1774 NYS Route 73, P.O. Box 85, Keene Valley, NY, 12943
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Upper Icy Brook Home - SOLD

  • Upper Icy Brook Home - Exterior

A truly remarkable opportunity to own property adjacent to the prestigious Ausable Club in St. Huberts! This lovely 3 bedroom, 3 bath mid-century home is nestled in a wilderness setting and situated on one acre of land just above pretty Icy Brook. The property is bordered by state land which is located on the other side of the brook.

Entry to the home from the driveway is up a set of stone steps and leads to the very large screened-in porch which is a perfect place to enjoy your meals during the warm summer months or just a nice place to relax and read while listening to the brook below. As you enter the house from the porch, the large, open kitchen will be on your right and the dining area will be on your left. Windows surround the dining area so you have great outside views of the woods and trees. Just past the dining area and to your left is the fabulous living room with a floor to ceiling stone fireplace, sloped ceilings with beams, a wall of bookcases and several sets of glass doors leading out to the wonderful wrap-around deck with great views of Icy Brook as it flows down and through the ravine below and Giant Mountain beyond.

Located in the center of the home is a fully functioning elevator which is very convenient for bringing in groceries or suitcases from the lower level. The master bedroom suite is located up just a few steps and consists of a walk-thru closet with built in drawers, a full bath with double sinks and a large bedroom with horizontal planked walls. A private deck is just off the master bedroom with additional views of pretty Icy Brook. Also on this level is a nice-sized guest bedroom with its own full bath and closet with built in drawers too. Down another set of steps is the third bedroom which is also a nice-size, and has another full bath. Windows look out to more trees and woods and reinforce the great wilderness setting! The laundry area is located on this level.

Down a few more steps you’ll find a steam bath and through a door are the utility room, elevator, work room and one car garage. A new septic system was installed in 2013 as well as all new lines for electric, cable and telephone. There is also a drilled well but if a drought emergency ever occurred, there is a water connection available to the Ausable Club.

Also located on the one acre parcel is a small historic 1890s philosopher’s cabin complete with stone fireplace and birch bark covered walls. Access to the cabin is on a path from the house which leads past huge boulders. The cabin’s location itself is unique and is perched on top of several large boulders. Great views of Icy Brook below can be seen from the small porch of the cabin.

If you love to hike then this is the property for you. You can walk to lots of trailheads including all the Adirondack Mountain Reserve trails and several trails leading to the summit of Giant Mountain. You can be on the trail up Noonmark within a few minutes’ walk from the house. After a hot day you can take a dip in Chapel Pond located just a few minutes away by car. Keene Valley is only a few minutes away too in the other direction. There you’ll find several restaurants, shops, a grocery store and hardware store. The quaint village of Lake Placid with its fine restaurants and Olympic venues is located only 30 minutes away. Skiing at Whiteface Mountain is also close by. International airports at Albany, New York, Burlington, Vermont and Montreal, Canada are all within a two hour drive.

Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to own such an amazing property and in such an amazing location. I don’t believe it will be available very long so call to arrange a showing today.

St. Huberts, New York