It is waiting to be discovered in your own backyard! Nestled in a stunning landscape, this 1840’s eyebrow Colonial offers PRIVACY AND SECLUSION on 172+ acres and is on a town-maintained dead end road in Bovina. The farm is completely hidden from sight – offering complete solitude and isolation. Surrounded by never-to-be-developed state land. No easements on the property.The primary residence is operating as an Airbnb and enhanced by a bright and airy caretaker’s apartment atop the relatively new 4 vehicle garage located just down the road.There are gifts that have withstood the test of time and this home abounds with them. It is unique to have the ability to own ‘in fee simple’ a water source that may be many centuries old.The property lays claim to be the head waters of the Little Delaware River and boasts several developed spring boxes of sparkling and delicious water. Each spring has the capacity to generate at minimum 25 gallons per minute. A comprehensive water analysis is available upon request.There is a traditional Delaware County 3 story “overshoot’’ Barn with a rear loading dock that has 200 Amps electric, phone and a separate NYC approved septic. The barn is in good repair and is available for whatever your heart desires. In the not too distant past this barn housed a bottled spring water business augmented by a thriving honey business. The options are endless.Tucked away from the main house and barn, there is a separate writer’s studio, 1 1/2 car garage, a milkhouse and a round chicken coop. There are beautiful rolling acres of open meadows, which is ideal for equestrians. There is not a house in sight and this gem is so quiet and peaceful. This 1840 Farmhouse has been in the same family for 60 years and gently maintained and updated. The home is cozy and benefits from the new roof and thermal Anderson windows installed in 2017+/- augmented by extensive insulation throughout the home.The inviting enclosed porch with radiant heated tiled floor leads to a gracious Living Room with a field stone fireplace with a woodstove insert to warm the home on a chilly winter’s day. There is a separate Dining Room, and Eat-in-Kitchen all drenched in natural light. The bedrooms are bright and simple with beautiful wide plank flooring.All this with age old stone fences, towering maples and pines. Come visit – it will take your BREATH AWAY.