The Grey House is a relaxing retreat nestled on 7 acres of private, park-like setting. Close to lakes, hikes, cultural activities and skiing. This beautifully furnished property is perfect for accommodating large groups/families, and can sleep 6+.
The Grey House is featured in Front + Main, a design blog from West Elm. Read the post at https://blog.westelm.com/2017/10/30/a-house-in-the-woods-built-for-hosting/
This designer-decorated house with 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom is located in Canaan, NY - within minutes of beautiful Queechy Lake. The town is located in a perfect spot within easy reach of both the best of Hudson Valley and the Berkshires. The property is sited in a secluded and private landscape.
Inside, we have kept things simple, warm and welcoming. Most of the furniture pieces were carefully selected antique and mid-century designs we brought over from Europe.
On the first floor there is a spacious Great Room, which connects a Living space and Dining space - it is perfect for lounging and entertaining. From the Living space, you can step out onto the patio and lawn, and in the Dining portion there is a large custom-made dining table in the that seats up to 10, which is perfect for a large feast.
On the second floor you will find the well-equipped kitchen with modern appliances and another dining area. There is also another intimate Family/Sitting Room with a wood-burning fireplace, with a cozy vintage chesterfield sofa and reading chairs.
The house is equipped with Sonos music system. WIFI signal is strong throughout the house.
Outside the house is our private, park-like, wooded lawn. Gather around the picnic table or BBQ on the charcoal grill. Or take a nap on the hammock under the tree (requiring set-up).
Guest will have access to the entire property for exclusive use.
Interaction with Guests:
We will be available via email and phone if needed.
A professional property caretaker provides local support if needed (he is only 5mins away) and additional cleaning service can be arranged on request, subject to availability and extra charge.
Located in the foothills of the Berkshires in the idyllic and historically rich Hudson Valley, the immediate area is know for its wide open landscape, rolling farmland, hiking, golf, canoeing, skiing, antiquing, charming towns, art institutions and cultural centers. Your stay here will surely be a relaxing and memorable one.
You will likely need a car during your stay here, as it is in a rural setting.
Taxis are available for hire in Hudson.
From the house, we are 30 minutes to Hudson, NY and Great Barrington, MA, 15 minutes to Chatham and 30 minutes to three of the large Berkshires area ski resorts - Catamount Ski, Ski Butternut, and Jiminy Peak. We are also 5 minutes from the Taconic Parkway and an easy 2.25hr drive from NYC, 2.5hr from Boston.
Other Things to Note:
We are conveniently located in between the best that the Hudson Valley and the Berkshires has to offer. Guests have access to the private, resident-only, 140-acre Queechy Lake - only a short drive from our house. Additionally, there is a small local park within walking distance with tennis courts, basketball courts, and a children playground.