In the spring, enjoy the rebirth of nature in all her mountain glory. In the summer, take hikes on the many trails or kayak in mountain streams. In the fall, sit back and breath in the cool mountain air and watch the vista turn its gorgeous vibrant colors. In the winter, snow skiing/boarding is right at your back door, with three of the best ski mountains in the Catskills nearby. Easily under 2 hours from NYC. This is why you come to Upstate New York.The slate clad exterior with its sleek and modern linear shape cantilevers over the hill side providing a dramatic welcome.This stark facade is in marked contrast to the warm & inviting interior which is richly detailed in every aspect and a comforting retreat for relaxing or entertaining . Designed by the award winning architect, Michael Ryan and built by local craftsman to the highest standards. Featuring mammoth imported cedar beams, vaulted ceiling, soaring glass roof atrium entrance, bluestone fireplace, and walls of windows overlooking the pristine landscape with panoramic mountain views. The kitchen is a homage to the serious cook with its high end appliances & its 3" thick granite slab counters that appear endless. Lower level houses the media/billiards room and 4 en suite bedrooms all with individual private outdoor patios. There is even a full laundry area on each floor. Over sized two car garage with walk up attic and covered drive thru entry to the house. Lushly landscaped in keeping with its Catskill Mountain setting and is just a few minutes from 1000's of acres of State land.Travel distance from NYC is just 2 hours away to reach this little piece of the good life you deserve. Private but not secluded and close to world class dining at the Peekamoose Restaurant and just a few minuets from the picturesque Town of Phoenicia with all its eating and entertainment possibilities. A little further down the road is the historic Town of Woodstock with its long history in the arts and music. Your friends and family will be begging for an invitation to this mountain hideaway.