Today we’re in Lanesville, a Greene County city just southwest of the Hunter Mountain wilderness.
This 1,980-square-foot log home is brightened considerably by walls of windows and a generous helping of skylights.
The entry off the front deck is almost entirely glass, from high-peaked windows down to a bank of glass doors.
Skylights rim the ccathedral ceiling’s wood planks, which continue down the walls and onto the floor in the huge great room.
The great room comprises a living area and dining area, with the kitchen tucked underneath a grand wooden staircase.
The kitchen has a chef’s stove with an indoor grill; tiled countertops; and Shaker-style wooden cabinetry.
It’s got a prep sink in a center island, and a breakfast bar at a peninsula.
Off the kitchen is this tidy bedroom, with wood-plank walls, nearly floor-to-ceiling windows, and wall-to-wall carpeting.
This main-floor full bath has a corner vanity, white-tiled tub/shower combo, and a glass-block wall separating the toilet area.
A second main-floor bedroom is big enough for two twin beds and is a duplicate of the first bedroom, design-wise.
Head up the staircase to a top-level loft area with a closet.
It leads to the primary bedroom, which is lit with slim skylights in the pitched, wood-plank ceiling. A split-Palladian window and recessed lighting add more glow to the room.
Double French doors lead to a private balcony deck.
The primary ensuite includes a separate shower, jetted tub, and vanity with an interesting mosaic-like top. The half-tiled walls are topped with a colorful tile border and a yellow-and-red color scheme that might need updating.
The house is on three acres, on a dead-end road that ends at the Diamond Notch hiking trail. A corral in the backyard would be perfect for goats or a horse, depending upon municipal regulations. It’s conveniently situated between Phoenicia and Hunter, close to Belleayre and Windham ski resorts for winter fun.
If this log cabin catches your eye, find out more about 79 Diamond Notch Road, Lanesville, from Richard Greenspan with Ruth Gale Realty.