Queen Anne Free Classic Victorian awaits new stewardship in the charming and historic Nelson Avenue-Fort Hill district of Peekskill. This picturesque home is a true gem, with its period millwork, ten-foot ceiling height, and stunning architectural details throughout. From the moment you step into the generous entry foyer, you will be captivated by the timeless beauty and elegance of this Victorian masterpiece.
One of the standout features of this home is the quintessential Victorian ceramic tiled fireplace, complete with a pellet insert for cozy evenings by the fire. Victorian home enthusiasts will be delighted by the hand-carved oak wood staircase in the entry hall, adorned with original stained glass landing windows that are sure to leave a lasting impression.
The tower/turret area, spanning the first, second, and third floors, is a unique and striking element of 229 Nelson Avenue. Its witch’s cap and intricate details are hallmarks of the Victorian era, adding character and charm to this already remarkable home.
Throughout the house, you will find original woodwork and flooring, preserving the authenticity and historical significance of the property. The living room and dining room offer views of the staircase, creating a sense of grandeur and elegance. The dining room features an original ceramic tiled fireplace and a built-in china cabinet with leaded glass doors, adding a touch of sophistication to your dining experience.
The main level also includes a powder room, a butler’s pantry with an under counter wine cooler, and a chef’s kitchen with a large pantry. The servant stairs provide convenient access to the upper floors and lower level, and there is a door from the kitchen that leads to the rear garden, perfect for outdoor entertaining and relaxation.
The second floor of the home has been converted from a legal six bedroom to a five bedroom layout, allowing for a spacious primary suite. The primary suite features a walk-in closet, a private bath, and a tower sitting room with an authentic ceramic fireplace, creating a cozy and intimate retreat. Additionally, there is another bedroom on this floor with built-in storage and a full bath.
The legal third floor offers two bedrooms, office space, and ample storage rooms, providing flexibility and versatility for your needs. Whether you need additional bedrooms, a home office, or a hobby room, this floor has the space to accommodate your lifestyle.
The location of this home is truly ideal, situated in the heart of the historic district. You can easily walk to restaurants, shops, public transportation, schools, parks, libraries, and more. The convenience and charm of this location make it a highly sought-after neighborhood in Peekskill.
If you qualify for STAR, you can reduce your taxes by $1725, making this home an even more attractive investment. Don’t miss the opportunity to become the steward of this Queen Anne Free Classic Victorian and to own a piece of Peekskill’s rich history. Schedule a showing today and prepare to be enchanted by the timeless beauty and elegance of 229 Nelson Avenue.
229 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566