61 Laird Road, Bethel, NY 12783

61 Laird Road, Bethel, NY 12783 - H6229169 - Sellwithduran.com
61 Laird Road
Bethel, NY 12783

Its rare that such a captivating, freshly built home enters the market. one that has been so well conceived and executed. one that has an architects sensibilities to contemporary design - to well-distributed spaces and how daily life unfurls within its walls. there is a natural harmony of flow from living area, kitchen, and dining area, to the bedrooms. the thoughtful placement and orientation on the lot allows for maximum views and dramatic light, light that permeates the home throughout the year. first impressions are important, and this one lives up to a visitors excitement driving up to the house. the garage is a perk rarely built on a new home. its a super convenient way to come home and charge an ev. a breezeway leads to the main house where a mud room area with a 9 tall, three panel mirror and coat closet is just inside. the mirror was salvaged from a soho boutique. behind a huge custom-built pocket door is the remarkable living room, as impressive as it is comfortable. the exposed cross ties were salvaged from an 1890 firehouse on mercer st in soho, adding a bit of history and rustic contrast. south facing picture windows line the walls and lead back to the wood-burning fireplace framed by fluted ceramic tiling. a ladder leads to a loft space that can be used for an overflow bed or storage area. just off the main living area is a beautiful bathroom wrapped in richly colored tile. there is a walk-in shower, a colorful pedestal sink and a snazzy matte-black toilet. the kitchen, always the heart of any home, is light-drenched and welcoming and is just down a windowed hallway from the living room. windows line the dining area creating a bright and airy feel and allowing in the beauty of the outdoors. there is plenty of room for a large table or pull a stool up to the island. the custom-built cabinetry and high-end appliances are both form and function. a glass paneled samsung fridge and white oak counters contrast modern details with natural elements. there is an induction cook top with a vented hood, an electric oven, a porcelain double farm sink and tile backsplash. just off the kitchen is an incredible 740 sq ft deck. a cool architectural detail is the wooden structure built into the deck, where string lights have been hung. the 385 sq ft porch off the kitchen is covered and hammock hooks are ready to go. its a great place to bbq, add a dining table or just drink in the view - come rain or shine. the main floor bedrooms are their own wing of the house, separated from the living and entertaining spaces for privacy. they share a gorgeously appointed bathroom which has both a tiled walk-in shower and a 72" cast iron clawfoot bathtub. there is a ceiling mounted alexa speaker with mood lighting and the double sink has a smart mirror. two of the bathrooms have their own designated instant, on demand hot water systems. past the large laundry room and up the painted stairway is the primary suite. there is a grand bedroom with views out over the field. the ensuite bathroom has a 71" freestanding bathtub and ceiling mounted alexa speaker. the additional room could be a nursery, walk in closet or a home office. the floors have been fitted with a thick rubber membrane to create acoustic separation from the kitchen below. the basement has great storage area and a bilco door for easy access to the yard. the lot has a lovely open field where a pool or pond could be added. walk down through the forest to a magical stream front where a firepit would be a great addition. the house has been built with a forward-looking philosophy. no fossil fuels are used in the home. the new windows, foam insulation used in the whole house envelope, a heat exchanger for both heat and a/c will all contribute to a low monthly utility cost all year.

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