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A MOST UNIQUE RETREATThe Danish word “HYGGE” describes this ne-of-a-kind property perfectly located on a majestic 46 private acres, this peaceful retreat located on a mountainside with bird’s eye views of the Schoharie River and the Prattsville Valley beyond, is located halfway between Hunter Ski Resort and Windham Ski resort. It has been an extensive 42-year artistic expression of an Artist and a Film Director. Each room is a vignette of textures and fantastical design elements. Consisting of over 4000 SF featuring 4 HAND-CRAFTED Fireplaces, 3 BRS, 3.5 Baths, HIGH SPEED INTERNET, open plan living room with a full stone walled fireplace, a cozy library with a stone fireplace, and adjoining private seasonal exterior room, full gourmet kitchen with bluestone breakfast bar attached to to an additional living area, eat-in dining room with a corner handcrafted stone fireplace, antique doors, mudroom rear entry, main entry relaxation room, hand hewn beams, custom glass skylights, a lower level greenhouse/workshop, full cement floor basement, generator, 2 ponds, 2-story studio barn with gorgeous mountain views, large storage shed, custom made boulder sized exterior Fire Pit surrounded by mountain views. The second level of this California Architectural Style Home, features two large studio spaces with huge glass windows for magnificent views from every angle, built-in cabinetry, sinks, a sauna and a large exterior deck. In addition to the many rooms inside this home there are numerous levels outside of additional decking, walkways, a custom designed hexagonal enclosed Gazebo and an exterior Gazebo made entirely of antique shutters (a perfect fantasy play room for any child or adult). Enjoy a large lawn surrounding most of the structure with extensive native and exotic exterior plantings that were designed to create a haven for birds and wildlife. There are two large ponds filled with frogs actively singing to each other. The custom designed hexagonal “Tree House” floor to ceiling glass windowed Main Bedroom Suite includes a large dressing room, wall to wall closets, antique copper bath tub, modern glass shower and a handcrafted stone fireplace and was built over a year round STREAM on a rock cliff. A truly unique and amazing one of a kind property that must be seen in person to truly appreciate. $1,495,000.00.
CHARACTER DRENCHED HOME WITH MEDITERRANEAN FLAIRUnique touches and spaces are abundant in this special move-in ready home that also offers smart renovations and great amenities. Enjoy the open concept floor plan and the light flooded Florida sunroom, not to mention the two (!) fireplaces, gorgeous beams and Mexican tile. Your life will start to feel like a retreat when you partake in use of the hot tub, sauna, and steam room. The house possesses a rare combination of style and comfort. Adding to its charms are the large deck and generous 1.5 acre lot and its superb location in low-tax town of Olive. The hamlet of Boiceville is a mere 20 minutes from Kingston, 15 from Woodstock, 10 from Phoenicia and just two hours from NYC. The Ashokan Rail trail is just down the street a bit, and wonderful hiking, swimming, fly fishing and skiing opportunities are close by. Superb cable high speed internet insures an easy work from home spot, but if you feel like being around people, two cafes are nearby as well. A wonderful home that is not likely to last long. $599,000.
About Ruth Gale Realty
40+ years experience serving buyers & sellers
Ruth Gale Real Estate has 40+ years experience serving buyers and sellers in Ulster County and surrounding counties. Our brokers and agents are long time residents who are thoroughly familiar with the area and the demographics of each locality – well qualified to help you find your desired property in The Catskill Park – Catskill Mountain area of vast unspoiled beauty of 4-season recreation with state and local environmental commitments. You can be assured of dedicated, courteous, knowledgeable and professional service for which we’re well known.
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