Monday, September 24, 2007

The Lure of Wallace's Home: further details


Home of 1900 Hubbard Expedition Arctic Explorer and Writer, Dillon Wallace. Establish-er of the Boy Scout movement in Dutchess County. Listed as a Mansion in the tax records, it is one of the most spacious homes you will find in Beacon, NY. The home features 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths. The 4 car garage is located opposite the home on the property and all the .75 acres are fully fenced in for privacy. Plenty of space to put an RV or boat!!! The home features hardwood floors throughout and there are 4 fireplaces with original handcrafted details. Additional rooms exist for possible in-law space, office, den or sitting rooms. All 3 full baths have been updated with ceramic tile floors! One bath is handicap accessible, and the other features a jacuzzi tub!If additional space is needed, the attic is 1,700 sq ft with high ceilings. It has a private entrance and stairs leading from the second floor. The basement is equally spacious with over 1,500 sq ft. It is a walkout basement. Back when the Wallace's lived there it was used as a summer kitchen to produce jams and jelly during the Depression. If you are interested in a home with a solid foundation and excellent construction that has survived the test of time, than this is the home for you!!!


101 Union Street Type: Residential Style: Colonial "Listed as Mansion in Town!" Bedrooms: 5 "With extra rooms!!!" Bathrooms: 3 "All updated!!!" Garage: 5-Stalls, Detached "4/5 Garage or workshop!!" Basement: Yes, Walkout "Full & Unfinished!!!" Size: 4,485 sq. ft. "Room to grow and breathe!!!" Lot Type: Rectangular Lot Size: 0.75 acres n/a "Larger lot in Beacon,NY!!!" Has Suite: Yes Year Built: 1900 "Many Updates!!!" Taxes: $8,000.00 (2008) Condo Fees: $0.00 MLS: 2726102

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