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Magical Chalet with Spectacular Views

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Includes all comforts of modern living, this is the place to either get away from it all, or to celebrate an unforgettable get-together with friends and family.

Le Colibri offers arguably the most spectacular views in the Catskills. The photos give you a sense, but to really appreciate their splendor you have to come and see for yourself - you are sitting on the top of the world.

The only other sign of civilization are some sparkling lights at night, on Overlook Mountain, across the valley. Nobody can see you, and you are surrounded by nature's splendor. Le Colibri is what you hope to find after a long hike - except here you arrive via a private, majestic drive-way.

We cherish Le Colibri paradox: Even though you are fully immersed in nature, you are only a three minute drive away from enchanting Woodstock. The village is welcoming and fun in its decidedly alternative spirit. Good restaurants, cafes and boutiques abound, the pace is leisurely and the people of Woodstock are chatty. Enjoy a stroll down Tinker Street while listening to live music and relishing the town's 'Sixties' spirit, all the while spotting the occasional celebrity - back in the day Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston would summer down the road from Le Colibri. Woodstock is the home of many artists and musicians and increasingly being discovered by the hip and trendy. So whether you just want to buy the paper in the morning, dip down to town for a lunch or dinner, or knock on Valerie's door to pick-up a home-baked strawberry-rhubarb pie, the village is right there for you, and who knows who you might bump into?

Le Colibri consists of a three-story Main House and a separate two story Spa House. The two are connected by a large deck featuring a generous pool (open from mid-May through Nov. 1st). The pool is heated, but the seasons dictate the pool temperature, so before July 1st and after September 15th only the hearty souls swim. The deck is made of high-end composite - so no splinters! - and features a large grill station. The grill is connected to the house gas, so no fiddling with gas bottles or worrying about running out of gas. The deck furniture includes two mahogany pool lounges, a dining table with a large umbrella, an Adirondack seating group for four and a hammock.

The entrance to the Main House welcomes you with its cathedral ceiling. There is a comfortable bench where you can take off your boots in the winter, and store your ski equipment in the adjacent, generously proportioned closet.

Off the entrance is the entertainment room, with a working fireplace, a brand new 60' Samsung HD TV, couches, an alcoved home office (with our powerful wireless router), a wide-plank wooden floor, and a terrace to sit and enjoy the view.

Behind the entertainment room is the ground floor bedroom featuring French doors and a hand-made, solid cherry Le Grange bed. We recently added a Porcelanosa bathroom, turning this into a lovely mini-suite.

A grand staircase leads up to the second floor, opening onto the living room which has a another working fireplace, an ample leather couch and chairs, a music and library alcove and magnificent views.

The living room opens onto the generous kitchen with its modern appliances, including an induction stove-top, an oven and two refrigerators (main and beverages). The kitchen is fully equipped, and has ample cabinet space. It is framed by a counter island with high-chair seating for four, and a dining alcove with a beautiful dining table and spectacular mountain views.

Also off the living room is a wooden terrace, the perfect place to sit in the morning with a cup of coffee and watch the sun rise over the Hudson Valley. On clear days you can see as far as the Berkshires - we are in the Catskills!

Behind the living room are two lovely bedrooms. One features a charming four-post Queen-size bed (shown in the photos) and looks out over the pool area. The bedroom next to it is the same size (also with a Queen size bed) and looks onto the garden and Bocci court. The second bathroom (shown), with its modern design, is right across from the bedrooms.

A spiral staircase brings you up to the generously proportioned Master Bedroom under the roof. The MB features a new, natural-fiber King size mattress (all mattresses in the house are new and natural fiber), ample closet and storage space and a TV. En suite is the beautiful and bright Master Bathroom with a bubble-stream tub and a natural-light flooded shower.

Making your way back down and across the pool deck will take you to the Spa-House - and here you are in for a treat, the piece-de-resistance! The grand room is dominated by luxurious leather couches and walls of windows granting 180 degree views. Sink into these chairs with a good glass of wine and you know that this world is not such a bad place after all. In the summer you can open four large French doors and enjoy the breeze and the sound of silence - or listen to your favorite music on the ample stereo system. The grand room of the Spa House has its own terrace with a full range of magnificent Catskill mountains views.

Downstairs from the grand room is the large, fully tiled garage. The original owner of the property, a modern gentleman, kept his 1976 Rolls Royce convertible here. You can still use it as a garage, especially in the winter. But chances are, you will have too much fun playing pool on the perfectly kept pool table or exercising on the gym equipment to even notice that it is meant as a garage.

Outside you'll find a vast, open lawn with two beautiful birch trees, tremendous oak trees standing sentinel, and of course the stroll down to our private pond.

The pond is situated in the lower part of the property, almost tucked away, and very much in its own, unperturbed world. This is the magic garden where you expect a fairy to whisper sweet secrets into your ear at any moment. Take the kids for a row boat ride on the pond. Watch the leisurely gold fish. Have a picnic at the shaded table with your bare feet caressed by the deep, lush moss. Feel eternity and timelessness.

Back at the house, the Bocci court beckons, and the beautiful garden. But maybe your favorite thing to do will be to sit on the cushions by the outdoor fire pit, see the sparks fly into night and take in the glow of the mountains.

Winter:

Skiing: Hunter and Belleayre 30-40 minutes drive.
Magnificent cross-country trails nearby.

Please note that the drive-way is sloped. While we will have it plowed and sanded for you, please be prepared and bring snow chains for your tires.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table:

    Full size pool table...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    You can see our private pond from the Chalet...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Absolutely spectacular Mountain Views - house was built to take full advantage of the grandiose views....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    In addition, there is a dining counter that seats four people...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Two wood-burning fire places; one in the upstairs Living Room and one in the downstairs Entertainment Room. You can also enjoy the outdoor fire pit....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Nice Gym set-up in the Spa House...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Main House and Spa House each have a balcony with stunning views....moreless

  • Boat:

    Row boat on pond...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck connecting the Main House with the Spa House....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Gazebo part of the private pond...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Huge lawn. Garden with many flowers...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Out door grill station with propane gas grill...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Chalet is well located as a base for skiing at Hunter Mountain,, Belleayare and Windham. Also, Woodstock has great cross-country ski trails....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    heated, and with a fantastic view...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
LBD
Sep 3 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$800 $1,300
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rosh Hashanah
Sep 8 - Sep 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$650 $950
Fri, Sat, Sun
Early Fall
Sep 16 - Oct 8, 2015
2 night min stay
$650 $950
Fri, Sat
Columbus Day
Oct 9 - Oct 12, 2015
2 night min stay
$950
WS Film Festival
Oct 14 - Oct 18, 2015
2 night min stay
$750 $1,100
Fri, Sat
End of Oct
Oct 19 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$650 $850
Fri, Sat
THX G
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,400
Xmas
Dec 24 - Dec 28, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,200
New Years
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,400
MLKing Day
Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$850
Pres. Day - Valentine's Day
Feb 12 - Feb 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$850
Easter
Mar 25 - Mar 28, 2016
3 night min stay
$850
May
May 1 - May 25, 2016
2 night min stay
$600 $850
Fri, Sat
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,100
June
May 31 - Jun 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$750 $1,000
Fri, Sat
4th July
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2016
4 night min stay
$1,400
July
Jul 5 - Jul 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$6,500 $22,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $929 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $733 Nightly

August
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2016
30 night min stay

$26,000

Discounts: 30 nights or more: $867 Nightly

LBD
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,300
Sept
Sep 5 - Sep 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$650 $950
Fri, Sat
Rosh Hashanah
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,100
October
Oct 3 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$650 $950
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$500 $650
Fri, Sat
$2,750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $290 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

1.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Woodstock Gold Club - our guests have access
19 Miles
Nearest Train
Rhinecliff
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I87 - Exit 19, Kingston
21 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hunter and Belleayre Mountains

Car: Necessary

Enjoy a round of Bocci on our sand court, or take your sweet-heart for a spin in a row boat on our private pond.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I'm originally from Germany, but I live in New York City since more than 20 years. I work in media finance, am happily married and have two wonderful children. This is our second home, which we have recently bought and are very excited about.

Why the Owner Chose Woodstock:
It's simply spectacular. You'll have to go and see for yourself.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Total privacy, fantastic views, fully embedded in gorgeous nature while close to charming Woodstock.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

 

Photos

  • Main House

    Main House

  • Main House with circular driveway

    Main House with circular driveway

  • Pool with a view

    Pool with a view

  • Living Room with wood burning fire place

    Living Room with wood burning fire place

  • Dining alcove

    Dining alcove

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Entertainment Room with second fireplace

    Entertainment Room with second fireplace

  • Visiting Butterfly

    Visiting Butterfly

  • Spa House and Main House

    Spa House and Main House

  • Grand room in Spa House

    Grand room in Spa House

  • Drive-way leading up to the chalet

    Drive-way leading up to the chalet

  • The view

    The view

  • Pool with grill station and dining table

    Pool with grill station and dining table

  • Deck seating

    Deck seating

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Balcony

    Balcony

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Second Bathroom

    Second Bathroom

  • Fire Pit

    Fire Pit

  • Bocci Court

    Bocci Court

  • Spa House garage with gym and pool table

    Spa House garage with gym and pool table

  • Spa House porch

    Spa House porch

  • Private pond with row boat

    Private pond with row boat

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Chalet
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/31/2015
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