55 S Brett Street

55 S Brett Street

55 S Brett Street, Beacon, NY 12508

One of a kind! Unique opportunity to own a part of Beacon history. Once a gymnasium for The Caswell Academy, this turn of the century gem offers period charm with modern amenities. Enter through the gorgeous original doorway, with transom and arched windows, opening to the flexible living space with twenty five foot ceiling, floor to ceiling brick walls, handsome rafters, with sweeping view to the rear of building, all make for a dramatic effect. Chef's kitchen with stainless countertops, oversized island with cook top and double sink, seating, custom shelving, vintage lighting, and pellet stove in dining area. Open floor plan with original wood flooring and windows, providing incredible light throughout. Master bedroom, with sitting area, custom walk-in closets, and bathroom with soaking tub, glass shower, and Betonas concrete vanity. Stairs to expansive loft area, with skylights, for office, sleeping or fitness space. Lower level, with polished concrete floors, offers two additional bedrooms with custom shelving; bathroom with double sink and glass shower; and a sitting area, with walk out to the beautiful garden, designed by landscape architect, Naomi Sachs, with serviceberry trees, grasses, hydrangea, stone walls, and a gravel rain garden. Additional 125 foot private outbuilding perfect for a studio or workshop. Two blocks to Main's Street's restaurants, shops, and galleries, and a short walk to the Hudson River, Metro North, DIA, and Long Dock Park. Incredible home!



4,400 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

0.39 Acres lot

Claire Browne

Claire Browne

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms3
  • Total bathrooms3
  • full bathrooms2
  • half bathroom1
  • Laundry room In Unit
  • Flooring Hardwood
  • Fireplace Wood Burning Stove
  • APPLIANCES Dishwasher, Dryer, Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
  • other interior Features Master Downstairs, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Double Vanity, Guest Quarters, High Ceilings, Master Bath, Open kitchen, Original Details, Walk-In Closet(s)

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area4,400 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.39 Acres
  • MLS® IDH6203690
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1900
  • NeighborhoodBeacon
  • Architecture StylesSee Remarks
  • View DescriptionMountain(s)
  • Elementary SchoolSouth Avenue School
  • Middle SchoolRombout Middle School
  • High SchoolBeacon High School
  • School DistrictBeacon


  • water SourcePublic
  • lot featuresNear Public Transit
  • parkingDriveway
  • HEAT TYPEOil, Baseboard
  • sewerPublic Sewer
  • other exterior FeaturesCourtyard


  • Sales Price$1,250,000
  • Real Estate Tax $22,000/yr


41.5048° N, 73.9696° W


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