Valeria is a unique condominium complex located on Furnace Dock Road in Cortlandt.
It features approximately 800 wooded and landscaped acres including a 43 acre pond, and currently has roughly 80 condominium units on the property. There’s a swimming pool overlooking the lake along with tennis courts, a 3 hole golf course, walking trails, clubhouse... you get the drift; quite luxurious!
Jacob Langeloth was an iron magnate, and president of the American Metal Company. Upon his death he directed that several million dollars be dedicated to building “a place of rest, relaxation and recreation for people of education and refinement at an affordable cost.”
Named after his wife, who directed the resort's development and management, Valeria was designed by William Adams Delano and Chester Holmes Aldrich, already well known as the architects who designed several Rockefeller estates and social clubs for the Whitneys, Astors and Vanderbilts. Some of the Italian stonemasons who originally came over to help in building the Croton Dam were involved in construction. By 1949, an estimated 125,000 visitors had enjoyed Valeria's facilities.
Valeria was converted to condominium use in the early 1980's. This week's Home of the Week, 341-46 Furnace Dock Road, is part of that earliest conversion project, located in the main building.
This main floor unit with patio has 1392 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a powder room. It is being offered at $349,900 by Ilene S. Goodman of Coldwell Banker in Croton. She can be reached at 645-5972, or her office, 271-8500, ext. 147; email email@example.com.
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