4 Beds
4 Baths
3,717 Sqft
5.04 Acres

Welcome to Bright Light Lodge, a Rustic Contemporary Style Retreat which is perfectly situated on an absolutely gorgeous home site within The Chapin Estate in the Catskills. This handcrafted estate is a respite for those looking to steal away to a quiet community and preservation just 2 hours from NYC. The open floor plan provides ample room for hosting guests. Four bedrooms & Den/Possible Bedroom and two living rooms allow for large gatherings while providing smaller private areas for those seeking tranquility. The soaring ceilings, wooden beams, granite kitchen counters, sauna, central air conditioning, and wide plank hardwood floors are all incorporated into this vacation home for an elevated experience. Natural light pours in from early morning to late afternoon. There are water views onto Toronto Reservoir which is a 900 + acre lake bordering forever wild property. With dock access and 400+' of frontage on this peaceful and serene lake, you may just never want to leave. The reservoir is popular for fishing, swimming, kayaking, motor-boating and paddle boarding. Gasoline engines are allowed, however, rarely seen. Additional features that make this home easy to maintain and also offer peace of mind include; central alarm system and insulated windows. The Chapin Estate a 4-season gated residential preserve tucked discretely amidst 2500 acres of pristine forest lands and bordering 14,000 acres of protected conservation lands. Unique attributes include: 2000 acres of fresh water reservoirs and trout streams; 9 miles of hiking & riding trails. Minutes from Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center. 2 hours from NYC and even less from North Jersey. 15 minutes from Monticello Motor Club, Resorts World Catskills, Kartrite Water Park and Yo1 Wellness Center. Boutique Hotel with restaurant, bar and spa to be available to residents. (*Short term rentals are not permitted. Rental minimum of 3 months no more than twice per year.)

Facts & Features
MLS® # H6188814
Price $1,645,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4.00
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 3,717
Acres 5.04
Year Built 2003
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Contemporary, Mini Estate
Status Active
MLS hgmls
Community Information
Address 51 Homestead Trail
Subdivision The Chapin Estate
City Bethel
County Sullivan
State NY
Zip Code 12786
Amenities Gated
Features Partly Wooded, Private, Restrictions, Sloped
Parking Attached, 2 Car Attached, Driveway, Private
Garages Attached, 2 Car Attached, Driveway, Private
View Panoramic, Lake, Water
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Waterfront, Lake Front, Lake Privileges, Lake/Pond/Stream, Water Access
Has Pool Yes
Interior Hardwood, Wall To Wall Carpet
Interior Features Master Downstairs, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Eat-in Kitchen, Entrance Foyer, Granite Counters, Master Bath, Powder Room, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s), High Speed Internet, Open kitchen, Sauna, Stall Shower
Appliances Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
Heating Propane, Forced Air
Cooling Central Air
Has Basement Yes
Basement Finished, Walk-Out Access
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 1
Exterior Other, Stone, Wood Siding
Exterior Features Balcony, Dock
Lot Description Partly Wooded, Private, Restrictions, Sloped
Construction Other, Stone, Wood Siding
School Information
District Monticello
Elementary George L Cooke School,Kenneth L Rutherford School
Middle Call Listing Agent
High Monticello High School
Additional Information
Date Listed June 16th, 2022
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees 167.00
HOA Fees Freq. Monthly
Listing Details
Listing Courtesy of Chapin Sotheby's Intl Rlty
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Listing information last updated on June 2nd, 2023 at 5:50pm EDT.