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Nestled atop Clausland Mountain, only 25 minutes north of New York City, overlooking the Hudson River, magical gardens and spec-

imen plantings, sits a zen like sanctuary, perfect for a weekend getaway or year-round blissfulness. This “Riverview Retreat” comes with a double lot, totaling .89 of an acre, approved and buildable, included in the sale price. Originally built in 1883 with impressive renovations in 2017, this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom farmhouse mixes the best of old world charm and modern luxury with plenty of natural light and sweeping views throughout. The oversized “treehouse style” deck is perfect for entertaining guests during the summer as you gaze out to the Hudson River. Make your way from the deck into the chef’s eat-in kitchen, complete with granite counters and Viking range, more than ideal for large gatherings of friends and family. Through the kitchen rests a cozy family room with wood burning stove, custom built-in bookshelves and French doors that lead to gardens and a fenced in yard. One of the most impressive rooms on the main floor, with access to the deck, is a magnificent vaulted living room with walls of glass that take advantage of the surrounding views, like a perpetual mural that changes by the season. Wide wooden plank floors in the dining room are complimented by floor-to-ceiling windows looking out at the natural landscapes of the mountaintop home. The upper level boasts a master bedroom, guest room and full bathroom that overlooks nature’s greatness. A finished lower level with an exposed stone façade to the original

Make the Move!

80 & 86 OLD MOUNTAIN ROAD, UPPER GRANDVIEW, NY 4 Bedrooms

2.5 Baths

1895 SF

.89 Acres (both lots)

Built in 1883

Renovated 2017

Taxes $22,022*

Asking $699,000

25 min to NYC

“Ask Adam” Blankfort Listing Agent 845.641.3255 adam@baerhomes.com

*Taxes for both lots, not reflecting STAR exemption of $1340

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