Idyllic 340-acre private estate on 28 separate deeded lots, there is much potential here with town approvals for use as a private family compound, equestrian facility, lifestyle resort, wellness spa or an educational facility. The elegant, early 18th century stone house, with 3 BR, 2.5 BA, is exquisitely restored and updated with wide board floors and hand-hewn beams, a gourmet chefÃƒ¢Ã‚‚¬Ã‚„¢s eat in kitchen with Viking 8 burner stove , sub-zero fridge, Viking microwave and dishwasher, there are 5 fireplaces, a cedar shingle roof, copper gutters. Paddocks and corrals surround the impressive circular, post and beam horse barn, with cupola, hayloft, and cobblestone yard, with 13 horse stalls, a foaling stall, 3 shower stalls, tack room, 2 full bathrooms, an office w/ kitchenette, and an observatory deck for the 75 x 150 indoor dressage & riding arena. Once the Houghtaling homestead and dairy farm, this secluded property also features a separate 1 bedroom with full bathroom guest cottage, a renovated corncrib/ studio with cedar closets, 3-bay garage, and historic restored barn on incomparable wooded and landscaped acres that include a lake, meadows, a series of spring fed ponds, a waterfall, a cedar grove, fenced, raised vegetable garden, mountain views and miles of trails throughout. This exceptional woodland preserve estate is located 2 hours from New York City, 20 minutes to the Amtrak trains in Rhinebeck and Metro North in Poughkeepsie.