This is not your 'Cookie Cutter' house!! Charming 1940's stone cottage, was added onto in the 1970's creating this unique home. Many builtins, unusual nooks and crannies various ceiling heights all contribute to this eclectic home. Nestled on over two and a half wooded acres, situated on a quiet lane which ends at a bucolic horse farm, with the Shawangunk Mountains as the backdrop. This 3 bedroom home, offers one level living, including laundry room off the kitchen, full bath and 2 bedrooms. The second floor loft area opens to the living room and has the 3rd bedroom and additional room, for office/study which is currently used as a 4th bedroom. The massive stone fireplace in the living room has a wood stove insert, which keeps the home warm and toasty on those long winter nights. Dining area has 2 story ceiling and is the centerpiece of this home. Purchased in 2002, the current owners have mindfully improved the property both inside and out beginning with the new windows in 2002 and exterior doors in 2005. Most recent, 2015 improvements include new facia and soffit, including improved insulation. The front porches were also redone last year and are a perfect place to watch the sun rise to the east and then relax after a long day and watch the sun with its rich hues, set over the mountains! Wood shed was also purchased last year! 2013 was the year to replace the hot water heater, well pump and water softener. 2010/11 the kitchen was replaced, including floor, microwave and dishwasher. 2011 new wood stove insert, at this time chimney was also repointed, insert is serviced annually by JP Chimney. A new electric sub-panel was added along with most receptacles in 2011, electric budget is 400 a month, with 5 adults living in the house, using a lot of electric I am told by the seller! Dryer 2 yrs, washer 5yrs. This convenient Gardiner location lends itself to a full time or weekend home, with ample space for daily living yet cozy enough for the part timer! Nature Preserves, hiking, biking and sky diving are just minutes away. Participate in the Hudson Valley lifestyle with farmers markets, local theatre and history, or just sit on the porch and watch nature from your own private 'preserve'! Centrally located to travel by train, bus or automobile! 90 minutes to the GWB.