HUDSON RIVER. Architecturally significant and set high on a bluff on the west bank of the river surrounded by 20 acres of water front land. Designed by distinguished architect Norman Jaffe for the present owner in 1993. The strong design eloquently refers to classic Greek architecture balanced by attention to natural light and shadow resulting in a most exhilarating experience all around. Interior and outdoor spaces are both generous and intimate taking full advantage of the breathtaking views in all seasons of the iconic Hudson River landscape. The front entrance of the house opens to a colonnade of pillars lit by a long spire of skylights in the ceiling above giving translucency to the open plan below and leading to a great living area with windows to the river on three sides. A balcony surrounds the building offering the outside in. The bedrooms are privately situated on the lower floor as is the indoor swimming pool and sauna and access to the garden and tennis court. A separate garage of 1498 square foot is in addition to the 2 car attached garage. This building is designed to become a live-in domestic apartment with plumbing and heating already in place. This very attractive domain is 10 minutes from train service at Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County and 2 hours north of New York City. Stewart International airport is 30 minutes away as is Dutchess County airport for private planes.
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