Available July and August. Set on 42 private acres at the summit of Hidden Valley and abutted by 1,500 acres of protected land, this custom-built Cape Dutch home is as elegant as it is timeless. The 4,200+ sq/ft interior features 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, including a sun-drenched country kitchen with marble flooring and eat-in dining; a gracious main floor guest suite and second floor master suite -- each with updated marble baths; formal living room with wood-burning fireplace; formal dining room with double-height ceiling, French doors to terrace and wall-to-wall windows showcasing a southeasterly view; library with wood-burning stove, and finished third level perfect for an office/playroom, etc. Exterior amenities include an 82-ft bluestone terrace with long views overlooking the prestigious Spring Hill Farm; a plunge pool, stone walls and walkways, elegant perennial gardens, specimen trees, and hiking trails threading throughout the extensive property. Also included is a separate studio with kitchenette, attached in-law apartment, caretakers cottage, and a two-car garage. The property is private without feeling isolated, situated 90 minutes from NYC, minutes to town, Lake Waramaug and private town beach, as well as the best restaurants and shops within Washington and New Preston.
Rental term is flexible.