This week’s house is a Federal style home built in approximately 1820. It sits on a 7.3-acre lot within short walking distance to the hamlet of Rensselaerville. A creek runs through the property and the homeowner has 250 feet of water and waterfall access. A double-decker deck takes in the sights and sounds of the natural surroundings. There is also an old stable.

The 2,850-square-foot house is elegant but comfortable inside, with several built-ins and a fireplace as well as a formal dining room and a wood stove in an enclosed porch. There are five bedrooms and three bathrooms. Municipal water, private septic, oil heat.

Taxes: $9,493. List price: $490,000. Dmitri Belyi of Upstream Realty is the listing agent. Contact him for a showing at 518-410-7323.