Built in 1890 and located on a tree lined street surrounded by other impressive well maintained period houses this 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home in Philmont - what some now call the more affordable and understated alternative to Hudson, one of the best values in all of Columbia County! This home has been impeccably maintained by the current owners for over 30 years, and offers the perfect combination of historic details, high ceilings, spacious living and dining rooms for grand entertaining, restored original wood floors and moldings, central air conditioning and a modern galley kitchen with updated appliances. The long rectangular yard stretches back over 500 feet and can easily be made more private with additional landscaping. There's room a pool for those hot summer days or better yet, take a short walk to High Falls Land Preserve for a refreshing swim and picnic. Philmont offers low taxes, one of the best restaurants in the county (Local 111), a CSA, town library all just a very short walk from the charming, perfect for relaxing in that rocking chair front porch of this amazing property. Most importantly, it's only a short ride to Hudson's Amtrak Station or a 2 hour drive to NYC by taking the Taconic Parkway - just a few minutes down the road. True upstate village living at it's best! Come take a look at this home, I promised you won't be disappointed.