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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!
Summer & Autumn May 1 - Dec 20, 2015 3 night min stay
$340 Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
Property Damage Protection$59
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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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.
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.