If you’ve ever wanted your own historic piece of real estate in the Adirondacks, this might be the perfect place for you.
Known as Camp Uncas, this upstate New York property was built in 1895 by famous Brooklyn designer William West Durant. Well-known financier J.P. Morgan purchased the home just two years later and used it as a vacation getaway for nearly 50 years, according to 6sqft. In 2010, Camp Uncas was designated as a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of Interior. After you take a look at the camp’s amazing architecture and design, you’ll understand why.
The main lodge on the 1,500-acre property features five bedrooms, and three and a half bathrooms. The star of the lodge is the spacious main living room that features a stunning fieldstone fireplace.
Surprisingly, almost all of the furnishings are original to the home, which makes it that much more special and interesting to view.
Huge wooden logs are featured throughout the lodge across the ceilings and incorporated into furniture and built-ins throughout.
The home has been kept in amazing condition throughout the years and feels like a house frozen in time.
The lodge has been updated with modern conveniences since its creation. The bathroom features modern plumbing that still appeals to the rustic design scheme.
The covered screened porch has been a prime entertaining spot for decades, with an area that allows you to serve 12 people for outdoor dining and even more for casual lounging.
Camp Uncas also features two cabins named The Hawkeye and the Chingachgook. Both are great spaces that allow privacy for out-of-town guests.
A boathouse is also built on the plot and allows you access to the 60-acre Mohegan Lake.
The property sits on the Moose River Plains Wild Forest and Blue Ridge Wilderness Areas which feature picturesque hiking trails and beaches.
Right now, Camp Uncas is up for $3.25 million, which is a actually considered a steal for such a large and historic property. If you have some (ok, a lot of) money to burn and think this might be your next big purchase, you can find out more about the home at its official market listing.