Fairchase Keep lies in the lush, rolling hills of the western Catskill Mountains--an area rich in culture and unspoiled natural beauty. The Keep is situated in a gorgeous valley with abundant wildlife and is bordered by over 1,000 acres of state forest designated as "forever wild", ensuring seclusion, privacy. and access to unbounded hunting, hiking, and cross-country skiing.This estate was extensively renovated and enlarged in 2006-07 and affords a number of uses. The 4,000 square-foot main house includes two living rooms, chef's kitchen, dining room, pantry, laundry, library, reading room, three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an office. A concrete patio extends the entertaining space. The 3500 square-foot guest quarters consists of three separate suites with living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms--each with a private entrance. A columned porch surrounds the guest house with radiant heat in the sidewalk to prevent snow accumulation in winter. The interiors are beautifully appointed, with designer wall coverings, raised oak paneling, antique chestnut, oak, tile, marble, carpet and giant native bluestone floors, and marble, oak, corian, and ceramic countertops. The complex is suitable for use as a private home with guest accommodations or in-law apartments, a home with guest and staff quarters, a bed and breakfast, corporate retreat, or a multi-family compound suitable for parties, vacations, retirement, or year-round living. Watch the seasons change through panoramic meadow and woodland views. A ten-acre pond adjoins the property and access for hiking and fishing is available. A stream flows from the pond and meanders through the property, affording the soothing sounds of flowing water through much of the year. Located near the top of a town-maintained road and with no neighbors in sight, the Keep is ideally situated. Binghamton is an easy thirty minute drive and 156 miles to George Washington Bridge and New York City. Interstates 86 and 88 are a mere six miles from the Keep. The meadow adjacent the complex is large enough to accommodate a helicopter and is approximately 50 minutes travel time from most tri-state areas. if that is your preferred mode of transportation. A 45x52 pole barn with three stalls and a three-car garage completes this very attractive and unique offering. The stateliness of the home, the beauty of its setting, and the abundance of wildlife all contribute the feeling of privacy and tranquility.
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7 Bed | 7 Bath | 3 car Garage
7,575 sq. ft. | 48.8 Acres
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Finger Lakes Estates, LLC
71 W. Market St. Corning NY 14830
Finger Lakes Estates, LLC
71 W. Market St. Corning, NY 14830
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