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465 Shunpike, Washington, NY, New York 12545. Four Barns Farm, formerly owned by the late composer Marvin Hamlisch, is a completely transformed compound designed around 40 acres of pastoral land creating the ultimate weekend retreat. You begin this unique journey through a beautiful linden tree-linden drive to arrive at the vintage restored farm house overlooking the four ca. 1850's re-purposed barns completing the entertainment center for your weekend activities. The main house takes on more of a contemporary layout with a large open country kitchen featuring a beautiful grand stone fireplace in the dining area. Cozy up in the library or formal living room, both of which offer lovely fireplaces. The organic vegetable garden and fruit trees are placed just off of the main house to provide farm to table cuisine at the end of each day. Beyond the vegetable garden you will find an in ground gunite pool to enjoy summer sunsets with a glass of rose. The accomplished architect, Paul Gleicher, re-purposed each of the four 19th century agricultural barns. Individually, these barns were specifically created to deliver a special purpose. Exposed beams, wide board floors, and oak paneling offer the true aura of the original barns while keeping the artist studio, media room, office space, and billiards lounge tied together. The largest barn featuring soaring 40' ceilings is an extraordinary space ideal for cocktail parties and social gatherings. The main room is anchored by an immense floor-to-ceiling wood burning stone fireplace. The placement of these unique buildings creates an amazing courtyard. You are provided endless opportunities to entertain with 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, and 5 fireplaces. Four barns is privately situated and surround by other large estates and protected land. It is in close proximity to the local wineries, Mashomack Polo Club, golf courses, and Tamarack Preserve. This property is offered in an area of the county famously known for its scenic beauty, its outdoor sporting events and lifestyle. From the competitive level equestrian culture, to racing cars at Lime Rock, to fly fishing the historic rivers, and skiing double black diamonds. All within the heart of the Hudson Valley and Four Barns Farm, a rare and exceptional offering. Just minutes to the village of Millbrook, Rhinebeck, Pine Plains, and Millerton. Millbrook is within two hours north of New York City.
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