Christine Dunphy

Delaware, Greene and Schoharie counties Area Real Estate Search

Listing ID132499
Total Baths3
Full Baths3
SqFt 3,644
Acres 15.430
Year Built1991
Property TypeResidential
Property Sub TypeSingle Family Residence
Harmoniously interlaced in the rolling hills of the Northern Catskill Mountains is this one-of-a-kind, contemporary home boasting a European flair. Thoughtfully conceived to compliment the whole, this 5,000 square foot passive solar designed home of 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms integrates into its surroundings encompassing 15 private acres, to include 3 picturesque ponds, wooded hiking trails, and is bordered by state land. Built with the surroundings in mind, the south-facing side of the home has grand views framed by large windows and enhanced with custom mahogany bench seats to overlook nature's paintbrush of scenic ponds and tree capped mountains. The living room, with an open floor plan has a unique center feature of an Envirotech Classic Masonry Heater creating a unique way to heat the home functioning as a fireplace along with a built-in cook oven, effortlessly transitions into the kitchen making hosting a breeze! The kitchen presents a granite-topped center island with a Jenn-Air indoor grill. The main floor is finished out with 2 bedrooms, cedar closets, a common living area, a bathroom, and separate deck, and a full bathroom, with double vanity, a walk-in shower, and a jacuzzi.Upstairs in a comfortably intimate wing of the home is the master en-suite with a private balcony capturing vistas of the outdoor paradise. Additional attributes to the master bedroom are a custom built-in vanity, walk-in cedar closet, a full bathroom with a substantial jacuzzi hot tub, walk-in shower and european style towel warmers. The upper level also hosts a private room perfect for an office at the top of the stairs.The fully finished basement level of the home offers lots of versatility. The main area is a fully separate 1 bedroom apartment, designed with a full kitchen, bathroom, and a living area. Perfect as an in-law-suite for a long term stay, or a great space for your weekend guests, it has its private entrance and exit out to the pond, patio area. There is a seperate laundry center, a pull-in closed garage, as well as a temperature cool space for a root cellar, or wine cellar!The unique architecture and immaculate design ensure that interior and exterior spaces blend seamlessly together. The outdoor living space renders a stone patio and a stone pathway that transfers you to the spa area alongside the pond. Four full, hardwood with cherry inlay, walk-out decks that are finished with a stainless steel cable rail system for unobstructed views of the grounds. The carport and connecting porch on the north side, are constructed with all timber frame beams, all harvested directly from the property!For those who seek a serene backdrop to an extraordinary life, this home is a completely private retreat yet only a 15-minute drive into the bustling town of Middleburgh, close proximity to Albany, Hudson, Windham, Cairo and a few hours drive from NYC, here is the opportunity for your slice of paradise.
Listing courtesy of Maria Barr from Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty.

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Christine Dunphy

740 Reagan Road
Bovina, NY 13740
PO Box 30
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