Stunning Gate House|Speechless Sunday

Real Estate Broker/Owner with JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 10491201242

This Stunning Gatehouse is the Ward Manor located on the Bard Campus just down the road from the Fisher Center.  On this campus you will find very old structure, and then ultra modern ones.

I have always gone by the Ward Manor Gatehouse during the day, so it was nice to get a shot when there were lights on just after sunset.

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Sharon Parisi
Keller Williams Dallas Premier Realty - Dallas, TX
Dallas Homes

Jennifer, thanks so much for sharing the photo of this historical and interesting architecture!

Sep 15, 2012 11:28 PM #1
Kwee Huset
Kwee Huset Realty - Venice, FL
Venice Florida Homes For Sale

Hi Jennifer, for sure the Ward Manor Gatehouse looks stunning in your great photo. Thanks for sharing.

Sep 16, 2012 04:03 AM #2
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Sharon you are welcome,  have a great day.

Kwee I love Gatehouses and this one is special to me.

Sep 16, 2012 05:13 AM #3
Debbie Gartner
Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring

Yes, this is stunning.

Oh, and congrats for reaching 1,000,000 pts.  You are the 1st New Yorker to be an AR milliionaire.  Congrats.

Sep 16, 2012 06:00 AM #4
John McCormack
Albuquerque Homes Realty * - Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque Homes Realty

Good morning Jennifer -

WOW.... The Ward Manor Gatehouse is eye catching!  It reminds me of an olden day castle.  Very different that what we are use to seeing in the Southwest. 

A huge congrats on reaching and passing the 1,000,000 points!  I can't imagine all the time and effort it took to reach that goal.

Sep 16, 2012 06:31 AM #5
Mike McCann - Nebraska Land Broker
Mike McCann - Broker, Based in Kearney & Serving Rural Nebraska - Kearney, NE
Nebraska Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700

Great picture...wonder if it was as hard building it as it was earning 1,000,000 AR points?

Sep 16, 2012 07:55 AM #6
Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof
Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty - Dallas, TX
The Little REALTOR® That Could

Jennifer, the Ward Manor Gatehouse is stunning! It reminds me of a castle I saw in Switzerland. I just love the architecture and I'm glad you posted this magnificent architectural wonder for all of us here on ActiveRain.

Sep 16, 2012 10:18 AM #7
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Jennifer if the gatekeeper lived like that, I can't even begin to imagine how the owner of the estate lived.

Sep 16, 2012 05:09 PM #8
Tatyana Makarov
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - South Windsor, CT
Your Greater Hartford Area Realtor

Hello Jennifer,

thank you for sharing with us. I love the Ward Manor Gatehouse architecture. Thank you for sharing with us.

Have a great week.

Sep 16, 2012 06:44 PM #9
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Debbie thank you.   I think a yellow jacket wanted to congratulate me too.  I now have a sore left hand.  :)

John to think it is close to the ultra modern Fisher Center.

Mike I don't have that answer.  I can tell you I had fun along the way, made friends picked up clients etc, so it was worth it.

Patricia I was attracted to this gatehouse because I love the old architecture

George this building  served many purposes, it was a building used during my daughter's wedding reception. 

Tatyana glad you have appreciation for such a structure.


Thank you all now I am off to make my next million :)

Sep 16, 2012 08:24 PM #10
Morgan Evans
Douglas Elliman Real Estate - Manhattan, NY

Coming home to that would be something else everyday, also congrats on the points milestone!

Sep 17, 2012 10:34 AM #11
DeeDee Riley
Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA - El Dorado Hills, CA
Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas

Very cool Jennifer!  Your link mentions it is used as a private residence for faculty staff, would love to have a peak inside too!

Sep 17, 2012 11:50 PM #12
Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
Jennifer, the old gate house is beautiful, it looks like a fairy tale castle!
Sep 19, 2012 04:43 AM #13
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