Taghkanic House, Estate of the Day
Today's home is an architectural treasure on 350 acres that represents the work of both a skilled architect and a landscape designer. This home overlooking hills and fields of the Hudson Valley, includes a glass-and-steel 1800 sq.ft. pavilion designed by architect Tom Phifer. A 7,000 sq.ft. substructure has six bedrooms, study, media room, kitchen, breakfast room, wine cellar, refrigerated cheese room, indoor pool and service area all built into a hill. The home get east and west sunlight from windows at either end as well as skylights above.
Garden designer Dan Kiley created a landscape of ponds and plantings, clipped lawns and mowed fields. There is a tennis court, an outside pool, a bocce court, an organic vegetable garden and a three bedroom guest house. The land itself is protected by conservation easements. This home is listed at $9.75 million.
Gallery: Taghkanic House