You’ll fall in love with this spectacular lakefront year-round home with 53 ft of direct lakefront on Dyken Pond, the largest lake (180 acres) on the Rensselaer Plateau offering great fishing, boating, and swimming! Bring your kayak, canoe, and motorboat, too! The Environmental Center offers over 6 miles of trails for hiking and snow shoeing in the winter! This property is only 22 miles to Albany & 17 miles to Troy. With this lakefront retreat just 3 hours to NYC, 1.5 hours to VT, 1 hour to Saratoga Springs & less than a half hour to MA, this home is perfect for year-round home or seasonal use.
Built in 2003, this Moosehead Cedar Log Home features 1,222 AGSF, a wall of windows overlooking the lake, cathedral ceilings, an open floor plan & a full, walkout basement with 278 SF of finished space. The entryway features ceramic tile flooring and a coat closet. Pine flooring is throughout the main living areas and bedrooms. There’s a ceiling fan/light in the great room as well as a chandelier over the dining area. The kitchen features track lighting, oak cabinets, and a pantry closet. The GE appliances are included. The full bath on the main floor features ceramic tile, a fiberglass tub, and a single sink vanity. There are two generously sized bedrooms on the main floor both with overhead lighting, cordless shades, and double door closets. The spacious loft works perfectly as a family room or sleeping area and was designed so that it could easily be converted to an additional private bedroom; it offers pine flooring and a cathedral ceiling. Note: seller recalls there is plumbing in the wall for ease of adding an additional bathroom but does not know details. The full basement features a full bath w/ a fiberglass shower, single sink vanity, ceramic tile floor, and the laundry area. Bedroom 3 (or could be a family rm) features a closet, wood laminate flooring, and a French door to the covered flagstone patio overlooking the lake. Outside offers a covered side porch with a lake view, too. There’s plenty of off-street parking with parking areas on both the house side of Wachter Road (which is a 120 x 202 x 53 x 122 parcel) and on the parcel on the other side of Wachter Road (101 x 104 x 100 x 116); the total lot size is .59 acre. Additional home features include solid wood interior doors, propane hot air heat, a brand new propane tankless water heater, drilled well, septic, 200 AMP electric, Spectrum TV/internet service, and Pella wood double pane windows. The unfinished portion of the basement has the mechanicals as well as a work bench area and a full 2nd door to the exterior.