This late 1700s/early 1800s renovated turnkey quintessential early American farmhouse provides centuries of history coupled with all the modern amenities of today. 21 acres of parklike grounds include mature landscaping, gorgeous crystal-clear swimming pond, stream, garden, walking trails, open fields and woods with 100-year-old walnut and maple trees throughout the property. Well-geared for entertaining, as well as time with the family and friends. Perfect live-work space (Gigabit Wi-Fi /broadband). Loads of original charm and details, including wide-plank pine and original 200+ year-old wide plank mixed pine and chestnut floors, original fieldstone and brick fireplaces with beehive oven and wood-burning stove. Standing-seam 100-year steel roof with hard finish, with copper flashing, gutters and chimney caps. The open sun-drenched kitchen has a Viking dual-fuel professional range with convection oven, Bosch dishwasher, front loading washer/dryer. Modern conveniences such as Ring security and Nest temperature control, as well as backup generator. Large wraparound deck with built-in pergola, Jacuzzi 10-person hot tub and custom-built 14-person dining table, and barbeque grill. Desirable quiet country road just outside Spencertown hamlet and minutes to Great Barrington, MA. Close to local private schools. Easy commute from NY/Boston/CT. Third of an acre spring-fed pond with dock, 6 feet deep, stays full year-round. Frogs, fish, heron, south-mouthed bass, two aerating bubblers with aeration system to keep the pond clear, water at this hilltop location is extremely clean. The perfect arts lovers location with art galleries in Hudson and exhibitions at Art Omi, music at Tanglewood, dance at Jacob’s Pillow – all approximately 30min. Close to Great Barrington, Hillsdale, and Chatham Village, with major shopping in Albany and Pittsfield. Ski at Catamount, Jiminy Peak, Butternut or shoot up to Vermont for the day. Movies, theaters and bookstores in Hudson, Chatham, Great Barrington, Pittsfield and Sheffield. Major medical centers in Albany and Pittsfield. Quick access to and from the house via the Taconic Parkway and Albany International Airport.
Updated on July 1, 2022 at 7:28 pm