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

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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

Other Amenities

  • Coming soon .... View the Valley in a View. Private tours available, more information to follow. ...moreless


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


  • Adventure
  • 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:

    One large wall unit, Window Units in most bedrooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    2 Maytag Clothes dryers...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Firewood provided...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric multi zoned heat on 2 BR SIDE, Oil hot water baseboard on 4 BR SIDE....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed wireless throughout rental...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens and bedding provided....moreless


  • 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

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large 5 burner propane grill....moreless

  • 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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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer & Autumn
May 1 - Dec 21, 2015
3 night min stay
$480 $580
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


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


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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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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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  • 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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Minimum stay: 3 nights
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