About 42 Union Center Road
Welcome to The Delamater House, where old-world charm meets contemporary elegance in picturesque Ulster Park. This remarkable property seamlessly blends a historic stone home built in 1828 with a stunning modern addition, offering breathtaking views of the sparkling pond and meticulously landscaped grounds. Set on nearly 10 acres of rolling meadows, stone walls, streams, and a waterfall flowing into the pond, this private sanctuary also includes a highly productive organic farm. Pass through the impressive stone wall and pillars, beyond the separate two-car garage, and enter through the double-height portico, where the essence of this extraordinary home begins to unfold. The vaulted and beamed living room provides an awe-inspiring vista of the surrounding scenery, enhanced by a wall of windows, a wood-burning fireplace, and recessed lighting. French door sliders beckon you to one of the many stone patios, creating a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience. Another living area showcases the original stone construction and features a charming stone fireplace, adding to the home's historic allure. In total, this remarkable property has four fireplaces! The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream, with custom wood cabinets and undercabinet lighting, a Viking 6-burner stove with a char grill and pot filler, double ovens, a Viking bread warmer, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, and three sinks. Vaulted ceilings with skylights fill the space with natural light, while the granite counters and 24 x 24 slate floor tiles exude warmth and elegance. A separate bar area with its own sink and icemaker adds to the entertainment value of this exceptional kitchen. The adjacent formal dining room features a fireplace, exposed beams, wideboard floors, and deep window wells that showcase the depth of the original stone house walls. Ascending a short flight of stairs, you'll discover the expansive primary suite, a true sanctuary offering a private sitting area with a gas fireplace that leads out to its own stone patio, two walk-in closets fitted with custom California closet cabinetry, and an ensuite bath with a soaking tub, glass shower, and a separate bidet room. The lower level guest bedroom is thoughtfully designed, featuring a unique combination Murphy bed and desk, and its own ensuite bath. Upstairs, the second guest suite is complemented by vaulted ceilings, an ensuite bath, and a cozy sitting room. The outdoor spaces of The Delamater House are equally impressive, with stone patios, a hot tub, an outdoor kitchen, and multiple seating areas that invite relaxation and entertaining. The mature and elegant landscaping enhances every corner of the property, accentuating the retaining walls and natural rock outcroppings. Enjoy captivating sunsets from the western-facing vantage point. Follow the stone path down the gentle slope to your own private swimming pond, with additional seating areas near the enchanting waterfall. Tucked away on a corner of the property lies a certified organic compact farm, offering an opportunity to indulge your passion for fresh produce and flowers. Ample space accommodates a variety of heirloom vegetables, including fennel, radicchio, and romaine lettuce, as well as a variety of heirloom and cherry tomatoes in the Tomato House. The farm also boasts blueberry, red raspberry, blackberry, and black raspberry bushes, along with currants, gooseberries, and jostaberries. The farm also boasts a chicken coop, a large pergola, and a giant commissioned sculpture by Glen Mayo which completes this agricultural haven. This amazing home and property can fulfill both your spirit and your stomach! The systems have been thoughtfully updated, including central air and splits, Nest thermostats, built-in stereo speakers, two air handlers with filters, and a generator, ensuring modern comfort and convenience. The location is ideal, offering both privacy and easy access to cultural attractions, dining and outdoor pursuits in the historic Hudson Valley.