Spectacular house and property that lends itself to gracious and relaxing country living. This completely private 73 acre (mostly wooded) sanctuary, with 5 beautifully manicured, fenced-in acres, is surrounded by tall pines, landscaped gardens, blue stone terraces, extraordinary steps and rock walls. Tailored for low key, luxury living and designed with high ceilings and walls of windows that bring spaciousness, light and a wondrous natural setting into this beautifully proportioned six bedroom, five and a half bath home of outstanding quality – including top of the line gourmet Kitchen.
Built for relaxing and with all the pleasures of country living, amenities include – a gunite pool, a pool house with kitchen, bath, wine fridge, ice machine, freezer, changing room and extra laundry, a large swim pond, an outdoor shower, an outdoor kitchen with both charcoal and gas grills, a fire pit, a lovely breezeway and screened porch that seats 14 for meals, and a pool table, ping pong table and exercise equipment inside.
The pool is surrounded by a large blue stone patio, and features numerous lounge chairs, umbrellas, outdoor speakers, outdoor shower and a beautiful fire pit for after dinner marshmallow roosting.
Inside you’ll find an impressive open kitchen with dining next to a wall of windows, a light-filled living room with a floor to ceiling stone fireplace, two master suites, each with its own bathroom, one with a Jacuzzi and steam shower. The second floor has two bedrooms and a full bath with a spa tub, while the ground level boasts a game room with pool and ping pong table, dart board and a closet filled with board games, two more bedrooms, a bath and a media room.
Located in Old Chatham’s Hunt Country minutes from the Old Chatham Country Store, Sheepherders Cheese Farm, and the Tennis and Hunt clubs. Just over two hours from NYC, close to Hudson, Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow and all the Berkshires have to offer.
Summer is a wonder and winter is wonderful. Sled down the hill behind the house or skate on the lighted pond. Strap on a pair of snowshoes or cross country skis and explore the rural country side. Jiminy Peak ski resort is a 25 minute drive as are other X- county and downhill mountains.
Return home and toast marshmallows in the fire pit or take a steam shower before relaxing in front of the huge stone fireplace. After dinner watch a movie in the screening room or have a family pool, darts or ping pong tournament.Get the full listing »