If you’re looking for extensive country lodging, this northern Hudson Valley The estate has the space you’ve been looking for.
Located in a small hamlet in northeastern New York, this large compound sits on a sprawling 24-acre property. $3.75 millionThis property is just two hours from New York City and is home to the famous Silo Ridge Field Club in Amenia, New York., offering luxury, privacy and convenience in equal measure.
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Listing Agent Paula Redmond, an associate real estate broker for Corcoran Country Living, said, “Besides its size, what’s great about this property is the large amount of land reserves that surround it, preventing future development in the area. It is that we are “The estate is also very high at 1,350 feet above sea level, which gives it incredibly wide views of the nearby Catskill Mountains.”
This home near the Connecticut border was originally built in the mid-1980s and features a subtle French country house aesthetic. Spread over approximately 7,700 square feet, this property is unique in that it has only four bedrooms, all of which are incredibly spacious. Manse is unusually long and wide, although he is set on two levels. The main public areas such as the kitchen, drawing room and dining room are all located on the lower level and intentionally open onto the outdoor pool he area to maximize the endless countryside views. That Garrick theme continues in the residence’s garden room and library, each with French doors that lead to expansive stone terraces that run the length of each home, allowing for a proper reception of gorgeous Hudson Valley sunsets. I can do it.
“It’s outdoors where all the action really takes place,” says Redmond. “There is an outdoor kitchen, a 25 x 50 foot heated gunite swimming pool, a hot tub, and beautiful stone work.” It has been. Purchasing this space not only keeps the surrounding buildings from popping up, but also provides the opportunity to build a new structure since the land has been given away for development, she explains.
Property owners used Manse as much for their families as for indulging their passion for animals and wildlife. Redmond describes him as a “horse lover,” and indeed the owner, who was about to leave home and settle further north on a much larger estate, had everything from donkeys to emus to ostriches. Some horses were housed in barns, where he had seven paddocks and could easily accommodate a small herd of horses. There is also a fully lit outdoor tennis court, a half size basketball court and his large upstairs sundeck for outdoor relaxation.
Back inside the home, the atmosphere is grand and cozy thanks to soaring ceilings, four fireplaces and a central French limestone mantelpiece. Especially family fun is centered around an array of leisure spaces, including a bijou home theater, game room, and bar, while the second floor houses a boarded-up office and library. And don’t worry about the harsh New York winters. His 100,000KW home generator is used throughout the facility to keep the lights on during bad weather.
This stretch of Hudson Valley near Connecticut is attracting a new generation of country buyers who are fed up with traditional resort areas, especially the Hamptons, Redmond said. “We see people spending weekends and people in Westchester trying to downsize after selling their family home,” she says.
The area’s proximity to Constitution State also makes it attractive to families with children who want access to excellent local private schools, such as Hotchkiss School and Indian Mountain School in nearby Lakeville. “There are a lot of people who live in this area and send their children across the border to school,” says Redmond. In the nearby area are Stiching Center Located in Pine Plains. “Everyone here is really serious about nurturing the arts here,” she continues.
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