Ever wanted to live in a Thomas Kinkade Painting, with the security of being self-sufficient? This is your opportunity! Have complete privacy and seclusion to relax and regenerate on this little piece of Heaven. Located at the foothills of The Adirondack Mountains on Tug Hill in upstate New York, this log cabin retreat offers three bedrooms + office/open loft which overlooks the open kitchen/dining room, first floor indoor utility laundry room/mud room, two full baths with king and queen claw foot tubs, plus a 12 x 19 bonus room, and more. Master bedroom features a large walk-in closet, window seat, and 6 x 10 balcony with sliding glass door. Built in 2010 with 1583+ sq. ft. of indoor living space, 366 sq. ft. of outdoor living area and 870 sq. ft. of basement garage, this is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature while being safely tucked away in the hills. Settled on 52.3 wooded acres, bordered by state game land, and off the grid, this is an outdoors enthusiast’s dream.
There is plenty to do in this serene landscape. Drive out the driveway onto the Tug Hill ATV and Snowmobile Trail Network and enjoy hundreds of miles of groomed trails, or simply relax in a hammock or on the 8 x 25 covered front porch of this beautiful home. Walk, ride, hunt, or snowshoe the existing trail network carved into your own acreage. With an additional 6 x 11 side deck, you will have plenty of room to sit and enjoy the peace and the wildlife outside. A small wooden tool shed and a 19 x 50 metal drive in barn offers plenty of room for all your outdoor toys, vehicles, or to host family gatherings. There is also a 5 x 30 finished attic for additional storage. This is an absolute must see piece of Paradise.

This off-grid home looks and feels like a typical warm and cozy cabin in the woods, but has the added security of complete off-grid self-sufficiency in the mountains, away from the city. Food shopping and fuel is 10 miles away, with the closest big city 35 minutes away. Your nearest fulltime neighbor is one mile away. Offering 220 Volt/10,000 watts, the Outback Inverter System offers clean reliable power from the twelve Trojan 24 volt battery system. The off-grid system includes a 6 panel Trina solar array, a 65 foot tri-truss tower with an upgradable 2000 watt stainless steel windmill, weather-station, Ham, CB, TV and Scanner Antennas, and a 15 KW Kubota diesel generator with a direct-bury double walled 1000 gallon Heiland tank. This house has a 1500 gallon heavy-duty septic system, two dug fresh water concrete tiled wells for redundancy, new dual 40 gallon propane hot water heaters, winterizable home run PEX (crosslinked polyethylene) lines to all fixtures, and a water filtration system with chlorinator. The house offers a multi-fuel heating system: coal/wood/propane and diesel/electric, with all propane appliances. Built to withstand major snow-loads and 100+ mph winds, the overbuilt wood frame construction rests on a 14” thick overengineered steel I-beam, and is based on a 18” thick concrete foundation, as well as having 10” thick poured reinforced concrete walls. The 30 x 25 drive-in basement garage with 9.5’ ceiling features a 2″ insulated overhead garage door reinforced with heavy duty hurricane struts, Liftmaster Pro garage door opener with remote access, 2″ thick steel man door, and also touts a 10 x 12 concrete generator bunker/safe room with 2” thick steal dead bolted door and fresh air exchange. Garage includes floor drains, overhead electric hoist, a utility sink, and a hot/cold hose spigot.

A buried telephone/landline with Internet DSL ensures solid communications. All light fixtures are LED including the eight 500 watt equivalent LED spotlights and multi-faceted security system. Comfort and security was in mind when this home was built. Many other additional features and amenities.

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