Tranquility, natural beauty and absolute privacy are the cornerstones of life at this magical woodland compound. One-owner, custom built Arts and Crafts home lovingly sculpted with impeccable details. Follow the long drive past a spectacular, pre-Revolutionary war White Oak. and leave the world behind. The interior features maple hardwood flooring throughout with black walnut inlay, 3-flu masonry local field-stone fireplace, rounded interior corners, custom kitchen cabinetry, artisinal hand-crafted trim, and the ultimate Culinarian's kitchen with Wolf stainless steel 4-burner/griddle/grill stove top plus double oven, Stainless Wolf, restaurant-grade hood and stainless steel Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer. Main living level enjoys sun-drenched southern exposure and open flow plan great for intimate gatherings or entertaining extravaganzas! Warm master bedroom is accented by barn wood wall and beautiful en suite bathroom. American artisan-made lights can be seen throughout the property, inside and out. Extra rooms include first floor office and second floor den with closet that could be used as fourth bedroom. Cedar shakes adorn the mahogany decked, screened porch which flows graciously to a lovely blue stone patio. Escape the pace of daily life among the cedar trees to swim in the mountain-lake-like 18’ x 45’ black gunite pool, lounge poolside on the blue stone chaise lounge pads, or just finish the day with a perfect outdoor shower. 12’ x 16’ cedar sided, insulated, post & beam salt box pool house with white washed, knotty pine interior and separate electric panel has been used in other incarnations as a meditation room and guest quarters. 30’ x 36’ 3-car garage and workshop/studio with cedar garage doors, knotty pine tongue and groove walls and herring bone patterned 11’ ceilings, also has its’ own electric panel and an upstairs storage area. This country living, forest to table life is completed by cedar-fenced garden and fresh eggs from the innovative hen house designed with “living” floor, and specially configured exterior access for egg gathering and clean-out. Find your serene, best self, getting back-to-nature, just minutes from hiking, biking and rock climbing in the Gunks on the Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park, down the road from the vivid arts communities of historic New Paltz and Gardiner; easily accessed from exit 18 or beat the traffic by exiting at exit 17 for a short ride north to this peaceful retreat.
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