Description for 357 County Highway 9, Oneonta, NY 13820
Like a European mountain villa, this exceptional 7200 sqft complex impresses the moment you step inside. Established as a luxury equestrian center during the peak of New York's love affair with jumpers, trotters and thoroughbreds, this property housed visiting owners and dignitaries in the height of style. Dive into your own 20x40, 4-lane HEATED INDOOR SWIMMING POOL. Relax in the JACUZZI, have cocktails on the EXPANSIVE LANAI and take in the surrounding beauty of the Oneonta Catskills. Currently operating as a B&B, this home has space to fulfill your every dream -- 12X18 WINE CELLAR, large entertainment room (think pool table, home theatre, mini-concert/performance space), enormous dining room with PANORAMIC VIEWS, and a CONTEMPORARY KITCHEN built for entertaining. The grand living room has an impressive blue-stone-framed gas fireplace, CATHEDRAL CEILING, dramatic LOFT LIBRARY and regal hand-tooled WET_BAR, complete with brass foot-rail. There is a separate coffee room, a sun-lit media/play-room, a wing with 2 bedrooms and associated full bath, plus a separate 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom guest suite with private decks - each room elegantly designed for guest comfort. A newly renovated bath in this guest complex has Kohler architectural fixtures, IMPORTED GERMAN SINK, and beautiful Italian-style tile. To say this villa-like property offers value is an understatement. The sun-drenched master suite is a designer's dream with 25-ft angled ceilings and copious windows for endless sunlight, no matter the season, an impressive ensuite bath with raised jacuzzi tub, shower, dual sinks, and connecting his & her dressing rooms with built-in shelves and drawers. The home's other features include a garden/potting room, 3-car garage (w/ over-sized bay), and 2 office rooms. The innovative ECO-FRIENDLY heating system provides warmth for the entire home, and pool! The grounds, akin to those located in the Kentucky Bluegrass region, feature 2 large HORSE BARNS, separate GUEST APT with laundry, kitchen and bath, 70x140 indoor sports arena (currently used for indoor soccer), and outdoor fenced riding ring. The land is situated on a productive AQUIFER that could translate into a lucrative spring-water bottling enterprise. Alternatively, develop the property into Oneonta's next great destination -Convention Center or spa/retreat. There are countless options, let your imagination run wild.Enjoy the trout stream, 150 + acres of fields, woods and trails. Close to Cooperstown, Sidney and Oneonta AIRPORTS, and less than a 3.5 hours' drive from NYC. Visit website for more photos, a 360 tour and info on business/income opportunities available with this property.