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”.
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The spacious eat-in country kitchen.
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.

Jacob Matthews, Realtor in Tuxedo Park, New York

My name is Jake Matthews. I am a Licensed Realtor in NY and a lifelong resident of Tuxedo Park, NY.  I know the Tuxedo Park community very well from the historic homes to the geography and neighborhoods and the local market of real estate.   Following is a brief background about my passion for helping homeowners sell their homes, and buyers find their dream homes and if you want to get in touch contact me here:

Jake Matthews began his real estate career at Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty and is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York State.  His professional sales and marketing experiences over 15 years in economic research, Internet marketing and in the architecture and building industries give Jake unique and valuable insights on property marketing in the digital age, property search and a deep understanding of the built environment.  This combination of professional experiences gives Jake’s clients a competitive edge when buying or selling.

Jake works diligently to unite homeowners with prospective buyers and buyers with their dream properties.  He is always client-focused and puts the utmost priority on confidentiality, discretion and results.  He appreciates the history, architecture and valuable location of lower Hudson Valley communities including West of Hudson River villages and Tuxedo Park.

In his free time he enjoys the Concours d’Elegance collector car circuit and endurance sports car racing events.  He explores New York City and the Hudson Valley’s many offerings of arts, entertainment and outdoor sports.  When time allows, he travels internationally with his family in search of cultural, sporting and gastronomic delights.  He is an active member in several local community organizations in the Tuxedo Park, NY area.

If you interested in buying or selling Tuxedo Park real estate or the Tuxedo Park area, feel free to contact me on my cell phone at 914.588.8001.  Thank you for visiting.