Great Spaces: College Town Listings

Posted on May 24 2018 - 3:45pm by Zoe Eisenberg
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As seniors across the country celebrate graduation day, we're running down a list of some of the most stunning homes on the market, just a stone's throw from campus.

1920s Princeton Pad

Located at 75 Cleveland Lane, not far from the ivy-strewn Princeton University, sits this stunning historic five-level fieldstone manor, originally constructed in the 1920s. The 9,000-square-foot home has been recently renovated, and standout features include the grand foyer staircase, a bluestone patio that spans the entire rear of the home, a billiards room with gorgeous original wood beams and a carriage house with five car bays and a laundry room.

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Listed for: $4,898,000
Listed by: Wendy Merkovitz, Gloria Nilson & Co Real Estate
Photos by: Eric Taylor

Columbia's Upper West Side Coop

This sleek, spacious four-bedroom coop is located in the college mecca of New York City's Upper West Side, near Fordham University, Columbia University, Hunter College and more. Recently under contract, this bright, sunny home offers a large living room, built-in bookshelves, formal dining room and a giant family room. Hardwood floors shine throughout the space, which is within walking distance to all that New York has to offer.

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Listed for: $3,595,000
Listed by: Louise Phillips Forbes, Halstead
Photos by: Halstead

Three-Story Skidmore Mansion

Located near Skidmore College, this intricately designed three-story mansion boasts 10 bedrooms, eight bathrooms, 7,500 square feet and plenty of character. Outdoor living spaces are spread throughout, and the library comes with its own sliding ladder—perfect for the collegiate in your life. Built in 1886, with high ceilings and dramatic windows, this historic space is the perfect blend of elegance and ease.

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Listed for: $1,999,900
Listed by: Janet Besheer, Equitas Realty
Photos by: Randall Perry

Serene Oregon State Stunner

Located at 5960 NW Wildview Place in Corvallis, Ore., home of Oregon State University, this six-bedroom, five-bathroom home stretches over 5,600 square feet with high ceilings, wide windows and an ambiance that is both down-to-earth and high-end. Standout amenities include an indoor pool, forest views, a luxurious outdoor deck and gleaming wood throughout, as well as a quiet, serene setting.


Listed for: $1,250,000
Listed by: Jill Schuster, Jill Schuster Team , RE/MAX Integrity
Photos by: Ryan Murphy

Nyack's 'Pretty Penny'

Nicknamed "Pretty Penny," this Italianate Victorian estate in Nyack, N.Y.—home to Nyack College—was once owned by actress Helen Hayes, as well as former talk show host Rosie O'Donnell. The regal 7,000-square-foot home sprawls over 1.5 acres with six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, several fireplaces and hardwood floors. Outside you'll find a 60-foot inground pool, as well as gorgeous gardens and grounds, all set right alongside the Hudson River.

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Listed for: $4,750,000
Listed by: Richard Ellis, Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty
Photos by: Andrea B. Swenson