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Hudson Valley - 2-Bedroom Retreat on 120-Acre Farm

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Last updated: 06/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This 2-bedroom sunny cottage - originally built as a schoolhouse in 1847 and completely renovated in 2013- sleeps up to six people and provides guests a getaway on a 120-acre farm.

The cottage works well for friends' reunions, families with children, and as a peaceful, romantic escape. Writers have used the cottage for quiet inspiration. Climbers and hikers use it as a base for getting to the Cliffs and Mohonk Preserve

Inside the Schoolhouse, the clean cozy design will leave you rested. Windows and skylights light the great, wood-beamed room where there is a pull out double couch, a renovated eat-in kitchen, and a dining table for six. The kitchen has cooking utensils, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. The Cottage has cable, a flat screen, Blu Ray, and WIFI.

The Master bedroom looks out on the farm and the second bedroom has twins that can be pushed together to make a king. There are clean linens, towels, and fresh soap. The bonus office has a stackable washer/dryer and has room for an air mattress.

Just outside the Schoolhouse, guests enjoy using a Weber Grill for barbeques and sitting on the Adirondack chairs and taking in the acres.

On the farm, beginners to advanced English riders can take lessons in our year-round, indoor riding barn or outdoors as they look up at the Shawangunk cliffs. Whether you ride or not, you're sure to enjoy walking the carriage trails, meeting the donkeys, ponies, and horses. Amateur photographers will love how the sun lights the farm the mountains, and the animals, etc.

The Cottage is a perfect location to enjoy the Hudson Valley. It is less than 5 minutes to the Mohonk Preserve trailheads and less than 10 minutes to Main Streets in New Paltz and Gardiner with great nearby restaurants and shopping.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There is one 4-6 inch step getting into the house and a second getting from the dining area to the rest of the great room....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    The twin beds can be pushed together to make a King....moreless

  • The MBR has a queen bed with an armchair and ottoman. There is a large closet and bureau. If you have an infant, there is plenty of room on all sides of the bed for a portable crib. There's a lovely view from the bed to the farm....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The bathroom is renovated and rustic...white tiles with blue accents and barn wood wainscoting....moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Schoolhouse sits on a 120-acre farm from which there are dead-on views of the Shawangunk Mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    We can provide a high chair if you'd like....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    The house is cooled and heated by geothermal -- it's energy efficient and always comfortable....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    The garage holds one car....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    It's part of a Great Room that has skylights and attaches to the dining and kitchen areas....moreless

  • Parking:

    There easy parking for up to four cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We keep the cupboard stocked with ground coffee, teas, and hot chocolate....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    The Cottage sits on a 3-acre parcel that is attached to the 120-acre farm....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SUMMER2015
Jun 12 - Sep 6, 2015
2 night min stay
$195 $235
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,250

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Fall2015
Sep 7 - Oct 29, 2015
2 night min stay
$175 $225
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,250

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175 $205
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,150

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning $75
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

RATES: Based on double occupancy; children charged as adults.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancel more than 30 days from arrival to receive refund, less $150.00 service fee. Cancel less than 30 days from arrival will result in forfeiting payment unless entire vacancy fills (less $150 service fee).

NOTES: No refunds for departing earlier than date specified by reservation.

MONTH: 28 days, 4 full weekends.


Cancellation policy:

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Location

88 Miles
Nearest Airport
LaGuardia
1.9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mountain Brauhaus
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
New Paltz Golf
18 Miles
Nearest Train
Beacon or Poughkeepsie NY Train Stations
8.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NYS Route 87
1.9 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mountain Brauhaus
9 Miles
Nearest Ski
Minnewaska State Park

Car: Necessary

There is so much to do - every day. Here's a brief list:

Apple-picking; pumpkin picking; Art: Storm King Art Center and DIA Art Museum; Brew Houses, wine tasting, a whiskey distillery nearby; Cuisine...there are loads of restaurants to explore on both sides of the Hudson River given our proximity to the CIA, the Culinary Institute of America.

HISTORY: Huguenot Street - the oldest stand of functioning stone houses in America; Hyde Park is home to FDR's presidential library and Valkill where Eleanor Roosevelt lived.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: Walkway over the Hudson - a famous and fun state park for walking, roller-blading, jogging, etc. Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park offer amazing carriage trails for hiking, and premier rock climbing.

It's hard to capture the area in a few words. Safe to say, the Mid-Hudson Valley is a piece of paradise.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Although we never imagined living on a farm - it is one of the prettiest places on earth. We love nature and never tire of cliff views, the changing light, and the chance to see hawks, wild turkey, deer, etc. New Paltz is a phenomenal place to live with a great vibe in town and nice people who love outdoor adventures, art, and delicious food. We used to live in San Francisco and thought we'd never live anywhere else, until we got here. Come visit our farm. It's a great place to be. If you've got kids, they will love meeting the donkeys, horses, ponies, chickens, and our friendly dogs: Charlie, Oscar, and Olive.

Why the Owner Chose New Paltz:
The dead-on views of the Gunks. Early morning sun hits the rocks and the day begins fresh. At night we hear crickets, owls, frogs, and in the summer, we see fireflies as night sets. Hard to imagine a prettier place than LaLuna Farm.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Schoolhouse Cottage has been a fun project. We like to make places nice...in this case, we wanted the Cottage to be the type of clean, quiet retreat we always wish for when we travel. We hope that our guests feel at home and enjoy the farm, the walking trails, the horses and animals. The Cottage is a perfect base for exploring the Hudson Valley.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, danish

 

Photos

  • Renovated Schoolhouse

    Renovated Schoolhouse

  • The dining table, with leaf, will accommodate six.

    The dining table, with leaf, will accommodate six.

  • The bonus office has a stacked Washer/Dryer.

    The bonus office has a stacked Washer/Dryer.

  • Twin beds in 2nd bedroom.

    Twin beds in 2nd bedroom.

  • Enjoy Weber grill, eating at picnic table, & adirondack chairs.

    Enjoy Weber grill, eating at picnic table, & adirondack chairs.

  • Cottage guests enjoy our farm and walking the Carriage trails.

    Cottage guests enjoy our farm and walking the Carriage trails.

  • Patches, the pony, gives beginner riding lessons.

    Patches, the pony, gives beginner riding lessons.

  • Nearby Butterville view

    Nearby Butterville view

  • Minutes from the Village of New Paltz.

    Minutes from the Village of New Paltz.

  • Split Rock swimming hole is close by.

    Split Rock swimming hole is close by.

  • Fall in New Paltz

    Fall in New Paltz

  • Welcome!

    Welcome!

  • Windows, skylights, and beams in the Great Room.

    Windows, skylights, and beams in the Great Room.

  • MBR has room for a crib.

    MBR has room for a crib.

  • There is blue & white tiled tub and shower in the bathroom.

    There is blue & white tiled tub and shower in the bathroom.

  • Farm View

    Farm View

  • Meet donkeys, chickens, ponies, and horses.

    Meet donkeys, chickens, ponies, and horses.

  • English riding lessons available for beginners and advanced riders.

    English riding lessons available for beginners and advanced riders.

  • Minnewaska swimming and hiking is close by.

    Minnewaska swimming and hiking is close by.

  • Minutes from Mohonk Preserve and the Trapps trailhead.

    Minutes from Mohonk Preserve and the Trapps trailhead.

  • Cross-Country ski at the Farm, 2014.

    Cross-Country ski at the Farm, 2014.

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Speaks: english, french, spanish, danish
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  • Calendar last updated 06/02/2015
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