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2728 Route 44, Washington, NY, New York 12545. Sitting at the gateway to Millbrook is Silverbrook Farm, a magnificent example of 18C architecture which has been home to several illustrious residents throughout its lifetime. Harris Smith of the Smith Brothers cough drop fame purchased it in 1857, and added the west wing which today houses the sunroom and above it the master suite. Katherine LaSalle a renowned actress of the stage and early films became mistress of the property when she married Wentworth Bacon, known as a gentleman farmer and Master of the Millbrook Hunt. This 54 acre property includes the 5000+sf/12 room main house, a barn with 6 stalls, carriage house barn with 5 stalls, 6 paddocks, a caretakers/guest cottage, and a trout stream. For the current owners, the past 16 years have been a labor of love as they endeavored to return the house to its former splendor. Now it's time for the next steward to complete the mission.
Listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate