PAPAGUNK LODGE ON THE UPPER EAST BRANCH (A FLYFISHERMAN’S DREAM)
An absolutely beautiful log home built on the bank of the upper East Branch of the Delaware River. This quiet secluded 5.2 acre parcel is a mixture wildlife habitats, trails thru old meadows that wind through a bird sanctuary, a grove of mature hardwood trees, and a portion of an island in the middle of the river. A meticulously maintained open concept log home with cathedral ceilings and beautiful woodwork throughout. Containing a modern kitchen with a stove refrigerator and a dishwasher that shares the great room with a living area accented by a large workable fireplace made of local bluestone. The step down dining room/living room has hardwood floors and a picture window overlooking the river. A glass front artificial log propane stove sits on a bluestone slab and completes the room. Ceiling Fans in both spaces keep the air circulating around the rooms. Two bedrooms, one containing a queen bed and the other has a king bed along with a large closet and picture window. A full bathroom with a tub completes the upper level. An open hallway staircase leads to the lower level with another large open room and a wood burning stove. This makes a great combination living and sleeping area along with a kitchenette and another full bathroom. A separate utility room with washer and drier hookups completes the lower level. This area is also accessed by its own outside entrance way. A nice deck is attached to the side of the house and overlooks the river and a fire pit and outdoor seating area sits atop of the river bank. A large stand alone two car garage with a metal roof and concrete floor also has a back room which would make a great workshop. Electric service is already provided to the garage. A large woodshed with a brick floors keeps your firewood supply safe and dry all year long. The property is accessed by a short flat 25 foot wide right of way road from the town maintained highway, which goes through a gate into the parcel and ends in a circular loop. Numerous trails are cut through the property for fantastic bird watching and wildlife sightings. The property also encompasses a large portion of an island located between two branches of the river, but the house sits above the flood plain. The cold waters of the Delaware river support a healthy concentration of trout and make a premier spawning area . This is a fly fisherman’s dream. Located in the low taxed town of Colchester and minutes from Downsville for all your shopping and dining needs. Just over two hours from the George Washington Bridge this is your perfect getaway home or even rent part time as a very desirable Airbnb.