on 7.99 acres of a wooded hill this property also has a garage/barn with an office on the upper level. Fields have been cleared and are defined by stone walls. The property sold for $425,000 a year ago.
9 River Road South is a neat, tidy antique cape featuring 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths for sale for only $187,000. The first floor master is adjacent to a full bathroom and has an exterior door leading to the side yard. The front door is located on the porch and the back door opens to a laundry room and leads into the kitchen. There is a dining room and a stairway leading up to 2 more bedrooms and ½ bath. Central air conditioning and a full house generator add to the comfort features. This is Dave Hurlburt's listing.
00 Popple Swamp Road is a 24 acre lot which may be subdivided is Dave Fairty's listing for $199,000. It borders 10 acres of Cornwall Conservation land and is close to Mohawk Ski area, the Appalachian Trail and the Housatonic River.
115 Kent Road south is my listing. This log cabin with a barn addition has 2 bedrooms, a bunk room, a master bedroom with its own bath en suite, 9' ceilings and a buyer! I look forward to reporting the sale in the next letter. It is listed at $235,000.
The real estate market in Cornwall is heating up. Bain is reporting more listings and more sales. That is very good news which we are most happy to share with you. Please stop by and visit with us at 419 Sharon Goshen Turnpike. Bring your real estate questions and we'll try to fill in the answers.
Dave Hurlburt, Heidi Kearns, Asher Pavel
Please note that not all listings and sales transactions are through David Bain Real Estate