The iconic Jackson’s Old Chatham House is on the market for the first time in its nearly 80 year history. Proudly owned and operated by the Jackson family for four generations, this thriving restaurant has a full bar, multiple dining and banquet rooms, outdoor dining and a seating capacity of up to 350. Its woodsy interior and Old World feel is one that welcomes both locals and weekenders alike. Times Union Food Critic Susie Davidson Powell described Jackson’s as the undisputed social hub” that anchors the hamlet of Old Chatham. Known for its classic comfort food with a modern touch, the restaurant has taken home several awards over the years, including the Capital Region Living Bestie Award” for Restaurant in Chatham/Old Chatham, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce’s Best Restaurant and WRRV’s on of the top 5 Best Burger in Hudson, According to the Residents” all in 2022. Included on the property is a 4+ bed and 2.5 bath house that is zoned commercial and could easily be converted to an inn/Airbnb or continue as a fantastic income producer. This versatile property creates a unique opportunity for multiple streams of revenue and expansion. Originally started in Liverpool, England, the Jackson brothers ran Garick Pub from 1800-1895. In 1945, William Jackson, Sr. established the current tavern in Old Chatham on the same lot where President Roosevelt’s great grandfather previously owned a store. Jackson’s Old Chatham House is filled with wonderful history, excellent food, cold drinks, and old and new friends. This property is ideally situated 10 minutes to Main St in Chatham and 30 minutes to Hudson, the Berkshires and Albany.


  • AppliancesClothes Dryer, Clothes Washer, Dishwasher, Generator, Refrigerator, Stove
  • BasementDirt
  • FlooringWood
  • HeatingRadiator
  • Half Baths1
  • Quarter Baths1


  • GeneralFrame, Wood
  • Style2 Stories


  • RoofingShingle
  • WindowsDouble Hung
  • GeneralPoured Concrete


  • Zoning240 - Rural Res
  • ViewCatskills, Country, Far Reaching, Farmland, Hilltop, Mountain, Panoramic, Pastoral, Pond, River, Water


  • WaterWell
  • SewerSeptic Tank


  • HOAYes
  • HOA Amenities0.0


  • DistrictChatham Central School District

Property Features

  • 0.0
  • 2 Stories
  • 240 - Rural Res
  • Catskills
  • Country
  • Dirt
  • Double Hung
  • Far Reaching
  • Farmland
  • Frame
  • Hilltop
  • Mountain
  • Panoramic
  • Pastoral
  • Pond
  • Poured Concrete
  • Radiator
  • River
  • Septic Tank
  • Shingle
  • Water
  • Well
  • Wood

Residential Info

Property Details

Location: 646 Albany Turnpike, Old Chatham, New York 12136