1814 Federal in Sackets Harbor, NY – $499,000

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Added to OHD on 7/30/20   -   Last OHD Update: 7/30/20   -   13 Comments
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National Register

310 General Smith Dr, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

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  • $499,000
  • 5 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 5480 Sq Ft
  • 2.4 Ac.
Federal Style property in the historic village of Sackets Harbor. After the war of 1812, Colonel Elisha Camp received ownership of the American islands from Round island to Morristown. The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The mansion was constructed and designed by Barnabas Waterman described as a builder/carpenter who later won acclaim as an architect. From it symetrical brick facade and fenestration this handsome Federal Style estate boasts highly embellished fireplaces, wide white pine flooring, twelve foot ceilings, entry door elliptical fanlights with 5480 square feet of living area, five bedrooms and three baths plus several other living spaces. This is a property for persons who care for history and architecture in an idyllic setting within walking distance of the historic village of Sackets Harbor on Lake Ontario, one of the Great Lakes. There is an original stone smoke house on the property. The property is being sold AS IS. Please visit for further information.
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Trude Fitelson, Select Sotheby's Int. Realty
(518) 580-8500
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13 Comments on 1814 Federal in Sackets Harbor, NY – $499,000

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  1. brigidbrigid says: 592 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1930 Eclectic Lake Cabin
    Smalltown, OK

    Federals are not usually my style, but I’m glad I looked at this. It has so many beautiful original pieces. And what an awesome view of that lake!

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  2. shellyhorvathshellyhorvath says: 105 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Federals are a favorite of mine and this one is lovely. The bee hive oven, the wallpapered parlor, the stove, and right on the lake. ❤️

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  3. CarebearCarebear says: 1138 comments
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    What a view! Is that wallpaper in the sitting room,or a mural? If its a mural, howold, I wonder. The kitchen looks so…50’s, so I think that would get a do over-lots of unpainted wood cupboards. I bet this house has a nice, high ceilinged attics, a place you can send the bored kids on rainy days. I love the fan lights-classy! If the addition and garage are in good shape, I’d put a matching brick face on them, to match the rest of the house. I wonder why this house is being sold as is? Too bad they don’t say. I love it!

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  4. LadyTexasLadyTexas says: 193 comments
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    1979 Traditional
    Plano, TX

    This is an ignorant question. Why were federal houses built without porches? Was it a matter of style or function?

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  5. JohntiqueJohntique says: 82 comments
    Winter Park, FL

    The “Zuber” scenic wallpaper in the “good” parlor appears to be period … and, if so, would probably be original to the building date of the house! …. It is “extraordinary” to find “period” scenic wallpaper “intact” anywhere in this day and age. I restored a “set” of this paper for a client in the entry hall of their house in Cincinnatti which was “of the period” – and it is the ONLY set that I’ve encountered which is original – and of the period – still in it’s original setting! Very impressive house – with “very cold and windy” winters!

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  6. MichaelMichael says: 2654 comments
    1979 That 70's show
    Otis Orchards, WA

    Quite a beautiful home! I love the interior! Many thanks to the owners of this lovely home for taking good care of her and sharing with us!

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  7. This home was featured in the NYTimes Real estate feature page two weeks ago. Be sure to check out the family’s webpage describing Camp Manor’s history and more pics. http://www.campmanor.org It seems the family meant to maintain it as a historic house museum? Hopefully, there are renovation and property restrictions as conditions of sale. Yes, the wallpaper is a rare treasure indeed.

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  8. Angie boldly going nowhereAngie boldly going nowhere says: 574 comments
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    I do so like this house, but I totally love the wallpaper. It simply takes the room to another level. Gorgeous and then some!!

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  9. BrendanBrendan says: 84 comments
    1975 Ranch - Duplex
    Whiting, NJ

    I agree with all of the compliments listed above and add to it the beauty of the staircase. I wonder if that amazing secretary in the green parlor, next to the fireplace was built for that alcove…it seems to fit so perfectly. I also wonder if the lot across the street from the house is included. If so, it would give the property direct access to the water…awesome!

  10. AmyBeeAmyBee says: 692 comments

    FANTASTIC HOUSE!!!

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