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The main house and accessory buildings combine for a total of 12 bedrooms and 8 baths. On 30 acres overlooking rolling pastures, this option is listed at $2,500,000.  IDEAL AS A FAMILY COMPOUND, CORPORATE RETREAT OR AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE.

Old Chatham Sheepherders’ Estate dates back to 1790 and is the Register of Historic Homes. This grand 12 room Federal home has 5 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths, large living room with fireplace, den, library, hand-muraled dining room, and bi-level porches. Formerly a Relais & Chateaux (although no longer allowed as an inn), all systems have been engineered to the highest commercial grade standards. The house sits on a knoll overlooking the rolling pastures formerly used for sheep grazing.  

The 4 accessory buildings include an art studio and 2 adjacent guest suites, both with stone fireplaces and full baths. A post and beam barn, perfect for entertainment, events or conference space has a projection system stone fireplace, full kitchen with high end appliances (including a wine refrigerator) and a two story guest suite. Situated next to the authentic stone smoke house is a guest cottage with state of the art bath and fireplace. The owner’s office with fireplace and full bath can also function as guest quarters for large family gatherings, visitors, friends, or your business meetings. Another guest cottage overlooks the barns in the distance below. The grounds also offer a tennis court, walled garden with fountain, full temperature controlled greenhouse, and 1,000 bottle wine cellar.  

  • This property is part of a larger offering. If interested in an additional 170 acres and a mega-complex of barns, search reference # NY0367.

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Cindy Welch
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