278 Crows Nest Road, Cairo, NY 12413
This singular 170-acre property and compound, located in Round Top, NY, is perched at the end of a long quiet road giving way to an unassuming cul-de-sac and is cradled within a pristine forest with unobstructed and spectacular views. Completely surrounded on two sides by the Catskill Preserve, untouched state forest, and on the third by the Doris Duke Preserve. which is part of the 170-acres. This property provides the ultimate opportunity for privacy and serenity. With the neighboring land protected in perpetuity, this is the extremely rare chance to secure and guarantee exclusivity within the sublime landscape.Built in 2003, the main home is perched up high and offers startlingly majestic views to the east and the Berkshire Mountains, presenting the rarest vistas of soaring space and escape. The main home is constructed to last with a unique industrial steel and cement design and is trimmed with contrasting vintage architectural details throughout. There is over 8,500 SF of interior living space with open views and high ceilings. The house has six bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and three half bathrooms. Start each morning with the glorious sunrise views from the luxurious primary suite which boasts a private entrance from the outside, two walk-in closets and an enormous en-suite complete with hand-carved antique wooden doors, radiant flooring, a Jacuzzi soaking tub, separate walk-in shower, and laundry room. In the heart of the home, the Great Hall is the perfect space for large-scale gatherings. It is surrounded on three sides by double-height windows multiple access points to the rear terrace and has a large limestone vintage fireplace transported from France.The Library Loft sits high above the Great Hall and not only provides ample space for quiet rest, relaxation, and reflection, but also allows for additional sleeping quarters along with a full bathroom. Adjacent to the Great Hall sits the chef's kitchen, breakfast area and family room featuring vintage Vermont salvaged wood trim, a bar area and 3,300-bottle wine room that seamlessly blends the rustic with the industrial. Additional bedrooms are separated on the other end of the house and surround a second family room and kitchen.The property includes a 2500 sf ft studio, three car garage, vintage Quonset hut and floating Treehouse facing sweeping views of the surrounding valley.
Listing courtesy of Pamela King Belfor, Four Seasons Sothebys