62 Block House Road, Essex, NY
$ 625,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#201821
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyESSEX
  • CityEssex
  • AreaWillsboro - Essex - Elizabethtown - Lewis - Westpo
  • Zip12936
  • StyleOld Style,Victorian
  • Year Built1886
  • Taxes$ 8784
  • Price$ 625,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage4412
  • Lot Size11.3 Acres
Data Source:
Adirondack-Champlain Valley MLS
Property Description

Sweeping views overlooking the Green Mountains of Vermont, with open fields to the east and woods to the west, this large Victorian circa 1886, with its classic wraparound porch and large turret, featuring third-floor rooms with views of the lake, is being offered for the first time ever on the market. The house has undergone several updates, including a wing that now serves as the kitchen, complete with a large walk-in pantry. Many of the original features are still intact, including two fireplaces, a beautiful wood staircase, and hardwood floors throughout (under the carpet).The primary bedroom and Bedroom #2 boast large walk-in closets, and the main bathroom has been updated to include a large soaking tub. The third floor features a large turret with expansive views, perfect for a studio or home office space.The beautiful rolling 11.3 acres are adorned with several old stone walls, a lovely pond, and a small structure that once served as an ice house and a large a two-car garage with extra storage space. The property is located on a seldom-traveled dirt road only two miles from the historic hamlet of Essex, New York, with its restaurants, shops, and ferry to Vermont. A short distance away are hiking and skiing opportunities in the Adirondack Mountains, and you can enjoy the extensive walking trails offered by the Champlain Area Trails. Nearby Willsboro, just a 5-mile drive, offers many services including grocery store, health services, a bank, hardware store and library. Located a short drive to Willsboro's public beach, close to two full-service marinas with seasonal restaurants and a state boat launch site. Additional amenities the town offers, includes pickleball courts, tennis courts, and a public golf course. Close to Lake Placid for hiking and skiing, a short drive to the ferry to Vermont, just 4 hours to Boston, 2 1/2 to Albany, and 90 miles to Montreal, Canada.

Price History
5/13/2024 Listed $625,000

General Features

Lease Term None
Sewer Septic Tank
Heating Baseboard,Oil,Hot Water,Electric
Cooling Window Unit(s)
Utilities Electricity Connected,Phone Available,Internet Available
Roof Slate
Appliances Dishwasher,Washer/Dryer,Refrigerator,Electric Water Heater,Electric Range,Electric Oven
Zoning Residential
Number of Garage Spaces 3.00
School District Willsboro
Electric 200+ Amp Service,Generator
Architctural Style Old Style,Victorian
View Lake,Meadow,Trees/Woods,Pasture,Mountain(s)
County Essex
Township Essex
Levels Three Or More
Property Type A
Documents Available Deed,Property Condition,Lead Paint
Parcel Number 40.3-2-4.000
Occupant Type Owner
Status Active
Security Features Security System
Days on Market 12
MLS Area Willsboro,Essex,Elizabethtown,Lewis,Westport
Sub Type Single Family Residence
Year Built 1886
Directions From Essex Ferry,proceed north on Lakeshore Road toward Willsboro. Turn Left onto Block House Road and house is #62.
City Essex
Seasonal Property YN No
Other Equipment Generator
Tax Assessed Value 486600.00
Street Name Block House
Coming Soon Sweeping views overlooking the Green Mountains of Vermont,with open fields to the east and woods to the west,this large Victorian circa 1886,with its classic wraparound porch and large turret,featuri

Interior Features

Interior Features Cedar Closet(s),Walk-In Closet(s),Pantry,High Ceilings,Kitchen Island
Basement Sump Pump,Unfinished
Flooring Carpet,See Remarks,Linoleum,Hardwood
Fireplace Features Den,Living Room
Living Area 3812.00
Fireplace Yes
List Price/SqFt 141.66
Laundry Features Laundry Room,Main Level

Exterior Features

Waterfront No
Lot Features Bluff,Wooded,Views,Gentle Sloping
Other Structures Shed(s)
Water Source Well Drilled
Foundation Stone
Garage Y/N Yes
MLS Identifier 20230119185416510708000000
Street Number 62
Lot Size Acres 11.3000
Patio And Porch Features Front Porch,Wrap Around


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 12936

AVG $1.87M
AVG $12,759
AVG 41
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1884
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