This Laurel Hollow log cabin, listed for $1.187 million, was once the home of the daughter of a former president of the United States, says listing agent Jyll Kata of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
Around 1900, Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown, the daughter of President James A. Garfield, and her husband, Joseph Stanley-Brown, who was the president’s private secretary in Washington, bought the land on which the house is located. The house was built in 1903. It was sold in 1915 to Frederick B. Jennings, whose family has owned the property and lived in the cabin since, spanning five generations.
With logs visible both inside and out, the cabin is perched atop a hill on 2.8 acres of land. The home with an open floor plan and three floors of living space has six bedrooms, three full bathrooms, two half-bathrooms and a third-floor finished attic. There are six fieldstone fireplaces located throughout the house, which has hardwood floors on each level.
While some original characteristics remain, like the three sleeping porches, the cabin has modern amenities like central air conditioning, an updated oil heating system and bathrooms that were updated in 2014.
There is also a three-bedroom, one-bathroom guest cottage attached to the cabin.
The taxes are $24,017.