4 Beds
3½ Baths
4,046 Sqft
0.50 Acres

Behold The Rifton, an enchanting 1876 stone home and creative haven, bridges Kingston and New Paltz within Rifton's serene hamlet. This architectural gem, once a church, town hall, and a duck farm, now stands majestically, embodying community spirit in its sprawling 6,000 sq ft. Meticulously restored, The Rifton marries wabi-sabi modernism with historical echoes, flaunting exposed beams, bedrock ledges, original stone walls, pine floors, and antique doors wearing a patina of ages. A gravel path leads to a verdant canopy-shrouded entrance, revealing a vestibule of bedrock and terrazzo, with a hidden storage cave, and a bright, welcoming mudroom. Inside, 7ft tall windows illuminate the living room and kitchen, showcasing reclaimed wood stairs and hand-hewn beams. The ground level cradles three tranquil bedrooms, including a primary suite with a glass shower set against natural bedrock, and two guest rooms complemented by a bespoke 5-piece concrete bathroom. Ascend to the former church, now a once-in-a-lifetime entertaining space with massive 30ft ceilings and an epic, Game-of-Thrones stone and steel firepit as its centerpiece. Thirty-two original windows and vast glass doors frame nature's canvas, opening to a spacious deck soaring over the landscape. Above it all, a lofted fourth bedroom, a full bath, and private entrance to "The Tower" — a five-story, stone and steel atelier — complete this artistic haven. This fully separated section with its own entrance, lends itself to a creative’s studio, private gallery, gym, offices, shop or workshop — or rent it for year-round income while maintaining the residence independently. The Rifton's grounds are a tapestry of stone pathways and wild gardens, evoking centuries-old enchantment. Perennial blooms frame views of the stone edifice with vivid blue touches, conjuring a Tuscany-like paradise, just 10 minutes from the two urban hubs. Its unique four levels, including the lower garden residence with a grand fireplace, a mid-level workshop, a loft with an indoor circular stone fire pit, and a bell tower, invite boundless creativity. The Rifton, a fusion of history, art, and nature, stands as a testament to architectural poetry, a canvas for those who dare to dream. Art presented by Pinkwater Gallery • Art Photos: Doron Gild

Facts & Features
MLS® # 20233343
Price $2,000,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3.50
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 4,046
Acres 0.50
Year Built 1876
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family
Style ESTATE
Status ACTIVE
MLS ucbr
Community Information
Address 1883 Main Street
Area ESOPUS
City Ulster Park
County Ulster County
State NY
Zip Code 12471
Amenities
Features CEILING-CATHEDRAL, SECURITY SYSTEM, CEILING-VAULTED
Parking DRIVEWAY, LOT
Garages None
View RIVER
Is Waterfront No
Interior
Appliances DISHWASHER, DRYER, RANGE, WASHER, INDOOR GRILL, OVEN-BUILT IN
Heating HEAT PUMP
Cooling CEILING FAN
Has Basement No
Basement CRAWL
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces WOOD
Exterior
Lot Description CLIFFS
Construction STONE
School Information
District KINGSTONCONSOLD
Additional Information
Date Listed November 14th, 2023
Days on Market 101
Zoning R40
Listing Details
Listing Courtesy of Hudson Modern
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Listing information last updated on February 23rd, 2024 at 10:05pm EST.