1827 Shumway House Asks $995K in the Historic Hamlet of Essex, New York

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1827 Shumway House Asks $995K in the Historic Hamlet of Essex, New York

$995,000 | Built 1827 | 3,500 Sq. Ft. | 4 Beds | 3.5+ Baths | 0.18 Acres
3 Church St, Essex, NY 12936

The Shumway House, a beautifully renovated circa 1827 stone house in the Federal style, located in the historic hamlet of Essex, embraces contemporary living with its modern amenities while preserving the original grandeur and charm. Crafted from locally quarried limestone, this home features a versatile floor plan and showcases high-quality materials throughout. The bright entrance, adorned with marble flooring and custom-made windows in the dividing walls, fills every room with natural light. The large living room and dining room, each boasting fireplaces, custom-built closets, and bookshelves, create inviting spaces for relaxation and entertainment. The updated kitchen features marble countertops and custom-built open shelving, combining functionality with style. 

The 2nd floor, has a spacious main bedroom with a fireplace and private full bathroom. Plus an additional full bathroom and 2 bedrooms with custom-built Murphy beds. The 3rd floor boasts a lake-facing deck, with picturesque views plus a large open area, a bedroom, and a bathroom, ideal for guests or a home office. The lower level, once the original summer kitchen with a fireplace, has been transformed into a contemporary space with an updated kitchen, living area and bathroom seamlessly flowing out to the private backyard garden. Enjoy lakeside views and craft beers at local tavern, or savor fireside dining at the historic Essex Inn. 

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Just a short drive to the public sandy beach, several full-service marinas, public golf courses, and pickleball courts. Enjoy the many walking trails offered by the ”Champlain Area Trail System, ” perfect for easy day hikes or winter snowshoeing. Explore becoming a member of the local historic club, with its private beach, boat mooring rights, tennis courts, and loads of summertime activities for both kids and adults. Just 45 min to Lake Placid, 4 hrs to Boston, and 90 miles to Montreal. Essex ferry to Vermont makes a quick trip to Burlington Vermont.


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