Designed by a Vancouver award winning architect and truly unique, this is a Backcountry Hut original. The perfect escape from NYC, down a long driveway, nestled amongst the Catskill Mountains, on 5.07 acres, sits this one-of-a-kind contemporary home.

Two bedroom, two bathroom home | 983 square foot home on 5.07 acres | 25 foot cedar tongue and groove entrance | Separate guest studio for additional bedroom, artist/yoga space, etc. | Incredible woodwork throughout | Large soaking tub | Outdoor shower | Outdoor kitchen area with grill, mini-fridge, sink and kegerator | Large windows and skylights throughout | Asking $699,000

Listed by Richard Vizzini & Sheena Lepez of Keller Williams Realty Hudson Valley North. For showings or information, contact, DM thewolf_ofwoodstock on Instagram, or call (845) 389-7879; or Sheena Lepez at, DM  upstate_catskills_realtor on Instagram, or call (845) 616-2509. Click here to view the original listing.

Enjoy a sense of awe the minute you glimpse it as you’ve surely never seen anything this extraordinary. A 25 ft high cedar tongue and groove exterior entranceway with a full wall of windows beckons you to enter through sliding glass doors. The black metal siding and roof create a modern contrast against the organic cedar.

Enter into an open living space floor plan with slate floors and tongue & groove cedar beamed ceilings running throughout. Super chic and modern with a twist of nature, the vibe is both invigorating and tranquil. The living area is warm and inviting; a wall of windows & skylights bathes the room in natural light. Enjoy the ever-changing view of nature all year long from the comfort of your couch; during the winter months the view includes the majesty of the Catskill Mountains. Also in the living room, there’s a custom-made built-in shelving unit with herringbone cedar accents that infuses the room with charm.

The kitchen is state-of-the-art and efficient with a solid milled cherrywood topped island, a 5- burner gas Samsung stove w/downdraft vent, Vigo faucet, Sub Zero fridge, Bosch dishwasher and abundant cabinet space. The full bath is modern with deep cool colors, a stand-alone soaking tub and a floating vanity. (Or bathe outside in the outdoor shower!)

Upstairs is home to both bedrooms, and boasts cedar wood floors. The master is dramatic with a high vaulted ceiling with skylight which flows into a full wall of windows that looks out onto the treetops; it also has an en suite bath with a high-end Moen showerhead with steamer. The guest bedroom is well-sized, and features a vaulted ceilings and skylight. All skylights are Velux, solar- powered and have built-in shades that automatically close during inclement weather.

For additional guests or studio space, there’s a matching studio with electricity and water on the property. Shiplap pine sliding doors open up to a room that would make a perfect art/yoga studio, workspace, work-from-home office, etc.

Beyond the studio, there is an outdoor kitchen set-up with grill, sink, mini-fridge, and Kegerator conveniently located close to the firepit. Perfect for those year-round country nights, gathering by the fire with friends.

This stunning retreat is only 2 hours from NYC, minutes to the villages of Saugerties, Woodstock, and Catskill. Conveniently close to ski mountains, hiking and more! It offers the perfect upstate getaway for family and friends, or tons of potential to Airbnb!

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