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Ravenscliff - Ulster County Beauty Inside Catskill State Park

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 11-13)

""The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hands of man." Looking for a Walden Pond escape? Travel up a winding secluded mountain road right inside the heart of the Catskill State Park and discover the healing power of Ravenscliff, a beautiful Zen like retreat nestled on more than 22 acres of deep forest. This gorgeous two story prow front log home offers dramatic ceiling to floor windows, sunken living room with 30 foot high cathedral ceilings, large timber beams, and a majestic stonework fireplace. Wood, limestone and slate floors throughout.

Beautiful front and back views feature mountain tops and rock outcroppings. Four unique bedrooms include two master bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms . All are tastefully designed to delight the senses and soothe the soul. Sleeps eleven people comfortably. Large open designer/gourmet kitchen with black granite counter tops has state of the art fixtures and stainless steel appliances. Large loft area, office, two car garage, and three outdoor decks complete the 3900 square foot home.

Enjoy the rich Hudson River heritage and discover the hidden waterfalls and abundant wildlife that are in the surrounding area. Quaint towns like Stone Ridge, Woodstock, High Falls [established in the 1600's] and Rhinebeck which offer shopping and great restaurants are just minutes away.

If you crave the arts and music, book an evening at the Bearsville Theater or attend a Midnight Ramble at the the private compound of the late, great, legendary Grammy winner Levon Helm [drummer with the “Band”] at one of the intimate yet rocking Saturday nights sessions in Woodstock. Hiking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, tubing, boating available. Or simply enjoy that special peace and tranquility that only being surrounded by the rustic beauty of nature can provide. You will not want to leave.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 13
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • View/Location: Mountain View Rental. Other Activities: Bearsville Theatre, Woodstock Playhouse, Levon Helms Ramble, Ashokan Reservoir, Wineries, Mohonk Preserve, Art Galleries, Rhinebeck, New Paltz, High Falls, Kingston....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Macintosh Computer
  • PC
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$3,000 $7,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included


$500-$750.00/Night .. $3500.00/Week .. $7500.00/Month.

50% Due Upon Signing Lease.

$150-$250 Cleaning Fee Depending on number of guests.

Price & Fees Negotiable.Vary On Length of Stay,Number of Occupants, & Holidays.

10% Discount For Qualified Repeat Renters.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice

Manager's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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Woodstock-16 Miles.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: Marty was born in England and raised in Canada. I was born in NY and was a teacher in Ethiopia. We met in Miami and during our travels fell in love with the unique rustic beauty and strong spiritual aura of this special property. We built this log home from scratch and every inch of it was designed to be a pleasing, healing and functional retreat from the outside world. We love to see the wildlife that share this magical space with us, deer, foxes, black bears, flying squirrels, and birds, lots of birds. We also love music and have small percussion instruments along with bongos and a full drum set for our guests to enjoy. The large loft space is perfect for meditation, dance and/or yoga exercises. We have created the best and we aim to rent to the best-conscious, responsible, creative, spiritual people who appreciate nature, art, music, quality and a beautiful home. They will find a loving, peaceful space to replenish their spirit and take care of this home as if it were their own special Shrangri-La.

Why Olivebridge, NY, USA:
Ulster County is listed in the book, "1000 Places To See Before You Die". We believe it is one of the most picturesque places we have traveled to, rural yet sophisticated, peaceful yet interesting, authentic and historic. I love the independent thinkers and creative people who are drawn here. Willem Dafoe, Uma Thurman, Rachel Weisz, Robert Deniro, David Bowie, and Levon Helms [to name just a few] all currently live in the area. It is just a very cool place with a very interesting history and tons of marvelous things to do.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

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  • Entry Into Ravenscliff

    Entry Into Ravenscliff

  • Gourmet Kitchen with Stone-Faced Gas Range

    Gourmet Kitchen with Stone-Faced Gas Range

  • View from upstairs loft

    View from upstairs loft

  • View from Master bedroom deck

    View from Master bedroom deck

  • View of great room from upstairs loft

    View of great room from upstairs loft

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Gourmet stainless steel  gas range

    Gourmet stainless steel gas range

  • Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom on right

    Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom on right

  • View toward Cabin Room and Tribal Room

    View toward Cabin Room and Tribal Room

  • Cabin Room-Queen size bed

    Cabin Room-Queen size bed

  • Tribal room

    Tribal room

  •    Upstairs  loft dividing east and west wing of home

    Upstairs loft dividing east and west wing of home

  • View from Downstairs Master Bathroom

    View from Downstairs Master Bathroom

VRBO #285861

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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