Actor Aidan Quinn Selling Historic Home in New York

  • Aidan Quinn

    Aidan Quinn  (2013 CBS Photo Archive)

  • A rustic barn.

    A rustic barn.

  • Old and new blend in the exterior.

    Old and new blend in the exterior.

You don't have to appreciate its celebrity former owner to love actor Aidan Quinn's historic upstate New York home. With nearly four acres and more than 4,000 feet of space, his five-bedroom country estate offers unparalleled privacy for nature lovers with $1.3 million to spare.

Quinn has acted in more than 50 movies, including "Reckless," "Avalon," and "Practical Magic." Currently, he stars as the friendly Capt. Tommy Gregson in "Elementary."

His High Falls, NY, home is the perfect combination of vintage and modern, combining elements of the original 1782 structure with new additions -- like the large chef's kitchen with butcher-block countertops.

"The transition between the two sections is really great," says listing agent Amy Levine of Westwood Metes & Bounds Realty. "There's an amazing blend of the old and the new."

But while the home's gorgeous architecture (think beamed ceilings, bay windows, and stone walls) deserves all the accolades you can pile upon it, the plot's glory really is in its outdoor space. Surrounded on three sides by Mohonk Trust wild land, your space will feel far more expansive than the confines of your acreage.

The historic barn is pure rustic cool -- and the perfect spot for family weddings.

Climbers will love the property, too: "It has beautiful views of the cliffs," Levine says, which make up some of the best rock climbing in the country.