When it comes to Hudson Valley retreats, you'd be hard-pressed to find something more beautiful than this brand new custom contemporary, on 8.2 private acres in Germantown, NY. One of the most sought-after Columbia County locations in the bucolic Hudson Valley. Located just outside of the Village, you can easily walk, bike, or drive to all of the outdoor activities the Hudson Valley has to offer, and is close to the neighboring Towns of Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Hudson, and Kingston. Upon entering the property, you travel along a long and winding "lighted" drive that leads you up to this breathtaking new home nestled upon the ridge, and situated amongst the trees! The house is a sprawling 3500 sq. ft., three bedroom, two and a half bath home which greets you with its Zen exterior of cypress wood siding, and hand laid natural stone. Step inside to redefining elegance and luxury, with sleek and unrivaled craftsmanship. The light filled living area features an open floor plan, with soaring 12' ceilings and numerous large windows for an abundance of natural light . The centerpiece of this amazing space is the massive wood burning floor to ceiling fireplace finished in Venetian Stucco. The living room with its warm built-ins, and solid white oak flooring marries perfectly with the contemporary kitchen which features painted slab cabinetry, walnut accents, and quartz countertops. The kitchen also offers an "all electric" (non gas) Fisher Paykal appliance package, with extensive LED lighting options throughout the residence. The expansive primary suite offers westerly views of the private back yard, and seasonal views of the Catskill mountains. The primary leads into a lavish spa styled bath. Both full baths offer radiant floor heating, Kohler hardware, heated towel bars, and "dual flush" water efficient water closets. A continuous flow through the home leads to two more large bedrooms and second full bath, all offering an open and airy feel. The home features a fully finished "walk out" lower level with separate gym, and third bath w/laundry. Outdoor living continues on the large natural Balau wood deck perched high upon the rock outcroppings and extends well into the tree line. A few steps down from the deck, leads to a serene heaven with a lavish inground pool nestled in lush private grounds. Calm and green surroundings make this a pure oasis in the country. The home itself offers the most extremely efficient insulation available, Marvin windows and doors, and the latest sophisticated highly efficient "Hyper" heating & cooling system. Experience the pinnacle of luxury in this brand new custom contemporary home. All of the outdoor recreational, artistic, and cultural amenities that make the greater Hudson Valley region one of the most strategically sound and enjoyable places to live are here. The Amtrak train station, Taconic State Parkway, and NYS Thruway all are in close proximity, which makes coming here a breeze. Only 2hrs north of NYC. Come experience the Hudson Valley!