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Real Estate: Green Power

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Modern Solar

Ghent

Living Sculpture

Southbury

Barn Update

Claverack

Highly Efficient

Hillsdale

Catskill Green


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Barn Update

Originally built in 1971, this Roxbury home has been reconstructed and remodeled with the added bonus of solar panels. The barn-style house sits on 32 acres of beautiful rolling farmland with stone walls, meadows and pastures. It features a great room with a soaring ceiling, country kitchen, stone fireplace, five bedrooms, two-and-one-half bathrooms, and repurposed wood both inside and out. Additional buildings include a pasture shed, equipment barn with office, and a fully-insulated barn. Listed for $1.625 million by Klemm Real Estate.


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Catskill Green

Surrounded by Catskill Mountain views, this architect-designed home has solar panels that keep energy costs low. This Hillsdale home incorporates the outside in with huge windows that capture light and the vistas. The interior has an open concept living room, dining room, kitchen area, bamboo floors, three bedrooms, and three bathrooms. Additional features include remote-controlled LED lighting, thermopane windows, and a wall-mounted gas fireplace. Listed for $950,000 by Copake Lake Realty.



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Eco Farmhouse

This Alford home’s exterior is classic country farmhouse but the inside features modern upgrades, while a separate timber frame barn has solar panels. Offering 4,400 square feet of living space on three floors, it has a renovated kitchen, five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a library, attached large art studio or family room, conservatory greenhouse, finished attic space, and covered porches. The 1840 renovated farmhouse sits on 14 acres of mature gardens, lush plantings, perennial gardens, an established orchard, organic vegetable garden and rare native plants throughout. There are separate hoop houses, a woodshed, and chicken coops. Listed for $1.925 million by Berkshire Property Agents.


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Highly Efficient

High atop a hill in Claverack, this post-and-beam home is extremely insulated and energy smart with solar panels, low-energy appliances, and underfloor heating. Inside there are large windows and French doors that bring the outdoors in, a large stone fireplace, exposed timbers, a spacious kitchen with granite counters, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The heated, walkout basement could be finished to serve as additional living space. There is a pergola, plus perennial gardens and lots of colorful flowers dotting the 10-acre property. Listed for $625,000 by Peggy Lampman Real Estate.



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Modern Solar

This solar paneled and geothermal home is perched between two prestigious ridges in Roxbury that afford western views. Designed by a local craftsman and architect using state-of-the-art technology to create an energy-efficient green home, the house blends modern components with a classic New England aesthetic. Noteworthy features of the four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath Contemporary include a living room with cathedral ceiling, formal dining space with wood stove, eat-in kitchen with SubZero appliances, and custom solid oak doors. Additional living spaces include an office with French doors to a private patio, a studio, screened porch, and an all-season sky-lit swimming pool. Listed for $1.895 million by William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.


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Living Sculpture

This Ghent home is a modern interpretation of a country barn but with lots of glass, distinctive contemporary lines, and solar panels. Entire walls of floor-to-ceiling windows allow for views of the Catskills and surrounding setting. A contemporary kitchen opens to the living and dining areas. There are three bedrooms, including a master suite with two walk-in closets, four-and-one-half bathrooms, and two loft spaces. Besides the solar panels, green features include radiant heating and LED lighting. Listed for $1.585 million by Halstead Property.



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Long Lasting Style

This country home in Washington demonstrates why the shingle-style has remained in fashion over the decades. Located in the prestigious area near Steep Rock and close to town center, the residence has seen recent upgrades including fresh paint, all new light fixtures, and new landscaping. Amenities include an exercise room, sauna, and lower play room. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom house also has a vaulted great room with fireplace and bar, well-appointed chef’s kitchen with island seating, and a breakfast nook. Listed for $1.595 million by The Matthews Group.


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Knolly Brook

Knolly Brook is one of Norfolk’s finest historic homes. Solid and well maintained since it was built in 1875, the shingle-style house is filled with period details such as two stunning grand staircases, high ceilings, pocket doors, and English shadowbox paneling. There are generously-sized public rooms, a butler’s pantry, three fireplaces, eight bedrooms, six bathrooms, and a massive front porch. The grounds hold a historic carriage house, expansive lawns, gardens, forest and in-ground pool. Listed for $1 million by Elyse Harney Real Estate.



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Fine And Detailed

Shingle-style is on full display in Washington, at this spacious home furnished with top-of-the-line amenities and fine finishes. Offering an outdoor kitchen and award-winning landscaping, the 11 acres promise fantastic views and a great deal of privacy. There are four bedrooms, three-and-two-half bathrooms, a contemporary kitchen, dining room with fireplace, living area with soaring ceiling and a gym. There are antique pine floors throughout. A pergola shades an outdoor dining area near the huge inground pool and Jacuzzi. Listed for $2.999 million by Klemm Real Estate.


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Pristine Perch

Immaculately maintained, this shingle-style farmhouse sits on 10 acres of guaranteed seclusion atop a hill in Clinton. The interior has an expansive, open floor plan with a wood-burning fireplace and high ceilings. There is a renovated kitchen with cherry cabinets, a formal dining room, formal living room, large media room, exercise room, and workshop. The master bedroom has an ensuite, updated bathroom. There are three additional bedrooms and a renovated bathroom with a soaking tub on the second floor. The front of the house offers a large porch and the back has a patio. Listed for $675,000 by Paula Redmond Real Estate.


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Formal Shingles

This shingle-style home is a touch more formal, featuring original details like leaded glass windows and tile from when it was built in 1938. Lovingly restored and maintained by the same Sheffield family for 46 years, the inside has a formal living room, dining room, library and eat-in kitchen with Viking range. There is also a game room and an office. Front and back staircases lead to five bedrooms and five bathrooms. A three-bay garage has an attached one-bedroom apartment, which has rental potential. Listed for $975,000 by Stone House Properties.


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Shingle Overlook

This shingle-style home is sited above South Spectacle Lake, Kent’s private and pristine 100-acre lake. Custom built and designed, the house’s living room features a window seat and library alcove, a kitchen open to an eat-in area, and a separate pantry, mudroom, and screened porch. The second floor holds four bedrooms and a lower level has a gym and game room. In the backyard, an infinity-edged pool dramatically forms to the natural ledge, overlooking the valley below. Listed for $2.75 million by William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.


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