15 Oakes Road, Highland

$1,575,000

3 Beds
2½ Baths
3,900 Sqft
.52 Acres
2 Garages

The River House your gateway to a Life of discovery on the Majestic Hudson River! An enchanting journey awaits you and it begins with this magnificent custom Lindal Cedar Home with direct river frontage. Every Lindal Home is an original! Recently completed, it was designed and built by its current owner along with the professionals at Lindal Cedar Homes in Seattle, WA. This Contemporary home features dramatic post and beam architecture which allows for soaring ceilings and floor-to-ceiling walls of glass. It features only the finest craftsmanship and quality construction throughout, including the strength and beauty of western red cedar from the Pacific Northwest. Much attention has been paid to blend this home with its natural surrounding environment. A serene elegance emanates from the combinations of wood, stone, bamboo and glass, providing a sense of peace and connectivity to the land and water. The sheer Bluestone cliffs behind the home feel like part of the inside, framed by specialty garden and sunroom windows. An authentic "Great Room" of open space is a stunning observatory of the panoramic river views, sweeping miles from north to south. Follow the spiral staircase up to the third story loft and back deck for some nightly star gazing! Multiple beautiful fireplaces also provide additional heat and set a glowing backdrop for entertainment and relaxation in the great room and bedrooms. Lindal homes are also treasured for the Eco-Friendly and high efficiency qualities. No expense was spared here. This home was built to surpass the current building code standards and provides the highest "R" Energy values possible. Lindal's signature "Polar Wall System" was a well appointed upgrade here. Adding that Lindal's design allows for air flow, a winning combination is achieved; cozy warmth in the winter, cool comfort in the summer and superior air quality. Additionally, radiant floor heat is on both floors, even the 2-1/2 car garage. Warm floors give a great sense of comfort in the winter and high efficiency boiler system provides it at a very low cost. In summer, top of the line ductless units cool just the spaces you want and high SEER values keep cooling costs down. Life on the Hudson is dynamic scenery in motion. Watch weekly firework shows from your hot tub while the waves crash gently on the rocks below. Be sure to invite friends and Family for the yearly 4th of July Spectacular directly in front of your home! Watch the sailboats and huge ships go by. Glimpse at the Orange Harvest Moon as it rises over the Horizon. Observe Bald Eagles and Blue Heron soar by. Marvel over the flights of the Monarchs and various migrating birds which follow the river route. All of this in a private setting with no neighbors. The lands surrounding are forever wild! The Hudson Valley offers an abundance of scenic exploration. At the end of your exciting and fun filled day you will eagerly return home to the best views on the Hudson! If ever there was a dream home, this is it!

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