About 25 Rock Ridge Road
MOVE IN THIS FALL, ready for occupancy, for those seeking tranquility, and the ability to commune with Nature, (near to extensive new parklands) Check out 25 Rock Ridge Road. You’ll find a low maintenance, super appealing and very comfortable home plus separate guest quarters surrounded by natural beauty. Stillness, the wooded landscape, and well planned and executed gardens & stone work are the first things to welcome you to this country idyll. Immediately evident too is the excellent craftsmanship and attention to detail which make for a truly special home. A thoughtful and impeccable addition to the original home in 2010 created a chef's dream kitchen and an adjacent great room which leads out onto a bluestone patio, enveloped by rose bushes, hydrangeas and more! This modern yet classic kitchen boasts a super large center island with a soapstone countertop, and provides plenty of space for gracious entertaining whenever you wish. Little expense was spared creating the heart of this home, from the custom high quality wood cabinets, marble countertops, glistening hardwood floors, to the quality appliances; Wolf dual fuel stove, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and a separate beverage fridge. Every detail for this home was thoughtfully planned, including a spacious wine room to store your favorites in the basement. Center stage in the vaulted ceiling living room is a stone-faced, gas-fired fireplace. Adjacent to the living room is a spacious open plan dining room. Overlooking the living room and the stunning enclosed porch room is a second floor loft area, suitable for another den/office, media room, on perhaps enclosing for privacy from the common areas. Also on the main floor, likely a favorite room in the house, is the outdoor feeling, enclosed porch room with its woodstove. Gathering and focusing around the stove will create many treasured, cozy times for occupants and guests alike. This room is surrounded on 3 sides by large windows and doors to outside. It's in this room where you can sit and watch the forest life and enjoy the gardens, every season. There is always a gorgeous view, and every evening, a sunset to help you wind down your day. Gathering in this room will no doubt yield years of memorable experiences. On the second level, the primary suite, with its cathedral ceiling, feels like you're up in the trees. From bed, you can gaze out the window and be greeted in the mornings by magenta roses and the most abundant hydrangeas perhaps you will ever see! Part of the bedroom is the en-suite bath, renovated in 2010, with radiant floor heat to create a truly luxurious, spa-like experience. On the other side of the 2nd floor is the loft area which leads out to an elevated terrace. Accessed from this open loft area are 2 other bedrooms and a shared, full bath. A third full bath is downstairs, on the main floor, just off the spacious entrance foyer. Completing the main level, also near the entry and bath, is an ample office/library/guest room with impressive built-in cabinets. Don't worry about additional guest space. If you like your privacy, at 25 Rock Ridge your visitors can retire comfortably to a cozy getaway, the 1000 sq ft guest apartment above the charming 3 bay garage. There, you'll find a main room with gas fireplace and kitchenette, a full bath and truly spacious cathedral ceiling bedroom, large enough to fit 2 queen sized beds comfortably. it’s rather rare to find a retreat so privately tucked and tranquil, yet so conveniently located to both New Paltz and Kingston with their shops, restaurants, art galleries, farmers markets and night life. (Each about a 12 minute drive) It’s truly within super short distance of the beautiful new Shaupeneak Park lake & trails, and only a short ride to Minneswaska State Park, Mohonk Preserve or Walkway Over the Hudson. It is also only 20 mins to Metro North trains to NYC, and just under 2 hours from NYC by car.