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25 FORDHAM CT -

Owners are proving how motivated they are - $8600 reduction!  House is a bargain check comps

Are you looking for a sunfilled home with a sunny yard to grow your own vegetables, flowers? Need a fenced yard for the puppy you want? And,there's a small patio tucked away near garage for summer evening.

Do you need an Office? a Den? - it's here. Oak floors glisten. Upstairs for guests there are 2 good size bedrooms plus a full bath. Want the crackling sound from wood burning fireplc - it's here. Plus, no need to worry about boiler(2004), windows, ample electric. LOW Taxes too. All brick home  & slate roof. Most rooms freshly painted - neutral tones thru-out AND brand new carpeting installed upstairs.  Come take a look.

Here's a lovely letter to prospective buyers from the homeowners:


Welcome!

Our family lived very happily in this house for more than 20 years. We made many wonderful memories here – holiday celebrations, football parties, bringing our babies home from the hospital and watching them grow, playing fetch with our dogs in the backyard. Many cozy, quiet times, too.

If you came in the front door today, you walked right in to the kitchen, which is a different sort of layout. It worked great for us, and it will for you! Look out our kitchen window at the brick house with the front porch: that’s what this house used to look like. The owner before us expanded the kitchen out to the porch area, so there is a lot more space inside.

We loved this roomy kitchen – it was a gathering place for just our family every day, and a great place for entertaining when people came over.  Guests came in the front door and right into the food and fun. When you have company, it seems that all the action is in the kitchen anyway, and we happily welcomed friends and family here when they came over to see us.

On a daily basis, we always came in the side door after work and school, since the driveway is on that side of the house. It kept the mess (snow, rain, dirt, shoes) in the side cubby, and away from the kitchen and living room.

This a corner lot, but it was always very quiet here and the lot sets off the house beautifully. Fordham and Marlborough are not through streets – anyone who drives here lives here, and we keep an eye out for each other’s kids. Our kids played sports in the street, there was so little traffic. Lots of happy times in the backyard, too, with kids and pets. Privacy when you want it, company when you need it.

I hope you see all the wonderful things about this house that made it such a warm and cozy place for our family for more than 20 years.

Best wishes as you look for a new home for your family!

Ray and Lisa


Welcome to 25 Fordham Ct.  Homeowner has called this home for 22 years - it exudes warmth and it's AFFORDABLE!  Taxes are approx $5400. Energy cost - $141/month. It's an all brick 1700 sq foot home with 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Charming, freshly painted living room and dining room with brick wood burning fireplace too. The hardwood floors glisten. Enjoy the open and family centric spacious kitchen with butcher block island / seating and sun filled eating space. Master bedroom plus BR #2 (or den/office) and full bath on first floor.

Upstairs is perfect for teenagers or guests with 2 more bedrooms and another full bath.

Need space for your pet?-- there's a fantastic fenced yard with patio off garage for summertime relaxing. Full basement - newer windows - 2004 Gas Boiler - DRYLOCK basement walls - 200 Amp circuit electric panel.  Washer & dryer are included.

Fordham Ct. - excellent location for City of Albany living.  Bus stops a few steps away - Albany JCC with all its programs is up the street on Whitehall Rd. Stroll down to Delaware Ave. and enjoy an evening at the Spectrum, ice cream, Thai food, coffee house, New World Bistro and a host of other businesses.  Need a reliable hardware store? - go to Bridgeford on Delaware & you'll be glad you did. Spend some time at Cardona's Market and will fall in love with all they offer - it's a real gem in our neighborhood.  Head over to New Scotland Ave. where there are more restaurants, banks and St. Peter's Hospital and Albany Medical Center.

Libraries - there are two excellent public libraries within reach of Fordham Ct. The Delaware Ave. branch is exceptional plus they host Tuesday Farmer's Market - check it out.  Or, walk over to the New Scotland Ave. branch and appreciate its architecture and knowledgeable staff.

Schools - Albany has many public school options available to its residents and a few are within blocks from Fordham Ct.

  • Albany School of Humanities  - elementary
  • Myers Middle School
  • Albany Leadership High School for Girls
  • New Scotland Avenue ( School 19)

Private Schools - Albany offers many choices too:

  • Girls and Boys Academy K - 12
  • Mater Christi School - thru 8th grade
  • All Saints Catholic Academy HS
  • Academy of the Holy Names  - all girls

The current homeowners have called 25 Fordham Ct. their family home for many, many years  and have created a rich life here. They have enjoyed raising their children - making good friendships in neighborhood and embraced living in Albany.

Property and School Taxes - $4907 - STAR savings $624

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Listing information

  • MLS® ID: 201701674
  • Year Built: 1938
  • Status: Sale Pending
  • Fireplaces: 1
  • Foreclosure: No
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $4,325
  • Property ID: 104003547
  • Beds: 4
  • Total Rooms: 7
  • Parking Type Description: Detached 1 car
  • Total Square Footage: 1,716 ($93.18 per sq. foot)
  • County: Albany
  • Style: Cape Cod
  • Baths: 2 (Full: 2 3/4: 0 1/2: 0 Other: 0)
  • Stories: 2
  • New Construction: No
  • Lot Size: as per deed
  • School District: Albany

Features

A/C Ventilation Window A/C Unit
Age Description Actual
Amenities Ceramic Tile, Country Kitchen, Wall to Wall Carpet - Brand New Installed Feb 2017, Wood Floors
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Range W Oven, Refrigerator, Washer Dryer
Attic Storage
Basement Full
Condition Excellent
Exterior Brick
Exterior Features Fenced Yard, Patio
Fuel Cost Description Budget-Gas/Electric
Garage Description Detached
General Taxes Description Actual
Handicap Access No
Heat Fuel Natural Gas
Heat System Hot Water, Radiator
HO Association No
Interior Features Cable Hook-Up, Paddle Fan, Sump Pump
Living Room Fireplace Type Fire Place - Wood
Lot Description Landscaped, Level
Master Bedroom First Floor
Other General Taxes - 2019, Lot - 40 X 125, Model - Cape/Bung, Possession - Closing, School Taxes - 2306, Special Assessment - $624 Star, Tax Id Section - 75, Tax Identification Block - 49-1, Tax Identification Lot - 33
Roof Slate
School Taxes Description With exemp
Sewer Public
Special Asm Description Actual
Survey No
Total Taxes Description With exemp
Water Public

Rooms

Bathroom - Full Bath Main Level
Bedroom Main Level
Bedroom Main Level
BR 1 Main Level
Den/BR2 Main Level
Dining Room Main Level
Kitchen Main Level
Living Room Main Level
Bathroom - Full Bath 2nd Level
Bedroom 2nd Level
Bedroom 2nd Level
Listed by Terry Gavin of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties 518-439-9600