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Private Lakefront Cottage on Spring fed lake. HOT TUB, private dock, kayaks,

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

- 2 bedrooms,1-Full 1- King sleeps 4 1- full bath 1- outdoor shower

OPEN ALL WINTER A walk down a blue stone pathways leads to our charming cottage overlooking a beautiful spring fed lake. The cottage is surrounded by 50 year-old pine trees, perennials, and native trees .it is situated on our four-acre property with your own private 160 feet of lake front with canoe and 2 kayaks. Very private, quiet, serene, and just steps to lake front. Relax in the outdoor hot tub overlooking the lake.The cottage has an open kitchen, dining and sitting area with large pine beams, vaulted ceilings and a beautiful view of the lake or woods. The kitchen is fully equipped. The dining areas, both inside and out seat four to six people. The sitting area is very inviting, featuring a Vermont casting gas stove and a large, cozy window seat overlooking the lake and woods. The bathroom has a claw foot tub with shower, with all the amenities: hair dryer, ironing board, washer and dryer, plenty of bath and lake towels.

The bedroom on the main level has a full-size antique bed and sliding glass doors that lead out to the covered screened in porch overlooking the lake. The lake cottage also has a private patio with a hot tub, gas BBQ, and fire pit as well as your own private garden. Steps down from the cottage is a 60-foot cedar deck, a 12-foot by 12-foot pergola, and floating dock. There are lounge chairs, a table and chairs, a porch swing, and a hammock -- all private and overlooking the lake. Take a dip in the spring-fed lake which is clean and refreshing. Enjoy a paddle in the canoe or 2 kayaks. You may see painted turtles basking in the sun on fallen logs. Canadian geese and swans may swim by. If you wake up early, don't be surprised if you see wild turkeys, deer, fox, or red tailed hawks. They're all very common in our area.

The charming villages of Rhinebeck, Tivoli and Red Hook offer many choices for restaurants and nightly entertainment -- and are only about 15 minutes from our cottage. The Fisher Center on the grounds of Bard College is also only a 15 minute drive. There are historical estates such as Montgomery Place, Clermont and Olana. There is also Innisfree Garden in nearby Millbrook. Cities such as Great Barrington, Woodstock, Millerton, Millbrook and Hudson are a bit further but worth the drive.

More Details

Owner
Bruce or Deanna Gardom
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Bruce or Deanna Gardom

Our family moved to the New York Hudson Valley area in 2000 from the west coast. Deanna has been a flight attendant for 26 years and enjoys both flying and being home . Our daughter Olivia is in high schooland has enjoyed the country life and Red Hook's wonderful school system. Bruce worked in hotel management on the west coast for 20 years and decided a different lifestyle was needed. We had only planned on staying here for a couple of years but fell in love with the area and community and decided to stay. We built a vacation rental on our lake property to give Bruce a project and combining Bruce's knowledge of the hotel business and Deanna's bed and breakfast background from Napa Valley , California, the lake cottage has evolved into a wonderful full time business. We are grateful to our many repeat guests and our new guests for making it such a success.

Bruce or Deanna Gardom purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Bruce or Deanna Gardom chose Red Hook

The location of our lake cottage is ideal for a getaway from the stress and fast pace of the city. The privacy and tranquility of the lake and cottage is so inviting and peaceful. We see wild life almost daily, such as deer, turkey or geese ,fox, rabbits , hawks, heron, swans and an occasional eagle. The wild life is abundant in the area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

FROM OUR GUEST BOOK...We needed a retreat, a place to unwind and relax. We found that, and more, at this peaceful cottage. We read, wrote, talked and watched the wildlife. Squirrels, chipmunks,birds, and deer fritted and scampered through the clearing. Alpha Squirrel was fun to watch-perched high on the birdfeeder, chattering gutteral challenges to those who would steal "his" hoard. The weather was nice. Some rain occassionally splattered the leaves, but at some point each day the sun sent shimmering grins across the lake. We hope all who stay here enjoy the traquility and fresh air as much as we did. This is trily a lovely cottage and we hope to find our way again.Thank you, Bruce and Deanna, for your hospitality and for sharing your cottage ( and the peace it brought)...
Aug 2004
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Amenities

Red Hook Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Claw-foot tub with shower. Also has washer and dryer, built in hair dryer, plenty of thick bath towels, hand soap and toilet paper. Out door shower with hot and cold water ( summer only )
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 double
    Living Room - 1 twin/ single , window seat
    Private loft - 1 king
  • Cottage is best for 2 adults. We do not allow children under the age of 8 yrs old.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
For your breakfast on your first morning we provide fresh ground organic coffee or tea, pancake mix, maple syrup,butter and free range eggs from our chickens, when the girls are laying . We are Green We use all environmentally green cleaning products, recycled paper products, and recycle all plastic and metal. A recycle bin is located next to the garbage out back. We also encourage our guests to use the compost bin by the garden for all raw veggie scraps. We try to purchase all organic when possible.

Reviews

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Private Lakefront Cottage on Spring fed lake. HOT TUB, private dock, kayaks,
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Fantastic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I can only echo what all of the other reviews have said. This is a wonderful cottage away from it all. It is kept in meticulous condition and you want for nothing. I debated writing a review as to keep this place a secret but decided it was o.k to share it! We spent time in there over Christmas so when we entered the house to the warm fireplace going, and the adorable Christmas tree we knew it was going to be magical. And it was. Can't wait to visit again. Thanks Bruce and Deanna!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2010
  • Stayed: December 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Such a lovely experience!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage on the lake was just perfect. It was our 5 year anniversary and Thanksgiving so we wanted some relaxation and seclusion, which we most definitely got! Bruce and Deanna made sure everything was exactly right for our stay, including providing everything we needed in the kitchen to prepare thanksgiving dinner, as well as a bottle of wine as a welcoming gift. We can't wait to come back in the summer to enjoy the lake and all this little slice of heaven has to offer!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Lakeside Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very nice, cozy and romantic. The perfect place for me to propose to my now fiancé. She said yes! We will always remember that moment on the dock where I almost dropped the ring in the lake, but made the most amazing catch that will go down in world series history. The cottage was clean, well outfitted and stocked with plenty of extras. Great Movie collection. The upstairs loft had a cozy warm feel and the bed was comfy. We enjoyed the Redhook area and were surprised at the many really great restuarants we found. We will come back and appreciate this cottage in the summer when it is at its peak. Bruce was great and very accommodating. This was the beginning of a great relationship and this cottage gave us the great backdrop to begin. Ted and Michele

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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So cute!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was so cute and so well taken care of. The kitchen was great to cook in. The hot tub was so nice! We got up early and had a cup of coffee by the lake and it was so quiet and peaceful. We are definitely coming back in the summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Cozy, warm and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed 2 nights and felt so relaxed right away. The hosts are thorough and responsive. The loft bed is super comfortable and the lake is gorgeous. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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4th time here

  • 5 of 5

We love this cottage and the peaceful serenity of this place. Love the lake, the little enclaves of places to sit outside, the fire pit, the hammock, the bird house, etc. The amenities on the inside of the cottage are perfect...every need is thought of and met. I know we’ll be back! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Elizaville Diner
"Close to cottage great old historic diner. Large portions. "
Baba Louie's
"Excellent wood fired sour dough pizza."
Car: necessary

Located in the Hudson River Valley, known for the historical estates located along the Hudson River, quaint villages, Bard College and the Fisher Center designed by Frank Gehry. The Duchess County Fairgrounds hosts one of the largest county fairs in August, along with antique shows and the Sheep and Wool Festival. The Aerodrome in Rhinebeck has fabulous airshows and biplane rides. Take a cruise on the Hudson River and enjoy the beautiful scenery. We are located 35 minutes from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, 40 minutes from Woodstock and continue on for great hiking in the Catskill Mountains.

Other Activities: Hudson River Cruise

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.0%

$225 to $275 / night. $1300. to $1925./week.
4% LODGING TAX + CLEANING FEE will be added on to the total . Please inquire about holiday rates, may differ. Pet fee $40.PER NIGHT 'ONLY WITH CONSENT OF OWNER'.
OPEN ALL WINTER...:} Rate is for 2 adult guests only, add $40 per person ex guests, per night.
Holiday rates are $275. per night +Bard Graduation weekend

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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