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249 Lake Drive

$634,000 249 Lake Drive, Lake Peekskill, NY 10537
Whether you're in search of a quick weekend getaway or a year-round residence that promises an everyday retreat, look no further than this exquisite lakefront haven. Welcome to the serenity of waterfront living, as we introduce you to this charismatic Cape Cod-style home, once owned by the renowned actress and baroness, Elizabeth Allen. This property offers a resort-like existence, making it a true paradise for nature enthusiasts. Step into a unique world of Adirondack-style living, surrounded by picturesque woodlands and ice-age rock formations for ultimate privacy, and a myriad of activities at your doorstep, from swimming and boating to fishing, ice skating, and ice fishing. Take a leisurely stroll or a jog along the 1.2 mile lake trail, reveling in the scenic beauty. The charm of this retreat is accentuated by numerous oversized windows, which flood the interior with natural light, creating a park-like ambiance. For cozy moments, unwind in the living room by the stone fireplace, indulging in your favorite novel or relax in your hot tub overlooking the beauty of the lake. With an abundance of skylights, knotty pine walls, and three expansive decks, you can savor seasonal meals while soaking in the breathtaking panoramic views. The home boasts recent upgrades, including a modernized lower-level bathroom, a new roof and gutters, as well as meticulously crafted cement and blue stone walkways leading to your private boat dock and driveways. Plus, a 15,000-watt generator powers most of the house, ensuring uninterrupted comfort. The lower level of the house is thoughtfully designed to accommodate guests or provide an opportunity for Airbnb hosting. The property is adorned with magnificent landscaping and features a charming swing that extends over the lake, enhancing the ambiance of the home. Located near three beaches, this waterfront gem invites you to embark on a bidding adventure.
  • Sold
  • 3
  • 3
  • 1945
    Year Built
  • 1,486 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 1,486 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.46 Acres
  • MLS® ID: H6273334
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1945
  • Architecture Styles: See Remarks, Cape Cod
  • Water Frontage: ['Lake/Pond/Stream', 'Water Access', 'Waterfront']
  • View Description: Panoramic, Lake, Water
  • Elementary School:Putnam Valley Elementary School
  • Middle School: Putnam Valley Middle School
  • High School: Putnam Valley High School
  • School District: Putnam Valley


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Wall To Wall Carpet
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Dryer, Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Purifier Owned
  • Other Interior Features: Master Downstairs, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Eat-in Kitchen, Sauna, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s)

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 2
  • Garage Space: 1.0
  • Water Source: Well
  • Lot Features: Sloped
  • Parking: Carport, Detached, Driveway
  • Heat Type: Electric, Baseboard
  • Air Conditioning: Wall Unit(s), Window Unit(s)
  • Sewer: Septic Tank
  • Other Exterior Features: Dock


  • Sales Price: $634,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $9,341/yr

249 Lake Drive

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