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LOCATION! ONE CLOVEWOOD in HIGH FALLS (2 miles to center & 2 miles to preserve)

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

ONE CLOVEWOOD is in the town of High Falls, a short drive to cafes and galleries in the picturesque village of High Falls. The house is tucked away on the other side of Mohonk Mountain and the Mohonk Preserve (the closest trailheads are the Clove Chapel, Spring Farm and Coxing in that order); It is eight miles from Minnewaska Preserve. The home is nestled amidst towering trees and spacious lawn.

Our custom-built home features high ceilings, skylights and big, open rooms. The kitchen is equipped with new appliances and high-end cookware. The deck wraps around the back and side and connects to a perennial garden set within a flagstone path.

The home is 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths + ping pong and bonzini fussball in basement. We have bikes available for guest use. The area provides world-class climbing, biking, running, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, cross-country skiing, ice-skating, and snowshoeing. There's also great local restaurants and farmers markets.

We're a short bike ride from the 330-year-old village of High Falls and ten minutes from the college town of New Paltz and twenty minutes from Kingston. Explore the area's charming historic towns, old stone homes, antique stores and abundant restaurants. There are also multiple bars, wineries in the area plus great antiquing, cafes, shopping, yoga centers, a climbing gym, movie theater.

The set up is ideal for cooking large family-style meals, playing games, swapping tales by the bonfire, and overall entertaining and creating memories.

Basement contains: ping-pong table, Bonzini foosball table, upright piano, flat screen tv and 75-pieces of Brio train track and station accessories.

ONE CLOVEWOOD is a short bike ride from the 330-year-old village of High Falls and ten minutes from the college town of New Paltz and twenty minutes from Kingston. Explore the area's charming historic towns, old stone homes, antique stores and abundant restaurants. There are also multiple bars, wineries in the area plus great antiquing, cafes, shopping, yoga centers, a climbing gym, movie theater. Feel free to ask us about local restaurants, markets, activities, hikes, bike rides and off-the-beaten path adventures.

More Details

Owner
Caroline Bollinger
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, czech
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Caroline Bollinger

I'm a former magazine editor and my husband is a professor of mathematics at New York City College of Technology. We live in Fort Greene, Brooklyn with our boys, 9 & 12. We appreciate our urban life all the more because we can get away. When in High Falls, we turn the kids roam and collect bugs; build labyrinths in the woods and roam the Preserve on their bikes. We hope (and believe!) you'll love our getaway as much as we do.

Caroline Bollinger purchased this house in 2006

Why Caroline Bollinger chose High Falls

We became attached to the area in 1999, when we started traveling up together for a day of rock climbing. Two years later we were scouring local real estate ads. We looked for 22 months and were about to throw in the towel when we stumbled on the contemporary low-maintenance home we'd been seeking. It felt secluded, yet close to the preserve and friends in High Falls, New Paltz and Rosendale. So in spring of 2006 we purchased our place ONE CLOVEWOOD.

What makes this house unique

We like the comfort, openness and easiness of this house. It's hidden enough to feel like a weekend retreat. Yet it provides central access to all that we love in the area.

We come up with the kids to hike, bike, swim, fish, cook and relax and bbq with friends. The area offers so much of natures best that it's often hard to believe it's just 2 hours from NYC. Our giant tulip trees are home to orioles, finches and woodpeckers and owls. Our land also offers habitat to deer, woodchucks, frogs, a red fox--and one time even a black bear, to say nothing of our neighbors' free-ranging chickens! The house sits on several acres (as do others in the area), and the quiet is a nice antidote to the bustle of city life. Biking from the cliffs in the preserve back to our house, is a family favorite, there are carriage trails and gravel roads for all but about 1/4 mile. The hike to Bonticou is another must do.

We pick apples and pumpkins in the fall and let the kids get lost in the corn mazes and hay mazes at markets like the Wallkill, Jenkins and Calder Family Farm. Golfers will find a 9-hole course at Mohonk and 18 holes down the street at the Stone Dock Golf Course. Tennis players can play on a spectacular clay court with a view at Mohonk. There's also ample antiquing and even a vineyard.

We love to ski at Plattekill in winter. It's 15 minutes further than Hunter or Belleayre but we cherish the down home, old-school vibe. (It's hassle free and there's a great bar to boot!). My boys also love to ice skate up at Mohonk.

We take out-of-town guests to the DIA in Beacon, the FDR house and Vanderbilt mansions. We've also done cruises down the Hudson and trips to Red Hook and Hudson for antiques and enjoy the Hudson Valley culinary scene.

Amenities

High Falls House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The bathroom on the main floor has a shower with white tile to the ceiling; the upstairs bath has a bathtub with white tile to the ceiling. Each has a vanity with one sink and several drawers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , the baby crib is in the closet
    Upstairs bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , There is a twin plus a queen in this bedroom
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , This room contains a queen and small day bed for child
  • Queen size Beds (4), Twin Beds (2) Child Beds--up to age 8 (1), Baby Cribs (1) There is one guest room with goose down comforter and full bath on the ground floor. Upstairs there are two more bedrooms one of which contains a small-sized twin as well as a queen and another full bath.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 5 bicycles
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The house is extremely silent and protected and surrounded by trees, lawn and lovely manicured gardens.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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LOCATION! ONE CLOVEWOOD in HIGH FALLS (2 miles to center & 2 miles to preserve)
average rating of 4.909091 based on 55 reviews
5

a great vacation property!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay. Could not ask for a better property. We have stayed at a lot of vacation properties over the years and this one has topped them all. Great job keeping the property in such great shape. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house and property!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful friends' trip to Caroline's house - everything was so well set-up, there are plenty of beds, and the house itself is absolutely lovely. The property is beautiful also! Highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Private, woodsy, and kid friendly

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic end of summer vacation at One Clovewood. The kids had an endless amount of things to do indoors and outdoors. They loved the ping pong, foosball, train set, guitar, karaoke machine, hammock, books, and swings. We didn't even get to the dozens of games. The drive up to the home was breathtaking. We slept great in the comfortable beds. We loved the wrap around deck as well as the fire pit. There are many large windows that let in lots of sunlight. This house also has nice wood flooring. We also enjoyed Awosting falls which was 15-20 minutes away. Great choice for families.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Wonderful house, relaxing setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here. The house was clean and had everything we needed for cooking and relaxing and the owners could not have been more helpful or responsive. It's a convenient location that feels very remote - the best combination. I'd highly recommend this house for a family, a couple that wants a nice getaway, or two families vacationing together.

(When I just read this review out loud before submitting it, my husband said "all true, but if we tell everyone how great it is, how do we make sure it's free when we want to come back?")

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glen Head
5

Perfect weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay for a couple of nights! The property itself is in very good shape, clean and with comfy beds. We loved the secluded location and the outdoors surrounding the house.

Caroline, the host, was very helpful and responsive in all communications and we took advantage of her generosity and the tips she provided! A perfect stay in a perfect environment!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Brooklyn
5

Beautiful sunlit house for a perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at Caroline and Timi's house. The spacious sunlit space was perfect for two couples and our young kids. The kiddos had a blast in the basement game room and swinging out in the yard, and the parents had a great time having conversations on the porch under the stars. The location was the perfect combo - it felt peacefully secluded and quiet but it was just a few minutes drive from great places to eat and tons of activities. Caroline was a great host and was super communicative throughout. We're looking forward to visiting again!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Stewart
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Stone Dock Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Adirondack Trailways, bus NewPaltz-Port Auth
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
High Falls Kitchenette
Nearest Ski
38 Miles
Belleayre
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Minnewaska
Nearest Point of Interest
Emmanuel's
Nearest Point of Interest
Jack's Deli in New Paltz
Nearest Point of Interest
Mohonk Mountain House
Nearest Point of Interest
Coxing/split rock
Nearest Point of Interest
Trapps Parking lots
Nearest Point of Interest
Beso and 36 Main
Nearest Point of Interest
Wallkill View Farm Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Rock and Snow
Nearest Point of Interest
Davenports
Car: recommended

We love the convenient access to all the hiking/biking trails, swimming and rock climbing in Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park. We also enjoy a bountiful selection of local food--both farmer's markets and restaurants and visiting the local towns on both sides of the Hudson.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.