Paint yourself into this picture-book setting and you may decide to never leave. On the bank of the Webatuck Creek in the heart of Dutchess County is a grand old log home. Built by hand in 1933 from American chestnut logs and local stones, the home is beautiful beyond words in a setting that will steal your breath and your heart. With over 2,300 square feet of living space and a superb design, this home remains perfect for a modern lifestyle with the spared no expense renovation that commenced in 2000. The giant stone fireplace is the center of the great living room. With a 1.5 story cathedral ceiling and interior balcony, the large space is the perfect gathering place in all seasons. The modern kitchen features a gas range with dual convection oven and an additional Thermador gas wall oven. The concrete counters and farmhouse sink are a splendid fit and there is plenty of room for a breakfast table at the end of the kitchen. A formal dining room has a view of the water falling over the dam through a picture window and a stone fireplace with wood burning insert. The sunroom has several mill stones embedded in the bluestone floor and tall windows on three sides with access to the side yard. Upstairs is the large master bedroom, complete with the third fireplace, two additional bedrooms, all with cathedral ceilings, and the spacious full bath with tub and separate chambers. Outdoors are a number of areas perfect for outdoor entertaining, all with views of the creek and sounds of rushing water over the waterfall. And for those who like to fly fish, the Webatuck Creek is stocked each year with trout by the NY State DEC. For those looking for a caretaker's residence, the charming yellow house at the entrance of the property could be bundled with this sale. About 5 minutes from NY Route 22 and the Ten Mile River Metro North train station and surrounded by the quaint villages found throughout the Harlem Valley.