Beautifully appointed and custom built on one of the prettiest roads in New Paltz, you will surely be in bliss every time you come home! So close to the scenic cliffs, Mohonk Preserve and in the heart of cycling country yet only 90 minutes to NYC. Great curb appeal as you wind your way down the bluestone path to the rocking chair front porch. A welcoming and dramatic double height entryway leads into living spaces with high ceilings and windows everywhere. A formal living room with wood burning fireplace and dining room flow into the heart of the home - a fabulous gourmet kitchen with farm sink, Viking range, built in oven, microwave, warming drawer, GE Monogram refrigerator, wine cooler, and extra prep sink. The windowed breakfast nook overlooks a private back yard with pond and woods beyond. Adjoining is the great room/family room with a propane fireplace and sliding glass doors to the deck and hot tub below. This home is perfect for entertaining in all seasons! In addition to the laundry room and half bath on the first floor there is also a den or office with French doors just off the main entry. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms PLUS a very large bonus room The Master suite has a Juliet balcony and bathroom with soaking tub, and walk in closet. Over 3000 square feet in all, and if you would like or need more room there is a full, dry basement with high ceilings that could easily be finished. Light and airy, plenty of space for friends and family for weekend or full time living in one of the prettiest areas in the Hudson Valley. New Paltz schools, great restaurants and shopping nearby as well as vineyards, spas, golf and tennis, distilleries, farm stands, kayaking, rail trail, hiking, rock climbing and sky diving. But if you prefer, you can just relax on the front porch, back deck or by the fire in winter and enjoy the peace and quiet at 68 Climbing Ridge Road.