About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
This beautiful and peaceful house is located in Platte Clove in the Catskills (NY), between the legendary Woodstock and Hunter. The house is approximately two hours from New York City, and it’s the perfect getaway for family, friends, or romantic occasions to disconnect the mind from the stress of the city and find a relax environment and sportive life. In fact the place is situated on a quiet and private 12 acre land with a pool and tennis court.
The 2,800 sq ft house is warm and comfortable to accommodate 8 people.
All four bedrooms are light-filled, and very comfortable. The main living room has a beautiful stone fireplace, six skylights providing great natural light and an incredible landscape view. The second living room has a large screen TV to watch movies, cable TV or Netflix movies. We provide a large DVD selection of movies. Both areas are great rooms to enjoy board games ( that we provide), listen music (with stereo system and wide variety of music), have a glass of wine, sit by a cozy fire, or watch a movie. The house has Wifi connection.
The large cook’s full kitchen comes equipped with stainless steel appliances as well as other cooking tools, dishwasher, microwave, oven, refrigerator, tableware, cookware and bar ware. The dining room is an area with seating for 8 with windows that look to the amazing landscape view, perfect for a friendly dinner.
Outside there is an 800sq ft sunny deck with a hot tub for 10 people and a natural grill for BBQ with a table for 10. Excellent place for eating and entertaining.
A romantic and shaded front porch is perfect to read a book, listen music or just relax in an suggestive landscape views.
There is a beautiful private pool that sized 45 feet by 15 with 5 feet deep (closed from Columbus Day until Memorial Day).
The tennis court is surrounded by an amazing forest that creates a very special location. The court was built with asphalt mixed with sand to provide a better balance to the balls.
The outside parking is for 4/5 cars.
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- Response time:
- within a few days
- Calendar last updated:
- May 25, 2018
About Roberta Manelli
We are couple that lives in NYC and loves the nature and outdoor activities. Throughout the years we have improved the house and added several amenities like a infinity pool, a tennis court, a steam bath, a hot tub and a wood burning BBQ on the deck.
Roberta Manelli purchased this House in 2004
Why Roberta Manelli chose Greene County
This place is magical. You find a peaceful and relaxing environment. It's the perfect getaway for who wants to disconnect the mind from the stress of the city, in fact, this property is extremely secluded and the access to it is through a private road. The inside of the house has been carefully renovated without missing any detail.
Pool / Spa
Sports & Adventure Activities
Beautiful setting, lovely home.
Enjoyed our stay, got lots of helpful information about our stay and the surrounding area from the owners. Make sure you get the driving directions before you get out of range for cell signal, the gps directions won't get you all the way to the house. Overall would definitely recommend.
Wonderful House, Lots of Amenities and Great Host!!
We had an incredible weekend staying at Roberta's house. It was comfortable for a large group, clean, with lots of activities and amenities. There was also the option to have a chef grill for us which we did Saturday night and the meal was absolutely delicious. Could not have been a better weekend.
Beautiful property; needs some work
A group of us stayed for a long weekend in September. The house itself is beautiful, but it is clear no one lives there or is there on a frequent basis to take care of it. When we arrived, the refrigerator was making a loud/screeching noise. Neither the caretaker or owner were able to fix it until the next morning which resulted in very little sleep for many of us in the house.
Aside from that, the pool pump was broken and the pool water turned a foggy green color by the end of the first day. We needed the pool guy to come out twice over the course of the weekend to treat the water.
Finally, we had to clean up old food that was left in the pantry and change light bulbs that had run out in effort to get the weekend started on the right foot. You will also need to pay ~$70 for your own charcoal and fire wood if you'd like to take advantage of those house amenities.
All said, we had a great time. I would have preferred to have a house in perfect condition given the $3k it cost us, but it only put a small damper on the experience overall. The house is beautiful and very comfortable for a group.
Relaxing weekend with friends
This was my third time staying at this house, and it was once again such a pleasure! For both winter and summer, it's the perfect place to spend a few days with family and friends. We enjoyed grilling on the deck, making homemade pizzas in the outdoor oven, relaxing in the hot tub, playing with the kids in the pool (which was a perfect temperature, even for my infant daughter), and sweating on the tennis court! We didn't even end up leaving the property because there was so much to do there.
Roberta is very responsive over email, and if anything needs to be tended to during the stay Emilio is very quick to help.
We hope to keep coming back with friends and family for ski seasons and summer vacations to come!
The pictures don't do it justice
The property is absolutely amazing. We were looking for a place to disconnect and get some peace and quiet...this house had it all! The property was exactly as described, and maintenance guy met us at the property to show us how everything worked. Will definitely be coming back!
Great property, responsive owner, everything we wanted
This property checks all the boxes-- it's nicer than many of its comps, has amenities not normally available, is totally private, and is convenient to hiking/skiing/town centers. The owners were very responsive leading up to my stay, and when one minor thing went wrong on the trip (which was totally unforeseen and out of their control), they responded immediately, generously, and professionally, so that the perfect time we were already enjoying remained uninterrupted. The property and owners are top notch, and I would most certainly return.
-Private Tennis Lessons (in our tennis court)
-Boat Tour Rides on the Hudson River with Captain (20 minutes from the house)
-Water skiing/Wake boarding (20 minutes from the house)
-Guided Tour for Hiking and Visiting the Beautiful Natural Falls.
Sightseeing Our Winter Season is upon us! Hunter Mountain is a skiers' paradise- nearby at about 10-15 minute drive from the house and Windham Mountain 25 minutes from the house. Ask us for our list and directions to all of Woodstock's swimming holes.
Visit or Hike up to the world-renowned largest traditional Tibetan Monastery in the US built into the mountainside
Woodstock Film Festival Sept.29-Oct.3rd Take a bike ride along the winding creeks and back roads, or explore the colorful local farmers and flea market in the center of town - Enjoy the beautiful nearby waterfalls and swimming holes.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
We allow one dog. High season is from Memorial Weekend to the second weekend of September and from Thanksgiving to the first weekend of March. The other periods are low season.Weekly price $400 and Weekend ( FRI and SAT $650). Cleaning fee for 10 people is $200.