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Tranquil Getaway in the Heart of the Hudson Valley

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Rhinebeck house description

Year-round country getaway privately situated on over 2 acres of woodland and open fields with a meandering stream and mature cottage garden. Perfect spot for the outdoor enthusiast, culture-seeker or those looking to get away from it all and just relax.

The great room with vaulted ceiling, wideboard pine floors and wood-burning stone fireplace has a wall of glass doors that opens to the deck with views of surrounding countryside -- this is the gathering area and the place to be if you are cooking, eating or just hanging out talking, listening to music or watching a movie. The kitchen contains everything you could possibly want for preparing gourmet meals and hardy country breakfasts. Basic spices, condiments and accoutrements provided. The dining table comfortably seats six. In the wintertime, a blazing fire is a must and we use it to toast marshmallows for smores and head out to cross-country ski on the property.

Comfortably accommodates UP TO 6 people. The sun-filled master suite with queen-sized bed and country pine furniture, has its own attached full bath and glass sliding doors that open to a cozy seating area and garden. A large second bedroom with two twin beds and a third bedroom with a twin trundle bed (twin bed expands to be a king or two separate twin beds) share a full hallway bath.

Privately situated within 30 minutes of most attractions in the Hudson Valley, the Catskills, and the Berkshires. Fifteen minutes from Rhinebeck Center. Fifteen minites from Bard College. Fifteen minutes from Lake Tagkanic State Park. 30 minutes to Poughkeepsie and Hudson.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            You must be 28 years or older to rent....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            This house is suitable for small children. There are no sharp corners and few breakable items. Exception is the fireplace glass doors....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            This is a non-smoking house....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Well trained, house-broken dogs are welcomed. I do not allow cats since several of my family members are allergic....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            With the exception of the washer/dryer everything is on one floor. There is a handicapped ramp off of the master bedroom deck/doors....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single


          • Queen size Beds (1) The master bedroom contains a queen bed. 2) There is a large second bedroom -- same is size as the master-- that holds two twin beds that can easily be joined together for a couple. 3) There is a twin trundle bed in the third bedroom. It is a twin daybed with another twin under it that pulls out to form another twin or a king-sized bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1


          • Bathroom 2


          • Master bath is ensuite -- off mater bedroom. Full bath/toilet/sink. There is a large second hallway bathroom with full bath/toilet/sink....moreless


          • Books:

            Lots of books depending on what your taste is. Feel free to borrow. ...moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable:

            There is satellite TV with 500 channel availability. And pay-per-view option....moreless

          • Stereo:

            Full stereo to play CDs in great room. Another boom box for CDs in master suite for outdoor use. ...moreless


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


          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Downtown:

            20 minutes from downtown Rhinebeck....moreless

          • Mountain View
          • Rural:

            You will feel like you are in the country here. In spring and summer you can't see any other houses from the property....moreless

          • Water View:

            There is a large stream on the property....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Rafting
          • Rock Climbing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting


          • Dining:

            Expandable dining room table that seats 12 indoors. Also outdoors dining table. ...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            The master bedroom, twin bedroom and great room have AC units....moreless

          • Broadband Access:


          • Clothes Dryer:

            There is a full dryer in the basement....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Wood burning....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            There is a mountain bike, archery set, sit-up machine in the basement that you are welcomed to use. ...moreless

          • Free Long Distance:

            Free long distance for calls within the continental US...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Oil-burning furnace that heats house and hot water....moreless

          • Internet:


          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Bed linens, bath and kitchen towels and extra blankets provided. Beach towels provided in-season....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Great room with fireplace and oversized couch that seats 4 and 3 additional oversized lounging chairs/ rocker. Lots of lights for reading. HDTV....moreless

          • Parking:

            There is parking for 8 plus cars on the property. ...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            There is onsite, outdoor parking....moreless

          • Telephone:

            Free local and long-distance USA calls. ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath towels provided. Beach towels provided in season....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            There is a full washer in the basement....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            There is wireless internet service available in the house/deck/patio....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            There is a wood burning fireplace and firewood and kindling provided....moreless


          • Coffee Maker:

            regular drip coffee maker and espresso maker...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Full set of pots, pans and cooking utensils. Blender. ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Full service for twelve....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Standard dishwasher....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen contains refrigerator, stovetop, oven, double sink, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, blender, coffee maker....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Standard microwave....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Basic cooking supplies -- oil and vinegar, salt and pepper and herbs. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove:

            Standard stove with four burners and oven. ...moreless

          • Toaster:

            Standard two piece toaster. ...moreless


          • Bicycles:

            There is a mountain bike in the basement that you are welcome to use. ...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            (2) Large 36' x 12' wood deck overlooking the countryside. 36' x 12' wood deck off of master bedroom....moreless

          • Golf:

            There are a number of public courses in the area. Please contact me so I can assist you further with reservations. ...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Mature entry garden and landscape. Flat side and back lawn for play. ...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Two charcoal grills. A small one and a large one with all these things that I don't understand. ...moreless

          • Tennis:

            There are outdoor courts in Rhinebeck. Please contact me if this something you would like to do so I can help you with reservations....moreless

          Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                There is a community pool in the town of Rhinebeck and Red Hook....moreless



              Write a review 4.8
              from 12 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              New Years
              Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Martin Luther King weekend
              Jan 16 - Jan 18, 2015
              3 night min stay

              flat fee
              Winter recess
              Feb 13 - Feb 22, 2015
              3 night min stay
              Spring recess
              Apr 3 - Apr 12, 2015
              3 night min stay
              May 29 - Sep 5, 2015
              7 night min stay

              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $275 $300
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,400 $5,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $100
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Taxes Not included


              I also asked for a signed rental agreement. Holiday day rates are $300/night. Columbus Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 12/20/2014
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              Car: Necessary

              OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, close to the Hudson River for Boat Launch and River Mansion Visits, Carvel 18-hole Golf Course, Lake Taghkanic State Park for swimming, Rhinebeck Town Pool, Wilcox Park for swimming/boating/fishing, Secluded swimming hole near house, CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, the Towns of Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Tivoli, Millbrook, and Hudson are within a 30-minute radius for Antiquing, Dining, Art, Music, Film, and Theater, near the Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. Omega Institute.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              About the owner: I'm from and still live in NYC, but always loved going away to summer camp as a kid. What I've tried to re-create here is what I would call the experience of 'getting away'. For me that means great indoor and outdoor spaces that make it easy to relax.

              Why the Owner Chose Rhinebeck:
              I wanted to be 'in the country' with privacy and land but not too far from town and basic amenities like great restaurants, groceries, movies/the arts. I love the varied terrain -- flat in parts then hilly, then flat again with a path that follows my brook. Wooded and open......formal and wild gardens.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              People tell me that it's cozy and that they love the private setting in the woods and the proximity to every thing you could possibly want to visit.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Front entry in the morning light

                Front entry in the morning light

              • deck dining

                deck dining

              • Dining Area

                Dining Area

              • Master bedroom with attached master bath and sliders to outdoor patio

                Master bedroom with attached master bath and sliders to outdoor patio

              • Trundle Bedroom with desk

                Trundle Bedroom with desk

              • Front entry seating area

                Front entry seating area

              • deck seating and sunning

                deck seating and sunning

              • Driveway in fall

                Driveway in fall

              • Back side of house in late fall

                Back side of house in late fall

              • Front garden in summer

                Front garden in summer

              • Pool at Rhinebeck

                Pool at Rhinebeck

              • View of Catskills

                View of Catskills

              • Front deck with seating, sunning and grilling area

                Front deck with seating, sunning and grilling area

              • Great Room with wood burning fireplace

                Great Room with wood burning fireplace

              • Great Room

                Great Room

              • Large Twin Bedroom

                Large Twin Bedroom

              • Kitchen


              • Patio off of master bedroom

                Patio off of master bedroom

              • Babbling brook on property

                Babbling brook on property

              • House in winter

                House in winter

              • Fireplace


              • Lake at Wilcox Park

                Lake at Wilcox Park

              • Swimming hole near house

                Swimming hole near house

              • Fischer Center for the Performing Arts at nearby Bard College

                Fischer Center for the Performing Arts at nearby Bard College

              VRBO #94284

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              This listing was first published here in 2006.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

              $200 - $300 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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              Member since: 2003
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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