Ephemeral Edgewas designed and constructed along the pond’s edge, the house reflecting the shadows that play on the water, making it a serene setting for the changing quality of the light of the Hudson Valley. The delicate forest edge informs the structure of the house. The radial plan of structure and skylights follows the sun sequentially filling the intimate spaces of the house with the light and shadow of the forest. The pond and the distant view are always present in the house, making it an unusually tranquil space. The chef’s kitchen and open plan make it an exceptional space for gatherings large and small. The surrounding acres are a mix of meadow, native plantings and forrest, and the spring fed pond is lovely for swimming in the summer. As much as the house feels like a special haven, it is only 15 minutes to nearby shopping, and 20 minutes to Hudson and Great Barrington.


  • AppliancesClothes Dryer, Clothes Washer, Dishwasher, Freezer, Generator, Refrigerator, Stove
  • BasementSlab
  • FlooringCeramic, Oak, Stone
  • A/CYes
  • HeatingBase Board, Hot Air
  • FireplaceFireplaces: 0
  • Half Baths1


  • GeneralAluminum, Wood, Other
  • StyleContemporary


  • RoofingRubber
  • WindowsThermopane
  • GeneralOther, Contemporary, Slab


  • Zoning01, 78.-1-59.100
  • ViewCountry, Far Reaching, Mountain, Panoramic, Pond
  • RestrictionsNo


  • Utilities200 Amps
  • WaterWell
  • SewerSeptic Tank


  • SourceColumbia Greene Northern Dutchess MLS, Columbia Greene Northern Dutchess MLS
  • CommissionBuyer Agency Compensation: 2

Property Features

  • 01
  • 200 Amps
  • 78.-1-59.100
  • Aluminum
  • Base Board
  • Buyer Agency Compensation: 2
  • Ceramic
  • Columbia Greene Northern Dutchess MLS
  • Contemporary
  • Country
  • Far Reaching
  • Fireplaces: 0
  • Hot Air
  • Mountain
  • No
  • Oak
  • Panoramic
  • Pond
  • Rubber
  • Septic Tank
  • Slab
  • Stone
  • Thermopane
  • Well
  • Wood
  • Yes

Residential Info

Property Details

Location: 44 Engel Road, Austerlitz, New York 12017