Sq. Ft.: 2402
In the late-1800's, Turnpike Road, a.k.a. The Catskill Turnpike was the central artery for the growing timber and dairy industries that supplied products directly to New York City. Today, cows still graze in the rolling pastures across the road, and the views remain majestic as ever.Sited in a small saddle along this ridge-line, on 21 gently rolling acres, this home is anchored by an elegant central staircase, flanked by a formal dining room on the right and a spacious living room on the left. The 5'x 8' picture window and classic wood-burning stove help to elevate a comfortable living space to a dramatic vista viewing platform. No matter the season, hour of the day, or workings of mother nature, this cinematic view-screen will take your breath away. Views of Dry Brook and Elk Creek ridges frame a picture-perfect view of West branch of the Delaware River valley in the distance.The open-concept floor-plan leads to a breakfast nook (with slider to a 15'x'25' deck) and grand entertainer's-delight kitchen. Your view is unbroken on this entire south face of the home. There is a convenient half-bath in the central hall, as well as a spacious laundry room with access to the 2-car attached garage. The 2nd-floor offers a 16'x17' primary suite, with 9'x 7' bath AND 6'x 9' WALK-IN CLOSET. A middle bathroom is shared by three additional bedrooms. An attic offers additional storage...not that you'll need more!The lower level is partially finished with its own massive picture window, and full walk-out to a 20'x16' paver-stone patio. The lower space is plumbed for an additional full bathroom, should you decide to completely finish this incredible space.The patio opens to a gently-sloping manicured lawn leading to the half-acre pond (27 feet deep and stocked). Watch water-foul, and wildlife year-round, take a dip, or just float in peaceful private harmony on this massive water feature. Hand-crafted bird-houses line the property, plus there are raised garden beds, numerous fruit trees and berry bushes, and a walkway to the chicken coop and detached 30'x40' heated barn/kennel (7 fenced areas with water). NOTE: this property is 2 separately deeded tax parcels: 12.79 acres and 8.81 acres. The property is well-suited to hobby farmers, with acres of open land, as well as good wood lots for firewood and even some timber. DTC Fiber services for super-fast Internet.Centrally located minutes from theater, shopping and restaurants, and the college towns of Delhi and Oneonta, the home is in a private setting that feels miles from any development.