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Shepherd's Knoll...Charming, Clean, Comfortable, Close to Bard and Poet's Walk!

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

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Red Hook house description

Rambling ranch on 5 acres, private yet not secluded. Conveniently located, close to Hudson River estates and local farm markets.

Unique Duplex: 4 bedroom/3 bath unit (SLEEPS 8-10) Easily converts to a large 6 bedroom/5 bath home (SLEEPS 10-16) 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.

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, 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.

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. Tranquil wooded and pastural setting....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

          Payment Type

          • Amex
          • Discover
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          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

          Write a review 4.8
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Winter Special Rates
          Nov 15 - Mar 15
          2 night min stay
          $220 $240
          Fri, Sat
          $1,260 $4,500
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $240
          $1,400 $5,400
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees and Rental Conditions:

          • Property Damage Protection $49
          • Cleaning Fee $100
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
          • Taxes Not included

          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 12/22/2014
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          21 Unavailable
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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. Once a former 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) 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, trundle bed. 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 8-10.


          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.

          • Cozy living room with wood burning fireplace, flat screen TV and board games.

            Cozy living room with wood burning fireplace, flat screen TV and board games.

          • Master bedrooms with door leading to outside private deck & year-round hot tub.

            Master bedrooms with door leading to outside private deck & year-round hot tub.

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

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

          • Cheerful and bright, a happy little bunk-bedded room, perfect for kids!

            Cheerful and bright, a happy little bunk-bedded room, perfect for kids!

          • The red wood shed. Help yourself to fire wood!

            The red wood shed. Help yourself to fire wood!

          • 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.

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

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

          • 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.

          • Western view off front porch. Listen to the peepers and view wildlife, amazing!

            Western view off front porch. Listen to the peepers and view wildlife, amazing!

          • Comfortable gathering room in finished basement with flat screen TV & Sauna

            Comfortable gathering room in finished basement with flat screen TV & Sauna

          • Private but not secluded. Only moments to the villages of Red Hook and Tivoli.

            Private but not secluded. Only moments to the villages of Red Hook and Tivoli.

          • View from rocking chair porch facing west.

            View from rocking chair porch facing west.

          • Infrared Sunlighten Sauna

            Infrared Sunlighten Sauna

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

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

          VRBO #437480

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          This listing was first published here in 2012.

          Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

          $220 - $240 per night (USD)
          13

          5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 10

          View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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          Member since: 2012
          Speaks: english
          • Response time: Within 12 hours
          • Response rate: 100%
          • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
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          845-750-3888

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