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Family Friendly Perfect for Large Group! Close to Wallkill, Patterson & Tuxedo!

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Red Hook house description

Shepherd's Knoll Family Farm is a 4500 square foot rambling ranch home. The floor plan is open and inviting and mainly one level with two living rooms with fireplaces, two fully equipped country cook's kitchens with everything you need for large family meals and entertaining. Two dining rooms have glass sliding doors that open on to an expansive deck and grilling area, with one step down to a large private yard and seasonal gardens, perfect for relaxing and dining outdoors.

One of three master bedrooms has a dual control sleep number bed, an en-suite bathroom with an oversized jetted tub, dual vanity and separate shower. Another bedroom has a comfortable queen sized Tempur-Pedic bed.
There is a stackable washer and dryer in the utility/pantry closet as well as a full sized washer and dryer in the downstairs laundry room.

When visiting this area, whether to attend Bard events or a farm wedding, enjoy the award winning farm to table restaurants, hike the Scenic Hudson River's land trusts or tour historic museums, Shepherd's Knoll Family Farm is an ideal place to stay!

For those coming to visit the area, as suggested by Caleb & Sophia, you will be made to feel right at home as you tour the various complexes on the must see tour list!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Catering Available


          • 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 due to potential hazards such as fireplace and outdoor steps....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No Smoking in house or on property....moreless

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 14-20

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms


          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Game Room
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Toys
          • Video Games
          • Video Library


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

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 16 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                Window Units....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                Parking for 2 vehicles....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove


              • Coffee Maker:

                Two available....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                There are warming trays and chafing dishes as well as large pots and pans, ideal if you are cooking for a crowd. Plenty of dishes and utensils both formal and casual!...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Two available....moreless


              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

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

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Our canoe is docked at a state park located 30 minutes away....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Tennis

              Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

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

              • Hot Tub
              • Sauna


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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $2,500 $7,500

              Rates are based on 14 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Pet Fee $200
              • Cleaning Fee $150
              • Taxes Not included


              We do require all our guests to read and agree to our vacation rental lease agreement prior to booking rental.

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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              Last updated: 12/15/2014
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              48 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Newburgh (Stewart International)
              1.8 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Bread & Bottle
              10 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Hudson River Maritime
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Red Hook Golf Club
              7 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Rhinecliff (Amtrak)
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 9G
              1.8 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Flat Iron
              35 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Catamount Ski Area
              10 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Kingston Point Beach

              Located in the heart of the Mid Hudson Valley agricultural region with an abundance of organically grown farm markets and roadside stands.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1988

              About the owner: Lynda & Jim Dunckley would like to welcome you to the quaint town of Red Hook (Upstate not Brooklyn), New York. Both of us grew up in the Mid Hudson Valley and are very knowledgeable about the sights and happenings in our local area and beyond. We strive to make our guests feel at home from the moment they arrive by setting out a welcome basket of fresh, home baked cookies. Once here, we want you to make yourselves comfortable and enjoy all that this special place 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 and yet not isolated (great for people use to urban settings), serene and yet vibrant with the abundance of nature all around. This was once a hobby sheep farm, and at one time we had 18 sheep grazing in the pastures as well as chickens, a goat, five children and the family dog. This was an ideal home for our large family and many memories have been made here of cherished times together. We would like our guests to have the same opportunity to create their own special memories in this comfortable, charming country home.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Shepherd's Knoll is located less than 2 miles from the Hudson River and Bard College and 5 miles from the Dutchess County fairgrounds. This inviting annex offers comfort and charm. We are within walking distance to farm market stands and pick yourself orchards. There is also several farm to table restaurants that offer catering, if you really want to have a relaxing stay and want to take a day off from cooking. We are located just minutes to the villages of Red Hook and Rhinebeck and a short drive to Hudson and Saugerties for a great day of antiquing.

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              Speaks: english



              • One of two kitchens.

                One of two kitchens.

              • Please come be our guests at Shepherd's Knoll Farm Annex!

                Please come be our guests at Shepherd's Knoll Farm Annex!

              • Great room opens up to fully equipped kitchen.

                Great room opens up to fully equipped kitchen.

              VRBO #558271

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

              $400 - $480 per night (USD)

              7 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 20

              View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 12 hours
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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