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Glorious View, Total Privacy, 3 BR + Den, Pool, Cold Spring, Plus Easy Commute

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  • Minimum stay:14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautiful post and beam home with spacious deck overlooking private pool and spectacular, pristine view over 5 houseless miles and over the Hudson River. This home is perfect for singles, couples or families. Relax around the pool by yourself, take in the view from the deck or watch your children and friends enjoy the chance to run in the grass, swim, and have a great time. Owner can install a guard railing under the existing railing if needed for small children.

The house is perfectly located for people who need to commute to NYC or friends and relatives to come visit. It is an hour and 15' by car from the city; trains run hourly from NYC to Cold Spring and back and take the same hour and 15 minutes plus a 12 minute drive to the house. Cold Spring village, 12 minutes away, offers charming shops and excellent restaurants. The Hudson Valley Shakespeare company puts on delightful shows under a tent looking over the river.

The first floor has a fully equipped kitchen -- dish washer, microwave, toaster oven, etc. -- with a counter that opens into the dining room. The dining room opens into the living room, both of which have floor-to-ceiling windows looking over the woods and miles of wooded hills and on over the Hudson River Valley, with not a house in sight! The dining room opens onto the wrap-around deck. Also on the first floor is a half-bath and a den with a pull-out couch.

Upstairs is the master bedroom (BR#1) with a queen bed and a second bedroom (BR#2) with a queen bed and three twin beds and a full bath.

Downstairs is a private suite with a bedroom (BR#3) with a king size bed, a door out to a quiet spot and the pool, and another full bathroom. Also downstairs is the washer/dryer.

The house is designed for seamless indoor/outdoor living. The spacious deck has a picnic table with umbrella, lounge chairs and bench seating along the entire perimeter. The stairs down from the deck lead to the pool.

The pool is an irregular oblong shape and blends in beautifully with the surrounding countryside because of its shape and grey color. With additional seating and a grassy area, the pool enjoys the same gorgeous view as the deck. A flower garden in front of the deck adds to the beauty of the area as does a small rock garden beside the pool.

On the other side of the house is a grassy area with room for badminton, as well as the parking area.

When you are ready to venture beyond the house, there are many options! Shopping, restaurants and movies are nearby; the quaint downtown of Cold Spring with antiques, restaurants and more is only 12 minutes away; there are multiple areas for hiking, biking, kayaking and golfing; museums in the area include Boscobel (with a summer Shakespeare festival), Dia, and Storm King Art Center. Children's activities include SplashDown Beach Water Park and the Taconic Outdoor Education Center.

Keywords: house, swimming, privacy, quiet, view, lawn

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Head of household must be at least 25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The house is welcoming to children with the pool so near (though well fenced in) and toys, games and books for young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Fencing under the deck railing can be added if you have small children...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    To be discussed...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 3 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    This bedroom is very private with its own bathroom ...moreless

  • Den: 1 double

    The pullout sofa becomes a narrow double bed...moreless

  • King size beds (1) in BR#3 - lower level Queen size Beds (2) in BR#1 and BR #2 upstairs Twin or Single Beds (3) in BR#2 - upstairs Baby Cribs (1) Have pack 'n play Sleep Sofa (1) Sofabed in Den that sleeps 1 or a cozy 2...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom #1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs between bedrooms 1 and 2...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    This bathroom is downstairs and private for bedroom #3...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    This bathroom is located on the first floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Deck furniture, fence with gate around pool, badminton net, iPod dock, child-protective fence on deck if requested....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    For both adults and young childen...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A few board games for children and adults...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Woods covered hill immediately across from the house, and a 5-10 mile view down a long valley, over the Hudson, to mountains on the other side. There are no houses in this view....moreless

  • Village:

    Cold Spring village has many fun antique and other little shops and several good restaurants...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Table seats 6 normally and 8 or more with the two end wings pulled out. The child's highchair is a bumper seat....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    and printer...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Comfortable, light, open view...moreless

  • Parking:

    Space near the house...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of big and small pots and pans and other utensils...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of both for family and guests...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has good working counters including one that connects it to the dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    And toaster oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    A Cuisinart mixer and other small electric mixers, ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck with a chaise long, big chairs, a table and benches for ten, two umbrellas for sun....moreless

  • Golf:

    Nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can be rented nearby on the Hudson River...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Grassy areas and some flower beds...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Below-ground pool, very private, with pleasant sitting area...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
Jul 27 - Sep 8, 2015
14 night min stay

$2,200 $8,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Preference is given to renters wanting the full six weeks from July 27 through Labor Day, then to those wanting 4 weeks. Otherwise, rentals are for two weeks minimum -- $2,200/week x 2 --$$4,4400.

One half at contract signing; the other half a month ahead of rental date


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
in Cold Spring village
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Courses
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Cold Spring, NY, Metro North
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 9
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
in Cold Spring village

Car: Necessary

Great spot for singles, couples or families; very private pool, deck and grounds; variety of restaurants; superb outdoor Shakespeare, parks, many historical homes and Dia Museum north on the Hudson; easy and tough mountain hiking and climbing; natural and recreational activities and a water park nearby. All with an easy commute by hourly trains or car to and from NYC.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: We have owned this home since 1985 and have enjoyed many cozy winters and hot summers with our friends, daughters and grandchildren. We have been renting the house for part of the summer for the past 10 years and would be pleased for you to enjoy it, too!

Why the Owner Chose Cold Spring:
We bought this house for the beauty of the house itself, its proximity to NYC and its truly picturesque setting. We can escape the heat of the City in just over one hour and take a dive into the refreshing pool. Our children and grandchildren love to visit. When we can tear ourselves away from the house, we love to visit the many wonderful sites and activities nearby.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are very secluded in this house. After driving up the driveway and down the hill, the house sits perched on a hillside and the view of the valley is spectacular. The house's simplicity and beauty is a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of the city. But the amenities of Cold Spring village are nearby.


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Speaks: french, spanish
 

Photos

  • View from the deck.

    View from the deck.

  • The living room.

    The living room.

  • The dining room opening onto the deck.

    The dining room opening onto the deck.

  • The kitchen; dining room is to the left.

    The kitchen; dining room is to the left.

  • Bedroom #2 - three twin beds.

    Bedroom #2 - three twin beds.

  • Upstairs full bathroom.

    Upstairs full bathroom.

  • Downstairs full bathroom.

    Downstairs full bathroom.

  • Pool in summer, as seen from deck.

    Pool in summer, as seen from deck.

  • From the living room into the dining room, with view down the long valley.

    From the living room into the dining room, with view down the long valley.

  • Deck view with flowers in summer.

    Deck view with flowers in summer.

  • Bedroom #1 - queen bed.

    Bedroom #1 - queen bed.

  • Bedroom #2 - also has a queen bed.

    Bedroom #2 - also has a queen bed.

  • Bedroom #3 - downstairs; king bed.

    Bedroom #3 - downstairs; king bed.

  • The house from the driveway.

    The house from the driveway.

VRBO #356775

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Date last modified - Monday, April 27, 2015

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Minimum stay: 14 nights
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  • Sleeps
    9
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: french, spanish
  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2014
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