VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Tranquil Getaway in the Heart of the Hudson Valley

You sent a message to this owner.


Last updated: 05/05/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property 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.

Keywords: House


We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

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 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 29 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,400 $5,000
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


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $100
  • 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.

Please wait... Book with confidence

Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.

Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Last updated: 05/05/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


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

1 of 1


  • 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

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 05, 2015

$200 - $300 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Book It

Detailed Price

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Property type
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/05/2015
Email owner


Please wait... Book with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn more
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Get it now


Share this property via Email

Tranquil Getaway in the Heart of the Hudson Valley

Rhinebeck #94284

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.