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Recent Hudson Valley reviews

  • The Sisters

    "My two sisters and I had a wonderful 'Sister Vacation' at this beautifully appointed, artfully designed home. It is a close drive to all the sights up and down the Hudson Valley. In the autumn, the leaves on the property and the surrounding country side are spectacular. A must see. We all enjoyed ourselves very much."
    Guest: The Sisters Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 25, 2014
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  • An incredible fall getaway with close friends and our labrador

    "Our weekend getaway to Idle Hour Farm exceeded all expectations. In fact, I would say it was the best weekend of my life. A group of 10 of us New York City dwellers packed our bags for what inevitably became a relaxing, rejuvenating, and inexplicably delightful stay. The pictures are lovely, but hardly do the place justice. It's hard to capture that end-of-summer / beginning-of-fall magic. The leaves were turning colors and beginning to fall, and the way the sunlight hit the lake and the illuminated the golden colors of the leaves in the backyard was just stunning. Our labrador had his first swim in the lake / pond out back, and was so happy to have so much freedom to run around and play fetch and to nap in the sun. We really lucked out with 80 degree weather, and some of the group went swimming and took the little paddleboat out onto the water. At night, we used the propane grill to make a feast of grilled vegetables, burgers, hot dogs, and the works. The little beach near the water became the perfect place to gather around the bonfire pit, roasting s'mores (it was a first for the Australian and Swede who were with us) and listening to my boyfriend play the guitar by the campfire. Two from our group went on a nearby scenic hike that Susan had recommended, to the Fire Tower. We had planned to go to the nearby vineyard for a wine tasting and to the orchard for apple picking but we just couldn't pull ourselves away from the house. It was everything we needed and more. There was plenty of space for the 10 of us, with big, comfortable rooms, an open office that perfectly fit an air mattress, and two huge, comfy couches down in the basement. The basement area became our hangout spot for the first night, where there was also a nice, well-equipped kitchen with all the amenities you could need, and a great dining room table. We listened to music and relaxed downstairs for the night. The next evening, we played Scrabble out on the expansive deck and continued to relax out there through dinnertime; the table fit our entire feast (cupcakes and wine and all) and was just wonderful. Everyone had an absolutely amazing time. It was certainly a weekend we'll all remember for years to come. Thank you Susan, for sharing your beautiful home with us for the weekend."
    Guest: Taylor F. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 30, 2014
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  • EXCELLENT

    "This property was amazing and the owners (with a house on the property as well-down the road) were also the most gracious hosts. There was one slight issue at our house which was beautiful and immaculate which they attended to thoroughly and immediately. We 4 all had a great time. The pond on the property is best as swimmable for dogs though it is clean if you don't mind typical pond "stuff.""
    Guest: JC Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Most peaceful place on Earth!

    "Our stay was fantastic. The house is straight out of Architectural Digest, and the setting amongst the woods right on a small lake was fantastic. The house is extremely well equipped with everything - kitchen supplies, plenty of games for kids and adults, wifi, kayaks and a canoe. The local area is also a joy to explore. The house was in immaculate condition, and Camille made the process of renting a pleasure. I defy anyone to find a better place to stay within an hour of NYC!"
    Guest: Jerry P Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 30, 2014
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