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Beautiful 1860s Cottage in the Hudson Valley

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Last updated: 07/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7-30 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

1860s FARMHOUSE WITH CHARM AND MODERN UPDATES.

COME SPEND THE WINTER IN THE COUNTRY!
CLOSE TO GREAT DINING, SHOPPING AND SKIING.

An Idyllic Country Escape 2 Hours from NYC and minutes from shopping, antiquing, restaurants and outdoor activities. 15 minutes to Catamount Ski Resort.

Beautifully renovated and furnished 3br/2bth 1860s farmhouse on 10 acres in the Hudson Valley. Tucked away on a quiet country lane, yet close to great shops, restaurants and cultural attractions.

More than a rental property, Avalon Cottage is truly a home (just read our great reviews). Original details, wood beams, hardwood floors and french doors throughout. Large outdoor deck with gas grill. Beautiful in-ground pool set in 3 acres of rolling lawn. Fireplace in living room and master bedroom. 42' HDTV Entertainment system with Surround Sound. Beautiful dining area/great room. Professional cook's kitchen with Garland range and top-notch cook/bakeware. Central A/C. House-wide, UV Air Filtration System. Whole-house, auto-switching backup generator allows you to enjoy the biggest of winter snowstorms from the cozy comfort of your living room.

3 bedrooms to accommodate friends and family (max of 5 people total). Romantic master suite with king bed, fireplace and jacuzzi.

Rental includes Premium Cable (HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, etc.; PPV movies available at your cost), 42' flat screen HDTV with surround sound; high quality linens/towels, kitchen fully stocked with cookware/glassware/flatware, etc.

Minimum 30 day rental period during the winter season; discount offered for multiple months. $200 final cleaning fee (all cleaning and damage fees will be deducted from security deposit). Children welcome, however home not suited to children under the age of 5.

No pets - no smoking.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    However, property not suited to children under the age of 5...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking allowed....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    Twin-bedded room with down comforter...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Feather-bed topped, comfy double bed with down comforter...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Swedish therapeutic, pillow-top bed with down duvet...moreless

  • 1 King size bed: Very comfy, Swedish, pillow-top mattress; 1 Double Beds: Feather bed-topped double bed makes for very sweet dreams; 1 Twin Beds: with down duvet; 1 Queen-sized Sleep Sofa in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Newly renovated, lovely bathroom with glass enclosed shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, jetted tub

    Large jacuzzi tub in master bath fits 2 comfortably...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Very private 10 acre property, very secluded yet close to all conveniences (great restaurants, antiques, swimming, shopping, etc.)...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium movie channels (HBO, Showtime, etc.) included. PPV movies available at your cost...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42" flat screen HDTV with surround sound...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Open plan kitchen/dining area great for entertaining...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central AC/Heating with UV Air Purification System; Whole-house, auto-switching backup generator...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    2 fireplaces; 1 in living room, 1 in master bedroom...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New Asko Washer and Dryer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Professional Garland range, upgraded, new appliances include side-by-side refrigerator with filtered water and ice maker...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster:

    Breville Convection Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Golf:

    Three locations for golf nearby: Copake Golf Club, Columbia Golf Club and Egremont Golf Club...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Very private, 10 acre property; 3 acres of which are rolling lawns...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Beautiful, private in-ground pool set amidst 3 rolling acres of lawn, surrounded by 7 acres of woodland...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Very large Jacuzzi tub in Master Suite fits 2 comfortably...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer High Season
May 26 - Nov 6, 2016
14 night min stay

$1,800
Christmas & New Year's Holiday
Dec 17 - Jan 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,750
Winter
Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

$2,700
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
$150
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Full refund of deposit if canceled within 30 days of beginning of rental period. 50% refund of deposit if canceled within 15 days of beginning of rental period. No refund offered if canceled 14 days or fewer from beginning of rental period.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/16/2016
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Copake Golf Club
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station, Hudson, NY
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Taconic Parkway
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Catamount Adventure Park & Skiing

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: We love this area and bought our house 15 years ago to enjoy all the beauty and activities the Hudson Valley has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Taghkanic, NY, USA:
This part of the Hudson Valley offers a unique balance of natural beauty plus cultural attractions, making it the perfect place to relax and recharge.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is not your average rental property - Avalon Cottage is our home, and outfitted as such. We live in the Cottage when we're not traveling. The location of our house combines privacy in a beautiful, natural setting with proximity to great restaurants, shopping, cultural attractions and outdoor activities.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Beautiful 1860s Cottage in the Hudson Valley

    Beautiful 1860s Cottage in the Hudson Valley

  • Beautiful Dining Area w/Open Floor Plan

    Beautiful Dining Area w/Open Floor Plan

  • Cozy up in front of the fire after a day of playing outside

    Cozy up in front of the fire after a day of playing outside

  • A view of the backyard in winter - your own, private Winter Wonderland

    A view of the backyard in winter - your own, private Winter Wonderland

  • Professional Cook's Kitchen w/Garland Range

    Professional Cook's Kitchen w/Garland Range

  • Wood beamed living room with Fireplace, 42" HDTV Blu-ray Surround Sound system

    Wood beamed living room with Fireplace, 42" HDTV Blu-ray Surround Sound system

  • Romantic Master Suite with King Bed, Cathedral Ceiling, Fireplace & Jacuzzi

    Romantic Master Suite with King Bed, Cathedral Ceiling, Fireplace & Jacuzzi

  • Winter Wonderland in the Backyard

    Winter Wonderland in the Backyard

VRBO #249756

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, September 23, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/16/2016

(917) 754-4292 (New York, USA)

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