FULL ON AIR CONDITIONING!
Featured in Cottage Style, and the Pittsburgh Paint Chart, photo shoots as well as famous musicians writing retreat, and house tours. This ca. 1900 barn/field home, ,has been newly renovated with windows, doors, insulation, electrical, and new baths, new cooks kitchen with huge Pro Thermador Range. We also have a dishwasher, and all appliances imaginable, even for baking. Modern country furnishings, 20th cent. oddities, and designer touches, including fine linens. The main room features a 11' high real Woodstock Artist’s window with amazing mountain view. We have just completed an addition of a dining room with banquette and chair seating for large groups. The kitchen is a chefs kitchen! Totally redone, and features , baking needs, roasting needs, toaster, Pro quality Knives and tools as well as many other items.
The house is a work of love, and it shows.
We have just installed a whole new AIR CONDITIONING system into the house for your summer comfort! The two bedrooms upstairs have separate a/c window units. Woodstock in the summer is all about the swim holes! There are several in the wdst area. we are near and walk to Wilson state park that has a Great Lake and trails. you can rent canoe and kayaks there too and its great for cross country skiing and snow showing as well.
The very private and romantic master bedroom has a queen bed, and a great view up the mountain with double French doors to the patio with small fire pit, and then that leads either up the hill to the double hammock and then further to a plataeu with seating and views. Back on the patio to a gate that leads one to the fenced in garden area with large fire pit and vege garden and lots of seating. Another bedroom has two twin beds on the first floor. Downstairs lower level is a huge couch and a large smart TV, and easy access to outside so its a great spot to drop off skis and boots. Upstairs the third bedroom has a brand new queen bed and deep window seat. The 4th bedroom has a new double bed with full view of my mountain, all new mattresses. In the season we have several seating and relaxing areas on the property including hammock, lounge chairs and seating and dining, plus two fire pits for your use.
There is nothing like hanging out in the Living room ,looking out the 11' foot artists window and see the mountain view, getting that roaring fire happening, and reading or relaxing.
Walk 10 min to the swim lake, *and rent canoe and kayaks. We are 4 miles to the village of Woodstock
Full finished lower level has easy access to the driveway, for dropping skis, bikes etc. I have snow shoes in there, as well as, the washer/dryer. There is also an elliptical machine. There is a caretaker for any emergencies, and a housekeeper for optional weekly/daily cleanup (maid service not included in rent, extra charge of 150, depending on how many days and people). And snow removal is included. Firewood is included that is at the front door.
(Extra person sometimes allowed, please ask, with a fee of 100 p/p.)
Dogs may be allowed with a fee of 100 p/dog. Please confirm with me first the breed and how many dogs.
Winter: we have great heating system, as well as we include the firewood for your stay. We also have automatic snow removal, and an easy driveway with easy accessible parking too.
Summer: we have all air conditioned house, split a/c downstairs, and upstairs are window a/c.
In Woodstock: Woodstock Film Festival; Maverick Chamber Music concerts; Bearsville Theater; Levon Helm’s Midnight Rambles, Farmers Market; The “Big Deep” water hole; Dharma teachings and practice retreats in the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism at the KTD Monastery.
Pheonicia: TUBING THE ESOPUS! FISHING THE ESOPUS! AND THE DINER! OH MY....
Getting Here: Trailways Buses from Port Authority (dropoff 1 mile from house); Amtrak – NYC Grand Central or Albany to Rhinecliff (20 miles from house); Stewart International Airport-Newburgh (47 miles from house); Albany International Airport (all major airlines, 60 miles from house); Metro North NYC Grand Central – Poughkeepsie (30 miles from house).
Regional Attractions: Saugerties Horse Shows (10 miles); Kaaterskill Falls (21 miles) Historic Kingston - Hudson River (13 miles); Historic Rhinebeck (20 miles); DIA:Beacon (49 miles); The Shawangunks (43 miles); Zoom Flume NY’s #1 Family Water Park (33 miles); Storm King Art Center (40 miles).
This is a year round paradise!
In summer enjoy water tubing or fly fishing on the Esopus, canoeing and Kayaking on the Hudson River, horseback riding, rock climbing, tennis, golf and bike around a beautiful reservoir. Visit the largest traditional Tibetan Monastery in the US, climb the beautiful Overlook Mountain or take a dip in one of the numerous water holes in the area.
The fall is absolutely gorgeous, and the Woodstock Film Festival always attracts a crowd. This is also a great time to enjoy apple picking, pumpkin carving and the wonderful foliage of the Catskills Mountains.
The winter offers plenty...Hunter Mountain is a skiers' paradise. Bellayre, Windham Mountain or Plattekill are also nearby. There's great sledding right in town on the aptly named Sled Hill. The iconic Town of Woodstock comes alive with lights over the holidays and is very picturesque. We also have snow shoes for your use, and its great across the way at wilson park for that as well as cross country skiing on their trails.
The areas beautiful lakes, mountains, rivers, restaurants, shopping and cultural scene provide plenty to do whatever time of the year you visit, but you may just want to stay at your beautiful rental home and relax by the fire.
* Please note, this site has all the details and the calendar is up to date. For payment, use "Book It Now". ** Dogs are allowed on a case by case basis so please mention to me what kind of dog you have. There is a fee of 100 per dog per week. Lake is swim at your own risk, their rules apply, and may not have swimming always available, but there are canoes and kayaks to rent.
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