About This 1919 Historic House For Sale In Jay New York
Set high amidst upland fields surrounded by wild forest, the Glen Overlook offers a high country wilderness experience of isolated tranquility at the most genuine level. At an elevation of 2,000 ft, and centered in the Jay and Hurricane Wilderness Preserves, this is one of the highest and easternmost Adirondack properties offered for sale.
Substantial and architecturally fascinating, the home was built in a grand but rustic style: the predominant use of hand-hewed timbers and recycled wood from old barns offers a tangible sense of history and old-world temporality. At approximately 6,100 sqft, the house features cedar shake roofs, timber and granite colonnades with large banks of thermopane glass, and floors with 24″ wide planks, brick, or slate. There are 18+ rooms, 6 baths, 2 kitchens all with exceptional views. Extensive earthmoving and landscaping have provided a dramatic context for the house along with spring fed conservation ponds that attract local wildlife. A legacy property!