Four generations of the same family have lived in the sprawling compound since it was built in 1902.
Location: 6 Sengen Lane, Cornwall-on-Hudson
Description: The Hudson Valley is justly famous for its grand and historic estates from bygone eras, many with still spectacular views of the Hudson River in every season. In the Orange County village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, a historic family estate known as Sengen House is being listed publicly for sale for the first time since it was built at the turn of the last century.
The stone and timber house was built by the Ledoux family, one the early families of Cornwall. Renee Ledoux married Army Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Sands, a 1929 graduate of nearby West Point. Sands, who died in 1984, commanded troops in the Korean War and was a senior member and administrator of the War Department at the Pentagon. He was also an accomplished fencer who participated in the Olympic Games of 1936. His wife died in 1979.
And now the fourth generation of the family, the Sands’ granddaughter Renee Sands Tobin and her husband, Brad Tobin, have decided to sell the home.
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