Designed by a noted regional architect in 2010, Hillside Lodge is nicely sited on 3.88± landscaped acres between the Hurricane Mountain and Giant Mountain Wilderness Area’s. This quiet location has no neighbors yet is easily accessed via Route 9N on a town maintained paved lane with only three year round homes.
The lodge is energy efficient with 1500 square feet of living space. The living room is light and bright with large windows, hardwood floors and an artisan stone hearth complete with woodstove. The built in media center with surround sound is a great for movie nights. Glass doors lead to the large back yard with a fire-pit perfect for entertaining day and night with extensive outdoor lighting.
A southern exposed open deck serves as the primary entrance and a natural extension of the dining area for grilling and morning coffee in your favorite Adirondack chair. The compact galley kitchen is hassle free with stainless appliances and maple shaker cabinets.
The entire second floor is laid out as a master suite. A small hallway connects the main bedroom, bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and adjoining room with extra closet space and an office nook with high speed broadband. A guest room and full bathroom are located on the first floor.
The Essex County seat is only two miles away. Other nearby conveniences include a hospital, grocery store, pharmacy, hardware store and golf course. Centrally located, Keene Valley is a short 15 minute drive, 30 minutes to Whiteface and Lake Placid and 40 minutes to Plattsburgh on the Northway.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy many hiking and trail run options within a mile of the lodge including the Blueberry Cobbles and Bald Peak along the East Trail to Rocky Peak Ridge and Giant Mountain, Hurricane Mountain with its iconic fire-tower and the Blueberry Hill network of 30 different trails for hiking, snowshoeing, mountain biking and skiing. Local trails and the Hurricane Mountain Road are accessible directly from the house.
Elizabethtown, New York $195,000