Magnificent scenery envelops this unparalleled estate with sweeping countryside views that stretch to the Catskill Mountains. Centered by a majestic Georgian-style manor, the 460 acre property blends a picturesque mix of lush lawns, verdant pastures, sparkling ponds, handsome white-fenced paddocks dotted with numerous outbuildings and a full complement of top recreational amenities. Set in the middle of the vast acreage, the long drive features magnificent countryside vistas.
Complemented by a gated approach gracefully lined with Linden trees, this supremely private Manor exudes style and elegance at every turn. The premier example of Georgian architecture is flanked by a two-bedroom guest house with service kitchen one side, and a two bedroom staff quarters on the other, both connected by gracefully curved porticos. High ceilings, fine moldings, custom millwork and grand fireplaces refine the classically detailed, beautifully proportioned interiors.
The oval formal entry with soaring two-story ceiling features a stunning leaded glass dome, stepping down to a grand formal living room with wide dentil molding and book-end fireplaces and effortlessly flows at each end to a formal dining room complemented by a column-trimmed dining alcove, and opposite, to a lustrous chestnut-paneled sitting room with fireplace, bar room and private study with pocket doors, and all offering terrace access. Additional first floor highlights include a two bedroom guest wing, a commercial-grade kitchen with two walk-in pantries, walk-in refrigeration and butler’s pantry; a mudroom with private office, half bath, storage closet, sitting room and side exit.
The second floor features a luxury master suite with sitting room and light-filled bedroom, both with fireplaces, private balconies, and dual spa-quality baths with custom fitted dressing galleries. An additional three suites, on two levels, offer five beautifully-proportioned bedrooms with 4 luxuriously-appointed baths.
A crow’s nest staircase winds up to the fourth level to a wide private balcony and offers unparalleled views of the entire acreage. The lower garden level sets the stage for dazzling entertaining featuring a mosaic tiled pool with sitting areas and kitchen, two mirrored-cabanas with full spa-baths centered by a large redwood sauna, a billiards room with wet bar, a wine cellar, a half basketball court with regulation lighting, and outside, a large entertaining terrace, tennis court, par 3 and putting green. Each level is serviced by a private elevator.
Sugar Maple Farm grounds feature two gated entrances, handsome white fenced paddocks, numerous outbuildings and 6 barns with professional caliber facilities boasting a total of 94 stalls including the Receiving Barn with 10 stalls, two Broodmare Barns with 34 stalls, a Stallion Barn with 8 stalls, the FIllyWoods Barn with 20, and the Yearling Barn featuring 22 stalls. Staff Quarters include a 2-bedroom house, a Victorian residence with first floor offices and 4 apartments upstairs, a 3-bedroom Managers house, a 2-bedroom Maintenance Managers residence and a 3-bedroom Staff apartment building. Unrivaled in scope for luxury living and entertaining, and set In the heart of Dutchess County, Sugar Maple Farm is only 80 minutes north of New York City.
Property Features Include: Ranch, zoned central air, full partially finished walkout basement
Interior Features Include: 9+ foot ceilings, wet bar, walk-in closets
Built in: 1987
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Architectural Style: Colonial, Georgian
Lot Acres: 466.58