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This beautiful newly renovated home provides privacy and tranquility as part of an 11 acre estate directly on the Hudson River yet only minutes away from Amtrak and Hudson’s Warren Street with all its restaurants, galleries and shops. The home is at the end of a private road on Mt. Merino and boasts the most stunning views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains.

The home consists of an over-sized gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and new stainless steel appliances. It opens to an impressive great room with beautiful river and mountain views; wood burning fireplace; 45 inch flat screen TV and plenty of comfortable seating. Off the kitchen is a large elegant dining room with the same beautiful views. A half bath is down the hallway. A completely furnished large screened in porch off the great room overlooks a beautiful large lily pond.

There are two master bedroom suites. The first floor suite consists of a four poster king size bed; armoire with 32 inch flat screen TV; comfortable reading chair and huge walk in closet. The en suite master bathroom has a huge two person walk in marble shower with three shower heads and marble bench. A luxurious bubble tub sits right under the window and double sinks are set in a custom marble top cherry vanity.

The second floor master bedroom suite consists of three rooms plus a private bath. A cozy sitting area greets you at the top of the stairs with a full size camel back sofa perfect for a nap or reading a great book. The large bedroom contains a king size cherry sleigh bed; beautiful chest of drawers; flat screen TV; comfortable reading chair and huge closet. A small office/den with a desk, chair and love seat completes the suite.

The property is abundant with wildlife including deer, turkeys, fox, coyotes and more. Majestic bald eagles, ospreys and red tail hawks are often sighted flying overhead or feeding in the fields. You will enjoy the most breathtaking sunsets from which Frederic Church painted his most famous paintings as well as observe the every changing scenery of Hudson River activity.

The home features a security system; automatic generator for entire house in case of power outage; one car garage; washer and dryer; central air conditioning; Direct TV, BluRay and DVD players; wireless internet throughout; abundance of games, DVDs, books and magazines; Weber gas grill; LL Bean Adirondack chairs; teak benches; beach chairs and towels; coolers and much more.

We just thoroughly enjoyed our third stay at this peaceful destination. I’ve written two previous reviews about the hosts, privacy, comfort, views, etc, so I won’t be redundant. The consistency of the cleanliness, stocking of supplies, maintenance of the property – inside and out – is incredible. We noticed some new dishes, glasses, towels and just small thoughtful items everywhere. The owners are true hosts and really enjoy having others delight in the relaxing oasis they’ve worked so hard to create, and continually recreate. Even though the area offers so much to do outdoors and in the cute town of Hudson (just two miles away), we hardly left this spot. For the entire week we read, slept, drank wine, cooked, took bubble baths and did a lot of NOTHING. We enjoyed some of the great restaurants in Hudson, but found ourselves prefering to be "home" because we never wanted to miss a spectacular sunset. Just can’t say enough wonderful things about Jack and Maryellen and this stunning destination. Next trip is already booked and we CAN’T wait. Thank you, both, for all you do!