Imagine having 35 forested hilltop acres to create anything you wish. A clean slate on which to build your dream. That’s just what one gentleman did over in Franklinville. Clearing enough land for his house and free up the view the owner kept adding on to the home as needed. A deck here, a patio there, storage sheds, a living room, and hot tub room later and he had a marvelous custom home.
The view is the thing and virtually every room in the house takes advantage of the it. The second story of the living room faces the view and opens to the upper deck. The lower part of the living room is heated by a wood burning stove, and just off it is custom built study, that could be an office or a third bedroom. Knotty pine wood extends throughout the house, giving it a cabin feeling. In it’s current configuration the home sports two bedrooms and two baths, but some of the additional rooms could be converted to a bedroom. The the hot tub room is perfectly situated to take in the view.
This home was really made for outdoor living, the shaded patio is home to a flock of bird houses, one of which has a family of chickadees. The lower deck is big enough for a dance party. Just steps away is a fire pit, and down the sloped back yard is a half acre pond. The upper deck perfectly captures the panorama of the distant mountains. The owner tells me that the view in the fall is spectacular. As we sit enjoying the view and the breeze, Charlie (the owner) sums up what it’s like to live there, “it’s a little bit of heaven.”
For more information Contact Tina Dillon with Team VP ERA Real Estate at 716-474-5646.