PRIVATE 38.5-ACRE RETREAT - Escape to your own aerie overlooking the Hudson Valley atop beautiful Mt. Zion. This architecturally unique log and frame home combines both elegance and comfort in a home that is perfect for both entertaining and just relaxing on a lazy afternoon. With many luxury features, this house offers the best of all worlds. Visitors enter through antique double front doors and immediately feel the warmth of the home. They are greeted by an open floor plan, soaring ceilings, a living room with an east-facing wall of glass that offers panoramic views. A soapstone wood-burning stove on a raised flagstone hearth which sits against the east wall adds to the warmth of the room. Two sets of French Doors open from the living room to an oversized Trex deck offering fabulous views of the sun rises across the Hudson Valley and to the mountains 30 miles to the east.The gourmet eat-in kitchen features a 5- burner Wolf cooktop, Jen-Air refrigerator, Thermador double convection oven and Bosch dishwasher, as well as a walk-in pantry, radiant floor heating, a breakfast room and French Doors that open onto a 42-foot-long cedar porch. Also on the main floor are: a formal dining room; huge family room; bedroom/office (approx. 20x16) and a full bath. A curved oak and log staircase, which compliments the feel of this home, takes you to an open second-floor balcony and its dramatic views through the wall of glass. The Upper Level includes: Master Bedroom suite offering vaulted ceilings; a Master Bath with a two-person shower, Jacuzzi tub and walk-in closet; two additional bedrooms; a full bath; and a laundry closet. A curved staircase from the main floor leads down to a full walk-out basement which has three double sliders providing access to the back yard. The basement has radiant floor heating, 9-foot ceilings, mechanicals and ready for finishing, as well as a large garage with backyard entry. Add to this an in-law suite with cathedral ceilings, full bath, kitchenette, separate alarm system and private entrance. An east-facing wall of glass gives the same Breathtaking Hudson Valley views as the main part of the house. The 700 sf apartment sits atop a huge 2-car garage w/radiant floor heating and 12-foot ceilings.