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Shepherd's Knoll, One Hour Drive to Patterson, Wallkill, Tuxedo & Warwick

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Rambling ranch sits atop knoll overlooking 5 acres of pasture and woodlands.

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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Rambling ranch on 5 acres, private yet not secluded. Conveniently located, close to Hudson River estates and local farm markets. We are a hobby farm with pet Nubian goats, babydoll sheep and free range hens. The setting provides a unique, country comfort experience.

Unique Duplex: 5 bedroom/3 bath unit (SLEEPS 10-12).

Easily converts to a large 6 bedroom/5 bath home (SLEEPS up to 20) by opening lock-out door which joins two fully equipped kitchens! Great for extended family or a large group traveling together! Listed under Shepherd's Knoll Family Farm VRBO listing # 558271, additional rate, please ask.

Children Welcome: The house is child friendly but not child proof. Younger children must be well supervised given stairs and other potential hazards.

Situated between the villages of Red Hook and Tivoli, only 2 miles from Bard College and Montgomery Place.... less than 20 minutes from Amtrak (Rhinecliff station) and the Taconic Parkway or NYS Thruway.

Ideally located, it’s a short drive to wineries and award winning restaurants and major sightseeing, cultural and historic sites:
• Bard College • Fisher Performing Arts Center • Montgomery Place • Rhinebeck Fairgrounds • Mills Mansion • Vanderbilt Estate • FDR Homestead • Antique hunting in Hudson and Saugerties and the galleries of Rhinebeck and Woodstock.

In winter... Close to Catskills and Berkshire ski locations. Ideal for family and friends to gather around the fire and enjoy together time!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 year minimum age for non-family group renters....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children Welcome: The house is child friendly but not child proof. Younger children must be well supervised given stairs and other potential hazards....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING IN HOUSE OR ON PROPERTY. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Catskill Mountain view to the west. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for 3 vehicles....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Boat:

    Canoe is docked at state park 30 minutes from rental, please inquire....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2)...moreless

  • Golf:

    2 sets of right handed golf clubs and bags for guest use....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Less than 3 miles away at Bard College. Indoor pool, open year round. Family pass available, please inquire....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Six person hot tub. Available year round, weather permitting. Please inquire if temperature below freezing. ...moreless

  • Sauna:

    Sunlighten Infrared 3 person sauna....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Available with whole house rental....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer & Autumn
May 1 - Dec 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$280 $340
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,960
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$240
$1,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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Location

48 Miles
Nearest Airport
Newburgh (Stewart International)
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hudson River Maritime
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Red Hook Golf Club
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Rhinecliff (Amtrack)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 9G
1.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Historic Village Diner
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Catamount Ski Area
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kingston Point Beach

Car: Recommended

Great location -- Five minutes from Red Hook center, Rhinebeck, Tivoli, Bard College. Close to Culinary & Omega Institutes, Hudson River boating, City of Hudson (amazing antique shops). Wonderful farmer’s markets, local produce (pick your own), dairies, great farm-to-table cafes and restaurants, Hudson Valley estates, convenient to biking, hiking, falls and lakes. Short drive to the Catskills, Berkshires, Tanglewood and ski destinations.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1988

About the owner: Jim & Lynda Dunckley welcome you to the quaint Mid-Hudson River Valley town of Red Hook. Born & raised in the Hudson Valley, we are knowlegeable of the wonderful sights and sites. Please make yourself at home and enjoy all this beautiful area and unique home has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Red Hook:
This home has always been a gathering place for family and friends. The setting is ideal in that it is private yet not isolated, serene yet vibrant with the beauty of nature all around. A hobby sheep farm, it was an ideal home for our five children and ourselves; a special place, filled with wonderful memories of cherished times together. We would like to give our guests the same opportunity to create their own special memories in this comfortable, country home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Located less than 2 miles from Hudson River and Bard College and 5 miles from Dutchess County Fairgrounds. This inviting property offers peace, tranquility, comfort and charm. Clean and comfortably furnished with 4/5 bedrooms (two queen, two full, one twin bunk beds one trundle bed and 3 baths. Fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, comfortable living room with flat screen tv and high speed internet. Lower level gathering room with Infrared sauna, large flat screen tv, bar with wine refrigerator, reading nook. Charming details include wood burning fireplace, hardwood floors and a rocking chair porch overlooking natural woodlands. Located just minutes to the villages of Red Hook and Rhinebeck, the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge, Woodstock and Saugerties, Dutchess County Fairgrounds, apple and berry picking, Rhinecliff train station and Bard College to name just a few points of interest. Comfortably sleeps 10-12.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Rambling ranch sits atop knoll overlooking 5 acres of pasture and woodlands.

    Rambling ranch sits atop knoll overlooking 5 acres of pasture and woodlands.

  • South-west corner rose room. Antique, shabby chic ambiance!

    South-west corner rose room. Antique, shabby chic ambiance!

  • Southern view of back deck, around corner is door to 1 of 2 master bedrooms.

    Southern view of back deck, around corner is door to 1 of 2 master bedrooms.

  • Please come be our guests, you will love the family friendly accommodations!

    Please come be our guests, you will love the family friendly accommodations!

  • Front porch on 5 bedroom unit, perfect for taking in western sunset views!

    Front porch on 5 bedroom unit, perfect for taking in western sunset views!

  • Fully equipped country kitchen. Dishwasher tucked away in corner :)

    Fully equipped country kitchen. Dishwasher tucked away in corner :)

  • Other master bedroom, jack and jill bathroom between the two master bedrooms.

    Other master bedroom, jack and jill bathroom between the two master bedrooms.

  • Woodland view from back deck, catch occasional glimpses of abundant wild life.

    Woodland view from back deck, catch occasional glimpses of abundant wild life.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
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  • Calendar last updated 06/24/2015
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