Crafted by an artist and an architect into a one of a kind Finger Lakes oasis, next to a babbling brook, only 15 min. to Ithaca, this W. Danby, 3 bdrm 2 bath customized historic property includes a 1500 sq. ft. professional wood shop w/3 phase electric plus a separate office/studio, both with hard-wired high speed internet and heat. In the home: custom paint, oak floors, layered walls inspired by Louise Nevelson, renovated kitchen w/ high-end American Range stove and antique pantry, open to dining, living room, and office. Updated renovated baths. Jotul Black Bear wood stove on bluestone hearth. Several options for an office with very high speed download rate. Energy efficiency work by Snug Planet. Professionally designed perennial gardens surround house, delighting the eye in every direction; chicken coop and greenhouse convey! Municipal water. 550-acre Lindsay Parsons Preserve down the road for hiking. High efficiency propane boiler. On demand hot wtr heater. So special!
Astonishing natural beauty. Near total privacy. Year-round owned waterway deep enough to kayak on, plus your own private island, shouldered by Finger Lakes Land Trust holdings, shared w/heron rookeries, river otters, and an occasional bald eagle. The Lindsay Parsons Preserve w/ 550 protected acres is directly across the road. And the house on 16.2 acres! A grand rambling 2250 sq. ft.,4 bdrm two bath home with tall ceilings, chestnut molding throughout, a fabulous formal entryway, and gorgeous views from the spacious master bedroom. Opened up to let the light and views in. Great structural work has been completed, including solar panels, and a brand new wood stove. So historic, so full of character, it feels like it must have been a stage coach stop on the way to Ithaca, which is only 15 minutes away. This is a nature lover’s paradise, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to obtain breathtaking natural beauty, owned privacy, and a wonderful home only minutes to Ithaca! Located in W. Danby.