Rachel Hyman-Rouse ¦ Rouse + Co Real Estate Llc Rh ¦ 845-750-0196
About This 1875 Second Empire In Rhinebeck New York
One of the most Iconic Rhinebeck Village homes, affectionately dubbed the ‘Wedding Cake House,’ this home offers 3 stories of modern living with charming historic details that include a distinctive mansard slate roof, ornate portico and wood carvings. Enter through a grand front entrance to the impressive winding staircase or wander in through the side entrance onto a screened porch that leads to the open kitchen/dining room. The modern luxury kitchen features Thermador stainless steel appliances, a large center island, plenty of cabinets and access to the newly fenced, private back yard.
The main floor features a front parlor, a sitting room, a living room, a media room, a full bath and a separate half bath. Inlaid wood patterns, parquet and wide board floors, massive pocket doors, marble fireplaces and ornate plaster relief moldings and medallions abound. The second floor features a private and generous primary suite including a sitting room, walk in closet, sunlit bedroom and bath with double vanity, stand-alone tub and steam shower. There is another full bath, 2 additional bedrooms and laundry on the second floor.
The 3rd floor has a full bath, bedroom and 2 additional rooms, currently used as an art room and an office. In addition to the 3 season eastern facing side porch, there is a south facing deck & patio and newly restored west facing sunset porch. Mature plantings surround the property. The carriage barn has been stabilized and is being sold in ‘as is’ condition. Renovation plans to convert the carriage barn into a 1200 square foot accessory use apartment are available upon request.