Catskill Mountain Escape Auction
40± Acres with Custom Home
40± acres for auction in Columbia County, NY just East of Albany, NY. Panoramic views of the entire Catskill Mountain range. Significant frontage with multiple site opportunities for an outstanding residence and a fully appointed guest house available. Just under a 2 hour drive from NYC and conveniently located to the Berkshires and Hudson, NY. With surrounding mature trees and no visible neighbors, this land has the serene privacy one can only hope to escape to from the big city bustle. This property would make an outstanding family compound, wildlife refuge, hunting preserve or mountain retreat and is a blank landscape for you to your own private, mountain escape in Upstate New York!
This property has one of the most extraordinary views in all of upstate New York presenting a complete panoramic 50 mile view of the entire Catskill Mountain range thus making it an extremely rare offering.
Complimenting the view is the site itself which provides for outstanding privacy surrounded by hundreds of wooded acres and accessed by a 1/2 mile private road. The site offers significant frontage with multiple locations to accommodate an outstanding residence and fully appointed guest house making this a highly unusual opportunity not to be missed.
Only a 2 hour drive from New York City, under 3 hours to Boston, an hour to Vermont and under an hour to either Connecticut or to Woodstock, NY and the Catskills this property is perfect for a full time residence or weekend retreat. Natural beauty abounds in all seasons with astonishing picturesque views and abundant wildlife. The acreage is all accessible and can be explored on foot, mountain bike or off-road vehicle. The surrounding mature forest offers outstanding privacy from neighboring parcels and the serene solitude necessary as an escape from the over stimulation of a major city yet close enough to be reached by a pleasant weekend drive.
Conveniently located near Hudson, NY and its main avenue, Warren Street, full of galleries, fine restaurants and shops, the property is minutes from the preserved historic small town center of the Town of Hillsdale with its beautifully appointed shops and the new Roe Jan Brewery and is close to a multitude of state parks and wilderness areas providing ample options for outdoor adventures. Hillsdale is host to the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival every summer with the Catamount Ski Mountain but 10 minutes away and the beautiful and vibrant Berkshire town of Great Barrington within 25. The Tanglewood Performing Arts Center, a major arts hub and the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is just over 1/2 hour’s drive from the property and the international arts organization Art Omi is also close by. Further, Hillsdale and the surrounding area boasts an extraordinary concentration and variety of exemplary organic farms.
This property is the perfect blank landscape on which to create an architectural jewel as your country estate in Upstate New York, from which to relax, hike, bike, ski, hunt, fish, farm as well as enrich yourself, family and friends with world class dining and culture.
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