February 22, 2024

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$5.5M riverfront home in Ulster County was the final work of a famed architect

When it arrived to architecture, Norman Jaffe was recognized as a modernist.

His clear, spare models, characterised by all-natural components, geometric styles and lines framing open up spaces, have been well-liked with clientele clamoring for houses in the Hamptons.

Jaffe died in a drowning incident in Bridgehampton in 1993 he was 61.

His affect reached much outside of Extensive Island, however. Jaffe intended place of work structures in Manhattan and modern residences in California. In the Hudson Valley, the past dwelling Jaffe finished before his death has just come on the industry.

This Norman Jaffe-designed residence on the Hudson River in West Park is the only house Jaffe designed in the region. It is now on the market for $5.5 million.

This Norman Jaffe-developed home on the Hudson River in West Park is the only home Jaffe developed in the region. It is now on the market place for $5.5 million.

Positioned in West Park on Broadway, the property is detailed for $5.5 million. It was developed and designed from 1990 -1993 for the present-day operator and is coming on the current market for the very first time at any time.

Thanks to his many Hamptons beach front homes, the assets goes by the title “Hamptons on the Hudson.” Julia B. Price Sotheby’s Intercontinental Realty listing agent Jessica Chan explained it as “the surroundings without having the scenes.”

According to the listing, this is the dwelling that Jaffe explained he was most pleased with between his afterwards performs.

This Norman Jaffe-designed residence on the Hudson River in West Park  has six bedrooms, an indoor lap pool and a private beach.

This Norman Jaffe-designed residence on the Hudson River in West Park has 6 bedrooms, an indoor lap pool and a private beach front.

Located on 20 acres of meticulous landscaping which incorporates gardens, waterfalls, terraces and loggias, the residence features spectacular sights of the Hudson River —and of the two the Vanderbilt estate and FDR’s Springwood on the reverse financial institution — via ground to ceiling windows.

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In accordance to Julia B. Rate, operator Raymond Auyang gave Jaffe comprehensive reign in building the home and the ensuing perform embraces Jaffe’s signature components: a sculptural type, geometric lines, organic elements, neutral woods, skylights, glass and mild.

Exterior view of a house in West Park, located on the Hudson River. It was the final home designed by famed architect Norman Jaffe.

Exterior check out of a household in West Park, situated on the Hudson River. It was the closing property designed by famed architect Norman Jaffe.

Jaffe also integrated limestone in the course of to spotlight the owner’s artwork collection. Auyang is the founder of Tau Laboratories, which provides photomasks and imaging providers to the chip business and was acquired in the 1980s by Du Pont. Auyang started the corporation in Poughkeepsie.

The home involves a private beachfront, tennis court, landscaped gardens, and a separate five-auto garage — it retains the owner’s motor vehicle collection — which could be transformed to a visitor property, along with an hooked up two-automobile garage.

The residence itself has just about 13,000 square toes of residing house, with 6 bedrooms and 8 comprehensive and two 50 % baths. For its dimension, it invitations nesting with several nooks, window seats, and non-public out of doors terraces. A consumer with a yen for symmetry will discover it here: There are evenly spaced columns about the indoor lap pool, for example, together with vaulted hallways with sky lights that every finish in a ground to ceiling window two identical waterfalls spill a person into the other in the out of doors landscape.

Chan claims the property gives a perception of “renewal, serenity and tranquility” and a spot to “retreat and rejuvenate.”

The indoor lap pool in a home for sale in Ulster County, New York.

The indoor lap pool in a home for sale in Ulster County, New York.

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1981 Broadway/Route 9, West Park, NY

Rate: $5.5 million

Taxes: $91,165 (believed)

Educational institutions: Highlands Community Faculties

Call: Jessica Chan, Julia B. Rate Sotheby’s Intercontinental Realty, 347-537-9623 914-713-181

Karen Croke is the characteristics editor for lohud.com and poughkeepsiejournal.com. Discover my stories here. Access me at [email protected]

This post originally appeared on Times Herald-Record: Hudson Valley household designed by famed Hamptons architect on the marketplace