Historic Cornwall NY Home “Knoll Shoal” For Sale

“Knoll Shoal”, an historic Cornwall, NY mansion at 5 Trinity Place is for sale.  This home sits beautifully perched on a bluff overlooking 1.6 acres of gardens and backs up to Storm King Golf Course.

Once home to Major General Floyd L. Parksthe home was built in the mid-19th Century and expanded on in the early 20th century. The mansion boasts an abundance of period details and with over 6,000 square feet of living space, the

Aerial view of the “Knoll Shoal” mansion in Cornwall, NY

home maintains grand formal rooms including entry foyer, living room and formal dining room.  A large sun-filled, eat-in country kitchen and enclosed sun room round out the main level.  Six en-suite bedrooms are on the 2nd level and there is a bonus area of two rooms on the 3rd level of the “old-house”.    With an inground pool, terraces overlooking the bucolic grounds and a red barn adjacent to a babbling creek, this home checks all the boxes for luxurious living in New York’s lower Hudson Valley.   Listed at $719,000 the home presents authentic, historic country living at an accessible price-point.   And, at just over 1 hour from Manhattan, with train and bus access options nearby, how can one resist?

View recent coverage of the home in the Wall Street Journal Real Estate section where it won the reader polls for House of the Week, February 5-9, 2018.

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The historic “Knoll Shoal” home at 5 Trinity Place in Cornwall, NY
Coffered ceilings welcome visitors to the main entry hall.
Dining Room at Hudson Valley Mansion
The elegant, formal dining room at “Knoll Shoal”.
country kitchen
The spacious eat-in country kitchen.
patio
The relaxing bluestone patio overlooks the grounds.

The full listing can be viewed on agent Jacob Matthews’ Sotheby’s International Realty Website. Contact Jacob Matthews regarding 5 Trinity Place in Cornwall, NY and other Lower Hudson Valley Real Estate.

Classic Tuxedo Park Home: The “Horace Waldo Cottage”

For the first time in over 40 years, the “Horace Waldo

Fanlight Detail above front door flanked by leaded glass.

Cottage” is on the market in Tuxedo Park, NY.  With 5 bedrooms and over 4,500 square feet of living space on 1.2 acres, this home offers generously sized formal living areas aside cozy family gather rooms.

A large chef’s kitchen, formal dining room and formal living

Spacious enclosed Sunporch is approximately 57′ x 9′ and is accessed from 3 core living areas.

room all abut a nearly 60′ long enclosed sunroom.  The floorplan is perfect.

In the early 1990’s the homeowner renovated the lower level of the home.  Radiant heat was added and terra cotta flooring greets you in the large family room,

Finished basement features radiant heat, terra cotta floors and wood burning stove.

billiards room and wine cellar.  A full bath and wood burning stove round out the beautiful amenities on this level.

Delightful original architectural details such as millwork fireplace surrounds and wood floors accent perfectly proportioned rooms.

160 Continental Road is a convenient location in Tuxedo Park.  It is walking distance to the Tuxedo Club, Wee-Wah beach Club and just a short bike ride to the hamlet of Tuxedo where train and bus access is just 1 hour to New York City.

Offered at $1,100,000 by Jacob Matthews of Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty.  View the full listing on the Sotheby’s International Realty website.

Dining Room
Dining Room is perfectly proportioned for formal entertaining.