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Cooperstown, New York is most known for being home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, but it’s also a good place to move if you want to get a lot more outdoor space and privacy than you find with houses in a typical New York City suburb.
You will do well on price as well. The median sales price is $198,000, according to Realtor.com. Here you’ll find a variety of houses including colonials, cabins, and farmhouses. Many houses are set on a lot of land, or at least have large backyards.
If you’re not into baseball, there’s still a lot to do in Cooperstown. For culture, there’s Fenimore Art Museum, The Farmer’s Museum, and several art galleries. The town is also located on the southern end of Otsego Lake, with several waterfront parks like Lakefront Park and Glimmerglass State Park, where you can swim, bike, and camp. In downtown Cooperstown, you’ll find many local shops and restaurants along Main Street like Toscana, Cooperstown Diner, and Danny’s Main Street Market.
So, if you’re ready to live somewhere surrounded by outdoor space and nature, here are five houses for sale in Cooperstown, including a 1835 colonial and a restored Victorian farmhouse.
This three bedroom, four bath is asking $592,500. The 1835 colonial has original crown molding and hardwood floors, fireplaces, custom built-in bookshelves, a renovated kitchen with an island, breakfast nook, and stainless steel appliances, a landscaped backyard, and a one-car garage. Doubleday Field and Cooper Park are nearby.
This four bedroom, three bath is asking $475,000. The house has wide-plank hardwood floors, high ceilings, built-in shelves, skylights, large windows, a fireplace, formal dining room, stainless steel appliances, a two-car garage, and a three-season sunroom. Downtown Cooperstown is a 12-minute drive away.
This three bedroom, three bath is asking $425,000. The chalet-style house is located at the end of a private road and has high ceilings, hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, a wood-burning fireplace, a laundry room, loft, finished basement, a two-car garage, wraparound deck, and over six acres of land with a pond stocked with bass. Origins Cafe and The Art Garage are nearby.
This four bedroom, two and a half bath is asking $449,000. The renovated house has a wood-burning fireplace, original hardwood floors, a four-season sunroom, a formal dining room, stainless steel appliances, a mudroom, an attached two-car garage, and a stone patio in the large backyard. The house is currently rented. The Clark Sports Center is nearby.
This four bedroom, two bath is asking $439,900. The Victorian farmhouse sits on almost 38 acres and features hardwood floors, a fireplace, many windows, a fireplace, woodwork, stainless steel appliances, a front porch, patio, and shed. Middlefield Orchard is nearby.
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