This architecturally designed contemporary home was sited to maximize the amazing 180-degree views afforded by its location on a high hill. The sweeping vistas are breathtaking with glorious sunrises and magnificent sunsets visible from nearly every room.Privacy abounds on this 24-acre parcel located just 15 minutes from Albany and minutes from the quaint towns of Chatham and Valatie. The expansive placement of windows allows the home to be flooded with natural light drawing the outside in. With numerous outdoor terraces and a deck that's accessible from the kitchen and sunroom, al fresco dining, whether a small intimate affair or hosting large groups will be a must.Attention to detail created a living space that's very inviting and functional. Custom cabinetry, hand crafted from black walnut, was built on-site for the kitchen and used in various other pieces throughout the home. The wood and metal staircase is a work of art, seamlessly joining the main and upper level. The private master suite has large closets, an amazing master bath and includes an office and library.The lower level features walk-out patios with amazing views of rolling meadows and offers two bedrooms, a full bath, and a sitting room with a fireplace. Enjoy summers lounging by the beautiful gunite pool surrounded by gardens bursting with flowers and herbs. Kinderhook Lake, a beautiful natural lake, is around the corner. The phrase, 'sitting on top of the world', comes to mind again and again. This is truly a special home where eagles do soar.