Once the property of Andrew Carnegie’s only child Margaret, this idyllic country retreat featuring the 1860’s Main Home, Stable and Carriage House is sited on 206 secluded and completely unrestricted acres in the heart of Millbrook Hunt Country. Hallmark Farm’s rolling hills and ever-changing views of the Catskills, epitomize the area’s storied country lifestyle, the legendary Millbrook Hunt gallops across this very land! Enjoy a stirrup cup or flask of tawny port during cubbing season when the Hunt meets at the property. This extraordinary stretch of landscape, minutes from Millbrook Village offers the ultimate luxury for you and your family: Privacy, Size and Security. Have the best of both worlds, this historic 1860’s home is completely renovated and expanded fusing all of today’s modern conveniences in this smart home with the charms of yesteryear. The 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom main house features wide board pine floors, reclaimed from trees cleared on the property. The first floor features the dramatic living room with 20 ft. high coffered ceilings, fireplace and glass transom-topped French doors with exquisite panoramic views – the perfect place for pre Hunt Ball cocktails. There is a formal dining room with fireplace – the ideal place to host seated dinner parties for approximately 30 of your nearest and dearest. The chef’s kitchen has Viking and Bosch appliances adjacent to the sundrenched breakfast room. The wood paneled library features a fireplace. Additionally, the home office is perfectly laid out for ease of work. The 2nd floor includes: Two guest suites with full baths, plus the primary bedroom wing which has a sitting room, dressing room and bathroom. The house includes an elevator. Hallmark Farm’s signature stable was designed by famed French architect Atelier Choiseul and is paneled with European beech, American oak and white pine. The stable includes ten 12′ x 12′ stalls, lounge, tack room, wash stall, feed room and hayloft. Two apartments accommodate farm managers and grooms, plus a 3-bay garage, one with a truck and tractor lift. A shingled Carriage House offers 3 apartments, storage for 5 cars and a winter greenhouse. The estate’s vast acreage allows for the quintessential pastoral experience featuring an apple orchard, pond and gazebos designed by renowned landscape architect A.E Bye and Hunter Trial course designed by local equestrian legend Tom Duggan, with ample room for a myriad of recreational pursuits, you could even host the Philharmonic for a night of enchanting music amidst this bucolic setting. Paddocks varying in size from 6 to 12 acres, 4 with run-in sheds with miles of pristine post-and-rail fencing and fields. Enjoy the various presentations of sporting clays on the shooting course, perfect to host a shooting party. This is a rare opportunity to own such an iconic country estate in the heart of the Millbrook Hunt country with the provenance and quality of Hallmark Farm. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to call this prized equestrian estate your own.
Updated on September 30, 2023 at 11:02 pm