This elegant side hall Federal house, in the historic village of Kinderhook, has distinctive Carpenter Gothic porch that shelters the front door framed by shuttered sidelights, etched fanlight and pediment. Inside, the wide front hall opens to a graceful parlor with Adam decorated mantel and twin alcoves, one on each side of the fireplace. The hallway leads to the large keeping room (also with Adam mantel and fireplace), which is connected to the newly renovated kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances and tiled cook-stove alcove.
A formal dining room connects to the hall and keeping room by French doors, while a second set opens to the lush gardens. On a double lot, 15 minutes to Hudson, 20 to the Capital District, under two and a half hours to Boston or NYC. $439,000
Peggy Lampman Real Estate, 518-851-2277