Nestled amidst the rolling mountains of Parksville, New York, discover the beautifully transformed Willowemoc Schoolhouse. Meticulously renovated, this enchanting home that was once a schoolhouse is now a tranquil retreat with two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. Two hours from New York City, and boasting 1,100 square feet of versatile living space, this home is perfectly suited for weekend getaways or permanent residence.

Two bedroom, 1.5 bathroom renovated schoolhouse | 1,100 square foot home on one acre | Fully renovated in 2023 | Primary bedroom with large closet and soaking tub | Kitchen with all new stainless-steel appliances, cabinets, countertops, and farm sink | Spacious deck for gathering, grilling and sunbathing | New utilities including electric, plumbing, insulation, roof, heat, and more | New windows and hardwood floors | Napoleon wood burning stove | Washer/dryer in bathroom | Walk-in shower | Asking $415,000

Listed by Avi Adiv at Brick Brooklyn. Open house Saturday October 21, 2023 from 11am to 1pm at 26 Hunter Road in Parksville, NY. For showings or inquiries, contact Noah at 201-723-0560 or email

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Entry is from either side of the home; the front, though a new glass door, and a back entrance from its sliding glass doors on the home’s spacious deck. Both doors open into the heart of the home, whose main space boasts restored, original 16 foot ceilings of the original schoolhouse. Natural light floods this space, thanks to big windows and doors, high ceilings and an open floor plan. The room is anchored by a Napoleon wood burning stove. This is one of many new additions to the home, and piped into the original schoolhouse brick chimney, for those cozy Catskill nights.

Beyond the living/dining space, an open kitchen is equipped with all new stainless-steel appliances, cabinets, countertops, and farm sink perfect for cooking with friends and family or preparing to grill on the deck.

Also on the main level, the expansive primary bedroom boasts ample space for relaxation with its own freestanding tub – the perfect spot to unwind and soak your cares away. Upstairs, a lofted bedroom is the homes second, complete with tons of storage space to keep your retreat tidy and organized. Solid hardwood floors throughout the house add to its cozy, earthy vibe.

Outside, a one-acre oasis offers a harmonious blend of cleared and forested land, with plenty of room for gardening, outdoor activities, and even the potential for expansion. A bluestone fire-pit sits perched above the house perfect for hanging under the starry Catskill sky. Privacy abounds as the property is surrounded by state land, ensuring your peace and serenity. A mere 5-minute stroll will take you to the tranquil Willowemoc Creek, where you can fish, hike, or simply revel in the beauty of nature.

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The Hunter Road Schoolhouse is located in Parksville NY, just a 12 minute drive to bustling Main Street Livingston Manor where you’ll find local breweries (Catskill Brewery & Upward Brewing), boutiques, cafes and more. Also within 15 minutes are Neversink Farm, The Debruce, hiking around Mongaup Pond, and further afoot, everything else the Catskills has to offer. With new businesses popping up in the area, it can be hard to keep track; check out Escape Brooklyn’s recent feature on the DeBruce to get a feel for all the exciting things happening in this region.

Last but not least, this hidden gem is conveniently located under 2 hours from the George Washington Bridge, making it an easy escape for weekend getaways or a tranquil full-time residence.

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