64-66 Church Street, West Haverstraw, Rockland County

Property Location: 
64-66 Church Street
West Haverstraw , NY
Auction Date: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Minimum Bid: 

Located in Rockland County, 64- 66 Church Street is a two-story former group home situated on a 0.18± acre lot. This State-owned property consists of 2,464± sq. ft. of living space with six bedrooms, and two full baths. Property could be converted to two units with each unit consisting of a living room, eat-in kitchen, three bedrooms, and one bathroom. West Haverstraw is primarily a residential community.

Property Details
Property Location:
64-66 Church Street
West Haverstraw , NY
Region: Mid-Hudson
Property Ownership: The property is currently owned by the State of New York. Title was acquired by Appropriation dated November 29, 1989 from Dolores A. James.
Tax Map ID: 026.006-6-7 (Rockland County)
Building/Property Description: Two-story dwelling containing 2,464± square feet of living space, including six bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The property also features a driveway with the capacity for multiple vehicles.
Lot Size: 52’ x 152.5’ totaling 7,930 sq. ft., or 0.18 acre.
Taxes: State-owned real property in Rockland County is subject to taxation for certain purposes. For information regarding assessment rates, please contact John Oshaughnessy at (845) 942-3717.
Zoning: State-owned property is exempt from local zoning. The subject is within an area designated R-3, which permits one and two family homes on a minimum lot size of 7,500 square feet.
Historic Details: In accordance with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law, the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) has determined that the property is not historically significant and does meet the eligibility requirements for inclusion in the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
Utilities: Public water, sewer, electric, gas, and telephone.
Easements: The property is subject to typical utility easements.
Environmental: Due to the age of the building, the potential for asbestos in interior and exterior structural components and the presence of lead in underlying paint cannot be discounted. Prospective bidders should investigate the environmental condition of the premises as it relates to their own individual requirements with regard to proposed uses and conditions. Reasonable accommodations will be made for access.

Open Houses

  • Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Additional dates and times may be available by appointment.
Auction Date & Time: Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:00 am
Registration Begins: 10:00 am
Auction Location:
Rockland County Legislature
Legislative Chambers 11 New Hempstead Road
New City , NY
Please note: The auction is NOT located at the property.
Minimum Bid: $160,000
Deposit Required at Registration: $16,000
Terms: Prospective bidders are strongly urged to contact financial institutions prior to the auction date in order to obtain pre-contract credit clearance and borrowing guidelines for the purchase of the auction property. Such contacts and advice will assist the bidder in estimating his or her range of bids and will facilitate both State contract approval and a timely closing. A deposit of $16,000 in the form of a certified check or bank draft (made payable to yourself) must be presented to register. The successful bidder will be required to endorse the deposit check to the “Commissioner of General Services.” If applicable, an additional nonrefundable amount will be required, which, together with the initial deposit, shall equal 10 percent of the successful bid. Said amount is to be paid no later than ten business days after notification of acceptance of bid. The balance of the purchase price is due 90 days after notification of acceptance of bid.
Broker Commission: A five percent broker commission will be paid by the State of New York to a qualified real estate broker who represents the successful bidder. Bidder-Purchaser and Broker Affidavits must be submitted to OGS Legal Services by close of business Tuesday, August 29, 2017.
Special Requirements: Anyone acting as a representative of another person or corporation must, at least 48 hours in advance, verify such capacity in writing. Please complete the Authorization to Bid form provided in the Legal and Reference section.
OGS Land Management Contacts

The following persons from the OGS Bureau of Land Management may be contacted to help answer your questions and provide you with more information on this property. Email: land.management@ogs.ny.gov Phone: 518.474.2195

  • Bruce Davis
  • Laura Graham
  • Michele Cwiakala
  • Fred Roberts
  • Virginia O'Brien
Property Tax Assessment Information

State-owned property in Rockland County is taxable for certain purposes.  Questions regarding private ownership of the property should be addressed to:

Charles J. Zaba, Assessor

One Rosman Road

Garnerville, New York  10923

(845) 942-3717



Zoning Information

State-owned property is exempt from local zoning. The subject is within an area designated R-3, which permits one and two family homes on a minimum lot size of 7,500 square feet.