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3BD, 2BA | Restored Victorian-Modern Farmhouse + 18 Acres | $345K

“Château Millie” is a little estate on 18+ acres in the Sullivan County Catskills  – fabulously located between the Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center and picturesque Main Street in Narrowsburg on the Delaware River. The home is a unique piece of Catskills history having been in  the same family for over 110 years, and has now been restored to a fabulous Victorian-modern gem.

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Millicent Mullineux | Brooklyn Girl in the Sullivan County Catskills

“Château Millie” was aptly named after Millicent Mullineux who was gifted the house in 1910 by her father (also the builder). Millicent (1879-1956) was a Brooklyn Girl – a Teacher of Piano as stated on her elegant business cards, and a local starlet whose name appeared in playbills and The Brooklyn Eagle in 1915. Her lovely oil paintings discovered in the house are signed and dated ’98 – that’s 1898. This stately home must have lured her to the Catskills – because even in the roaring 20’s one needed to #EscapeBrooklyn … to recharge before heading back to absorb New York City’s palpable energy.

*Author has taken artistic liberty with Millicent’s story based on documents and artifacts found in the house.

 historic photos

(Special thanks to Brooklyn artist Benjamin Heller for preserving these delicate treasures XXOO)