Peaceful, Private, Protected, Yet Convenient.(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)
Great weekly and monthly rates!
We allow dogs.
We also are able to accommodate your horse.
NEW THIS YEAR!! HORSEMANSHIP CAMP STAYS!
Over the years folks have come to stay and study with me. Sometimes they bring their horse, sometimes I provide one. Horsemanship is a skill comprised of many different skills and is a lifetime of learning. For those who wish to learn I offer several different learning environments. This year I have officially added the horsemanship camp stays.
The package includes 3 nights at the Bunkhouse (Tues.-Thurs.), a stall and turnout for your horse, an evaluation, 4 private lessons, and full use of the facility. Anyone studying horsemanship knows time is the most valuable thing you can use to get a better understanding of your horse and improve on your skills. If you feel you would like to give horsemanship camp a try contact me and I will help you decide if it is for you.
Come visit. You will not be disappointed!
Keywords: spacious and private, Fresh local food and free samples of what is growing in the ranch's garden, dog friendly, spectacular views, horses, farmland, many area activities and events, awesome sunsets, rural.
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Member since: 2010
- 1 story
- 760 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Non Smoking Only:
We allow dogs if crated. Dogs must be leashed when outside of the building. No extra charge. We have 2 dogs of our own here at the ranch. We also are able to accommodate your horse. Stall, hay, water, and parking for your truck and trailer. Turnout when available. Daily fee $25.00...moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 2-5
- Queen size Beds (1), 2 optional (1 futon twin, 1 futon double)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Large and spacious. Shower only
- Think ahead! Book 30 days in advance and get 10% off!
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - May 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 12.125%
We no longer accept credit card payments.
We accept CASH, POSTAL MONEY ORDER, BANK CHECK, or TRAVELERS CHECK upon arrival.
10% discount for reservations made 30 days in advance.
Thank you for your understanding.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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We are located in the beautiful Coleman Station Historic District. Country fairs, music and art festivals, ski jump competition,horse shows, sheep dog trials, farmers markets, state parks, pick your own fruit and vegetables and much much more. 5 to 15 minutes from Hotchkiss, Millbrook, Kildonan, Maplebrook and Indian Mountain private schools and Lime Rock Race Track. Less than 1 mile from the Harlem Valley Rail Trail.
Year Purchased: 1983
About the owner: I am a third generation horsewoman teaching horsemanship to those who wish to study.. I offer workshops, clinics, and private lessons to people seeking to understand their horses better and improve their horsemanship skills. This year I have added another learning environment to my program. HORSEMANSHIP CAMP STAYS will give you an intense dose of learning the skill of horsemanship. Please contact me if you are interested. We do not offer horseback riding or horseback riding lessons to guests. There are 2 stables within 40 minutes drive of the ranch that do. We keep several flower and vegetable gardens and spend lots of time in our kitchen at harvest time. Our dogs, Pete, a Rat Terrier male, and Bessie, an Aussie Shepard female, are fast becoming great ranch hands.My husband and I reside on the property year round. We try and get away seasonally for short vacations.
Why the Owner Chose Millerton, NY, USA:
The bunkhouse was originally Margaret's father's residence. It was converted into an apartment in 2005 and was rented to full time tenants until the spring of 2010 when we decided to turn it into a guest house for Margaret's students and a vacation rental. We've taken special care to turn it into a relaxing, private, and spacious experience. The bunkhouse is just what we would want when we get away. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, an intense study of horsemanship, a group outing, or a place to bring the family, The Bunkhouse is a welcome vacation experience. Fresh air and fresh local food including free samples of what the ranch's own garden has ready for harvest.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The bunkhouse is located at the heart of the ranch which gives you the unique sense of being at the hub of activities while affording privacy. The views from each window are different ranging from horses grazing in pastures, rolling hills and farmland, distant mountains, and the property's gardens and woodland. A walk around the fence lines offers spectacular views of the area farms and woodlands Hike, bike, or cross country ski on the Harlem Valley Rail Trail located less than a mile from the ranch. The trail can take you right into the heart of Millerton or Amenia. The Bunkhouse is only 3.5 miles from the towns of Amenia and Millerton, NY, and Sharon, CT
- Primary: 845-518-9376 (New York, USA) Please speak clearly and slowly when you call.
View of the barn (left) and the bunkhouse from the main pasture
The West Garden
The western view from the bunkhouse
Southwestern view from Barney Drive
The ranch from the west side of the main pasture
A southwestern view from the west side of the main pasture
The boys playing in the snow
The barn crew taking a break
Plenty of room to relax in the kitchen / dining / living area
The bedroom has a queen bed and convertable twin bed
Straw harvest in field west of main pasture
Looking north from the west side of the main pasture
The Blizzard of 2015 Looking southwest
The girls would rather eat and drink.
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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