Ultimate Mountain Retreat
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- Wheel chair accessible:No
Hunter Mountain chalet description
Unlock the front door and watch your vacation dreams unfold. This sophisticated mountain home, 7 miles from Hunter, is situated on 6+ acres in a park-like setting literally bordering the Catskill Forest Preserve. Super immaculate, private, upscale cabin ensures a special & memorable experience. Great Room boasts 30 ft ceilings, open floor plan & massive windows provide spectacular, pristine mountain views. Huge wrap-around deck offers up an additional l,800 square feet of living space including a gas Weber grill. Fully equipped kitchen includes comprehensive selection of every gourmet accessory imaginable. Each bedroom (4) is beautifully appointed & includes high thread count linens & plush Ralph Lauren comforters. Sleeps 10 comfortably. Each bathroom (3) is beautifully custom tiled & include thick glass shower enclosures. We also provide an ample supply of oversized bath towels. The Master Suite is massive with 20' ceilings, en suite bath and it's own private deck/balcony. The house is equipped with premium cable (100+ channels), flat screen TVs, WIFI throughout house & all decks,Sirius/XM satellite radio, DVD movie collection & so much more! Even a billiards room! An overall fantastic escape & pleasurable experience...guaranteed!
Super immaculate, upscale, private cabin will ensure a special and memorable experience.
** Mountain-Style Ambiance…solid wood doors throughout, rich cherry cabinets, oak grand staircase, stone slate entry way, custom local river rock wall, tumbled marble bathrooms, authentic antler chandelier from Wyoming, pottery & light fixtures from Colorado & New Mexico, oriental rugs, one of a kind antiques, nicely framed local scenic photography, antique skis, sleds & snowshoes, beautiful fabrics with natural warm hues… all contribute to providing a casual elegance with a real warm & cozy feel.
** The Great Room with soaring 30-ft ceilings boasts an open floor plan including living room, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Perfect for socializing, entertaining or just relaxing. Super high cathedral ceilings and massive windows with two sets of double French doors allows for spectacular, panoramic mountain views year round.
** The Fully Equipped Kitchen provides everything needed to make a great, gourmet meal. Includes a comprehensive selection of kitchen equipment & accessories including slow cooker/crock pot, baking trays & pans, crystal stemware, serving platters & bowls, cutlery, 12-cup coffee maker, coffee bean grinder, 4-slice oversized style toaster, blender, food processor and so much more. Help yourself to our full array of spices and during the summer enjoy our fresh herb garden conveniently located right on the deck and BBQ using the gas Weber grill.
** The Main Floor features a custom built local river rock wall, wood stove and a oak grand staircase leading to the master suite and loft area. This main floor includes a full bathroom with tub/shower (plus plenty of plush towels), two bedrooms each with a queen bed and also a full size sleeper sofa in the living room. One bedroom has its own private entrance that leads out to the wrap around deck. All bedrooms are beautifully appointed and include high-thread count linens and plush Ralph Lauren down comforters.
** A Massive Wrap Around Deck, perched high in the sky with tree fort views, provides 800+ sq ft of additional outdoor living space. Relax in the lounge chairs, gather around wrought iron dining tables, BBQ on the gas Weber grill and dine al fresco while watching amazing sunsets. In addition to the beautiful scenery supplied by mother nature, we also add potted flowers and hanging baskets seasonally to further enhance the overall experience.
** The Master Suite is truly luxurious! It has 20-foot cathedral ceilings and includes an en suite bathroom & walk-in custom tiled shower with thick glass enclosures. Enjoy your morning coffee on your own very private balcony overlooking the forest and really interesting glacier rock formations. If you are the organizer of the trip, we highly recommend this suite for you!
** The open Loft Area includes two twin beds a seating/desk area and offers up amazing views of the mountain range.
** The First Floor includes a Billiards Room with 3 comfy couches, a brand new tumbled marble tiled bathroom & walk in shower, laundry room (including washer & dryer) and plenty of board games (Scrabble, Monopoly, backgammon, marble chess set, playing cards and more!)
** The State of the Art Entertainment & Electronics system include WIFI throughout the cabin and on all decks, Premium Cable Package (100 channels), brand new Flat Screen TV's (40' in great room), DVD player (Emmy award winning DVD movie collection), iPod hook up, complete stereo system with highly-quality sound including Sirius/XM Satellite radio which provides endless genres of commercial free non-stop music, sports, entertainment and news.
** The Parking...there is plenty of parking in the various driveway areas, large area right outside the front door, that can easily accommodate 8+ cars.
There is something for everyone to do!
** Winter – The house is perfectly situated to access New York’s finest downhill skiing/snowboarding/snow tubing - Hunter Mountain is just 7 miles away & Windham is 15. You can walk to the snowmobile rental place and sledding hill! There is also a cross country ski resort just five minutes away.
** Spring/Summer/Fall – This time of year offers unlimited possibilities. You can literally hike & bike right from our front door. The market hiking trail system in the area is amazing! We include maps at the house that will enable you to explore some pretty cool spots. The closest and probably the best in the area are within two miles of the house - Kaatterskill Falls (highest waterfall in the state), North Lake/South Lake (offers swimming, boat rentals i.e. kayaks, canoes, row boats, fishing and amazing hiking!), The Escarpment Trail, the former home of the Catskill Mountain House, an abandoned (but restored!) train station and more. Visit Hunter Mountain and try out their new ZIPLINE system, mountain bike down their trails (lift serve access) or enjoy a relaxing ride on their sky ride (chair lift). They also have a host of music concerts year round. There is also a plethora of golf courses to choose from, driving range/miniature golf, horse back riding, fly fishing, tubing the Esopus River, paint ball, wineries, festivals, Catskill Game Farm, Howe Caverns and so much more...
** Antique and Art Lovers - You'll find treasures galore with Woodstock, Saugerties, Tannersville, Catskill (Thomas Cole House) and Hudson all within close proximity. A wide-array of classes and activities are available to children, teens and adults at Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts.
** Relaxation - The Catskill Cabin provides plenty of indoor & outdoor private, cozy spots to relax & unwind. Curl up with a good book, enjoy breathtaking mountain views, bird watch or snuggle by the fire. There is also cable TV (100 channels), DVD player, Sirius/XM satellite radio, wireless internet access, pool table and plenty of board games to keep you occupied.
** Night Life - There is a terrific nightlife and fantastic dining right near by. In fact some of our favorite clubs & restaurants are less than 2 miles from the cabin.
We take great pride in our home and because we own and manage it ourselves were able to offer amenities that you’ll find in very few rental properties. Plus we truly find pleasure in sharing it and we go the extra mile to ensure your stay is the most pleasurable experience possible.
We promise you will not be disappointed with your stay. In fact, if you are like many of our guests, you will be back.
E-mail us and we'll send you a link that provides more photos, full list amenities, area activity links, rental terms and more!
Thank you so much for your interest. You'll truly love our place and feel right at home!
Sorry, NO pets or smoking allowed.
JoAnn & Scott
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
- All bedrooms are beautifully decorated and include high-thread count linens and plush Ralph Lauren down comforters. The Master Suite is truly luxurious. It has a 20-foot cathedral ceiling and includes an en suite bathroom & walk-in custom tiled shower with a thick glass enclosure. Enjoy your morning coffee on your own private outdoor balcony overlooking the forest and interesting glacier rock formations that dot the landscape. If you are the organizer of the trip, we highly recommend this room for you....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Game Room:
- Pool Table:
- Audio Tape Player
- Video Library:
- Books For Adults
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Theme Parks
- Recreation Center
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Water Parks
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Eco Tourism
- Outlet Shopping
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Gambling Casinos
- Paddle Boating
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
local services and businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Fitness Center
North Lake/South Lake - Two prestine fresh water mountain lakes that offer swimming, boat rentals (kayaks, canoes, row boats - non motorized only), fishing and amazing marked hiking trails surrounding it! ...moreless
Super high cathedral ceilings and massive windows and a wall of glass doors allows for spectacular, pristine, panoramic mountain views year round. You’ll feel completely surrounded by nature, but with all the comforts of home....moreless
Less than 2 miles to North Lake/South Lake (offers swimming, boat rentals i.e. kayaks, canoes, row boats, fishing and amazing hiking!), The Escarpment Trail, the former home of the Catskill Mountain House, an abandoned (but restored!) train station and more. ...moreless
sports and adventure activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Roller Blading
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hunting Small Game
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Living Room:
- Mobile Phone:
- Broadband Access
- Local Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Parking Off Street:
- Linens Provided:
- Wireless Internet:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Washing Machine:
- Wood Stove:
- Local Maps
- Sofa Bed
- Iron & Board
- Activities Guide
- Alarm Clock
- Ceiling Fans
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Paper Towels
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Basic Soaps
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeper Optional
- Catering Available:
Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen with island includes every piece of cookware imaginable, all your culinary staples plus more! It's also positioned in the Great Room so cooks can still be part of all the action....moreless
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
The Fully Equipped Kitchen provides everything needed to make a fabulous gourmet meal. Includes a comprehensive selection of kitchen equipment & accessories, slow cooker/crock pot, baking dishes, assortment of cocktail glasses & crystal stemware, serving platters & bowls, cutlery, 12-cup coffee maker, bean grinder, 4-slice toaster (oversized style great for bagels!), blender and so much more. Help yourself to our full array of gourmet spices and during the summer enjoy our fresh herb garden conveniently located right on the deck. BBQ using the gas Weber grill. We also supply kitchen towels, oven mitts, paper towels, garbage bags, coffee filters and more!...moreless
Deck / Patio:
A Massive Wrap Around Deck, perched high in the sky, wraps around three sides of the house providing 800+ sq ft of additional living space. Relax in the lounge chairs, gather around wrought iron dining tables and BBQ using the gas Weber grill and dine al fresco while you watch the sunset. In addition to the beautiful scenery supplied by mother nature we also add beautiful potted flowers and hanging baskets to complete the scene (seasonally)....moreless
- Wood Deck
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Outdoor Grill
The Master Suite is truly luxurious. It has a 20-foot cathedral ceiling and includes an ensuite bathroom & walk-in custom tiled shower with a thick glass enclosure. Enjoy your morning coffee on your own private outdoor balcony overlooking the forest and interesting glacier rock formations that dot the landscape. If you are the organizer of the trip, we highly recommend this room for you!...moreless
Price Per Night Range: $450-$750 Price depends upon time of year, weekend, weekday, number of consecutive nights, holiday time perid, etc. Email Owner for Exact Pricing, Special Packages & Holiday Pricing. Holidays: 3 Night MinimumCheck In: 4pm Check Out: 11am Payment Options: Personal Check, PayPal (add 3% to total cost) Reservation/Security Deposit: $500+ deposit due at time of booking. Converts to security deposit upon final payment. Fully refundable within 7-10 days of departure pending terms of rental agreement are met. Signed rental agreement required and copy of I.D.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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This sophisticated, custom built mountain home is situated on 6+ secluded acres in a park-like setting in the Catskills, literally bordering the Catskill Forest Preserve. It takes you away from it all, but just minutes from all the action!
Leave the hustle and bustle behind when you escape to this Ultimate Mountain Retreat. Approximately 2.5 hrs from NYC, this unique hideaway is worlds away from the everyday. Located in Haines Falls (Sunset Park), NY just 2 miles from shops and cafes of Tannersville, North Lake/South Lake and Kaaterskill Falls, 7 miles to Hunter, 15 Windham, 16 Phoenicia, 18 Woodstock.
Other Activities: Spring/Summer/Fall – This time of year offers unlimited possibilities. You can literally hike & bike right from our front door. The marked hiking trail system in the area is amazing! We provide maps that will allow you to explore some pretty cool spots. The closest & best the area has to offer are within 2 miles - Kaatterskill Falls (must see sight), North Lake/South Lake (offers swimming, boat rentals i.e. kayaks, canoes, row boats & fishing), The Escarpment Trail, the site of the historic Catskill Mountain House, an abandoned (but restored!) train station and more. Visit Hunter Mountain and try out their Zipline system, mountain bike down their trails (lift serve access) or enjoy a relaxing ride on their sky ride (chair lift). They also have a host of music concerts year round. There is also plenty of golf courses of varying skill levels, driving range/mini golf, horse back riding, fly fishing, tube the Esopus river, paint ball, wineries, Woodstock, Catskill Game Farm, Howe Caverns and so much more!
Golf: There are eighteen golf courses within 20 mile radius of the cabin.
Tennis: Free tennis courts nearby
Ski: The house is perfectly situated to access New York’s finest downhill skiing-snowboarding-snow tubing-cross country skiing-sledding. Hunter Mountain is just 7 miles away & Windham is 15. There is a sledding hill right on our street that you can walk to and the snowmobile rental place is less than a mile away. There is also a fun cross country ski resort just five minutes away.
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: We're from the city and love the quick escape and fantastic outdoor activities the Catskill region offers. We purchased the land in the late '90's and worked hard to make our dream escape become a reality. My husband is a fantastic builder and we spared no expense to make this one of the best vacation homes in the Hunter/Windham area. It brings us tremendous joy to share with others our beautiful home away from home!
Why the Owner Chose Hunter Mountain:
After years of searching for the perfect spot to build our dream escape, we instantly fell in love with the seclusion of Sun Set Park yet the close proximity to all the things we love to do on the mountain top which is ski, golf, hike, bike, kayak & fish. The nightlife and dining options are numerous also!
The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Our home is really unlike anything offered in the Hunter area and our attention to detail is what sets us apart. Unique lights fixtures, one of kind antiques, framed local scenic photography, antique skis, Persian rugs, fine fabrics & linens, beautiful pottery, wood carvings, various works of art...right down to the cabinetry knobs, even the door bell...its' all been well thought out. Ultimately creating an environment that seamlessly blends modern comfort with a rustic feel. Couple this with walls of glass & the surrounding forest - you'll feel one with nature, but in total, cozy comfort.
***** THE CATSKILL CABIN ***** 4-Season Luxury Rental
Great Room with Cathedral Ceiling & Massive Windows w/Outstanding Mountain Views
Authentic Antler Chandelier from Jackson Hole Wyoming - 8 Ft Mango Wood Table
Plenty of couches so you can just relax & chill
Huge Master Suite with Cathedral Ceilings, Private Bathoom & Outdoor door!
Private Balcony off Master Suite
One of a Kind Antiques Throughout the Home
Whitewashed Cedar Wainscoting & Granite Vanity
Bright & Airy Bathrooms that are all Super Clean
Wrap Around deck provide add'l 800 sf of Outdoor Living Space-Tree Fort Views
View of Side - House is Surrounded by Trees - Fall Foliage is AMAZING
Oak Grand Staircase leading to Master Suite & Loft
Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen - Every Accessory Imagineable
Armoire in Master Suite
Bedroom with Private Entrance leads out to the Deck
Beautifully Appointed Bedrooms w/Fresh Linens & Plush Ralph Lauren Comfor
Tumbled Marble Subway Tile Shower
Custom Tiled Shower
Surrounded by the Forest - Truly a Private & Peaceful Setting!
Kaaterskill Falls- 1 mi from house - A Must See!
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