The Wedge is a post-modern architectural gem perched on 34 secluded acres deep in the woods above the Pepacton Reservoir, between the village of Andes and Belleayre Mountain. Stylish comfort while immersed in nature, in all four seasons, our weekend retreat is entirely surrounded by "forever wild" state forest and situated within the Catskills National Park.
The Wedge is peaceful and private. Truly secluded, it is a perfect getaway. The uncluttered design aesthetic features wood paneling and hardwood floors throughout. Mid-century Danish furnishings and decor are thoughtfully arranged. The space has an open layout and is filled with natural light. Floor to ceiling windows provide panoramic views of nature in action.
The living room features comfy sofas, pillows and rugs. There is a pretty good sound system compatible with your smartphone/iPad. There are stacks of board games, a fireplace lit with led candles, a flatscreen smart tv, DVD and video players with a library of disks and tapes, books and vintage magazines.
Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar includes a stainless refrigerator with ice-maker, dishwasher, microwave, retro push button stove and oven, toaster oven, drip coffee maker, blender and fondue set (don't forget to bring cheeses). The entire house is fed with filtered spring water.
The bedrooms are all very comfortable. Master Bedroom and Western Guestroom have queen-sized beds. Eastern Guestroom has two Danish twin beds. All beds have pure cotton linens, down and down alternative pillows and duvets.
Two full bathrooms. One with tub and shower, one walk-in shower. There are plenty of bath towels and beach towels on hand.
Wireless for FaceTime, surfing and streaming movies etc. The Wedge is a bit off the grid; there is no cellular access but there is a land line for local and emergency calls only.
Central air conditioning and heating throughout. Comfortable in all seasons. Especially cozy for long winter weekends.
Dramatic wraparound deck with mountain views across the reservoir, a fabulous spot for sunset drinks.
The blue stone patio is set up for outdoor living (except in winter). It features a kettle BBQ, teak dining table and chairs and chaise lounges. The copper fire pit is ideal for chilly nights of star gazing and s'mores. The plunge pool is spring-fed so the water is refreshingly pure! It is fenced in for safety.
Chill out in the hammock by the lily pond. Rest in the rocking chair in the lower meadow. Play a lawn game (a basket of rackets and birdies provided). There are five fenced in acres of peaceful lawns, gardens and majestic trees. Watch the birds.
There are another 29 private acres of woodlands up the hill which are crisscrossed by deer runs and trails. The entire property is surrounded by forever wild State forest. From wild turkeys to bald eagles, wildlife abounds.
The whole house, gardens and woodlands are at your disposal except for a locked utility room and closet. There is a motion sensor outdoor light to make it easy for evening arrivals.
Margaretville is the nearest hub just 20 minutes away. It offers a Freshtown Supermarket, CVS, the Cheese Barrel, liquor store and gas station. Woodstock is 45 minutes away. Dine at the popular Peekamoose Restaurant en route.
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