1818 – Ithaca, NY

SOLD / Archived From 2018
Added to OHD on 6/24/18   -   Last OHD Update: 10/16/18   -   16 Comments
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  • $285,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2375 Sq Ft
  • 14.5 Ac.
Classic farmhouse near Jennings Pond. Beautifully built with chestnut, red fir and oak floors. Warm natural light, main level master bedroom with fireplace, Glass-walled sunroom. Four or five bedrooms, two full baths. Quiet setting but with natural gas and cable service, Ithaca schools. Fourteen acres of lawns, woods and fenced pasture. Two-stall horse barn with room for other animals, run-in shed, lovely pastoral views.
Sold By
Margaret Hobbie, Howard Hanna
(607) 257-0800
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16 Comments on 1818 – Ithaca, NY

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  1. AvatarAnne M. says: 542 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Hopkinton, MA

    What a fine old house!

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  2. AvatarLady Texas says: 136 comments

    That’s a “Welcome Home” house.

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  3. Avatarpeeweebc says: 825 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1885 Italianate.
    MI

    So serene. This is going in favorites.

    3
  4. AvatarKaren says: 594 comments

    I’d rip out the carpet and see if there’s more hardwood under it. Why do people insist on covering old hardwood floors? Gut the kitchen, and I think I’d do some research on period specific colors. Otherwise, this looks like a grand old house! It’s also so nice to see it’s got acreage with it. Too often, a large house that you just know once had substantial land attached to it, has seen that land sold off and eventually divided by a developer. I wonder if the horse comes with the house?

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    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 693 comments
      Admin

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      There are some in this world that enjoys the warmth of carpeting especially during super cold winters.

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    • AvatarDallas says: 90 comments

      I agree. The carpet should go and the kitchen gutted, but I love the house !

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      • AvatarBethany otto says: 2576 comments
        OHD Supporter

        Escondido, CA

        I like the kitchen. But I’m weird like that. I don’t think every kitchen needs to look a) original to the build date of the house or b) updated to modern ideals. If I bought this house I wouldn’t change the basics of the kitchen, just personalize it.

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  5. AvatarKaren says: 594 comments

    AND…I think that bed is identical to mine! Only mine is in a light maple. I have the dresser and armoire to match, also. I got it at ValuCity years ago, telling myself that one day when I could afford it, I’d buy a set at Ethan Allen. But I love this set still, and it’s held up very well.

  6. AvatarDian Monson says: 5 comments

    Is this house being sold by the Butler family? Maybe you can’t say. But I may have stayed here once 40 odd years ago! If this is that house, it IS a wonderful home and property.

  7. AvatarKathyC says: 34 comments
    OHD Supporter

    I grew up in Ithaca-I love this place! I’d move back in a heartbeat if I had a decent job up there.Property taxes are steep if you own, tho.

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  8. CharlestonJohnCharlestonJohn says: 804 comments

    Fine farm house with numerous extant Federal details, along some nice property attached as well. What’s not to like?

  9. AvatarSandra says: 192 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Rochester, MN

    Fabulous farmhouse & those floors—Wow! Those views are absolutely pastoral!

    1818–if those walls could talk—eh?

    Yes Kelly— carpet is nice during super cold winters! I prefer area rugs myself on hardwoods, but to each his own I suppose.

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  10. JimHJimH says: 4105 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Joseph Judson (1782-1862) came from Connecticut as one of the early settlers at Danby before 1800, and was the first teacher at the local school. He purchased his farm in 1805 and built a mill on Jennings Pond. Joseph’s property was passed to his sons Elbert and Stockton, and remained in the family until the 20th Century.
    This New England vernacular house form is known as Upright and Wing, here with Federal details. In later houses, the same form took on Greek Revival details and is sometimes called Temple and Wing.

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  11. TXJewelTXJewel says: 277 comments
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    1920 Thurber Brick 4 Square
    Strawn, TX

    I too, am drooling over the floors!

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