Hammondsport condominiums go high-end
HAMMONDSPORT (1/6/16)--Have you thought about purchasing one of the new Keuka Harbor Condominiums currently under construction in Hammondsport? If so, be prepared to bring your checkbook, as these 13 new units start just north of $600,000 each, with some of the higher-end units nearing the $1 million mark.
"Right now [they have] added some amenities, [and] average prices are going to be around $675,000," Real Estate Broker Bret Llewellyn said. "They are going to run anywhere from about $630,000 to the big glass ones on the end, there is two of them, they will run up to about $950,000. Square footage is anywhere from 2,400 square-feet to 3,000 square-feet. Everyone will have their own private dock, their private slip, and there will be four guest slips for any guest visiting."
Llewellyn added everyone will also have their own garage, and each condo will have four parking spots. He said the condos were not originally intended to be so upscale, adding they were originally going to be priced in the $400,000 range. However, they decided to make bigger walkways and stair casings, heated floors, use high end granite. Llewellyn said the developers -- the Krog Corporation -- decided there was a better market for the $600,000 to $800,000 range.
"They are very upscale," Llewellyn said. "Everything is going to be the high end."
Llewellyn said the developer plans to have the roof on the buildings within the next eight weeks, with a model open by Memorial Day. He said they reduced the number of units from three stories with 26 units to just a two story, 13 unit complex. He said the town was concerned with the height of the building, which helped lead to the scaling back.
Llewellyn said they have seen a lot of interest in these condominiums from people who live down state in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area and are looking for a second home on the lake. He noted there are also people who are downsizing from big houses on the lake who do not want the maintenance, adding this could be a good alternative for them. The condominiums are currently being marketed nationally, with Llewellyn adding they have 21 people signed up who have interest in purchasing one of the units