An elegant, custom built home with unparalleled craftsmanship and the finest attention to detail and quality. It is set on 10.6 acres in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Rhinebeck. Intrinsic to the value of this home is its overall character, ambience and livability. It borders Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill (a conservation land and the highest point in Rhinebeck). Beautifully landscaped gardens offer the ideal combination of tranquility, privacy, space and sweeping hilltop views. A well-established vegetable garden is prettily laid out adjacent to the barn. 7 minutes to the charming center of Rhinebeck village with its many superb restaurants, boutiques & shops. The highly rated Northern Dutchess Hospital, the excellent Rhinebeck schools and the County Fairgrounds, a most desirable venue destination throughout the year, are all nearby. Rhinecliff train station is a mile beyond with Amtrak service south to NYC(1hour 40 minutes) and north to Hudson, Albany, Niagara Falls and Montreal. This handsome home is truly remarkable inside and out, it's perfectly and generously proportioned throughout, inviting foyer entry with tastefully designed staircase, millwork, high ceilings and cherry wood floors. Custom windows provide plenty of natural light. A world class kitchen with a marble counter-topped island, enjoys both a cozy fireside seating area perfect for winter evenings, and glass doors in the hexagonal eat-in-kitchen opening onto the expansive stone terrace for three season enjoyment and entertaining. The house is thoughtfully configured to be as comfortable for one or two on an evening home alone, as it is for gatherings large and small, all year round. A luxurious Master suite, with high vaulted ceiling design, optimum his and hers walk-in closets and a gorgeous master bath with cast iron clawfoot tub. The second floor also includes two spacious bedrooms with generous closets and 2 full bathrooms, An additional large sitting room/office could easily make a lovely fourth bedroom. The immaculate lower level features a media room, exercise room, bar, wine cellar and full bathroom. Additionally there is a two story barn equipped with water and electricity.