Arguably the most spectacular mountain property in New York State, this totally private 76-acre estate, surrounded by seven of the highest peaks in the Catskills, gazes straight up into its most dramatic mountain gaps, and fronts ¾ of a mile of rapids on the Schoharie Creek. Just over the Greene county border, this gorgeous spot with no other house in sight and absolutely breathtaking views of Indian Head, Sugarloaf, Twin, Plateau and Hunter Mountains, feels like Wyoming or Colorado yet is only 20 minutes from Woodstock and less than two hours from midtown Manhattan. The 17th century post and beam 7,000 square foot 5 BR Adirondack- style main house, reconstructed beam-by-beam from a Canadian barn, features 25 ft vaulted mushroom wood ceilings, reclaimed wood floors, French doors, floor-to-ceiling windows, wrap-around views of spectacular mountain peaks, and the highest level of spare-no-expense architecture north of the Hamptons – all executed in the most restrained and sophisticated taste. Distinctive features include gorgeous stucco wall plastering by Basquiat’s assistant, and beautiful hand–forged door and window hardware. The property, surrounded by lush gardens, birch forests and wild flower meadows, forms one of the state’s most beautiful settings strictly on its own. There is also an old horse barn with solar panels, and a vegetable garden with raised beds and self-watering systems. Other features include a 12 ft deep swimming pond and an exercise pavilion/yoga studio set at the foot of a 20ft. waterfall (also with drop-dead mountain views.) Yet downhill is an entire second environment, centered on a unique cherry and mahogany Japanese tea/guest house hanging over the roaring Schoharie creek. Sliding glass walls open along the entire front of the house to Plateau Mountain downstream, and upstream to a long series of rock-laden ripples. Surrounded by a broad lawn, the tea house is the start of a ¾ mile private walkway along the banks of the trout stream itself, groomed nature trails where no other human being can be found for miles. With air-tight thick-walled construction, radiant heat in all structures, and a magnificent stone fireplace, the property is as pleasurable, beautiful and remarkable in winter as it is in spring, summer or fall. Seeing is believing in this one-of-a-kind natural retreat.