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Charming, Rustic-Chic Barn in Prime Hudson Valley Location

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tivoli barn description

Super cozy & unique Barn for your country pleasure. A 5-minute walk from the charming Hudson Valley Village of Tivoli. Five beds sleep up to 8 guests. Wood Burning Stove / Piano / Back Deck with Outdoor Shower / Yoga Deck / Pond / Stream / A 4.5 acres retreat!

Please read the full Barn description so you know what to expect.

The Barn is not ideal for elders and is not baby or kid proofed although many families do choose to stay and love it here.

Prices are for up to 6 guests. There is an additional charge for the 7th & 8th person. Please count your kids over 2 in the guest number.

Dog Fee: $50. Up to 2 dogs.

Super special romantic deals for couples during weekdays. Send me a message!


CURRENT BARN LOVE //

New York Magazine // The Barn is recommended as the place to stay for a Hudson Valley Bespoke Getaway

Kinfolk Magazine // Recommends a stay at the Barn when visiting the Hudson Valley.

For stunning images, campfire cooking recipes and other fun stuff made at the Barn, search the Kinfolk website for The Barn in Tivoli.


BARN DESCRIPTION //

Unique four season rustic barn, with open, loft-like floor plan. Lovingly renovated with the work of numerous local artisans, surrounded by gardens and green, a 4.5 acre oasis with pond, stream, small yoga deck, 3 fire pits and extra large picnic table.

It heats with a highly efficient wood burning stove. We provide the wood. The first load is neatly stacked inside for your convenience.

In the Summer the Barn cools down with 2 window ACs and you cool down at the spacious, private outdoor shower while gazing at the trees and sky.

The Barn is a fun, charming, rustic shelter and provides a totally unique experience for friends and family. It's a communal space that brings people closer together. 'It was like a a big sleepover' says one of our illustrious guests.

If you are looking to be separated from your friends/family in your own bedroom box, I apologize, the Barn is not for you.


SLEEPING LAYOUT

The Barn sleeps 6 to 8 guests in 5 beds; 1 king, 2 queens and 2 twins. The 5 beds are distributed in 3 different levels; ground, second floor and loft.

IMPORTANT // The Barn is a loft and bedrooms are not separated by doors. They do have privacy curtains and their own cozy nooks. The Barn has 1 bathroom with a claw foot tub and an outside shower from May to October.


GROUND FLOOR //
Nook by the piano: thick queen futon mattress on wooden frame. This bed can be used for sleeping or as a day bed.

SECOND FLOOR //

King Nook // Brand new plush king coil mattress on wooden bed frame. Organic sheets.

Twin Trundle Nook // Metal trundle bed with coil mattresses. Great for kids or couples as one of the beds can either be left low or raised to match the regular height. Organic sheets.

LOFT //
Three queen futon mattresses stacked on the floor for extra comfort. Organic sheets. View of the creek.


KITCHEN
Rustic kitchen nicely equipped for your cooking pleasure. Plates, cups, mugs, utensils & pans included. Nothing too fancy. Zub-Zero fridge, convection oven, cooktop, large sink. No dishwasher.

We also have a brand new grill on the deck just outside the kitchen. Guests have also used the fire pit to cook corm, potato, meats and 'smores, naturally ; ).


BATHROOM
Rustic bathroom with claw foot tub with shower hookup, sink, toilet, mirror, toiletries. Bath towels provided. Bring your creek/outdoor towels.


DRESSING ROOM
We have a spacious dressing room (enclosed by curtains) with a large mirror and a steamer. I created this room thinking of all the guests who come to the Barn to attend weddings in the area.

LIBRARY
All sorts of books - I can't even explain what we have on our bookshelf. I am sure you will find something curious. Enjoy it at the hammock.


BACK DECK
Brand new, fun & colorful seating and dinning for summer cookouts! Large gas grill and fire pit are your outdoor cooking options.


OUTDOOR SHOWER
Open May to October
Wonderful, spacious, private shower on the deck! In the summer you might find yourself taking multiple showers throughout the day!


PROPERTY / 4.5 acres
If you walk along the creek you will get to two different spots where you can access the water. One spot has a pebble beach with a deep spot where you can dip in. The other entrance has a small wooden platform ideal for meditating, practicing yoga or just watching nature.

The property also features a pond where we have placed a beautiful custom cedar table. Feel free to head down there for a picnic!


FEATURED AMENITIES

-Loft Barn
-Heats with an efficient wood burning stove
-Cools off with 2 window mounted ACs
-On site parking for 6 cars
-Reliable WIFI
-2 sound systems with easy iPod hookup
-Piano (somewhat tuned)
-Flat screen TV with DVD (no cable or regular channels)
-Claw foot tub with shower hook-up
-Organic linens
-Towels & toiletries provided
-Furnished back deck with seating and dining table
-Private outdoor shower (Apr-Oct)
-Large gas grill
-Outdoor fire pit
-Picnic table by the pond
-Private dippin' hole on the stream
-Private yoga deck on the stream
-Badminton set-up


THE VILLAGE
Tivoli is one of the hidden gems of the Hudson Valley and an easy 5 minute walk from the Barn!

It serves a big portion of the Bard University population - students & professors are often seen walking around the village at the coffee shop and bakery. Tivoli is also home many young families who moved up from NYC + BK and old residents including world famous artists.

Tivoli is a tiny village, friendly & quaint. It's centrally located between Rhinebeck and Hudson with Germantown and Red Hook along the way. It's an awesome spot to explore the Mid-Hudson Valley - from farms to old mansions, from antiquing to watching cabaret at the Spiegeltent or high-end performances at the Frank Gehry Performing Arts Center. Visit Olana, catch experimental music at the Basilica Hudson and take a look at the future MAI building (Marina Abramovic Institute). Not to mention all the wonderful dining experiences all the way from Rhinebeck to Hudson.

For the adventurous guests we have Tivoli Bays (multiple entrances close to us) for kayaking, paddle boarding, bike riding or just a hike on your own two feet.

So, if you fall in love with it all, get a job at Etsy and move here! Yeah, it's a pretty amazing area.

I also love that Tivoli has one of each amenity and they are all worth checking out; remember, it's a 5 minute walk!

Murray's Coffee Shop / Restaurant with patio
Tivoli Bakery / hmmm, chocolate brioches...
Santa Fé / Mexican restaurant with porch
Osaka / affordable Sushi
Luna 61 / Vegetarian with vegan treats and patio
Pan Zur / A romantic & fancy tapa's inspired restaurant & wine bar with porch
A yarn shop
A bead shop
Tangent Theater
Tivoli Gallery
Kaatsbaan / a Dance performance space
Traghaven / nothing better then a pub within walking distance

oh and not 1 but 2 massage parlors (by appointment only).


DRIVING DISTANCES FROM THE BARN

05 min to Bard College / Bard Waterfall Frank Gehry Performing Art Center / Spiegeltent in the Summer / Tivoli Bays
10 min to Germantown
10 min to Red Hook
18 min to Rhinebeck
18 min to Hudson
30 min to Omega Institue


GETTING AROUND
The closest public transportation is the Amtrak to the the quaint Rhinecliff train station. It's a convenient, beautiful and quick ride (1:30 to 1:45) up the Hudson River. Tivoli has a local cab service which will bring you to the Barn for around $25.

In the Summer, Captain Jerome will sail you from the Rhinecliff station to the dock in Tivoli. Yeah, it's amazing and special!

The closest supermarket and farm stands are about a 10 minute car ride or closer. If you do not want to bring your car you can always catch a ride with the Tivoli Car Service.

You will receive detailed info about the area upon booking.


OTHER THINGS TO NOTE
Once you book you will receive a simple agreement. The booking is complete once I receive the signed agreement back with the names of all guests.

I will then send you a welcome email with driving directions, our complete BARN MANUAL and a link to our map of local restaurants, farms, coffee shops, shopping, skiing etc.


PARTIAL BARN RULES
Please read the full Barn Description and be positive that it works for your group! The refund policy is strict.

Here are a few house rules:

1. Maximum of 8 guests - day visitors, photo video shoots, art projects, birthday dinners, parties, weddings or any other kind of gathering where more then the booked number of guests come must be negotiated with us at the time of booking and carry an extra fee. Fee depends on the type of gathering.

No surprises please!

2. Do not bring your dog, kids or babies without inquiring first

3. No smoking

4. Please remove your outside shoes on the second floor

5. Please compost

6. Please respect check-out time and follow the check-out procedure.

7. Please read the manual and share these rules with the other guests.

Thank you!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Barn
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Many children have stayed in the barn including mine. Please note that it is not a child proofed space....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Please inquire about your pet. Pet fee:$50 // 2 dogs max....moreless

          • Nude Beach
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

            Wonderful, enclosed shower on the deck...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Stove:

            Cooktop with 4 burners and countertop convection oven...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Local caterer referrals available upon request....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Standard size fridge with freezer....moreless

          • Dining:

            Farm table sits 8....moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Stove:

            This is the main heat source for winter months. We provide you with detailed info on how to use it for max efficiency and are usually around to answer any questions/help make a fire....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All linens washed with Mrs. Meyers soap and scented with Caldrea linen spray made from the finest plant-derived ingredients and essential oils....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Two window AC units. One upstairs and one downstairs keep the barn comfortable on hot hot summer days....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            1 per guest. A few for dogs. (Dog must be pre-approved.)...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            We have space for 6 cars comfortably....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Our parking fits your boat....moreless

          • Parking:

            6 private spots...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • The property is surrounded by a creek on 2 sides. We have access to it at 2 different points. One has a swimming hole where you can soak in the refreshing water and the other has a deck where 4 people can put down their mats and practice yoga or bring their meditation pillows. Very private. These are truly magical spots and 2 of the property's highlights. We also have a piano, three fire-pits in addition to the wood burning stove. The property offers privacy, yet it is a 5-minute walk to outstanding Tivoli restaurants, the post-office, library, bakery and coffee shop....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Piano
              • Toys

              Communications

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Deck with refreshing and private outside shower. A daily treat in the summer....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Gas grill...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas

                  Theme

                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Adventure
                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Water View:

                    Property has a pond with lots of local wildlife activity. View and hear the creek with it's rushing waters and birds from the second floor....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Stoney Creek surrounds the property on the East and North sides with a private swimming hole and yoga/meditation deck....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Close to many farms & stables....moreless

                  • Village

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Rafting
                  • Hiking
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Hunting
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Tennis
                  • Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Arboretum
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Caves
                  • Forests
                  • Pond
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Synagogues
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Shopping
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking
                  • Water Tubing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  August Weekly
                  Aug 1 - Aug 28, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,600
                  Columbus Day
                  Oct 10 - Oct 13, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $600
                  $2,500
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $500
                  $2,500

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  Christmas
                  Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $500
                  $2,500

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  New Year
                  Dec 28 - Jan 1, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $600
                  $2,500
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $250 $450
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                  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 $49
                  • Cleaning Fee $160 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 4%

                  Notes:

                  No day guests, parties, weddings, gatherings of any kind, film or photo shoots without a previous agreement. Extra fees apply.

                  Please send me an email with all the known details about your event. Thank you!


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                  Location

                  Car: Recommended

                  The Barn is located between the lovely Rhinebeck shops & restaurants and Hudson's antique stores and surrounded by wineries and farms where you can pick your own fresh strawberries, your vegetables or buy them off the many farm stands close to us and choose your bottle of wine.

                  We are also 30 minutes away from Omega Institute.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: My husband, our 5 year old and I live across the driveway. It is our pleasure to share this land with our guests! I am a photo and video editor who came to NYC from Brazil in 1998. My husband is a designer & builder of all things sustainable at Ecosystems Brand. Fourteen years and a child later we felt the urge to return to the best things of our childhood; space, trees, clean air, birds & bees and farm fresh wonderfulness! So we moved up to the magical mid-husdon valley.

                  Why the Owner Chose Tivoli:
                  At the very beginning of our relationship, my husband and I, rented the Barn together with four other close friends. We fell in love with the place as we fell for each other. He then came to spend a winter at the Barn going through his old sketchbooks and looking into the future. We got married and had a child. Brooklyn was lacking what we were dreaming of and with perfect timing we received an email about the property's sale. We looked at each other and agreed, let's buy it, and we did in April 2012.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Barn:
                  Rustic charm, comfort, warmth and relaxation. The Barn is located in the heart of Dutchess County with Rhinebeck 18 min south and Hudson 18 min north. Bard is a 5 minute drive, the Village of Tivoli is a 5 minute walk. Omega Institute is 30 minutes away. The Hudson River with views of the Catskills is a 10 min bike ride. The creek with the private swimming hole and yoga deck make our spot truly magnificent! Read a book by the pond under the shade of the catalpa tree, watch and hear the birds and take in the summer sun energy. Life is good at the Barn.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: portuguese, spanish, english

                  Links to more information:

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Welcome to the Barn in Tivoli!

                    Welcome to the Barn in Tivoli!

                  • Kitchen with convection oven, stove top, big sing, fridge

                    Kitchen with convection oven, stove top, big sing, fridge

                  • Ground floor queen bed can be used as a day bed or to sleep the 7th + 8th guests

                    Ground floor queen bed can be used as a day bed or to sleep the 7th + 8th guests

                  • The Trundle Nook on the first floor next to the King Nook. Sleeps 2 in 2 twins

                    The Trundle Nook on the first floor next to the King Nook. Sleeps 2 in 2 twins

                  • Loft Nook. Three-layered queen futons on the floor

                    Loft Nook. Three-layered queen futons on the floor

                  • Living area on the first floor with TV and window seating

                    Living area on the first floor with TV and window seating

                  • Wonderful, spacious outdoor shower is on April through October

                    Wonderful, spacious outdoor shower is on April through October

                  • Prepare a meal with friends over the campfire

                    Prepare a meal with friends over the campfire

                  • Picnic table by the pond.

                    Picnic table by the pond.

                  • Our beloved trees by the pond.

                    Our beloved trees by the pond.

                  • Sweet dogs like Maddie (Maddie on Things) are welcome. Please inquire.

                    Sweet dogs like Maddie (Maddie on Things) are welcome. Please inquire.

                  • Walk 5-7 minutes to the bakery for a fresh baked chocolate brioche.

                    Walk 5-7 minutes to the bakery for a fresh baked chocolate brioche.

                  • First floor - please note that rug is removed during Summer months

                    First floor - please note that rug is removed during Summer months

                  • In the cold months, the Barn heats with a highly efficient wood burning stove.

                    In the cold months, the Barn heats with a highly efficient wood burning stove.

                  • The King Nook - brand new plush mattress (not pictured here)

                    The King Nook - brand new plush mattress (not pictured here)

                  • The two twins set side by side

                    The two twins set side by side

                  • Towels and linens are scented with natural essential oils.

                    Towels and linens are scented with natural essential oils.

                  • Full Bathroom with claw foot tub

                    Full Bathroom with claw foot tub

                  • Fire pit with seating for use year around

                    Fire pit with seating for use year around

                  • Wonderful Brazilian hammock by the deck (Apr to Oct)

                    Wonderful Brazilian hammock by the deck (Apr to Oct)

                  • Yoga deck on the stream that flows through the property

                    Yoga deck on the stream that flows through the property

                  • Skull seen from outside the sliding Barn door

                    Skull seen from outside the sliding Barn door

                  • Shed, Barn and back deck with outdoor shower

                    Shed, Barn and back deck with outdoor shower

                  • Snail mail a postcard! You'll make someone very happy.

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