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Floating Farmhouse. This c1820 four-bedroom three-bath manor home, featured in Dwell, ArchDigest & WSJ, extends over 3,400 square feet on 3.45 idyllic acres of waterfront splendor, open fields & forest in picturesque Sullivan County a burgeoning community of celebs, creatives, NYC ex-pats & weekenders. Perched at the edge of a Catskills swimming creek & waterfall, the house floats'' above the surface of the water, giving this famed home its iconic name. Floating Farmhouse also operates as an established luxury vacation rental, film/photo shoot location, and corporate offsite/executive retreat venue, offering the flexibility of enjoying a stunning private home while generating an average annual net return of 10% the past five years. Following a four-year design/rebuild process by acclaimed designer Tom Givone, the home & original barn have been restored to their period grandeur while melding uniquely modern architecture and finishes. Travel + Leisure calls it "the most beautiful" destination in the Catskills and Dwell Magazine a living laboratory for how to bring the vernacular past into the present.'' The enormous kitchen includes 20ft vaulted ceilings with massive hand-hewn beams, radiant polished concrete floors & a soaring "curtain wall" of glass & steel most commonly found in skyscrapers. The cathedral-like space, finished with locally-quarried bluestone countertops, custom cabinetry, and wood burning pizza oven, offers breathtaking views of the waterfront, apple trees, and MacBarn," a heated 1800's structure reimagined with luminous chandeliers and soaring, translucent panels of anodized aluminum, most commonly used for MacBooks. The oversized Great Room & primary suite both feature waterfront views and large wood burning fireplaces, and the original, restored wavy glass windows and wide plank floors run throughout. The northern wing features four guestrooms and two baths including an antique copper soaking tub and centuries-old Roman marble sink. This celebrated home is perfectly situated within two hours of NYC, 2.5 hours of Philadelphia, and 15 miles of the area's most sought-after attractions, including world-class concerts at Bethel Woods, the Tusten hiking trails overlooking the Delaware River, skiing at Big Bear, the picturesque river town of Narrowsburg, and some of the finest dining and farmer's markets in the Catskills. Floating Farmhouse rental revenue P&L statement provided upon request. Adjacent land also available.