Sited privately on a ridge with panoramic views of the Catskills and the rolling farmland below, this 11.34-acre property is an idyllic site planted with over 10,000 daffodils, perennials, ornamental shrubs and fruit trees. It is registered with Monarch Watch as a way station for butterflies.
The property offers an updated 1970s ranch with efficient, green solar/geothermal technology. It has a light-filled contemporary great room addition that features a cathedral ceiling, skylights, and walls of windows to take in the views and property. In addition, there are 3 sets of French doors that lead to a massive, wraparound deck.
The original home offers an open eat-in kitchen with a lunch counter pass-through to the great room. The kitchen has an island that features a gas cooktop and butcher block counter; updated appliances; and, pantry. The kitchen opens to a dining room with distinctive fireplace that has a woodstove insert. The north side of the home offers an office/bedroom with walk-in closet, powder room, laundry room, and access to the 2-car garage and the lower level. The south side of the home has a gracious master with walk-in closet, custom built-ins and tiled bath. There are two additional bedrooms and an updated hall bath.
The lower level features the mechanicals for the residence. There is a 400 s.f. game/media room located under the great room addition with French doors that open to a flagstone patio with fire pit. The unfinished part of the basement is ideal for storage.
The house is powered by solar/geothermal technology with a propane back-up generator and tankless water heater. In addition, there is a working oil-fired furnace and water heater.
To the rear of the home is a 3-car barn/garage and a 2-story barn that could be used as a workshop/studio or converted for agricultural use. The property is partially fenced and has been pesticide-free for approximately 10 years. Located in scenic Milan, the property is convenient to Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Bard, Amtrak and the Taconic.
Offered at $799,000.
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