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New York has a great variety of scenery, and this week we have picked out homes that are perfectly placed and expertly designed. From the Catskill Mountains to the town of Mamaroneck on the Long Island Sound these homes reflect and embrace the natural world around them!
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7 Hillside Avenue
Goldens Bridge, NY
This exceptional Mid-Century Modern home has been thoughtfully updated and is located near the lake, and park, and within walking distance to the Golden’s Bridge Metro North train station (1hr express). The home features large open rooms with walls of windows that contribute to the Mid-Century style. With 3 bedrooms, 2 and a half baths, the additional hot tub room with a whirlpool tub and swing chair is perfect for a resort-style lifestyle. The natural stone facade and natural cedar wood exterior, along with the custom-designed kitchen and wood-burning fireplaces, create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Multiple living areas and multiple levels of decking offer large expanses of glass, creating the experience of living indoors outdoors. A tranquil lake is down the lane and shared by the community. The contemporary style features large windows and skylights throughout the house. The property also boasts award-winning Katonah/Lewisboro Schools.
Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agent Koen Yun with Promise Realty LLC
8011 State Route 55
Expertly renovated in 2018, think of Chestnut Creek House as a modern base camp, quite literally at the base of the Catskill Park and just over 100 miles to New York City. There are plenty of rivers and tributaries in the Catskill Park, but houses with stream frontage are rare. Nestled between a private brook and 44 acres of protected land, this is a unique find. The open kitchen/dining area blends modernity and nature, with stainless steel appliances, bluestone flooring and oversized windows. Warm your hands at the wood stove in the living room, and take in the babbling stream from the serene sunroom. All 3 bedrooms are spacious and have plenty of WFH space. The primary room also has a large sitting area, while the upstairs guest room has a sunny window lounge. The upstairs bath features luxurious side-by-side rainfall shower heads. The partially-finished walkout basement with its lounge, game room, and weightlifting studio is ripe with man cave potential. Outside, grill on the roomy front porch, gather at the streamside fire pit and relax on the back patio. Chestnut Creek House is minutes from enviable swimming holes, hiking, and fly fishing on the Neversink.
Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agent Robin Jones with Catskill Mountain Houses
5 Deerfield Lane
Rare opportunity to own an authentic Mid-Century residence situated on 2.6 acres of private and serene land abutting the 700-acre Saxon Woods Park. Oversized windows designed to bring nature and light into every room. Versatile floor plan and expansive property is ideal for entertaining inside or out. High ceilings and well appointed spaces that include a sunken living room with floor to ceiling stone fireplace as its focal point, family room/library, dine-in kitchen with center island, lots of cabinetry and door to deck, formal dining room leading to a game room with sliders to 2-tier deck overlooking pond. Seek refuge in the generous sized primary bedroom with en suite and featuring a private home office. Two additional bedrooms and full hall bathroom. The finished lower level consists of a great room, full bathroom, sauna, laundry, utilities and gym room offering endless possibilities with door out. A unique home, beautifully appointed, minutes to the Town of Mamaroneck with its shops, restaurants and a 30-minute commute to NYC.
Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agent Rita Longo with Howard Hanna Rand Realty
714 The Crescent
NYC cool meets coastal chic in a waterfront enclave only 35 minutes from the city. This spectacular updated, waterfront contemporary, located in the stylish Orienta neighborhood of Mamaroneck, has a private deep-water dock and boat ramp offering an unparalleled lifestyle. Swim, kayak, paddleboard or simply lounge on your dock to watch the boats and wildlife as you sip your morning coffee. This 4/5-bedroom home was extensively renovated in 2015 creating a sleek, modern design that allows natural light to flood the home and merge seamlessly with nature via floor to ceiling windows and doors. An entertainer’s dream, the new kitchen with Caesarstone countertops, Leicht cabinetry, high-end European appliances, dining and seating area flows to the raised deck and lawn area overlooking your dock and the water. Just beyond the floating staircase is the first-floor family room, powder room, first of two offices, the first-floor bedroom suite, mudroom and two-car garage. Upstairs, a second water-facing living room with large deck, laundry room, hall bath, second office, primary suite and two additional bedrooms, all with custom closets. There are radiant heated floors in each bathroom and throughout the majority of the first floor. Solar panels and blown-in insulation keep energy costs low and allow for a home absent of fossil fuels. A rare opportunity.
Courtesy of Hudson Gateway MLS & Listing Agent Michelle Monie with Houlihan Lawrence Inc.
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