Custom Adirondack home with complete privacy, a pond, trails, views, excellent hunting and bordering the 40,527-acre Shaker Mountain Wild Forest. The 2,896sq.’ Adirondack style home features custom features throughout and with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, dining room, large kitchen, 3 season room, large deck and a great room with a 2-story custom fireplace. The large covered front porch provides the perfect setting to enjoy your morning coffee while you sit and take in the spectacular views of the Great Sacandaga Lake. The views can very easily be expanded with some light cutting. The front door opens up to a spacious foyer with a half bath. The open floor plan on the first floor is warm, welcoming and spacious with rustic style box beams accenting the knotty pine ceilings throughout. The kitchen provides plenty of room for cooking and preparing meals along with space for seating at the large bar. Newer fridge and dishwasher. Just off the kitchen is a large dining room that features a wood stove which provides extra warmth during the colder months. Step outside from the dining room and into the screened in 3-season room where you can listen to the sounds of nature while reading a book or enjoying an afternoon nap. Beyond the 3-season room is a massive deck which can also be accessed from the great room. The two-story river stone fireplace and rustic mantle is the centerpiece of the massive great room with its towering cathedral ceiling. Large windows stretching out to the ceiling on the second floor provide incredible light and views of the outdoors. The first-floor master suite includes a walk in closet and large master bath with double sink, shower and a soaking tub. The laundry room on the first floor features a wash sink and space to dry clothes as well as a laundry chute from the second floor. At the top of the stairs on the second floor is a large loft open to the great room below and the perfect setting for a reading nook or family space. Three spacious bedrooms and another large full bath make up the second floor. The house features a partially finished walkout basement that is open and bright with a fireplace and plenty of space for an additional bedroom or the ultimate man cave or family room. The mechanical room includes two 500-gallon oil tanks. The oil furnace is set up as a parallel system with an adjacent wood burning furnace that is easily engaged with a few valves. There is a detached 2 stall garage with a storage room above that could be converted to a guest space or home office. This mountain top retreat gives new definition to complete privacy where there is not a single neighbor to be seen or heard. Hunters take notice…quality cover and browse provide excellent wildlife habitat making this a dream location for deer, turkey and bear. Several mature bucks have been taken and there is heavy sign throughout the property showing consistent use. The terrain on the property runs uphill from the start of the driveway to the north. Enjoy hiking, ATV’s, snowmobiles, or horseback riding on the trails throughout that property. The southeast corner of the property features a 1 acre clearing that is the perfect location for a garden, pasture or a food plot for hunting. Halfway up the driveway to the house is a small pond which can be stocked with fish and the perfect setting for some backyard pond hockey in the winter. The back of the property borders the 40,527-acre Shaker Mountain Wild Forest which is the southernmost unit of the Adirondack Forest Preserve where you can expand your enjoyment of the outdoors. There are numerous ponds and lakes along with miles of trails for snowmobiling, hiking and horseback riding. The property is entirely wooded consisting of a mix of hard and softwoods. It is currently enrolled in the NYS 480a Forestry Program which provides a significant reduction in the annual taxes. The forestry plan has been very carefully conducted with select harvests by a qualified logger. The forestry plan will generate significant income with another harvest within the next few years. Past timber harvests have improved the quality of wildlife habitat by opening up the canopy and encouraging early successional growth. Privacy, acreage, a pond and a custom Adirondack home make this an incredibly unique property where you can get away from it all and enjoy the outdoors and everything it has to offer. Located at the end of a quiet country road just minutes from Gloversville and all amenities is this unique property. Call the listing agent today to set up an appointment.
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