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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Hudson Valley reviews

  • Unbelievable Wedding Weekend

    "Our wedding was quite the best weekend of my life. That being said, it took an army of support to make our dreams come true. The CURRENT staff (Bob, Dave, and company) were wonderful. We had worked with a previous property manager for the house and our experience with her was a bit of a nightmare. Bob went above and beyond to rectify the issues that were a result of this person’s mistakes. Bob and Dave made every effort to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. For example, the clothes dryer was broken, and within an hour of calling Bob they had replaced the dryer with a new unit. Bob and Dave made themselves available to our guests 24 hours a day and popped in every now and then to check on us. Like ninjas, they would check the pool temperature, take out garbage, spot clean the grounds - all without us ever knowing. I firmly believe, with these folks in place, this venue will succeed in hosting many more beautiful weddings. A few important notes about the house; the water is well water. This means it is treated in a specific way and the water has a sulphuric smell. This is not abnormal for this type of system, but can be a shock if you are not expecting it. YOU will not come out of the shower smelling of sulphur, but the bathroom will. Get yourself some incense or scented candles. I promise you will want them. The house is gorgeous but RUSTIC. If you are looking for a ultra modern, white glove mansion with sleek amenities, this house is not for you. For us all of the charm outweighed any need for glossy accouterments. The windows are worn, the cobblestones a tad loose, the pavilion a little leaky (it also rained really HARD on our wedding day). We had an easy to please, easy going crowd so none of this mattered to us - if you are into the beauty of vintage, shabby chic, rustic country venues this is the place for you. You will need to bring in EVERYTHING for your wedding (again not abnormal). This may change as SOH becomes more popular but at the time of our wedding it was truly a DIY venue. They require you rent a toilet trailer, you will need to bring in catering, and ALL rentals, flowers, etc. You will probably want a golf cart to transport guests to and fro and there is no formal ‘parking’ or ‘valet’ - another reason for a golf cart. But above all else, every single person at SOH was kind, helpful, and supportive. Our wedding day was extraordinary and we felt like we were in great hands the entire time."
    Guest: Beth K. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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  • A Beautiful Family Experience !!

    "My family can't stop talking about our wonderful stay this past June. This was our first time experience of renting a home - It was far BETTER than expected. There were 11 of us – 9 adults and 2 children. We traveled by cars from California to New York & Canada …. Not one of the hotels compared to the time we spent here. We were able to relax and spend what will likely be one of the most memorable family vacations for all of us! No surprises - The pictures are just as shown. Spotless! Landscaping wonderfully maintained as well as the crystal clear swimming pool - Our favorite place to be. We have some Family portraits decorating our home from the beautiful surroundings :) Thank you ! The property manager was as good as they come. He was there if we needed anything, but NEVER bothered us. He gave us the feeling of having a home of our own to enjoy for the 8 nights. We enjoyed the animals (dogs & cats) that came around as we missed ours from home. Also the grandchildren enjoyed seeing the horses. We would highly recommend this place for any family who wants to get away from staying in the city. It was about an 1 ½ - 2 hr drive to New York city but what a beautiful drive it was ! We hope to stay again in a few years and just want to thank the property manager and the owners for providing this wonderful home for others to enjoy."
    Guest: Cindy R. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 2014
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  • Great getaway for a little one

    "We were looking for a place to take our 2 year old son out of the city and the farm was perfect! The cabin is adorable, much nicer than the photos, everyone we met were lovely and helpful and their really were chickens, rabbits, baby goats, and other animals right outside. We did not have much contact with the owners, email was never answered, the pizza was only offered on Saturdays and the breakfast was $15 a person so we did not do it. When we did meet them though, they were gracious and even found toys for our little one. With nearby hiking, berry picking, petting farms, swimming holes etc and only two hours from New York, I recommend it highly."
    Guest: Julie Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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  • Perfect Camp-like Home

    "We have stayed used VRBO for years both as travelers and owners. For the size and location it is hard to beat the comfort and price. Yes you will have to bring everything you need which only requires a trip to Shop-n-Save a few miles away on the way to Rhinebeck. The pool and spa were well maintained and awesome. The woodstove was wonderful. If you go there looking for a camp like retreat with a few rough edges you will be very pleased with your choice. It is secluded in the woods offering a sanctuary like privacy. We attended a 4 day event at Omega Institute (an easy 30 min drive). This Splendid Country Retreat was a perfect complement. We were 4 adult couples from all over the country. There is no question that we will be back again next year if at all possible. Scott -n- Lu"
    Guest: Lu W. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 18, 2014
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