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Imagine driving up a beautiful Catskill Mountain Hollow entering an exclusive but understated enclave with well maintained, privately sited homes. At a bend in the road, turn into your own private retreat - a place of serenity, unparalleled beauty surrounded by nature. This lovely property is both rare and wonderful.
THE HOME - Walking up to the home you are met with a welcoming covered front porch - a great place to meet guest or sit down with the latest best seller. Entering this handsome ALTA LOG home there is a warmth and sense of comfort around every corner. The inviting living room opens to the dining area and kitchen. One of the defining details of this area of the house is a 3 sided stone fireplace. The kitchen features granite countertops, loads of cabinets and stainless appliances. The dining area opens to a wrap around deck and has commanding, long mountain views. At the far end of the house is the 31 x 22 great room - a perfect space for large gatherings & parties. Two bedrooms at the top of the stairs are separated from the Master Bedroom by a full bathroom and office/reading area. The Master bedroom suite is grand and very roomy. One of the defining features of the Master bedroom is a wall of windows - giving a sense of being surrounded by nature. The basement has been finished off with an additional 900 square feet of living & recreational space, including a full bathroom. In the basement there is a separate room - an ideal place for fun and games. A fifth bedroom could easily be carved from one of the generously sized common areas. The wrap around deck and lower level stone patio offer many places to entertain, relax, or simply take in the stunning mountain setting. Recent updates includes new Anderson Windows through-out, exterior and interior sanding, sealing and staining and new exterior moldings.
THE SETTING - The house was designed to take in the impressive, inspiring, long mountain views - on a clear day you can count 12 peaks giving it one of the best views in the area. The rear of the property is surrounded by verdant mountains forest framing the house organically with its surroundings. Your very own personal stream fed pond with swimming dock completes the picture - giving this property the trifecta of the most sought after elements - VIEWS, WATER & PRIVACY. Adding to that is a parklike setting, with numerous places to relax, recreate, take in the spectacular views and lovely natural setting. This is a true sanctuary - a legacy property that is one of a kind.
LOCATION - Located about 2.5 hours from New York City and at the end of one of the prettiest area Hollows. It is part of the Canada Hollow Homeowners Association which covers 470 acre with only 14 upscale homes and has a private, tranquil, winding road that loops through the association Minutes to the quaint villages of Margaretville and Andes you are close to restaurants, shopping, antique stores and more. The home is a short drive to Belleayre and Plattekill.