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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Our spacious designer 4500 sq ft. vacation home has 4 bedrooms , 3 baths is full of light and is on a park-like estate with mature trees, streams, and a landscaped swim pond stocked with trout. It is surrounded by 100 acres of protected land. Spectacular new Chef's kitchen.

4 bedrooms, with King and Queen beds in Main House. 3 full Baths.

There is also a BARN guest house with 2 BR , King and Queen beds, 1 full Bath and designer kitchen and open living/TV area, 30ft ceilings, spectacular views of the pond from floor to ceiling windows. Barn is available for rent ONLY with the Main Hse for an extra fee.

Please note :we do consider hosting special events at the Barn but there is an Event Fee $3500-5000.

It is fully Air-Conditioned in the summer and equipped with radiant heat and fireplaces for cozy winter days.

An spacious and fully renovated Barn, with a chefs kitchen, master bedroom, loft, and full bath serves as a magnificent guesthouse and is available to be rented exclusively with the main house.

It is located in the mountain hamlet of Shokan, bordering the beautiful Ashokan resevoir. It is 15 minutes from the legendary village of Woodstock, NY which has a vibrant year-round art and music community and a great variety of restaurants, galleries and shops.

The estate is located 20 mins from most of the area's popular spa and ski destinations of Belleayre, Hunter and Windham Ski Resorts. Nearby Kingston, the first capital of the country, is a beautiful historic town dating from the 1600's, and rests on the magnificent Hudson river. Kingston has an active summer marina which hosts fabulous art art and music festivals and has many great restaurants and antique shops.

This historic farmstead was established by the Rev. Samuel Samson in the 1830's, and the old farmhouse was completely renovated in 2008 and has been converted to a highly efficient and eco-friendly 'green' house. The newly expanded house sits secluded on nine park-like acres protected by 100 acres of forever-wild watershed land. The 9.5 acre farm is home to abundant wildlife and flora and there are blueberry patches, wild grapes, apple trees, and fish streams on the property.

There are two large lawn areas in the front and back fields and a large fresh-water swimming pond fed by mountain springs behind the red Dutch barn. The house has both solar panels for electricity and a geo-thermal system for heating and air-conditioning. Also, there is a back-up generator for emergencies.

There are 4 large bedrooms in the main house:1 Master BR w king bed and 3 Guest Rms with Queen beds (one guest room has queen and 2 bunk beds = 3)
We also have a crib and child mattress.

You can start your x-country skiing and hiking from the back porch, past the newly renovated barn and large swim pond, a huge vegetable and flower garden. As you cross over year-round streams and original stone walls you will eventually find your way to Ashokan reservoir views from the back ridge.

From the front and rear playing fields enjoy breath-taking views of snowy peaks and brilliant autmn foliage on the surrounding mountains. Or you can just stay home and lounge on the spacious and sunny back deck or by the large stone fireplace in the Great Room and listen to music or read quietly on the shaded front porch. There is also a fully equipped Gym and TV/Recreation room downstairs as well as a Den/Library with a Finnish woodburning stove and flat screen tv.

During the summer months there are several wonderful camps and summer schools in the area where children of all ages can attend a great range programs. One mile down the road there is beautifully maintained Avery Park with tennis and basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, and a new children's play area and play set.
Within a 10 minute drive on Route 28 is the Emerson Resort, a five-star lodge with restaurants, shops and a luxurious spa where you can spend the day being pampered or explore the park grounds and river banks.

Yoga/pilates studios are just 3 miles down the road in Boiceville. Local farmers' markets, great restaurants, all stores are 5 minutes away. Hiking and skiing the famous Catskill Hunter and Wyndham mountains are all within 25 minutes drive on main roads. The nearby Ashokan reservoir park has expansive waterviews and a beautiful path for running and biking. Fly-fish for trout and bass on the reservoir and Esopus river, where you can also spend the day swimming and rafting.

It is an ideal retreat for families or individuals who want nature, music festivals, art galleries and a place to explore. This carefully constructed 'green' home is a warm sanctuary filled with unique furnishings, contemporary art and all the modern amenities.
You can see more photos on the web album listed below. Please check rates and calendar for accurate information.

Keywords: estate house, swimming ponds, streams,river, deck, vegetable garden, mountain views, summer camp, apple orchard, hiking trails, fishing, boating, satellite TV, WiFi, art galleries, restaurants

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimum rentors age 30 yrs old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    All children are welcome - there are several acres of open lawns for sports and many fish-filled streams to explore. YMCA Camp Seewackamano offers a great summer program for all ages and is just up the road. Pine Hill Park and Beach is a great place to spend the day swimming and boating and only 15 minutes from the house....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    absolutely no smoking indoors...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    well-behaved dogs are allowed in lower floors with $100 per pet cleaning fee...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is a Den/Guest Room on the first floor of the main house with an ensuite full bath. And the barn living quarters is all on one floor....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • private guest room 3 top floor: 1 queen

    queen antique russian bed frame + crib...moreless

  • guest room 2: 1 queen

    Ralph Lauren queen bed and high quality mattress...moreless

  • Guest Room 1: : 1 queen, 1 baby crib, 1 bunk bed

    queen bed w tempurpedic mattress + bunk bed...moreless

  • Master : 1 king

    Beautiful Gas fireplace, HD TV, ensuite marble bath, TV...moreless

  • All bedrooms have efficient water heat/cool units and radiant heating and lots of windows and light. They are all furnished with designer and antique furniture and tvs or dvd players. The bunk bed room is ideal for parents w kids or older children and has a children's sercurity gate. It is adjacent to the master bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Guest Bath First Floor: toilet, shower

    Stone tiles, heated floors, window overlooking stream...moreless

  • guest bath 2nd floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Stone tiles, antique console sink, heated floors, soaking tu...moreless

  • MASTER BATHROOM: toilet, tub, shower

    Stone tiled, double sink, soaking tub, walk in shower ...moreless

  • barn bathroom: toilet, shower

    Guest HOuse Barn full bath with stone tile and pedestal sink...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Guest HOuse Barn that can sleep 4-6 guests. Back up generator, New sunny Gym:LIfecycle, exercise equipment, yoga mats, ; and Recreation Room with 50' Plasma TV, oriental rug, leather couches and large picture window facing southern apple orchard; Large spring-fed 50ft Swimming Pond behind barn...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Library in theatre / play room...moreless

  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    iPod dock in Living Room allows anyone to play their music throughout house Sonos system...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    4 plasma TVs with cable, DVD, XBOX in Master B, Den, Gym/Recreation Room and 3rd floor GuestB Satellite TV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console:

    xbox in den and basement recreation room...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    Wide selection of movies and documentaries for adults and children...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful year-round views of surrounding mountains from almost every room in the house and grounds...moreless

  • River
  • Rural
  • Ski-In:

    private snow shoe and cross-country ski trails lead from back porch...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    private snow shoe and cross-country ski trails lead from back porch...moreless

  • Town
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront:

    There is a newly landscaped large swimming pond ; a gentle stream below the back deck that fills a stone-lined small wading pool and several spring-fed streams throughout the property....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Geothermal cooling units in Living Room, Sunroom, MasterBedroom and 3rd flr Treehouse GB, and aircon units and ceiling fans in all bedrooms....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Cable modem and WIFI indoor and outdoor...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    new GE gas dryer...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    New iMAC with wireless keyboard, colour printer, fax machine...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    running machine, bike, weights...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Master B has enamel finish 'Tree-Of- life' cast-iron gas stove...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    geo thermal heating and cooling, radiant heated floors...moreless

  • Internet:

    wifi throughout the home...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    designer cotton linens and towels...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    hedged circular driveway offers multiple-car parking just in front of porch entry...moreless

  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    3 cordless phones on each level with answering machine; some cell-phone coverage depending on provider...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    ge ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    extended WIFI routers...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Large stone fireplace in Living Room with original farmhouse beams for mantel...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Den has classic modern Finnish woodstove...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Lavazza cappuccino maker Cuisinart coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully range of pots and pans, Lavazza cappacino and expresso machine, Cuisinart food processors, baking dishes...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    2 full set of silver ware, complete kitchen utensil...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    jenn air...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Newly renovated chefs kitchen with La Cornue stove and subzero refrigerator, marble counters, and double sink , bar area....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    professional kitchen aid ...moreless

  • Oven:

    la cornue double stoves...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    herb and spices,...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    subzero...moreless

  • Stove:

    deluxe La Cornue Chateau stove w double ovens and 6 gas burners , griddle and warming center....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    500 sq child-friendly Trex decking has outdoor seating with 11 ft table, Weber charcoal Grill, Outdoor Speakers and is accessed from kitchen and LR with steps leading directly to stream and back playing field...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber charcoal grill and gas grill with extra $75 cleaning fee...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Wide covered front porch has several seated areas overlooking 300 yr old maples, mountains and front lawn - perfect for summer reading and games....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    cross country ski and snow shoe from back porch thru the woods or Emerson Resort 6 mins or Belleayre mtn 15 mins away...moreless

  • Tennis
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
Jul 1 - Sep 5, 2016
4 night min stay

$5,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$675
$4,800 $15,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $150 + tax
  • Special Event /Barn rental $0
  • Cleaning and Set up Fee $300
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 4%

Notes:

Maid service available part time. Please contact us for more information.

Weekend rate is 100% payment prior to occupancy. 50% deposit upon reservation. 30 cancellation policy. 60 days for summer

Weekly rate is 50% non refundable deposit upon reservation. Balance due 2 weeks prior to occupancy.

Monthly rate is 50% non refundable deposit upon reservation. Balance due 2 weeks prior to occupancy.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
newburgh
2.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Landmark Grill
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
woodstock
20 Miles
Nearest Train
rhinecliff
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 87
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Emerson resort spa, Landmark Grill, Winchells BBQ
14 Miles
Nearest Ski
Belleayre
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
pine hill lake

Car: Necessary

There is a wonderful YMCA camp up the road

The Bear Cafe - Bearsville (Woodstock)

Tavern 214

The Peekamoose Restaurant (Big Indian)

Cucina Restaurant - Woodstock

Brio's Restaurant -Phoenicia

The Phoenician Restaurant - Phoenicia

Tiso's Restaurant - Mount Tremper

Le Canard Enchaine - Kingston

Boitson's Restaurant - Kingsto

Local Art, Music, Film and Festivals;

Woodstock Film Festival -Sept/October

Woodstock Farm Festival - every Wed May - Oct

Kingston Farmers Market - Saturdays May - Nov

Woodstock Flea Market - Saturdays

The Ashokan Center - Music, Dance, Environmental Education, History...

Outdoor and Sporting Activities;

Belleayre Mountain Ski Area

Hiking Guide to the Catskills

Catskill Mountains Club -Group and individual hikes and activities guide

Hudson Valley Ramble - September

Biking Guide to Ulster County

Horse Rides - Ashokan Riding Club

Lark in the Park - October events/outings

Fly Fishing or Hiking Guide - Ashokan Adventures

Local history and information;

Ulster County Arts and Culture

Ulster County Tourism

Town of Olive, New York - Our Town!

Town of Woodstock

Ashokan-Pepacton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited - Fly Fishing & Environmental Information

Local businesses;

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Cristina runs a design enterprise and Michael has a bespoke innovative tech company in NYC. We have a young son Henri, who spends his time outdoors in the streams, ponds, sand beach, and playset area on the property. He also has a huge play room with a 60' TV, play table, in the main house where he spends his indoor time. The farm is also used as an artist-in-residence site and offered to artists who have been affiliated with our various art boards. We would like to expand this program to include workshops by the artists for the community and for the local schools. By renting the farm we can realize some of these goals and can continue to explore other creative community-based projects.

Why the Owner Chose Shokan, NY, USA:
Originally settled by the Reverend Samuels in 1825 as a large farm, it is ideally situated on a flat ridge of the mountain with plenty of sunshine and several mountain streams which originate on the property and feed the Ashokan reservoir. It borders over 100 acres of protected watershed land and will forever remain pristine. Please check listed rates and updated calendar before contacting us and for accurate rental information.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Fantastic location. Only 90 miles from NYC from I87, the estate is at the epicenter of the Catskills and all the fun and adventure that the area has to offer. Terrific for families to gather for hiking, fishing, skiing, art viewing, and world class music festivals. It is surrounded by state parks that offer hundreds of acres of outdoor sports both on land and water. Close enough to NYC that we can enjoy relaxing here and commute to the city for work during vacation weeks.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, swedish

 

Photos

  • Gracious Estate

    Gracious Estate

  • Luxurious Estate in a Stunning Mountain Setting

    Luxurious Estate in a Stunning Mountain Setting

  • Great room overlooking streams and Barn GuestHouse

    Great room overlooking streams and Barn GuestHouse

  • Newly renovated kitchen with wine/coffee bar area w direct access to back deck

    Newly renovated kitchen with wine/coffee bar area w direct access to back deck

  • Breakfast lounge and TV area - an extension of the open kitchen plan.

    Breakfast lounge and TV area - an extension of the open kitchen plan.

  • Expansive deck with large sitting and dining areas

    Expansive deck with large sitting and dining areas

  • Luxurious Private Master Suite with full Bath, Gas Stove, TV, Art and Antiques

    Luxurious Private Master Suite with full Bath, Gas Stove, TV, Art and Antiques

  • Enormous GR#3 on own floor with Queenbed,  and Childs Boatbed, stunning views

    Enormous GR#3 on own floor with Queenbed, and Childs Boatbed, stunning views

  • Guest Bathroom 2 with Soaking Tub, Shower and Barn Orchard Views

    Guest Bathroom 2 with Soaking Tub, Shower and Barn Orchard Views

  • GuestRoom #2 w Bunk bed room w Queen bed and TV, children's toys

    GuestRoom #2 w Bunk bed room w Queen bed and TV, children's toys

  • Getting ready for annual family bbq.

    Getting ready for annual family bbq.

  • Magical wedding ceremony

    Magical wedding ceremony

  • Birdseye view of the estate

    Birdseye view of the estate

  • Spacious Great Room with art, piano , and several lounging areas for gatherings.

    Spacious Great Room with art, piano , and several lounging areas for gatherings.

  • New chefs kitchen with La Cornue Chateau range and Subzero appliances

    New chefs kitchen with La Cornue Chateau range and Subzero appliances

  • Swim Pond stocked with trout

    Swim Pond stocked with trout

  • Den with Woodburning Finnish Stove, iMAC, HD PlasmaTV,  DVD and game Library

    Den with Woodburning Finnish Stove, iMAC, HD PlasmaTV, DVD and game Library

  • Dining room that seats 12 leading to the Great Room.

    Dining room that seats 12 leading to the Great Room.

  • Master Bath with Double Sink console, Duo Bath, Tiled Glass Shower, Skylight

    Master Bath with Double Sink console, Duo Bath, Tiled Glass Shower, Skylight

  • GuestRoom #1 , RLauren Queenbed, sitting area

    GuestRoom #1 , RLauren Queenbed, sitting area

  • Pristine landscaped swimming pond with shallow wading area for children.

    Pristine landscaped swimming pond with shallow wading area for children.

  • Fantastic Barn GHse, 2 Bedrms, Fireplace, Kitchen, bath, , TV sitting area, pond

    Fantastic Barn GHse, 2 Bedrms, Fireplace, Kitchen, bath, , TV sitting area, pond

  • Animal safari in your own backyard: migrating turtles, herons, deer, bunnies etc

    Animal safari in your own backyard: migrating turtles, herons, deer, bunnies etc

  • Magical night, tented affair by the pond

    Magical night, tented affair by the pond

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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