Airy and spacious custom-built contemporary home on 10 acres in a beautifully landscaped private setting, with many perennials and impressive stretches of decorative Goshen stone walls. Convenient to Rt. 91, Deerfield Academy, and minutes from Northampton, Amherst and Greenfield. The house has over 4,500 square feet of living space with every detail considered. 9-foot ceilings on the first floor, welcoming you into an elegant entry hall with a wide dramatic staircase. The open-floor plan includes oak flooring with wonderful walnut inlay in the formal living room, adjacent to a bright sunroom with enormous architecturally-detailed windows and access to the back yard and expansive Trex deck, a wonderful place to enjoy your morning coffee. The well-equipped kitchen, boasting stainless steel appliances and exquisite custom-built cherry cabinets leads you into the spacious family room, with cathedral ceilings, a magnificent wood-burning fireplace and huge windows which flood this room with light and comfort. A first floor study with oak cabinetry and built-ins is perfect for a home office or library and adjoins a ¾ bath in the hall. The study could easily become a comfortable first floor bedroom.
Ascending the graceful oak staircase to the second floor, you’ll find a comfortable sitting nook with views out to the front yard, a master suite with large walk-in closet, and a sunny tiled bath with Jacuzzi tub and steam shower. Three more bedrooms have easy access to a third full bath and a large second floor laundry room. An enormous walk-in cedar closet is more like an additional room, for easy storage and organization. All the tiled floors on the second floor have radiant heat. Upstairs, on the third floor is an additional spacious sky-lighted bedroom, which could also serve as a perfect guest room, artist studio or office. There is ample space to spread out! There is a second staircase that brings you back downstairs to the family room. Ash hardwood floors highlight the beauty of the second and third levels of this home.
The walk-out basement is partially finished, with doors and windows leading to the safely-fenced back yard. (Your dogs can access the yard area from the back doors on the first floor as well) This expansive space could be made into an exercise room, entertainment center or additional living space. There is an incredible wine cellar in the basement with a lovely coppery tin ceiling and custom-built shelving which can store up to 2,000 bottles of wine! Storage room galore, workshop space, recreation room for pool table or ping-pong---- the basement possibilities are endless.
The oversized two car garage has an extra storage area for gardening tools and recycling bins. Entry into the large, well-organized mudroom offers an extra refrigerator and plenty of closet and cupboard space. Convenient access from garage to house!
With an efficient oil-fueled Viesman hot air system with split HVAC heating and cooling zones for efficiency and comfort, you may rarely need the back-up propane generator--- but if you do, it will kick on within 20 seconds of losing power. The generator is quiet and powers the entire house---no worries there! The 400 Amp electrical panel ensures ample electricity for power tools or any other demands.
Three-stall horse barn has grain and tack room, interlocking rubber mats in stalls and aisle, and a large hay loft. Each stall, featuring safe sliding doors, has an in-and-out individual paddock. The contoured stall bars allow each horse to look out and see his companions. The 80’ x 110’ fenced outdoor riding arena has well-engineered level sand footing so drainage is excellent---no mud here! Three additional fenced-in turnouts offer additional room for your horses to stretch their legs, and trails adjacent to the property are convenient for trail riding, hiking or dog walking. There is a second building to store shavings for stall bedding, tractor or other equipment. The barn has many possibilities for other animals, automobile storage, or other uses. A gardeners shed offers additional storage for tools and more.
The property consists of a little over 10 Acres of land. Beautifully landscaped grounds with extensive perennial beds and beautiful decorative stone walls. The winding driveway is paved and well maintained. There are riding and hiking trails throughout the woods. The fenced in back yard is perfect for dog lovers and keeps wildlife at a safe viewing distance from the house. Large Trex deck on the back of the house is perfect for entertaining in the warmer months.
This is a Private country setting close to Deerfield Academy, other private schools and colleges. Just minutes to the surrounding towns of Amherst, Northampton and Greenfield with easy access to major highways.
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