Couple Lists Eight-Acre Bedford, NY Home For $2.6M

The owners believe the home was once a small private boarding school for boys at the beginning of the 20th century, reports the Wall Street Journal.

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The owners believe the home was once a small private boarding school for boys at the beginning of the 20th century, reports the <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324853704578583580126206080.html#%2F16" target="_blank">Wall Street Journal</a>. They bought the home, which is an hour drive from New York City, in 2001 for $2.6 million.
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The pond, filled with fish by the owners, also has snapping turtles and frogs, and can be skated upon in the winter.
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The home has access to a horse and hiking trail.
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A view of the pool and pool house.
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The property boasts its own private tennis court.
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The kitchen retains the original beams and pine flooring.
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A sunny, elegant breakfast nook is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows.
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The home has five wood-burning fireplaces, including one in the dining room, shown here.
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The owners believe the home was once a small private boarding school for boys at the beginning of the 20th century, according to research done by a family friend.
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The couple converted an upstairs porch to a master bathroom. The master suite has a two sittings rooms, an exercise room, and walk-in closet.
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On the property, there's a 1,600-square-foot three-bedroom guest cottage and artist's studio.
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The property offers about eight acres of land.
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There's a greenhouse attached to the artist's studio.
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A look at the home's peaceful wraparound patio.
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