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Romantic Log Cabin on Privately-Owned Lake with Fireplace

Bedrooms Studio
Space 480 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

TOTALLY PRIVATE!!! Our 85-acre parcel of land located in northern Dutchess County offers a variety of terrain for exploring - woods, streams, meadows, and even a gorge.

The log cabin, on the shore of our privately owned three and one-half acre lake, is the only dwelling on the lake. The closest neighbor to it is close to 1/4 mile away.

A large, stone fireplace and a picture window overlooking the lake are the special features of the cabin as well as the covered front porch with hanging chairs and redwood sofa and chairs. Sleep on a queen sized sofa bed in our large living room. There are also chairs and hammocks hanging outside from a number of trees.

Outdoor cooking is made pleasurable with your choice of a gas grill or a stone charcoal barbecue, and dining is done on a large picnic table sitting on a fieldstone patio or on a picnic table at the dock area. You can also dine inside in front of the picture window, if you prefer. A herb garden (in season) offers a choice of 12 different herbs to use in your cooking!

Outdoor lighting is extensive if you desire it. We prefer the stars and moonlight reflecting off the lake!

Keywords: Log Cabin (480 square feet)

More Details

Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

-Stuff we love about the cabin: The flat lawn by David's Park - a very spiritual place; the pairs of chairs everywhere for star gazing, lake gazing, tree gazing; the swings on the porch; the lack of noise, cars, people; the extremely well equipped kitchen...MW & JM

-We loved the beauty, peacefulness and serenity of this comfortable abode. Learn the strength and feel of the wind by the tones of the wind chimes. We can only leave by somehow plotting our return in the future... ER & PA

-A peaceful place that provided the ultimate escape from reality for us. This place is not easy to leave but it is reassuring to know that it exists and that other lovers will have an opportunity to experience some of what we enjoyed. A hen turkey, a deer, a hummingburd, and two great blue heron helped welcome us... R & J

We were looking for peace, quiet and a place to collect our souls and clear our minds. And we sure found all of that here...K & ES

-Thanks for the opoportunity to escape from the everyday...M & JK

-An escape from the world. Seclusion, quiet, and peacefulness was a lovely break from the city. Lake and rowboat were the most perfect added perks...D & EG
Jan 2003
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Stanfordville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No guns or hunting, no outdoor fires or indoor candles, no drugs.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Purchased in Dec 2009 this was the best queen sized sofa bed that we could find!
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
Privacy and seclusion!!! Fresh herb garden (in season), Rowboat and life vests, Inflatable boats with compressor, Numerous board games, One Large Living Room with new queen sized Sleep Sofa, Picture Window overlooking front porch and Lake, Hammocks, Hanging Chairs, NO DOGS or PETS!!! NO GUNS!!! NO SMOKING IN CABIN PLEASE!!!


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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Romantic Log Cabin on Privately-Owned Lake with Fireplace
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Perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

You cannot go wrong here. It's a great location, quiet, cabin has all the amenities you will need, lake to yourself, and Karen is a great host. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We do try our best to make our guests comfortable and happy with their experience at the cabin. Glad it worked!!
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Our own lake!!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely one room log cabin (with kitchen and bathroom) on the edge of its own lake and surrounded by woods and wildlife. A perfect escape from everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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25th anniversary weekend

  • 5 of 5

It's monday morning back work dreaming of "our"cabin in the woods! It was a perfect way to celebrate our 25th anniversary! From the moment we got on the property it feels like home.The owner Karen is a wonderful host!

This is what I hope heaven is!!Dreaming of next years anniversary!!We love the romantic little cabin.

P.S. best fishing EVER!! THANKS AGAIN!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Upstate NY

Relaxing and Romantic

  • 5 of 5

We spent Memorial Day weekend 2010 at this private getaway and couldn't have been more pleased. The scenery is beautiful, and the privacy makes this the perfect couples paradise. Half of the things we packed we didn't need because they were provided in the cabin. Such as any spice you could think of for cooking, foil, paper towels, linens, bath towels, even q-tips, shaving cream, and much more! Upon arrival there were ice cream sundaes waiting for us which were so thoughtful and not to mention delicious! The boats provided were wonderful for fishing and enjoying the lake, and the grills (gas and charcoal) were great as well! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this romantic cabin :)

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sea Cliff, New York

A beautiful cabin set on a picturesque lake!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our third annual trip to this beautiful cabin. We have returned to this cabin for the last three years because we find it to be the perfect place to relax and get away for a few days. The cabin itself has a very cozy feel and a wood-burning fireplace. The grounds and cabin are very well kept and the owners have clearly put a lot of thought into the place. On top of that, the owners are extremely nice and very easy to work with. The surrounding woods have nice trails in them for romantic walks and are filled with a variety of birds. The lake provides an excellent place to catch fish. I would recommend this place to anybody who is looking for a quiet, peaceful, and romantic get away.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We've been visiting this wonderful cabin for 6 years and each time we arrive, we want to extend our stay.

From the moment we pass through the property gates and make our way to the cabin itself, we leave the stress of the outside world behind.

The property overlooks its own 3.5 acre pond sorrounded by woodland. If we're visiting during the summer,we swim in the pond, or take out the rowing boat to view the turtles at the waters edge, or the deer in the woodland. If it's fall or winter we sit on the porch swings and wrap ourselves in one of the many warm blankets provided, before heading indoors to a blazing fire.

The log cabin is very comfortable, with plenty of fresh towels and linen. For a cozy evening, there's lots of firewood provided and if you can tear yourself away from pond and woodland, the owners have left a large selection of classic DVDs to enjoy.

If you like eating outdoors, there's a choice of dining beside the lake or using the family table beside the cabin. The only other choice is whether to cook on the gas BBQ or the brick built coal BBQ.

Of course indoors, there's a fully functioning kitchen with all the pots and pans a cook could need.

On the opposite side of the cabin to the lake is an expance of lawn which leads you into the woods. It's a perfect place for pitching or batting practice. In the early morning or evening it's the perfect place to see the wild turkeys and deer coming to feed.

This owners are very kind. There's always a frozen homemade desert in the freezer as a welcoming gift.

Any bit of information about restaurants etc can be found in the information pack provided. And if you can't find it the there, the owners are just a phone call away.

We always arrive wondering which hammock to try first and leave wondering when can we next make it back. A wonderful, peaceful haven !

  • Submitted: May 26, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing in hanging chairs or hammocks, Rowing or floating or fishing on the lake, Hiking in the woodson our 85 acres of land which includes a 40' gorge, Nearby is golf, Restuarants, Boat trips on the Hudson River, The Omega Institute only a few miles from us, Olde Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Culinary Institute, Dutchess Co. fairgrounds with its many weekend fairs and events.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 4.0%

We accept weekly bookings only during July and August but will accept shorter bookings on a "last minute" basis during those months if we do not get a full week booked. Reservations will be accepted for shorter periods of time during July and August 10 days prior to your desired date of arrival.

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.

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