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Barn Near Woodstock NY: Nature-Rushing Waters-Mountains-Restful-Pets Welcome

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Witten Barn Residence & Gallery. (Residence is to the picture's right in back.)

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

NOTE: IF THIS HOME IS UNAVAILABLE, PLEASE CHECK OUR OTHER WITTEN POND HOMES: LILY-OF-THE-VALLEY # 3467416 AND WITTEN GATEHOUSE # 3777731.

ABOUT WITTEN POND

'Witten Pond' is comprised of three homes on a 15-acre owner-estate, which is in the midst of the 'forever wild' Catskill State Forest Preserve in the NYC Ashokan Reservoir area and on the protected Wittenberg Stream. The original home, circa 1910 recently restored 'Lily of the Valley,' is furnished in art and antiques. The second is a more contemporary historic home, 'Witten Gatehouse', with a spa bathroom. The third home is 'Witten Barn,' an architectural integration of old and new including a major European-style kitchen, bathroom, and wood-fired radiant fireplace. 'Witten Pond' homes singly, or together, provide perfect Private Realms for a couple’s romantic getaway, family retreat, or small business off-campus meeting place.

ABOUT THE WITTEN BARN

WITTEN BARN is a stand-alone home looking out through large picture windows, fronting on Witten Pond. It has light on three sides and shares a common wall with Moonhaw Gallery to the east, which fronts on Moonhaw Road. Moonhaw Gallery is the owner's private art gallery and office (not open to the public). Witten Barn (red door entrance) and Moonhaw Gallery (green door entrance) each have separate front entrances, which assure privacy for those occupying Witten Barn. On the south side of Witten Pond sits the historic Lily-of-the-Valley and Witten Gatehouse.

Witten Pond is at the end of a one-lane Town road, infrequently travelled. It is surrounded by thousands of acres of the “forever wild” Catskill State Forest Preserve and in an area monitored by NYC to protect the Ashokan Reservoir. Private and public hiking trails abound. The Pond is spring-fed and rainbow trout are available for catch and release fishing as well as swimming at your own risk (no life guard)

The views from Witten Barn overlook Witten Pond to the south and Cornell and Wittenberg Mountains (among the highest in the Catskills) to the North. Witten Pond is in Moonhaw Valley, one of those rare but accessible Catskill Valleys where there is no ambient light from a village or town, which astronomers know as “dark sky” so sky and stars are viewed crystal clear.

Witten Barn, circa 1835, was totally renovated in 2000-2005.

Witten Barn has a spacious European-style living area on the first floor with a hand-built, stone, wood -burning radiant fireplace also in the European Alps style. This living area reflects American artisanal and modern furnishings, Hudson Valley fine art as well as a European flavor to many of its appointments.

The kitchen is wonderful for those who love the art of cooking and is beautifully equipped and spacious as is the dining area with seating for 8.

The master bedroom and spa suite on the 2nd floor has a hand-crafted large bluestone soaking tub and steam bath, which overlooks Witten Pond. The space is designed for comfort and luxury. The sumptuous 725sq ft. bedroom suite has cathedral ceilings and the views from this level are stunning.

Witten Barn is a property that is perfect for the couple or individual that wants luxury, design, peace and inspiration, while being situated in a mountain paradise that is a relatively short drive from Woodstock and other mid-Hudson Valley places of interest.




Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    There are sofa's but best used for a child or 1 person...moreless

  • The master spa bath and bedroom suite on the 2nd floor has a hand-crafted large bluestone soaking tub and steam bath, overlooking Witten Pond. The space is designed for comfort and luxury. The 725sq ft. bedroom suite has cathedral ceilings. The bed, mattress, and linens are of the finest quality, offering the ultimate in comfort. There is a spacious sitting area with leather chairs, a gas-log fireplace - all overlooking the views from three sides. The views from this level are spectacular in all four seasons....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Bath is a spa with steam and a soaking tub...moreless

  • The master spa bath and bedroom suite on the 2nd floor has a hand-crafted large bluestone soaking tub and steam bath and overlooks Witten Pond. The space is designed for comfort, luxury and privacy. The 725sq ft. bedroom suite has cathedral ceilings and this views from the views from this level are amazingly stunning in any of the 4 seasons....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Witten Pond is a 15-acre estate in the high peaks of the Catskill Mountains, surrounded by a 'forever-wild' forest preserve and consists of 3 separates residences of a former family compound. On the south side of Witten Pond sits the historic Lily-of-the-Valley and Witten Gatehouse. On the north side of the Pond is the historic Witten Barn with separate Moonhaw Gallery. Witten Pond is at the end of Moonhaw Road in West Shokan, a one-lane Town road in an area monitored by NYC to protect the Ashokan Reservoir. Private and public hiking trails abound. The Pond is spring-fed and rainbow trout are available for catch and release fishing as well as swimming at your own risk (no life guard). The views from Witten Barn over-look Witten Pond to the south and Cornell and Wittenberg Mountains (among the highest in the Catskills) to the North....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    From every home on Witten Pond property, there is a view of some of highest Catskill Mountain peaks. Not readily seen since we are secluded....moreless

  • Rural
  • Ski-In:

    Bellayre and Hunter are two ski areas just 30 minutes up Route 28 through some of the most gorgeous landscape and mountains ever seen....moreless

  • Village:

    There s Woodstock, Phoenicia, Restored Kingston, Rhinebeck and across the mighty Hudson River there is Hudson....moreless

  • Water View:

    Witten Barn overlooks Witten Pond. A pristine trout pond with reflections of everything that abounds on, or near, the Pond. It is 8-feet deep and one can swim at one's own risk. No lifeguard....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The open kitchen is sleek, contemporary, and well equipped for those who love the art of cooking. The floor plan is all open and spacious, including the dining area with seating up to eight....moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Living Room:

    Witten Barn has an open, spacious European-style living area on the first floor with a hand-built, stone, wood -burning radiant fireplace also in the European Alps style. The floors are radiant heat....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Finest...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is wonderful for those who love the art of cooking and is beautifully equipped and spacious as is the dining area with seating for 8. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    The spa bath and bedroom suite on the 2nd floor has a hand-crafted large bluestone soaking tub and steam bath, overlooking Witten Pond. The space is designed for comfort and luxury. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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$250
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Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • cleaning fee $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Our homes are filled with antiques, rustic luxury, and contemporary elegance, depending on the home you rent. They welcome couples with a pet(s) and/or small children. Our homes are not suitable for "groups" of couples seeking party weekends. Sorry.

Witten Pond consists of 3 magnificent residences: Lily-of-the-Valley, The Gatehouse, Witten Barn ... all available for rental.

Via PayPal: If no PayPal account, we will invoice you through PayPal and you pay with the credit card of your choice.

Payment is due in full at time of reservation. If cancelled 30 days or less prior to your arrival date, your security deposit of $250 will not be refunded: the balance of your payment is. If you cancel 60- 90+ days in advance of your arrival, your full payment will be refunded.


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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Schneider's Bar
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Rhinecliff/Rhindbeck
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 28
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Joma's Cafe
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Belleayre and Hunter

Car: Necessary

SPECIAL EVENTS IN WOODSTOCK AND THE HUDSON VALLEY

JUNE 4-7: Mountain Jam – 4 days of music in the majestic Catskill Mountains

JUNE 5: Reelin in the Years- The Music of Steely Dan at Bearsville Theater

JUNE 12: Taste of Country Music Festival at Hunter Mountain

JUNE 13: Ars Choralis at the Maverick

JUNE 20: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – A reading by acting professionals

JUNE 27: Woodstock House Tour

JUNE 18-28: Spring Awakening performance at the Woodstock Playhouse

JUNE 27: NEXUS Percussion at the Maverick

JUNE 28: Shanghai Quartet, Benjamin Hochman at the Maverick

JULY 3: Simone Dinnerstein at the Maverick

JULY 4: Elizabeth Mitchell & Family at the Maverick

JULY 4: Adam Tendler at the Maverick

JULY 5: Frederic Hand, Paula Robison at the Maverick

JULY 11, 18: Jazz at the Maverick

JULY 12: Cypress String Quartet at the Maverick

JULY 19: Cassatt String Quartet at the Maverick

JULY 9-19: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang performance at the Woodstock Playhouse

JUNE 20: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – A reading by acting professionals

JULY 23-25: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 at the Woodstock Playhouse

JULY 24: Actors & Writers, An Evening of Short Plays at the Maverick

JULY 25: Steve Gorn, Samarth Nagarkar, Ray Spiegel, Rohan Prabhudesai – Indian Ragas at the Maverick

JULY 26: Latitude 41 at the Maverick

JULY 30-AUG 3: The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice

JULY 30-AUG 9: Oklahoma! performance at the Woodstock Playhouse

JULY-AUG: Woodstock Shakespeare Festival at the Comeau Property

AUG 1, 15: Jazz at the Maverick

AUG 2: Escher String Quartet at the Maverick

AUG 5: The Aristocrats w/special guests, Travis Larson Band at the Bearsville Theater

AUG 8: Miro Quartet at the Maverick

AUG 9: Danish String Quartet at the Maverick

AUG 13: Belew, Levin, Mastelotto and Friends at Bearsville Theater

AUG 15-16: International Celtic Festival at Hunter Mountain

AUG 16: Trio Solisti at the Maverick

AUG 13-23: Sweeney Todd at the Woodstock Playhouse

AUG 22: Chamber Orchestra Concert at the Maverick

AUG 23: Ariel Quartet with Thomas Storm at the Maverick

AUG 28: Actors & Writers- A Reading of Paddy Chayevsky’s ‘Middle of the Night’ at the Maverick

AUG 28, 29, 30: The Woodstock Magic Festival

AUG 29: Frederic Chiu and Andrew Russo, duo pianists at the Maverick

AUG 30: Borromeo String Quartet at the Maverick

SEPT 5: Happy Traum and Friends at the Maverick

SEPT 6: Dover Quartet at the Maverick

SEPT 12: Marc Black and Warren Bernhardt at the Maverick

SEPT 13: American String Quartet at the Maverick

SEPT 30-OCT 4: Woodstock Film Festival

ONGOING EVENTS

• Opus 40 sculpture park and museum

• Hiking at Kaaterskill Falls, Huckleberry Point, Overlook Mountain

• Swimming at The Millstream, Big Deep and Fawn’s Leap

• Cycling: Equipment and maps at Overlook Mountain Bikes. Scenic rides at Ashokan Reservoir Dam, Cooper Lake

• Town Tinker Tube Rental – experience whitewater tubing on the Esopus

• Mower’s Saturday Market – An outdoor market celebrating its 37th continuous season

 

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Photos

  • Witten Barn Residence & Gallery. (Residence is to the picture's right in back.)

    Witten Barn Residence & Gallery. (Residence is to the picture's right in back.)

  • Witten Barn Overlooking A Meadow of Snow. A Home of Luxury, Quiet, and Magic!

    Witten Barn Overlooking A Meadow of Snow. A Home of Luxury, Quiet, and Magic!

  • Entertaining, relaxing, meditating, looking out at a majestic view of nature.

    Entertaining, relaxing, meditating, looking out at a majestic view of nature.

  • Beatifully appointed kitchen with ease in mind.

    Beatifully appointed kitchen with ease in mind.

  • Contemporary Bath ... Deep bluestone soaking tub and steam ... nice way to relax

    Contemporary Bath ... Deep bluestone soaking tub and steam ... nice way to relax

  • Bedroom with a wonderful sitting area.

    Bedroom with a wonderful sitting area.

  • Winter at Witten Pond with Witten Barn in the Background.

    Winter at Witten Pond with Witten Barn in the Background.

  • Majestic Mountain View

    Majestic Mountain View

  • Ground Floor Entrance to Witten Barn

    Ground Floor Entrance to Witten Barn

  • The ground floor entrance leading to the first floor.

    The ground floor entrance leading to the first floor.

  • Witten Barn as dawn breaks ... always a breathtaking sight.

    Witten Barn as dawn breaks ... always a breathtaking sight.

  • A classic winter view of Witten Pond and the nature that abounds from the Barn.

    A classic winter view of Witten Pond and the nature that abounds from the Barn.

  • Witten Barn Overlooks a Snow Meadow. A Home of Luxury, Quiet, and Magic!

    Witten Barn Overlooks a Snow Meadow. A Home of Luxury, Quiet, and Magic!

  • Living room, kitchen and dining space is generous and beautifully appointed.

    Living room, kitchen and dining space is generous and beautifully appointed.

  • Cooking, entertaining, dinning in elegant pleasure.

    Cooking, entertaining, dinning in elegant pleasure.

  • Tuscan, stream stone wood-burning fireplace. Floor is radiant heat.

    Tuscan, stream stone wood-burning fireplace. Floor is radiant heat.

  • Luxurious pleasure, fine linens and a beautiful spa  bathroom..

    Luxurious pleasure, fine linens and a beautiful spa bathroom..

  • Winter Stream

    Winter Stream

  • Winter Light

    Winter Light

  • Pond View from Witten Barn

    Pond View from Witten Barn

  • The great living room and dining area as seen from the kitchen.

    The great living room and dining area as seen from the kitchen.

  • A wide spiral staircase leads to the master bedroom suite.

    A wide spiral staircase leads to the master bedroom suite.

  • A winter view of Witten Pond and the sauna, Tiny House, from the Barn.

    A winter view of Witten Pond and the sauna, Tiny House, from the Barn.

  • Witten Barn Gallery at night.

    Witten Barn Gallery at night.

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