This Adirondack Style cozy cottage has a cathedral ceiling living room with a loft above and a fieldstone fireplace to provide comfortable ambiance while enjoying relaxation in a quiet country retreat. The Cottage has two bedrooms and knotty pine walls throughout the house and an open kitchen convenient to the Living Room. Right out of "Hansel and Gretel" this cottage has been privately owned for decades, so this is the first time that it has been offered to the public. The cottage faces a wide panorama across the vast meadow and the Rondout River with the Catskill Mountains of the Vernooy Kill State Forest in the distance. From the back of the house is seen the Shawangunk Ridge. This is a four season cottage with insulation and electric baseboard heat. This cottage is an excellent opportunity for AirBnB. The listing is for 2.1 +- acres which includes the Cottage on 0.1 acres #83.6-1-3, together with an adjacent undeveloped lot #83.6-1-5 of 2.0 acres which also fronts on McBride St. Sitting above the meadow-lands of what used to be the shores of historic Lake Nottawassaga (known as Honk Lake but now an empty meadow) with the Rondout Creek winding through the meadows, are at the foothills of the Catskill Mountain's Vernooy Kill State Forest above Napanoch. See the aerial video at this link: <https://bcove.video/2OALUTz> This unusual gem has a broad meadow for the panoramic view in front, surrounded by the Vernooy Kill State Forest hills of Wawarsing and has the Catskill Mountains in the distant view to the north and the Shawangunks to the southeast. The Rondout Creek runs through the midst of the meadow. The meadow is not included in this offering but will be owned for mostly conservation purposes. Placed on the highlands above the Honk Lake meadows with panoramic views to the west across to the Catskills beyond the Rondout Creek which meanders picturesquely though the meadow with much wildlife. Nearby are the remnants of the Yama Farms Resort, the famed summer residence of many famous dignitaries during the turn of the century. Further up the valley is the large Rondout Reservoir, home of giant trout, which permits row boats. Nearby are the trails of Vernooy Kill State Forest, Lippman Park, Minnewaska State Park, Mohonk Preserve, Sundown Wild Forest, etc. Many adventure recreation opportunities offer themselves with world class rock climbing in the Shawangunks, mountain biking and hiking in Minnewaska, hang gliding in Ellenville, and hiking the unique Dwarf Pine forest in Cragsmoor, as well as Antiquing, Flea Markets, Yard Sales, Summer Stock Theater, Wine Trails, Farm Produce, and U-Pick ‘Em fruits and vegetables, canoe and kayaking, fishing, hunting, and many fine restaurants within 10-15 minutes.
Listing courtesy of Select Sotheby's Int Realty.