Tucked away at the top of Carmel Hill offering unsurpassed views to NY Catskill mtns, this custom built home is privately sited on 40+ acres on one of the most coveted roads. Accented w/ flowering shrubs, the inviting 1/2-mile approach from the road reveals a storybook home that elegantly blends stucco, stone & timber to form a fairytale aesthetic. Here you’ll find a hideaway that transports you to the English countryside, where a gently sloping lawn unites w/ the western hills. The interior has a sophisticated feel w/ high beamed ceilings, wood flooring, dark trim & 2 river rock fps. An open kitchen w/fireside seating area boasts a center island & garden views. Adjacent is the heart of the home: a 17’x31’ window-wrapped living/family rm with western views that can be further expanded north & south. A 1st-floor master w/ fireplace opens to a garden walled w/ English ivy, boxwood, stone walkway & arches, & intimate gathering areas. Completing the first level is a windowed office & powder rm. The 2nd level comprises 2 guest rms, media/sitting rm, full bath, & ballroom-sized unfinished space that will make an impressive 2nd master wing. A walk-out basement contains separate rms; workout area, wine storage & workshop. An attached 3-car garage includes an area framed for a future elevator. An idyllic rural sanctuary w/ great expansion potential. The 40±-acre property includes 6 acres in Washington & is ideal for horses & agricultural use.
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