Experience the tranquility and natural beauty of the Hudson Valley at Ferness, a stunning estate tucked away on a quiet country lane just 15 minutes from bustling Rhinebeck. This idyllic retreat offers 70 private acres of woods and gardens, including a magnificent one-acre spring-fed pond, making it the perfect escape for those seeking the peace and quiet of the countryside but with a plethora of excellent restaurants and entertainment options just a stone’s throw away. Built in 1820, the main house exudes a blend of historical elegance and delightful eccentricity and boasts charming historical details such as original hand-hewn wood-beamed ceilings and three fireplaces. It features a formal living and dining room, a recently updated gourmet kitchen with high-end stainless appliances, a small library-office with built-in bookshelves, and a great room with soaring cathedral ceilings and a carved wood fireplace that opens up to the rose garden. The spacious first- floor bedroom suite has a wood stove and looks out over the pond and waterfall, while the second-floor bedroom suite has a corner fireplace, a large balcony, and even better views. There are two additional smaller bedrooms and a bathroom on the second floor, and a fourth bathroom conveniently located on the first floor. The three-bedroom guest house is equally impressive, with a porch off the kitchen that overlooks the pond, a comfortable living room, large playroom, and inspiring home office. Both houses have their own automatic stand- by generator. Attached to the guest house is the original two-story barn with a unique garage featuring full height glass doors on either end of the space. For equestrians, the property offers a large barn with four horse stalls and paddocks on either side of Browning Road, as well as endless riding trails in the woods. And for writers seeking inspiration, there is a charming cabin waiting to be restored into a world-class writer’s retreat. Ferness truly is a magical place where the stargazing is magnificent and the quiet is sublime. Whether you’re hosting grand events or seeking a quiet refuge from the world, this estate is the perfect place to call home. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own the perfect Hudson Valley estate.