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Recent Home Sales 1. Fallsburg Township Contemporary 3 BR/2 ½ BA Acres: 0.23 Sold For: $25,000 School Tax: $2,505 Town & County: $3,413

Built: 1970 Listed By: Keller Williams RE Hudson Valley United

2 BR/1 BA Acres: 0.3 Sold For: $42,800 School Tax: $1,192 Town & County: $906

Built: 1968 Listed By: Prudential Peters Realty

6. Lumberland Township Custom Colonial

5. Tusten Township Stone Cottage 3 BR/1 ½ BA Acres: 26.5 Sold For: $130,000 School Tax: $583 Town & County: $1361

3. Thompson Township Ranch

2. Neversink Township Contemporary

Built: 1920 Listed By: Turner Real Estate

4 BR/2 ½ BA Acres: 3.80 Sold For: $189,000 School Tax: $3,770 Town & County: $4,004

4 BR/3 BA Acres: 0.37 Sold For: $72,500 School Tax: $2,216 Town & County: $1,567

4. Bethel Township Ranch Built: 1955 Listed By: Penny Wise Properties

7. Delaware Township Victorian Farmhouse Built: 2004 Listed By: Eagle Valley Realty

4 BR/1 ½ BA Acres: 2.30 Sold For: $255,000 School Tax: $2,568 Town & County: $2,823

3 BR/2 BA Acres: 0.21 Sold For: $100,000 School Tax: $1,866 Town & County: $1335

Built: 1965 Listed By: McKean Real Estate

8. Forestburgh Township Custom Ranch Built: 1898 Listed By: Catskills Castles

3 BR/2 BA Acres: 6.1 Sold For: $475,000 School Tax: $5,821 Town & County: $4,149

Built: 2005 Listed By: Sullivan Realty Associates

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Feds dim incandescent bulbs s of January 1, 2014, retailers and manufacturers could no longer order or produce 60 watt and 40 watt incandescent light bulbs, as the last phase of new federal lighting standards begins. “What this means for our customers is that those who have not already transitioned to energy-saving compact fluorescent (CFL) and light emitting diode (LED) bulbs will need to do so as remaining

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inventories of the traditional incandescent light bulbs are sold out,” said James P. Laurito, President of Central Hudson, which serves the Hudson Valley, including parts of Sullivan County. According to the US Department of Energy, new lighting standards were enacted in 2007, with a phase in period from 2012 to 2014. The standards do not ban a specific type of bulb; however they require that new lighting use at

least 25 percent less energy while producing the same amount of light. Up to 90 percent of the electricity used by incandescent bulbs is converted to heat rather than light, and as a result, incandescent bulbs have been phased out, beginning with 100 watt bulbs in 2012; 75 watt bulbs in 2013; and 60 watt and 40 watt bulbs in 2014. Specialty bulbs, for example those used in certain appliances, are exempt from the new standards. “CFL and LED bulbs have improved dramatically during the last few years, offering a wide variety of options while saving energy and costs in the long run,” said Laurito. “While initially higher priced, CFL and LED bulbs last 10 to 25 times longer and use about 25 percent less electricity than incandescent bulbs, saving money over the life of the bulb.” The Department of Energy estimates that changing 15 incandescent bulbs could save about $50 per

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But CFLs, LEDs provide more efficient choices year in household energy costs; and that the new lighting standards will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and could save U.S. households nearly $6 billion in 2015 alone. Both CFL and LED bulbs are available in different sizes and light color options, and many are suitable for outdoor use and can be used with dimmer switches. Most can be used with existing lamps and fixtures, and are available at retailers nationwide. As a comparison, a 60 watt incandescent bulb provides 13 to 14 lumens of light per watt, while equivalent CFL bulbs provide 55 to 70 lumens per watt and LED bulbs from 60 to 100 lumens per watt. For more information on CFL and LED bulbs, go to www.CentralHudson.com, and click on “Environment & Sustainability,” then “Light Bulb Choices”; or visit the U.S. Dept. of Energy website at http://energy.gov/ energysaver/articles/new-lightingstandards-begin-2012.

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RIGHT: This portion of Mike and Cora Edwards’ Swan Lake home encompasses the original circa-100-square-foot “Hill House” built in 1840. The front door is one of four – all in different locations – that have served as the main entrance. BELOW: The stairwell to the basement features steps and stones dating back to 1840.

For a house built on a foundation of history:

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became Swan Lake. The Mungeers and their descendants kept Hill House for another century-and-a-half. When it came time to sell, Mike and Cora, seeking a quiet country retreat from their busy Manhattan lives, were intrigued by the home but weren’t ready to own the 33 adjacent acres. “We looked at 40 farmhouses in Sullivan County,” recalls Cora of a search inspired by her mother’s camp visits decades before and her own trips practically every summer since 1978. “We were clear we wanted an older farmhouse-style place,” adds Mike. Happily, the Hill House was relisted without those 33 acres – instead offering five closely surrounding the house and barns. Although the home was by this time decrepit, the land extended along and underneath Swan Lake itself, affording lake rights (not to mention a spectacular view).

Restoration becomes an unfolding process C ora and Mike Edwards don’t mind telling guests they live in a nearly 200-year-old home. They’ve taken great care to ensure it appears that old, in fact. “We tried to keep the look of an old house, but it’s 21st century inside,” Mike explains. He particularly enjoys pointing to

the nearby Swan Lake, which the “Hill House” overlooks. “The house was here before the lake,” he says, relishing the inevitable gasp of surprise. Indeed, the two are deeply entwined – in anticipation of damming the West Branch of the Mongaup River to power their tannery,

LEFT: Trees as old as the house grace the property. ABOVE: Radiant heat emanates from every floor in the home. Note the “eyebrow” window letting light into this bedroom. RIGHT: The dining room and one of three porches offer gorgeous views of Swan Lake.

the Stevens brothers in 1840 built a small 100-square-foot home on a knoll where the to-be-Swan Lake wouldn’t quite reach. By 1864, the Stevens family had sold the now-enlarged residence to Agnes Mungeer, though their legacy would live on in a hamlet initially known as Stevensville, before it

“This house seemed to have the best view and the best bones,” says Cora. They bought it in 2002 and set about what would become a longterm renovation. “We gutted it at the end of 2006,” says Mike. “We took it down to the frame and foundations. It took us three years.” The original 100-square-foot home’s foundation was in perfect condition, but the additions were so deteriorated that concrete columns had to be poured by Denman Brothers of Grahamsville. “We literally have the Acropolis underneath our house,” jokes Cora. Local carpenters, sheetrock installers, Ross Electric, DJS Plumbing and even Mike himself put their talents into re-creating a

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Story and photos by Dan Hust

ABOVE LEFT: Kitty, a cat rescued from the alleys of Cairo, Egypt, is a constant affectionate presence throughout the house, including in Mike’s treasured second-floor office, study and library – so large that it occupies what was intended to be the master suite. ABOVE RIGHT: Modern furniture sits alongside antiques in the Edwardses’ tastefully decorated home. MIDDLE LEFT: An illustration of Hill House was penciled by Will Rau, brother-inlaw of former owner Walter Mungeer, in 1945. LEFT: Two barns maintain the rustic charm of the property, whilst also offering plenty of storage space. ON THE COVER: A corner of Mike’s library study features this comfortable couch, backed by a wall hanging from Malawi and a wood carving from Indonesia.

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RIGHT: This portion of Mike and Cora Edwards’ Swan Lake home encompasses the original circa-100-square-foot “Hill House” built in 1840. The front door is one of four – all in different locations – that have served as the main entrance. BELOW: The stairwell to the basement features steps and stones dating back to 1840.

For a house built on a foundation of history:

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became Swan Lake. The Mungeers and their descendants kept Hill House for another century-and-a-half. When it came time to sell, Mike and Cora, seeking a quiet country retreat from their busy Manhattan lives, were intrigued by the home but weren’t ready to own the 33 adjacent acres. “We looked at 40 farmhouses in Sullivan County,” recalls Cora of a search inspired by her mother’s camp visits decades before and her own trips practically every summer since 1978. “We were clear we wanted an older farmhouse-style place,” adds Mike. Happily, the Hill House was relisted without those 33 acres – instead offering five closely surrounding the house and barns. Although the home was by this time decrepit, the land extended along and underneath Swan Lake itself, affording lake rights (not to mention a spectacular view).

Restoration becomes an unfolding process C ora and Mike Edwards don’t mind telling guests they live in a nearly 200-year-old home. They’ve taken great care to ensure it appears that old, in fact. “We tried to keep the look of an old house, but it’s 21st century inside,” Mike explains. He particularly enjoys pointing to

the nearby Swan Lake, which the “Hill House” overlooks. “The house was here before the lake,” he says, relishing the inevitable gasp of surprise. Indeed, the two are deeply entwined – in anticipation of damming the West Branch of the Mongaup River to power their tannery,

LEFT: Trees as old as the house grace the property. ABOVE: Radiant heat emanates from every floor in the home. Note the “eyebrow” window letting light into this bedroom. RIGHT: The dining room and one of three porches offer gorgeous views of Swan Lake.

the Stevens brothers in 1840 built a small 100-square-foot home on a knoll where the to-be-Swan Lake wouldn’t quite reach. By 1864, the Stevens family had sold the now-enlarged residence to Agnes Mungeer, though their legacy would live on in a hamlet initially known as Stevensville, before it

“This house seemed to have the best view and the best bones,” says Cora. They bought it in 2002 and set about what would become a longterm renovation. “We gutted it at the end of 2006,” says Mike. “We took it down to the frame and foundations. It took us three years.” The original 100-square-foot home’s foundation was in perfect condition, but the additions were so deteriorated that concrete columns had to be poured by Denman Brothers of Grahamsville. “We literally have the Acropolis underneath our house,” jokes Cora. Local carpenters, sheetrock installers, Ross Electric, DJS Plumbing and even Mike himself put their talents into re-creating a

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Story and photos by Dan Hust

ABOVE LEFT: Kitty, a cat rescued from the alleys of Cairo, Egypt, is a constant affectionate presence throughout the house, including in Mike’s treasured second-floor office, study and library – so large that it occupies what was intended to be the master suite. ABOVE RIGHT: Modern furniture sits alongside antiques in the Edwardses’ tastefully decorated home. MIDDLE LEFT: An illustration of Hill House was penciled by Will Rau, brother-inlaw of former owner Walter Mungeer, in 1945. LEFT: Two barns maintain the rustic charm of the property, whilst also offering plenty of storage space. ON THE COVER: A corner of Mike’s library study features this comfortable couch, backed by a wall hanging from Malawi and a wood carving from Indonesia.

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unique fixture of Swan Lake life. Mike and Cora meanwhile lived across the street in a lakeside bungalow built in 1964. Despite the struggle of effort and money, the Edwardses discovered that the sketches they created could become something real. “It made me appreciate that anything can be built,” affirms Cora. “You’re taking something on a two-dimensional piece of paper and making it threedimensional.” “Now we love it and are so glad we did it,” Mike adds. “It came out better than I thought it would!” Yet there’s always more to do, and Mike and Cora are the first to admit they’re not done. “We haven’t finished beautifying what’s already in place,” acknowledges Cora. “Lots of stone walls are begging to be rediscovered,” adds Mike. Then again, they’re not aiming for a new full-scale challenge. “I think this is it,” laughs Cora. “I don’t have another renovation left in me!”

ABOVE: His and her sinks reflect a contemporary design and an affection for tradition. ABOVE RIGHT: The kitchen is a gleaming study in the contrast of finely-sheened surfaces and the warm tones of wood. FAR RIGHT: A walk-in shower melds perfectly with the sloping roofline. RIGHT: Added in the renovation, the stairs appear ‘original.’

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ABOVE LEFT: Mike and Cora Edwards enjoy warmer days and nights with friends and family at this guesthouse, built in 1964 just across the road from the main house. The couple stayed in it while renovating their home.

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the annual Country Living Fair this June. The magazine will also publish a 10-page spread of the home in its September issue, featuring a profile on Petersheim and Catskill Farms. For the last 15 years, Country Living has been remodeling and building homes all over the country to promote as their House of the Year. The annual project consists of Country Living’s

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design team and a local designer/builder who work together to build a home that showcases the latest design trends. After the home is completed, a robust feature of the process is published in the magazine for its 11 million readers. “This feature is a great progression of our brand’s national coverage,” said Petersheim. “It works because our design approach and philosophy mirrors that of the magazine’s. It’s rare that Country Living features the builder as well as the home, so we’re very grateful to be a part of this project.” It is also the first time the house will be a part of the Country Living Fair, where hundreds and thousands of people will be able to tour the house. “It’s a real compliment for us and a testament to our passion for country homes,” added Petersheim. Catskill Farms has also been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, New York Post, and was chosen by the DIY Network to build its 2010 Blog Cabin. The home, which has already been purchased, is a regionally-inspired farmhouse with more than 1,000 square feet of porches and covered decks. Much like the getaway homes that Petersheim’s company designs and builds in its other markets, this house mirrors the same intricacies and attention-to-detail that has become the signature of Catskill Farms. With wideplank floors, salvaged plank ceilings, open floor plans, and security system with all the newest amenities, the house has an “old-home feel” with modern luxuries and conveniences. An old American house has always symbolized a simple, traditional, and romantic way of life. Catskill Farms, headquartered in Eldred, has managed to capture that sentiment with its

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Catskill Farms has found a niche as a designer and builder of traditional homes with modern amenities. The company revisits the history of the area with construction of country cottages and farmhouses inspired by traditional building styles.

designs, which have fueled the expansion of its building territory to include Ulster, and now Dutchess County. Due to his keen sense of the market and its trends, Petersheim has maintained at least a six-month waiting list for his Catskill Farms homes and has designed and built nearly 100 country getaways throughout the Hudson Valley. Petersheim plans to continue reinvigorating the architectural landscape of all the counties that Catskill Farms sets its sights on. For more information visit www.catskillfarms.com or call 5573600.

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