Our spacious designer 4500 sq ft. vacation home has Geothermal Heating and cooling, Solar panels, Tesla electric car charger. The Main Hse has 4 bedrooms+ 2 Guest room Dens , 3 full baths. It is on a park-like estate with mature trees, streams, and a landscaped swim pond stocked with trout. It is surrounded by 100 acres of protected land. Spectacular new Chef's kitchen with marble counters, Sub-zero appliances, rare La Cornue professional range.
There is also a BARN guest house with 2 BR , King and bunk beds, 1 full Bath and designer kitchen and open living/TV area, 30ft ceilings, spectacular views of the pond from floor to ceiling windows. Barn is available for rent as well for additional fee.
There are two large lawn areas in the front and back fields and a large fresh-water swimming pond fed by mountain springs.The house has both solar panels for electricity and a geo-thermal system for heating and air-conditioning. Also, there is a back-up generator for emergencies.
There are 5 large bedrooms in the main house:1st:
Den/GR with single bed and a queen sofa bed for family members who don't want to climb stairs; r2nd floor:1 Master BR w king bed and 2 Guest Rms with Queen beds (one guest room has queen and 2 bunk beds = 3); 3rd floor: Queen bed with a child's boats bed and spectacular views. Lower Floor: Windowed basement den/playroom /gym set up as theatre with large sofa, rugs.
There is radiant heat throughout the house as well as geothermal heating and cooling units in each zone and bedrooms.
You can start your x-country skiing and hiking from the back porch, past the newly renovated barn and large swim pond, a huge vegetable and flower garden. As you cross over year-round streams and original stone walls you will eventually find your way to Ashokan reservoir views from the back ridge.
From the front and rear playing fields enjoy breath-taking views of snowy peaks and brilliant autmn foliage on the surrounding mountains. Or you can just stay home and lounge on the spacious and sunny back deck or by the large stone fireplace in the Great Room and listen to music or read quietly on the shaded front porch. There is also a fully equipped Gym and TV/Recreation room downstairs as well as a Den/Library with a Finnish woodburning stove and flat screen tv.
During the summer months there are several wonderful camps and summer schools in the area where children of all ages can attend a great range programs. One mile down the road there is beautifully maintained Avery Park with tennis and basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, and a new children's play area and play set.
Within a 10 minute drive on Route 28 is the Emerson Resort, a five-star lodge with restaurants, shops and a luxurious spa where you can spend the day being pampered or explore the park grounds and river banks.
. Local farmers' markets, great restaurants, all stores are 5 minutes away. Hiking and skiing the famous Catskill Hunter and Wyndham mountains are all within 25 minutes drive on main roads. The nearby Ashokan reservoir park has expansive waterviews and a beautiful path for running and biking. Fly-fish for trout and bass on the reservoir and Esopus river, where you can also spend the day swimming and rafting.
It is an ideal retreat for families or individuals who want nature, music festivals, art galleries and a place to explore. This carefully constructed 'green' home is a warm sanctuary filled with unique furnishings, contemporary art and all the modern amenities.
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