1865 NY Childhood Home of Eleanor Roosevelt Lists At $5,250,000!

0 Woods Rd, Germantown, NY 12526

Nestled on the picturesque banks of the Hudson River, the childhood home of Eleanor Roosevelt is now available for those seeking a unique blend of history, elegance, and privacy. Oak Terrace, a magnificent Second Empire mansion, graces 25 acres of land and offers breathtaking views of the Catskills.

This grand residence spans an impressive 10,000 square feet, featuring a 700-square-foot great room with soaring 16-foot ceilings. The layout includes six ensuite bedrooms, a stately grand staircase that climbs 38 feet, and two offices/sitting rooms. The heart of the home, a sun-drenched kitchen measuring 20 by 35 feet, beckons with its spacious and light-filled design. In total, there are 18 rooms, each contributing to the unique charm of this historical gem.

Renovations have breathed new life into Oak Terrace, with updated mechanicals featuring individually zoned heating and air conditioning in every room. The eight working fireplaces, each meticulously rebuilt, add a touch of classic warmth to the residence. Plumbing, electric systems, roofs, water, and waste systems have all been carefully redone to ensure modern functionality while preserving the historical integrity.

For those with a vision, the interior finishing remains a blank canvas, providing an exciting opportunity for customization. Bring your designer or architect to create a one-of-a-kind plan for your riverfront estate, preserving the essence of this historical masterpiece while infusing it with your unique style.

Property Information:

$5,250,000 6 bd, 10 ba, 10,000 sqft


Real Estate Agent Information:

Paul Hallenbeck Real Estate, Inc.


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