Historic Cornwall NY Home “Knoll Shoal” (OFF MARKET)

“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.

This home is currently not listed for sale.

Jacob Matthews, Realtor in Tuxedo Park, New York

My name is Jake Matthews. I am a Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker 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 real estate market.  Following is a brief background about my passion for helping homeowners sell their homes, and buyers find their dream homes.

If you want to get in touch contact me here.

Jacob Matthews is an Associate Real Estate Broker at Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty in Nyack NY.   As a life-long resident of Tuxedo Park, NY, he has a deep knowledge of New York’s Lower Hudson Valley real estate markets. He was recently ranked as a monthly top sales producer in 2020 at Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty.

Jake’s 20 year professional sales and marketing background, in economic research, Internet marketing and the building industry gives him unique and valuable insights into property marketing, and a deep understanding of the built environment. The combination of these professional experiences gives Jake’s clients a competitive edge when selling or buying.

Jake works diligently to unite sellers with prospective buyers; and buyers with their dream properties. He is always client-focused, honest and puts the utmost priority on confidentiality, discretion and results. 

Jake covers the following communities for both residential and commercial real estate:

Orange County

      • Tuxedo Park & Town of Tuxedo
      • Town of Warwick and Villages of Warwick, Greenwood Lake and Florida
      • Town of Cornwall and Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson
      • Goshen 
      • Monroe / Woodbury
      • Chester 
      • Washingtonville
      • New Windsor 
      • …and other local Orange County towns and Villages

Rockland County

    • Nyack, Upper Nyack, South Nyack and the West of Hudson River communities.
    • Suffern, Airmont, Montebello
    • New City
    • Nanuet
    • …and other local Rockland County towns and Villages

In his free time he enjoys the Concours d’Elegance collector car circuit and endurance sports car racing events as well as doing automotive photography and blogging about collector cars.   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 wife and young son in search of cultural, sporting and gastronomic delights. He is an active member in several local community organizations in the Tuxedo Park, NY area.

Jake received his Bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College and studied French language and history at Université Stendhal  Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France. 

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.