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DeCaro Luxury Real Estate Auction

September 05, 2014 10:17 ET

DeCaro Luxury Real Estate Auctions Announces Absolute Auction for 17-Acre Farm Home and Horse Pasture in Dutchess County, NY

Meri-Mac Farm to Be Sold to Highest Bidder Without Reserve on September 20

AMENIA, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 5, 2014) -   DeCaro Luxury Real Estate Auctions announced an absolute auction on September 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. for 483 Sharon Station Rd. in Amenia, New York. The 7,500-square-foot home, known as Meri-Mac Farm, rests on 17.4 sprawling acres featuring a stable, run-in sheds and a horse pasture, which will sell to the highest bidder without reserve on auction day.

"The current owner took great care to preserve the original, rustic charm of the farm home, which was built in 1871. Luxury additions -- like the glass-enclosed 2,000 bottle wine cellar with a large tasting room and connected catering kitchen -- add to the appeal of this property," said Daniel DeCaro, DeCaro Luxury Real Estate Auctions Founder and Auctioneer. "This auction is an opportunity for homebuyers to own the perfect year-round or vacation retreat in an area of New York where families and celebrities alike go to escape."

The main home at Meri-Mac Farm features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bathrooms and nine living, dining and entertainment areas, including a library, music room that can serve as a fourth bedroom, home office and a third-floor storage area with a balcony. The basement also includes the climate-controlled wine cellar, tasting room and full kitchen, as well as laundry and storage rooms. The home has nine-foot-high, double-beamed ceilings, wide plank hardwood floors, French and sliding glass doors, four fireplaces and an elevator.

The home's gourmet master kitchen boasts two-story vaulted ceilings with exposed wood beams and a hand-crafted pendant light fixture that hangs above the kitchen's L-shaped peninsula, which features granite countertops and an eight-burner gas cooktop with a built-in grill, as well as a free-hanging stainless-steel range hood above. The kitchen also features a large butler's pantry with natural cherry wood cabinets and marble countertops. 

The master bedroom features a fireplace, four walk-in closets with a separate dressing room, an exercise space, an additional sitting area. Sliding glass doors also lead to a large deck that spans the entire rear of the home. The spa-like master bathroom features a ceramic-tiled shower room with multiple showerheads and floor-to-ceiling glass-brick walls, an oversized, soaking tub, two separate toilet rooms and his and her vanity sinks.

Expansive, manicured grounds at Meri-Mac Farm include an in-ground pool; a pool house with a full kitchen; a three-stall horse stable and several run-in sheds; a fenced-in pasture; a rose garden with a water feature; and a three-car garage. A separate guest house also provides two additional bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as a full kitchen, a living room, office space and a washer and dryer.

In addition, the new owner of Meri-Mac Farm will have the opportunity to purchase an adjacent 23-acre lot that overlooks Round Pond.

Amenia, New York is located in the Eastern part of Dutchess County, just 45 minutes from Westchester County and is easily accessible by car via New York State Route 22 and U.S. Route 44. The town's two Metro-North commuter stations offer convenient train service seven days a week to New York City via the Harlem Line.

Meri-Mac Farm is open for prospective buyers to view on Saturdays and Sundays, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning Saturday, August 30, 2014. The last scheduled open house will be held the day before the auction on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The estate may also be shown by private appointment by contacting DeCaro Luxury Real Estate Auctions.

The absolute auction of this private home will be held onsite at 483 Sharon Station Road in Amenia, New York on Saturday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m. Broker participation is invited.

For additional information about this luxury auction or to set up a private appointment to tour the home please call 1.800.332.3767 or visit

About DeCaro Luxury Real Estate Auctions: Founded by Daniel DeCaro, a licensed real estate broker and luxury property auctioneer, DeCaro Luxury Real Estate Auctions has been auctioning luxury properties of distinction for more than 35 years. DeCaro has sold billions in luxury assets, executing flawless nationwide live auctions. DeCaro is the foremost leader and innovator in the field of auctioning luxury estates, yachts, and aircraft. For more information call 1.800.332.3767. 

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