Circa 1890 farmhouse is sited privately on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River with panoramic Catskill Mountain views on 12.5 aces. The property has an 1800 s.f., 2-story colonial farmhouse, an 800 s.f. guest house, a 16x40 inground pool with pool house, a regulation tennis court with equipment house, a 3-car, 2-story barn/garage, a 3-stall horse barn, a run-in shed with tack room, and several small animal outbuildings. The property has been featured in magazines such as Domino, Homestyle; House Beautiful; and O, The Oprah Magazine.
Located down a long tree-lined drive the house overlooks a wide expanse of the Hudson and has a gracious front porch with full western exposure.
The main level offers a front foyer; dining room with faux fireplace; living room that spans front to back with fireplace; den, kitchen; butler's pantry and powder room. The main level has period wideboard pine floors and 9' ceilings. Both the living and dining rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows and the balance of the windows are vintage 4 over 4. The doors are paneled with original hardware. The kitchen offers a Subzero refrigerator/freezer, a Viking range (6-burner with griddle), and a Miele dishwasher. There is access to a full basement from the butler's pantry which also has the laundry facilities and storage.
The second floor has a master with a bath that features a glassed-in shower, jacuzzi tub, marble tile floors and vanity with thassos marble top and polished nickel sink – all the fixtures and fittings are nickel finish by Waterworks. There are two additional bedrooms, a hall bath that has chrome Waterworks fixtures and fittings and a walk-in closet. The second floor has period wooden floors and in the hall bath they are painted.
Seasonal Guest House
The cottage offers a well-appointed kitchen with custom cabinetry, carrera marble counters, Ann Sachs Herbeau faucet and copper sink, Viking range (4-burner), Subzero refrigerator and European-style dishwasher. There is a dining room, living room with custom built-ins and French doors to a screened-in porch and two bedrooms. In addition, there is a full bath and laundry facility with Miele stackable washer and dryer. The cottage has 200-amp service and electric heat with partial basement/foundation.
Pool and Pool House
The pool is a 16x40 rectangular inground, heated gunite pool with bluestone coping and enjoys far-reaching views of the property, river and mountains. The board and batten pool house is copper roofed and offers a refrigerator/icemaker and phone lines.
Regulation Tennis Court and Equipment House
The equipment house is eclectically designed with a Moroccan tile floor and has electric. The court is an all weather, asphalt, Plexi-Pave tennis court, regulation size 120 x 60, painted US Open blue and dark green. It has a 10 foot high steel framed vinyl coated fence surround.
Pergola and Gardens
The property is landscaped with multiple gardens featuring ornamental shrubs, specimen plantings and perennials; stone walls; and has a variety of mature hardwoods and evergreens. A pergola is sited overlooking the pool with stunning vista views and is part of an installation that utilizes a boxwood garden design.
Horse and Small Animal Facilities
There is a 3-stall barn (10x12) and run-in shed with tack room for horses that access two paddocks on the east side of the property. In addition, there is a paddock with a small animal barn and a chicken coop with hen house. The paddocks have automatic heated waterers. The barn is insulated and has electric as well as a fan system with a thermostat control.
Three-bay Garage and Storage Shed
There is a period barn/garage and storage shed for cars and small equipment. The barn/garage could easily be converted to a studio space and dormered for dramatic Western views of the river and mountains.
The property is convenient to Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Bard and Hudson.
Offered at $2,195,000.
For further information email or call Hill Realty at 845-876-8888.