1910 Colonial Revival – Menands, NY

SOLD / Archived From 2018
Added to OHD on 11/19/18   -   Last OHD Update: 2/22/19   -   10 Comments
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Magnificent details abound in this 1910 Colonial by Walter Van Guysling, one of 9 homes built in Colonial Court Estates with Van Guysling's whimsical architectural statement: a unique shape in all of the shutters, in this home a heart. Stunning wood work throughout: exposed beams in family room, original plate shelves line the dining room walls, impressive open staircase to 2nd floor bedrooms, HW flooring. Private, landscaped yard surrounds this home along with a bubbling brook and hand stacked stone wall.
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10 Comments on 1910 Colonial Revival – Menands, NY

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9787 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    There are a few more photos on the agents site showing different views of the same rooms.

  2. SharonSharon says: 332 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Sedalia, MO

    The interior is a pleasant surprise for Prairie/Craftsman lovers. Dark, yes, but oh so homey. The original light fixtures are a bonus. And don’t you just love the murals.

  3. AvatarKarl says: 10 comments

    unexpected craftsman interior, this one is close to me

  4. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 385 comments
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    1980 board & batten modern

    I enjoy this house for its timbered look indoors and I find the stenciled wall paper in the kitchen delightful. I love the main stairway with the tall windows on the landing. Reminds me of the 1900 Tudor my grandparents had.

  5. RosewaterRosewater says: 4325 comments
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    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Lutyens? Mackintosh? Sommmmebody was a fan. How interesting to see these great Arts and Craftsman features shoehorned into a standard issue Colonial. I always wonder with houses like these how an Architect ended up selling the builder on such an eccentric combination of design elements for their home. Does it work? SURE – why not?! 😉

    • JimHJimH says: 3999 comments
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      I’m sure the builder reined the architect in quite a bit. This house is VERY conservative compared to some of the guy’s other work, like this house and doctor’s office in Albany that was demolished:

      • RosewaterRosewater says: 4325 comments
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        1875 Italianate cottage
        Noblesville, IN

        Yeah! Cooky great stuff Jim, thanks’! He certainly wasn’t a Macintosh copiest, but I LOVE the heavy borrowing of his sense of radical asymmetry in that building. Trip city.

  6. JimHJimH says: 3999 comments
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    This house was part of an upscale suburban subdivision just north of Albany. The first owner was Claude Carlyle Nuckols (1880-1939), a Kentucky-born manufacturing executive. He and wife Susan Swindell raised their 5 children here, and after his death she lived here with her eldest son, Dr. C.C. Nuckols Jr.

  7. AvatarSylvia says: 8 comments

    What a wonderful surprise – a Mackintosh inspired Craftsman with a touch of Tudor wrapped in a Colonial Revival disguise. Love it!

  8. AvatarPamm says: 3 comments

    what is that detail between the upper windows on the front of the house? I’ve never seen that before. That staircase! Wow! Why don’t they make them like anymore?

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