Shokan Heritage Estate
$975,000 - Sold
WITTEN BARN ESTATE
WITTEN BARN: 304 Moonhaw Road
3 BED / 3 BATH | 16.8 ACRES | BUILT 1830
LILY HOUSE: 302 Moonhaw Road
1 BED / 1 BATH | BUILT 1920
THE GATE HOUSE: 300 Moonhaw Road
1 BED / 1 BATH | BUILT 1914
A rare opportunity to own a captivating heritage landmark estate on two separate parcels consisting of 16+ acres artfully crafted and restored homes comprised of an historic barn with a contemporary wing, a rustic cottage, and a modern gatehouse loft. All homes surround a spring fed legacy pond and border thousands of acres of wild Catskill State Forest Preserve.
The three story barn sets the stage as the cornerstone property with originality in every detail of it’s design. The barn can be enjoyed in it’s entirety, or split into two wings with separate entrances. The west wing gallery is an unparalleled space with vaulted ceilings and a private collection of windows meticulously assembled along the south gable exposing a picturesque view of the enchanting pond, sculpture garden, and mountain view. Follow the stairs to two landings which function as an office and bedroom, additionally there is a cozy kitchen, downstairs bedroom, climate controlled room for a coveted fine art collection, and two full bathrooms one complete with an electric sauna. The east wing is a contemporary edition featuring radiant heated floors, wood burning stove, blue stone steam bath, european inspired kitchen plus wet bar and a viewable wine cellar. Enjoy the company of family or guests with two fully appointed buildings just across the pond. The gatehouse was renovated in 2014 and has a second story loft bedroom, a contemporary kitchen, wood burning stove, vaulted ceilings, and a spa bathroom. Follow the stone stairs past matured landscaping to the cottage perched on a hill. This two story home has maintained it’s authenticity and charm through updates. Open floor plan on both levels serves as a bedroom above and kitchen, living, full bath, laundry room, and wood-burning antique stove below. A wrap around deck and private back patio complete with outdoor fire pit make this a quintessential outdoor entertaining area. Wittenberg Brook adjacnet to the property provides a sense of serenity with it’s gentle stream of water which leads to the nearby Ashokan Reservoir. The premier estate is ideally positioned within the low tax area of Olive, and a simple 2 hour commute to NYC.
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