Historic, 290-Acre Hudson Valley Estate Hits Market For Million

A historic mansion in the Hudson Valley that was once lauded by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt for its 'coziness' just hit the market for $25 million...

July 1, 2022
5:46 AM

A historic mansion in the Hudson Valley that was once lauded by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt for its 'coziness' just hit the market for $25 million.Known as Steen Valetje, the Dutchess County estate, located in Red Hook, sits on 290 acres and offers 'breathtaking views of the Hudson River and Catskills beyond,' according to the listing from Compass Real Estate. 'A sanctuary of seclusion, and a retreat where friends and family can gather for life's most important celebrations,' the listing says.Built in 1851, the estate was a gift from William Backhouse Astor - once the richest man in America - to his daughter, Laura, according to Bloomberg.