Once in a lifetime opportunity to steward an extraordinary estate in Ghent, NY. Nestled on 190 acres of protected agricultural land and in a beautiful partnership with Hawthorne Valley Farms and the Columbia Land Conservancy, this property boasts unparalleled panoramic views across the entire Catskill Escarpment from the city line of Albany, across the gap at Kaaterskill Falls to the Marbletown Pass in Ulster County. Meticulously maintained and offering the perfect blend of convenience, privacy, and comfort, this property is a true gem. The mature trees and exceptional gardens create a beautiful and serene backyard that is perfect for relaxing and entertaining. The interiors feature original stone corner pillars, moldings, doors, hardware, and wide board floors, as well as breathtaking views from nearly every window. The vast first-floor library has the potential to be an additional bedroom with an en-suite, providing flexible living spaces for hosting guests. The primary bedroom of the main house boasts a terrace with stunning views of the Berkshire and Catskill Mountains. A charming guest house once a Tenon Dutch Barn, sits just steps away, offers an enchanting and independently designed space with its own kitchen, living room, dining area, two bedrooms and Silo, all with breathtaking views of the Columbia County countryside. A remarkable Tenon post and beam Dutch Barn, original in nature, neighbors the guest house, and has been utilized for many celebratory events in the past. Two prime homesites have been preserved for those with a modern eye looking to employ their favorite architect. Located just 120 miles from New York City via the scenic Taconic Parkway, this property is a short distance from historic Hudson Valley villages. With well known ski slopes and many hiking destinations in the area, this property is perfect for those who enjoy an active, yet quiet existence.


  • AppliancesClothes Dryer, Clothes Washer, Dishwasher, Freezer, Refrigerator, Stove
  • BasementFull, Walkout
  • FlooringHardwood
  • A/CYes
  • HeatingBase Board, Hot Water
  • FireplaceBedroom, Living Room, Great Room, Kitchen, Fireplaces: 1
  • Half Baths1


  • GeneralWood
  • StyleCenter Hall


  • RoofingMetal, Rubber
  • WindowsCasement, Double Hung, Plate Glass
  • GeneralFrame, Post & Beam, Stone, Center Hall, Stone


  • Originating MLSColumbia Greene Northern Dutchess MLS
  • School DistrictTaconic Hills
  • CountyColumbia


  • ZoningRA1 C, 10388993153
  • ViewBerkshire, Catskills, Country, Far Reaching, Farmland, Hilltop, Mountain, Panoramic, Pastoral, Pond, Valley View
  • RestrictionsYes


  • Utilities200 Amps
  • WaterWell
  • SewerSeptic Tank


  • SourceColumbia Greene Northern Dutchess MLS, Columbia Greene Northern Dutchess MLS
  • Buyers Agent Compensation2.5

Property Features

  • 10388993153
  • 2.5
  • 200 Amps
  • Base Board
  • Bedroom
  • Berkshire
  • Casement
  • Catskills
  • Center Hall
  • Columbia
  • Columbia Greene Northern Dutchess MLS
  • Country
  • Double Hung
  • Far Reaching
  • Farmland
  • Fireplaces: 1
  • Frame
  • Full
  • Great Room
  • Hardwood
  • Hilltop
  • Hot Water
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Metal
  • Mountain
  • Panoramic
  • Pastoral
  • Plate Glass
  • Pond
  • Post & Beam
  • RA1 C
  • Rubber
  • Septic Tank
  • Stone
  • Taconic Hills
  • Valley View
  • Walkout
  • Well
  • Wood
  • Yes

Residential Info

Property Details

Address: 361 Schnackenberg Road, Ghent, New York 12075