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Colonial Chapters

This Colonial library dates back to 1816 and features cathedral beamed ceiling, large stone fireplace, wide board floors, paneling and built-in bookshelves. Overlooking the Housatonic River and the Great Falls in Salisbury, the home is located on eight landscaped acres that includes an orchard. Encompassing 2,796 square feet, the house has a living room with French doors to the terrace, dining room with a door out to a large, enclosed porch, and a fully equipped, modern kitchen. There are four bedrooms, three bathrooms and hardwood floors throughout, many of which are original. There is also a detached two-car garage. Listed for $1.135 million by Best & Cavallaro Real Estate.

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Posted by Rachel Louchen on 04/13/17 at 09:20 PM • Permalink

Gilded Era Library

This richly appointed library has built-in bookshelves and a window seat to cozy up with a book. In Stockbridge, the 1870 Gilded Age mansion has been fully restored and is sited on 33 acres that are private yet within walking distance of town. The 8,500 square-foot main house offers 20 rooms including a gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, octagonal sunroom, two libraries, a music room, family room, and playroom. There are eight bedrooms, four full and two half bathrooms and nanny quarters. The main house is complemented by a carriage house, greenhouse, guest house, pool, studio, barn complex with paddocks, a magnificent maze, and formal gardens. Listed for $6.9 million by Landvest.

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Posted by Rachel Louchen on 04/13/17 at 09:17 PM • Permalink

Historic Library

Thornefields is a historic homestead in Old Chatham that was built in 1826 with many amenities and bonus rooms including a library with a woodburning fireplace surrounded by built-ins. Well maintained and updated throughout the years, the Colonial has a professional-quality kitchen and grand living room with a fireplace; the layout is open concept, which is unique for a home of this age. Additionally, there is a breakfast area that opens to a porch, mudroom entry with bright atrium walkway, a formal dining room, four bedrooms and three-and-one-half bathrooms. The 37-acre property has a restored 19th-century barn plus an in-ground pool, perennial gardens, fenced vegetable garden with a fountain, and paths through the fields leading to views of the Catskill Mountains. Listed for $1.595 million by Houlihan Lawrence.

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Posted by Rachel Louchen on 04/13/17 at 09:14 PM • Permalink

Reading Revival

This library/study features built-ins, gleaming hardwood floors and finely wrought woodworking. The 1989 Colonial Revival in Washington has polished and sophisticated rooms, including an eat-in kitchen with a curved center island, formal dining room, music room with cherry-paneled wet bar, and formal living room with a fireplace. There are seven bedrooms and five full and two half bathrooms. The third floor is accessed by the handsome wraparound staircase bathed in light by an opulent Tiffany skylight. The exterior offers a large deck, terracing, a fountain, formal gardens, and an oversized pool and spa on a professionally landscaped setting. Listed for $2.2 million by Klemm Real Estate.

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Posted by Rachel Louchen on 04/13/17 at 09:12 PM • Permalink

Book Keeper

This Lenox home library has wall-to-wall built-in bookshelves along with cabinet space. The 1888 barn conversion has a fully-equipped kitchen, family room with fireplace and entertainment center, dining room that opens to a stone patio, and a living room that adjoins the library. The private master suite has an exterior balcony and the third floor holds three bedrooms, each with its own lofts and connected by a gathering room. The pool area abuts a covered patio that leads to the two-bay garage connected to the house. Listed for $1.65 million by Stone House Properties.

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Posted by Rachel Louchen on 04/13/17 at 09:10 PM • Permalink