25 Webb Lane, Highland Falls

$549,900

5 Beds
3 Baths
1,952 Sqft
.7 Acres
2 Garages

This is a unique property. Located in a highly secure small enclave around the largest waterfall on the Hudson River that Henry Hudson, on his inaugural voyage up the North River, called "Bootermilk Falls," it abuts the US Military Academy at West Point on the North and looks down over our own home below to the River from a 150'perch above the Hudson. This remains the most picturesque stretch of the Hudson, where the glacier cut through the Highland Mountains to form the Hudson, where George Washington built the chain that kept the British from severing the Colonies and defeating them in detail, and where the Hudson Valley School of Painters made their mark in the 1850's. Built in 1875 for the town's Doctor, the home eventually passed to the local Church as a parsonage and was later neglected as a Church owned rental. We are an Engineer and creative writer couple next door with experience with historic homes and thought to do a B&B here, but after six months of restoration into an authentic country home with original hardwood floors, original cedar siding and windows (stormed), 2 1/2 new baths and an all new kitchen, conversion to gas heat and modern wiring, we have decided to seek a good neighbor rather than deal with the COVID questions in the near term. The gracious dining and living rooms opening onto the full length porch on the River side make for great entertaining (seen in the video) when the world returns to normal, and the Village restaurants and limited shopping in a small community of about 4,000 are a five minute walk - but the Garrison riverbank across the Hudson looks like it could be in Canada. Meanwhile the pageantry of Football, all sports, Parades, Broadway shows on weekends at Eisenhower Hall are a single mile or two inside the West Point Gate, a ten minute walk, as normalcy returns. We either drive 20 minutes to Garrison or south to Croton for the quickest one hour train ride to Grand Central, or for the financial district to Central Valley on the West to arrive in the World Trade Center site by the Path in about the same time, assuming NYC survives its current travails. It is a one hour drive down the Palisades to the GW Bridge, of course, except during the rush hour.

Schedule a Tour

Sat 15 May

Sun 16 May

Mon 17 May

Tue 18 May

Wed 19 May

Thu 20 May

Fri 21 May

Sat 22 May

Sun 23 May

Mon 24 May

Tue 25 May

Wed 26 May

Thu 27 May

Fri 28 May

Sat 29 May

Pick your availability to tour:

to
Essential Information
MLS® #H6074891
Price$549,900
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms3.00
Full Baths2
Half Baths1
Square Footage1,952
Acres0.70
Year Built1875
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
StyleVictorian
StatusPending
Community Information
Address25 Webb Lane
CityHighland Falls
CountyOrange
StateNY
Zip Code10928
Amenities
ParkingDetached, 2 Car Detached
# of Garages2
GaragesDetached, 2 Car Detached
ViewPanoramic, River
Interior
InteriorHardwood
HeatingNatural Gas, Hot Water
CoolingNone
Has BasementYes
BasementUnfinished
Interior Features

1st Floor Bedrm, Eat-in Kitchen, Formal Dining Room, Storage

Exterior
ExteriorFrame
ConstructionFrame
School Information
DistrictHighland Falls
MiddleCall Listing Agent
HighJames I O'Neill High School
Elementary

Fort Montgomery Elementary School

Additional Information
Date ListedOctober 3rd, 2020
Days on Market165
HOA Fees0.00
Listing Details
Listing Courtesy ofThomas S. Hennerty
LISTING MAP

Get directions to this property:

Properties for Sale Similar to 25 Webb Lane, Highland Falls, NY

Photo of Listing #H6076204

29 Webb Lane, Highland Falls

$566,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,637 Sf

MLS® # H6076204

Status: PendingHudson Gateway MLS Logo

Hudson Gateway MLS Logo The data relating to real estate for sale or lease on this web site comes in part from HGMLS. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Robert A. McCaffrey Realty Inc are marked with the HGMLS logo or an abbreviated logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing broker.

Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Information Copyright 2021, OneKey™ MLS. All Rights Reserved.

Listing information last updated on May 15th, 2021 at 12:35pm CDT.