Charming, hand-made 1600 sq ft contemporary home on quiet country road adjacent to hundreds of acres of Catskill State Park land. Nestled on 4 private acres with gardens and mountain views. Passive solar house with soaring Cathedral windows. Hiking trails and waterfalls abound in the hundreds of adjacent acres of state land. Bubbling creek just beyond the trees behind the house. Spacious outdoor deck with antique iron furniture; screened in porch with dining for 6; large country table seats 12 in dining room; wood stove; hardwood floors. . Weber grill, yard, large lawn and woods. Nicely furnished, high-speed internet, all appliances and amenities. There is also an upright piano. Perfect all year round: fall foliage, ski season and summer vacation. Convenient to three SKI resorts, Woodstock Film Festival and HITS. Close to all the major hiking areas: Overlook Mountain, Platte Clove wilderness, Kaaterskill Falls, etc.
SURROUNDED BY NATURE!: The house has large hand-made windows that allow a view of the natural surroundings from every room. We have seen deer, hawks, owls, eagles, rabbits, wild turkeys and more from our windows. Besides having extensive trails behind the house on state land, we are 10 minutes from world class hiking in the area. Overlook and Guardian mountains, Kaaterskill Falls, Platte Clove wilderness, Esopus tubing, Wilson State Park, etc.
DOG FRIENDLY!: The house and the town are dog friendly. Woodstock is the dog-friendliest town we have seen. Dogs are even allowed in the library! There are many trails in town that you can walk the dog off-leash: Comeau Property in the middle of woodstock, which has a long trail adjacent to the Sawkill Creek. There's also Big Deep and Little Deep which are 5 minutes from the house. Big Deep is a swimming hole in the middle of the woods. Little Deep is a trail also adjacent to the Sawkill Creek. There's a dam with a beautiful waterfall as well. This is also a good place to walk dogs off leash.
LOTS TO DO!: Besides hiking the glorious trails, there's biking terrific country roads. We also have lots of art galleries, music festivals and clubs, and great restaurants. For rock 'n roll fans there's the Bearsville Theater; for classical buffs there's Maverick Concerts; and there's other kind of music as well in the small clubs and bars. There's the Woodstock Film Festival, the Guitar Festival, Poetry Festival and more. There's the Walkway over the Hudson and tubing the Esopus. There's fishing and biking at the Ashokan reservoir. There's historic places to visit: Byrdcliffe, Woodstock Historical Society, Saugerties Lighthouse, Kingston Rondout.
In the winter, there is skiing at 3 ski resorts: Hunter, Wyndham and Belleayre. We are 40 minutes away from each of them.