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Peaceful cedar & glass home on the Wallkill River, just south of New Paltz

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

House - 5BR, 2. BA, Sleeps 1-10

Make yourself at home is this very sweet and elegant glass and cedar house. The river is right out the back door and attracts a wonderful wildlife display any time of the year. There is a working fireplace in the living room. There are oak floors throughout. There is a view of river and woods out of almost every window. This is a wonderful home for enjoying family reunions, romantic getaways, or a gathering of friends. You can cook your own meals in the stunning gourmet kitchen,or have your dinner catered by one of our excellent local caterers. The neighborhood is filled with world class activities. There is hiking, biking, climbing and picnicking on the beautiful Shawangunk Ridge at Mohonk Preserve and Minniwaska Park. Winter sports include cross country skiing and sledding. You are 50 minutes from downhill skiing and 10 minutes from both New Paltz and Gardiner, where there are multiple restaurants, bars, wineries as well as yoga, massage and shopping. there is a masseuse available to come to the house as well.

Laurie Willow
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Laurie Willow

I am a builder and Realtor and a grandmother. I love the Shawangunk RIdge, and often ride my horse Ruby on the miles of beautiful trails there. I like to canoe in the Wallkill River, which abuts the property.

Laurie Willow purchased this house in 2008


New Paltz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bathroom has a jetted tub and a full glass shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
  • The second b.edroom has a daybed which is 2 twin size beds. These can be put together for a kingsize bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Peaceful cedar & glass home on the Wallkill River, just south of New Paltz
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews

Gorgeous house and view!

  • 5 of 5

The house and grounds are absolutely beautiful! Laurie is a wonderful host, very easy going, and around when you need her. The house has everything you need, just bring your clothes and food. We were two couples, one single adult, and two puppies (10 pounders) and had room to spare. We were very comfortable and greatly enjoyed the peaceful setting. I highly recommend this property and hope to go back soon!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review, Lynn! River Haven is now officially retired as a guest house. It was bought by a young couple with a 3 month old baby girl. What a great place to grow up! Best, Laurie
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Relaxing and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and well maintained. The river in the backyard was the highlight for us, along with the views from the deck, kitchen, and dining room where we spent most of our time in the house. Laurie was a great host. Thanks for having us!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, tranquil property

  • 5 of 5

The home is laid out incredibly well. There are multiple levels so that eveyone can enjoy their own space. The window nook overlooking the Wallkill River is just a wonderful place to sit and read or enjoy a cup of coffee.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything I hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

I recently came here for a weekend retreat with my two brothers and we all loved it. The house, yard, and river are all so beautiful and peaceful. We didn't want to leave. Also, Laurie is such a pro that there wasn't a thing we needed that wasn't already there. She even came over the first night to help us set up a fire!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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oh so peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Love this place. Want this place. Idyllic setting.

Property as described, clean and well-maintained, would recommend to all types of travellers.

Shawangunk Mountains beautiful, Gardiner & New Paltz fun to visit (good farm to table restaurants!)

Owner helpful & delightful.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had my wedding here and it couldn't have been more perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautiful and comfortable in every detail, the property is the definition of tranquility and the setting was ideal for a rustic outdoor wedding, there is literally a perfect level location for a tent that fits 80 guests with a built in dance floor (concrete foundation). The morning of the wedding I enjoyed my coffee in absolute peacefulness on the deck as the morning mist rose off the river and later that day my guests all raved about the beautiful setting (including the white "cranes" that happened to fly by during the ceremony), the day after the wedding we enjoyed fishing, swimming and kayaking with my flower girls and our families, when we had the house to ourselves we couldn't feel more at home. The master bedroom was a great spot for me "the bride" to get ready with my girls and on the ground floor was a cool room for the groom to settle his nerves. The location was easy to find on gps and the road that ends at the river was large enough parking for all of our guests. Hope to rent it for my 1 year anniversary! Maybe we will throw another party, the first one was so much fun!

And seriously, the owner Laurie, was the best!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Stacey. Your wedding energy was so sweet that it made a beautiful aura in the neighborhood. And thanks for taking such good care of River Haven! Laurie
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
cleaning fee $120

The actual address GPS) of the property is 33 Gibbons Lane, New Paltz, NY 12561.
The minimum stay for weekends is 2 days, unless the weekend is not booked two weeks before.

There is an extra charge of $40 per person per night for guests over 4 people.

Parties or events of over 10 people add a surcharge of $200 to $1,000. The quote generated by this website may be incorrect as I have specials . Please contact me for an accurate quote.
Laurie Willow

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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