Canaan 1830 historic colonial, barns, 60 acres. Unusual find: 3300SF grand center hall design mostly restored, with great private setting, land is open and wooded, huge barn would be great for wedding venue.
Canaan 1830 Historic Colonial, Barns, 60 Acres 12029
Canaan NY real estate includes Queechy Lake, Shaker Ridge, East Chatham and Red Rock. All the residents of Canaan have access to Queechy Lake, a glacial lake noted for its purity. This relaxed rural setting combines with a convenient location to make Canaan home to some of Columbia County’s most desired real estate.
Interstate 90 passes through the town connecting the Massachusetts Turnpike to the east with the New York State Thruway to the west. The popular truck stop at the intersection with Route 22 is Canaan’s largest business. Canaan’s location gifts it’s residents with seclusion while making travel a cinch.
Canaan is 40 minutes from downtown Albany and 15 minutes from Pittsfield Massachusetts. It is bordered by Austerlitz to the south, New Lebanon to the north, Massachusetts to the east and Chatham to the west. Its population of less than 1,800 in an area of 36.7 square miles. The population was 1,710 at the 2010 census.
Canaan NY History
Canaan was founded by settlers from Canaan, Connecticut in 1759. One of the oldest sections of Canaan is Frisbee Street, settled in 1770 by Gideon Frisbee, who emigrated from Canaan, Connecticut. Frisbee Street fronts what was once the Albany-Boston stagecoach route.
Canaan NY Real Estate Today
Since it lies on the Massachusetts border and is close to Pittsfield, Lenox and Stockbridge, it attracts permanent residents who work in Massachusetts and are attracted by the better real estate values in New York State. Also many of its second home residents take advantage of the Berkshires and the proximity of the Tanglewood Music Festival with the Boston Symphony.
- Property ID: 5340
- Prop. Class: Agricultural
- Town: Canaan
- County: Columbia
- Schools: Chatham
- Contact Agent: David Birch
- Agent Title: Broker
- Cell: (518)928-7239
- Brokerage: Barns & Farms Realty, LLC
- Phone: (518)392-6400