Heritage Properties of the Adirondacks


Beachfront on Lake Champlain, Essex


RARE ESSEX BEACHFRONT ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN!!! Handsome 2,100 sf, 1840s farmhouse with 300+ feet of sandy beach on the open lake, located 2/10ths mile north of the historic hamlet of Essex, NY. 4+bedrooms, 1.5 baths, spacious LR w/brick fireplace, formal dining room, sun-filled library, and large screen porch facing the lake. Spacious 1.95 acre lot w/mature trees, shrubs, perennials & wide lawn sweeping down to the lakeside. Separate dirt drive along the north boundary which runs down to the lakeshore for added access. Removable dock. Newer 2-car garage. Don't miss this unique opportunity to purchase a well-known, well-loved local landmark that has been in the same family since 1945!

Property is in the Shoreline Overlay District and Essex Historic District zoning areas. Accessory buildings are allowed by Special Use Permit and Site Plan Review. Please be familiar with the requirements of the Essex Town Zoning Ordinance, which is available on-line through the Town of Essex website. Excerpts of this law are attached to this listing in the Documents section, as is a partial survey of the property done for a recent boundary line adjustment with a neighbor to the north. Adirondack Park Agency regulations also apply along the shoreline of Lake Champlain.

4 beds / 1.5 baths / 2098 sqft / 1.95 acres / 300+ ft. sandy beach on lake

Gwen Jamison