In Rhinebeck, NY, the Fernwood Cabin is nestled on five secluded acres, covered in lush woodland, and accessible from a quiet country road and surrounding serene landscapes.  This to-be-built modernist cabin from Upstate Modernist showcases interiors with natural textures and a luxurious modern simplicity, while its architectural form takes notes from the natural terrain – in perfect context with its Hudson Valley setting.

Three bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom modern cabin | 2,350 square foot home on five acres | High-pitched gable roof | Oak hardwood floors | Expansive windows throughout | Modern kitchen with Danish cabinetry and Bosch appliances | Living room with large windows and cozy wood-burning fireplace | Primary bedroom features en suite bathroom with freestanding bathtub & double vanity | Covered back porch accessed from great room dining area | Detached two-car garage featuring same exterior cladding | Scenic indoor views of the surrounding forest landscape throughout | Asking $1,995,000

Listed by Doug Maxwell at Upstate Modernist. For inquiries and to schedule a property tour, contact 212-518-3130 or email

This unique property features a two-story building with a sharply angled gable roof, wrapped in cedar shake siding. On approach, be welcomed by an entrance that gracefully extends from the main volume; an outset porch is adorned with contrasting cedar cladding and integrated wood storage, creating a tasteful blend of natural textures.

Inside, discover an interior design that exudes luxury, featuring oak hardwood floors, designer finishes, Danish cabinetry, Bosch appliances, and a high-efficiency HVAC system. The main level of the home features an open-concept design, centered around a central utility core. Encircled by expansive windows, this residence provides awe-inspiring vistas of the natural surroundings, complemented by the presence of a cozy wood-burning fireplace.

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Ascending the staircase, two additional guest bedrooms share a generously proportioned shared bathroom. This provides a delightful contrast to the expansive primary bedroom suite, which boasts a freestanding bathtub, a shower, and double vanity.

A covered back porch is seamlessly integrated into the architectural design, with a similar contrast to textures, making it an ideal space for tranquil mornings or evening gatherings. Nearby, a detached two-car garage is thoughtfully designed to harmonize with the home’s architectural style.

The property is equipped with a septic system, a private water well, underground utilities, and a well-planned driveway. The exterior living spaces are customizable, with options for enhancements such as a pool and patio, a sauna, an outdoor kitchen, and more, allowing to tailor outdoor experiences. There is also potential for interior layout customization, including the option to finish the basement, providing additional living spaces to suit needs and preferences.

Rhinebeck, NY is renowned for its historic architecture and preserved village ambiance; Rhinebeck village is a picturesque example of a 19th-century American town. Visitors can explore the historic Beekman Arms, the oldest continuously operating inn in the United States – or meander through picturesque streets lined with boutique shops, antique stores, and art galleries. Rhinebeck, NY boasts a diverse culinary scene, presenting an array of dining choices. Savor farm-to-table delights at establishments such as Terrapin and The Amsterdam, experience the flavors of France at Le Petit Bistro, indulge in authentic Italian fare at Gigi Trattoria, and explore the vibrant tastes of India at The Red Hook Curry House.

The surrounding area provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, kayaking, and golf. Explore the scenic trails and hiking opportunities in nearby parks such as Ferncliff Forest, Poet’s Walk Park, and Mills-Norrie State Park offering picturesque hiking routes with views of the Hudson River.

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