Privacy, Privacy, Privacy! Create a family compound in an idyllic setting for your family for generations to come, surrounded by mountain vistas, ridgeline views, your own private lakes, and your personal apple orchard near upscale New Paltz, New York. This property contains 140 acres, including newly cleared land (a blank canvas for your dream homes(s) and landscaping), active farmland and forested land. This blissful executive property has numerous buildable spots, all with magnificent Hudson Valley views. Located just 90 minutes from New York City, this gorgeous spot is in its own world in the heart of Ulster County apple country. Enjoy the rural life yet not be far from shopping, great restaurants, bars, a college atmosphere (SUNY New Paltz), and just minutes off the New York Thruway, exit 18, New Paltz. Only an hour-and-a half from the City by car, bus or train. At 140 acres, this exquisite property has thousands of existing mature apple trees and a classic red barn dating back to 1840. Nestled in a bowl shape on the other side of the ridge from Apple Greens Golf Course (holes 19-27), this property features two private, interconnected, spring-fed lakes: 5+ acres of deep lakes with good groundwater. Property has its own private gravel road, which was the public road through the area from colonial times to the 1950s. And the views ridgeline, cliffs, Catskill mountain range, surrounded by thousands of trees, and a spectacular view of Mohonk Fire Tower. This area is heaven for climbers, golfers, lovers of nature, and anyone who wants to go at a slower pace. You'll build your evening around catching the sunset up here. Buildable for multiple houses, the purchaser would retain the option to continue as an operational farm. The property has housing for workers. Central Hudson Electric utility, Verizon (telephone) and Spectrum (internet and cable) serve the property. Property is located in the Highland school district, with most of the land located in the town of Plattekill with a Highland mailing address. But the property has the same dramatic mountain vistas as seen from New Paltz. Must be seen to be believed! This kind of property brings family together, where generations can stay in one place and not be on top of each other. It's all about family, beautiful land, and privacy.