Are you ready for a new adventure? Climb on your own unexplored section of the Gunks. Mountain bike or ski down 800 foot descent. Off road on 162 acres of trails. Or spend the day picking wild huckleberries and chanterelle mushrooms. This mountaintop retreat is on 162 acres located just under the Shawangunk Ridge in Gardiner, New York. Bordered by both Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park this is truly a rare and exciting opportunity to have access to thousands of acres of forever wild land out your back door. The home itself is causally elegant, so comfortable with cathedral ceilings, open kitchen, large living room with woodstove and walls of glass to take in the incredible valley views. Large dining room to entertain your friends and family after a day of exploring, hiking, swimming in your inground saline pool or climbing the Gunks. Every room has access to the large deck, where you can barbeque or look at the stars. Primary bedroom is on the main floor with walk in closets and full bath with access to your private balcony. Two bedrooms upstairs share loft space overlooking the large living room. The lower level is finished, with an additional space for guests and access to the two car garage. Take a walk down one of the many trails on the property and sit by the pond and listen to the sound of the waterfall and stream. Throw in a fishing pole, you might get lucky! This is the perfect compound for family and friends to share their love of the great outdoors. Swim, hike, rock climb, read a book in the hammock and enjoy a cocktail at the end of the day by the firepit. Your own private park to be ensured of total privacy for years to come. Property includes your own piece of the Shawangunk Ridge for private climbing! The land is subdividable, perhaps a family compound is what you have been dreaming of. As the wonderful writer Edward Abbey so aptly wrote, "Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit and as vital to our lives as water and good bread." This offering is located just 90 minutes from Manhattan. Close to New Paltz, Gardiner, the many farm to table venues, farm stands, vineyards, craft breweries and all we love in the Hudson Valley!
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty HV Nort, Anne Rajs
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