20 Academy St, Amsterdam, NY 12010 $25,000
5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths
NY Queen Anne $25,000 ~ An Architectural Gem!
In the 1980s, I lived in Cobleskill, a small town not far from Amsterdam. Amsterdam has been depressed for decades, but the city boasts some great Victorian-era architecture, in particular Academy Street, a street much too important to be abandoned by neglect. While it is not documented, some think that #18 Academy St. might have been a design of George Franklin Barber, one of America’s renowned residential architects of the 19th century. (Two other documented Barber homes are just two blocks away). This 1890 Queen Anne has its issues, however, as you can see from the photos, many of its key architectural elements are still intact. The home’s potential is enormous.
“Bring this beautiful Victorian back to its beauty. Total rehab for next cash buyer. Current seller working on roof to complete and is finishing some ongoing cleanup. Large wrap around porch First floor is main living area with large foyer/sitting area. second and third floors are bedrooms and bathrooms. Basement has separate shop area and various other rooms. Fenced in backyard. Needs new gas heating system, hot water heater and all appliances.” As per the realtor.
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I am not a realtor. If interested in this property, contact Joyce Garlock with COLDWELL BANKER PRIME PROPERTIES, INC.