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Smithfield Apartment, Amenia, NY 12501 $1,500/mo
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A beautiful, UNFURNISHED 1BR apartment is available for rent immediately. It is situated over a two-car garage attached to a house in a beautiful, idyllic setting looking south down the valley from the rural hamlet of Smithfield, in the northwest corner of Amenia. The house is owner-occupied most of the year. A garage space, with direct year-round access to the apartment, provides a secure point of entry for the tenant. Visitors may also enter by way of the house foyer. The apartment is 650 s.f. with a 14 by 21 living/ dining/ kitchen area and an 11 by 11 bedroom. It can be secured, and is private.

Situated on a gentle rise surrounded by a thoroughbred horse farm, the apartment affords extraordinary views south and west to the paddocks and the pastoral valley beyond. It is ideal for a person seeking solitude and a beautiful place to live, work, or just relax on weekends. The living room has a cathedral ceiling bisected by a ridge-high gable dormer surrounding a large Palladian window looking south to the views. Built-in bookcases with computer w/s occupy one wall. A fully equipped galley kitchen with microwave and pantry is opposite. Other features: a new thru-wall LR a/c, wallpapered bedroom and bath, new wool carpet, ceramic tile bath and kitchen floor, recessed lighting, linen closet, coat closet, and a storage closet on the stair.

The tenant will enjoy full privileges of a 16 by 40 gunite swimming pool, heated from Memorial Day through Labor Day. A large bluestone terrace and stone walls surround the pool. In addition, the Octagon, a shady terrace with superb views, and outfitted with Adirondack chairs, dining table and chairs, and barbecue, is dedicated for tenant use. Offered to a non-smoking adult or couple. No dog(s), no exceptions!

Rent: $1,500 per month including baseboard hot water heat, electric, cable internet with Wi-Fi, full-package satellite TV with DVR, and a garage space.

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