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Charming Gate House on Historic Hudson River Estate

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Last updated: 09/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This adorable 1300 sf historic gatehouse on 86-acre Hudson River Estate was recently renovated and includes open kitchen/dining room, den with cozy propane stove, w/d, dishwasher, powder room, bathtub/shower and three bedrooms upstairs. White oak kitchen counters were milled on the property from downed trees in our forest.

The former Livingston family estate boasts abundant wildlife, breathtaking Hudson River views and proximity to local points of interest such as Bard College, Olana, Woodstock, Montgomery Place, Poet's Walk, Rhinebeck, Tivoli, Hudson, Otto's Market, antiquing, skiing, hiking, biking and boating.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be at least 25 years old...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well-behaved pets are considered! $50 pet fee applies....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    2 larger bedrooms are air-conditioned. Fans provided....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Cozy glass sided propane stove with remote control...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking is adjacent to house...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Open kitchen/dining area...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Staples and spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Partially fenced backyard, lawn furniture and picnic table...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$325 $350
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Winter Holidays/Thanksgiving
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$350
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$300 $325
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Pet Fee $50

Notes:

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Winter holiday rates apply to Thanksgiving as well.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 09/21/2016
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tivoli
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak - Rhinecliff Station
18 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Taconic, NYS Thruway
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Windham, Catamount, Bellayre, Hunter Mountain

Car: Necessary

Bard College, Upstate Films, Duchess County Fair, Otto's Market in Germantown, Hudson, Tivoli, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Hudson, Omega Institute, Clermont State Park, Olana, Woodstock

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1969

About the owner: Our family acquired this 86-acre estate directly from descendants of the Livingston family in 1969. Situated on the the bluffs directly above the Hudson river, the property has unparalleled views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. The newly renovated Gate House, originally built around 1860, offers a comfortable place for family and friends to enjoy the peace and quiet of their own private retreat in the woods.

Why the Owner Chose Germantown, NY, USA:
The Hudson River Valley remains an undiscovered gem, especially for New York City residents looking for the joys of country living just 2 hours away. There are endless delights to be explored in the area - local farms and pick-your-own orchards, eclectic music, theater and dance available at Bard College, delightful towns such as Tivoli, Rhinebeck and Hudson in addition to terrific hiking, kayaking and biking.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Walk the property and take in breathtaking panoramic views of the Hudson River and Catskill mountains, especially vibrant at sunset. Visit the horses, sheep and goats. There are abundant deer, wild turkeys, hawks, heron and a variety of other birds, as well as the occasional fox and eagle sighting. Bose radio has a sound dock for playing your iPod.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Gate House

    Gate House

  • View from Front Door - Fall

    View from Front Door - Fall

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen/Dining Room

    Kitchen/Dining Room

  • Kitchen/dining

    Kitchen/dining

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bedroom 3 - Single

    Bedroom 3 - Single

  • Backyard

    Backyard

  • Road towards Hudson River

    Road towards Hudson River

  • Eagle

    Eagle

  • Sunset from property

    Sunset from property

  • Front Door

    Front Door

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living Room with propane stove

    Living Room with propane stove

  • dining area

    dining area

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • guest room with two twin beds

    guest room with two twin beds

  • bedroom 3

    bedroom 3

  • Southwood Gates

    Southwood Gates

  • Deer

    Deer

  • Gate House in winter

    Gate House in winter

  • Hudson River - Winter

    Hudson River - Winter

VRBO #439638

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, September 23, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 09/21/2016
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Charming Gate House on Historic Hudson River Estate

Germantown, NY, USA #439638

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