Real Estate Details
Fraser Ridge Farm is a private country estate and idyllic
sanctuary of 114 acres located on Cascade Mountain, Amenia, New York, with more land available if desired. On top of the world, the panoramic views are
spectacular. 2 hours north of New York City by road or train. The property is
just 10 minutes from Millbrook, Millerton and Sharon Connecticut. All known for
fine dining, boutique shopping, wineries, cultural attractions and all manner
of sports activities. Excellent schools are in the area at all levels of
The Main house, party barn,
guest house and charming ‘Casita’ have a long driveway approach and
are privately sited from each other as
well as the outside world. The 8,000 s.f. main house is comprised of two 18th
century houses which were dismantled and moved to the site in 2004 then
renovated to fit today’s living by the former owner. There are
24 rooms in all, 5 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths, 9 fireplaces, an indoor swimming pool
and pool side area, media room, wine cellar as well as a wonderful country
kitchen, paneled dining room and sitting areas. The 2-story great room was the
backdrop for the TV show ‘Live from Daryl’s house.’ Outbuilding add 5000 s.f.
made up of 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, kitchens and living spaces. The post and
beam 2,500 s.f. guest house has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a sleeping loft, a 2-story
great room, kitchen and dining area. The 1,500 s.f. 2-story recreation barn has
kitchen, game room, bathroom and loft that can sleep 5-8. The charming Casita,
approached by a colonnaded pathway, has one bedroom and bathroom and complete
solitude. Tucked in the woods is a separate cabin for an extra overnight guest.
The meadows and woods are groomed for agricultural and
recreational use. Fenced pastures for livestock and miles of meticulously
kept trails lace through the lush woodland for hiking, hunting, sport or
riding. Ponds to swim in, fish or boat.
There is a sporting clay course and 200-yard rifle range, several bonfire pits
with breathtaking views including a ‘Neolithic’ fire pit on the east slope
designed by internationally renowned British landscape designer Kier Davidson.
This attractive domain lends itself to many uses including a family compound,
sportsman’s lodge, spa or perhaps a corporate retreat.