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Charming Gate House on Historic Hudson River Estate

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Last updated: 07/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Germantown cottage description

This adorable 1300 sf historic gatehouse on 86-acre Hudson River Estate was recently renovated and includes open kitchen/dining room, den with cozy propane stove, w/d, dishwasher, powder room, bathtub/shower and three bedrooms upstairs. White oak kitchen counters were milled on the property from downed trees in our forest.

The former Livingston family estate boasts abundant wildlife, breathtaking Hudson River views, a swimming pool and proximity to local points of interest such as Bard College, Olana, Woodstock, Montgomery Place, Poet's Walk, Rhinebeck, Tivoli, Hudson, Otto's Market, antiquing, skiing, hiking, biking and boating.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Well-behaved pets are welcome! Fees may apply....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be at least 25 years old...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Oven
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning:

            2 larger bedrooms are air-conditioned...moreless

          • Parking:

            Parking is adjacent to house...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Living Room seats 6
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Towels Provided
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player:

            DVD player/Apple TV on request...moreless

          • Books

          Communications

              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Bicycles
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Budget

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Hiking
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Groceries
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Antiquing
                  • Festivals
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Library
                  • Kayaking
                  • Water Tubing
                   

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                  2 night min stay
                  $325
                  $1,750 $2,800
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Pet Fee $50
                  • Taxes Included

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 07/03/2014
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                  Location

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Albany
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak - Rhinecliff Station
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Taconic, NYS Thruway
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Tivoli
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Windham, Catamount, Bellayre, Hunter Mountain

                  Car: Necessary

                  Bard College, Upstate Films, Duchess County Fair, Otto's Market in Germantown, Hudson, Tivoli, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Hudson, Omega Institute, Clermont State Park, Olana, Woodstock

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1969

                  About the owner: Our family acquired this 86-acre estate directly from descendants of the Livingston family in 1969. Situated on the the bluffs directly above the Hudson river, the property has unparalleled views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. The newly renovated Gate House, originally built around 1860, offers a comfortable place for family and friends to enjoy the peace and quiet of their own private retreat in the woods.

                  Why the Owner Chose Germantown:
                  The Hudson River Valley remains an undiscovered gem, especially for New York City residents looking for the joys of country living just 2 hours away. There are endless delights to be explored in the area - local farms and pick-your-own orchards, eclectic music, theater and dance available at Bard College, delightful towns such as Tivoli, Rhinebeck and Hudson in addition to terrific hiking, kayaking and biking.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Walk the property and take in breathtaking panoramic views of the Hudson River and Catskill mountains, especially vibrant at sunset. Visit the horse, pigs, sheep, goats and chickens and enjoy fresh eggs, honey from our hives and meat products when available. There are abundant deer, wild turkeys, hawks, heron and a variety of other birds, as well as the occasional fox and eagle sighting. Bose radio has a sound dock for playing your iPod.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english
                   

                  Photos

                  • Gate House

                    Gate House

                  • Living Room with Propane Stove

                    Living Room with Propane Stove

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Stairs

                    Stairs

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Bedroom 3 - Single

                    Bedroom 3 - Single

                  • Road towards Hudson River

                    Road towards Hudson River

                  • Meadow

                    Meadow

                  • Eagle

                    Eagle

                  • Sunset from Property

                    Sunset from Property

                  • Front Door

                    Front Door

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Kitchen/Dining Room

                    Kitchen/Dining Room

                  • View from Front Door - Fall

                    View from Front Door - Fall

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Bedroom 2 - Single

                    Bedroom 2 - Single

                  • Southwood Gates

                    Southwood Gates

                  • Pond

                    Pond

                  • Deer

                    Deer

                  • Hudson River - Winter

                    Hudson River - Winter

                  • Pool

                    Pool

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                  Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                  $325 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 07/03/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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