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Last updated: 07/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Lovely A-frame house nestled in a quiet wooded lot on a culdesac. Just minutes from local attractions including historic sites, outdoor activities and easy access to NYC.

House is completely furnished with new furniture and appliances. Lovely outdoor eating area overlooks woods and small, quiet stream. You can barbecue on the gas grill and the large deck is perfect for relaxing, reading and conversation.

The 3 Bedrooms include 3 queen sized beds which will accommodate 6 people. All linens are provided. there is one full bath with shower and tub on the second floor and a half bath on the first floor. One bedroom is a loft with a balcony overlooking the living room.

Cable, internet connections are included. Brand new washer, dryer. Filtered water as well. Please note that although there is a large open fireplace in the living room my guests will not be able to use it. My insurance company has deemed it to hazardous. Please honor this and be safe.

The lovely old trees provide plenty of shade and natural cooling. This is a perfect place to vacation whether you would like to stay at home and lounge in the yard or on the patio or take in the many sites and sounds of the gorgeous Hudson Valley. Winter is also a good time to visit this area, ski areas are in close proximity and rail trails are available for free cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

There is rock climbing and hiking in the beautiful Shawangunks or visiting local art galleries and historic places like FDR estate in Hyde Park. Several colleges in the area have music and theater. Woodstock is 20miles away. Plenty for children to do with public swimming and children's activities close by.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Please be advised that there is a bedroom with a balcony....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    there is an additional charge for each pet....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    smoking only allowed out doors....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Each bedroom has a queen sized bed, a comfortable chair and furniture. There is plenty of light and air from the 2 nice sized windows in each room. Plenty of storage for clothes....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    large collection of novels and other books...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Bose radio and cd player...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    some children's books and miscellaneous toys...moreless

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    wooded lot in residential area close to transportation but quiet and secluded. Neighborhood safe for children....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    the lovely teak dining seat opens to seat 10 comfortably. Extra folding chairs, tablecloths and napkins are included....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Internet:

    hi speed internet no password needed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets and linens provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room can seat 8 on comfortable chairs and sofas....moreless

  • Parking:

    large area to park off the street...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    plenty of soft plush towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In the basement...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    2 automatic coffee makers, teapot ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes, glasses, silverware for everyday and special occasions. Well equipped kitchen includes kitchen aid mixer, blender etc. Everything you need to prepare gourmet meals....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Lovely eat in kitchen is the favorite place for friends and family to gather. A center gas stove top makes it easy to cook and visit with your guests. All major appliances are new....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Newly purchased unit...moreless

  • Oven:

    Large gas oven as well as a cusinart combination microwave and convection oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    spices, condiments are included. Please feel free to use what is in the pantry and replace it when it is empty....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Top freezer with automatic ice....moreless

  • Stove:

    gas 4 burner stove in island....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Lovely balcony off 2 bedrooms is a quiet place to read or watch the trees grow....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large eat on deck with plenty of seating....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Back lawn is great for children to play. Some flowers are planted in the front....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New 3 burner gas grill ...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 21 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
May 8 - Oct 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$150
$1,050 $3,300
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$150
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 07/30/2016
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Stewart International Airport, Newburgh, NY
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
downtown Highland
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Apple Greens Golf Course, Highland, NY
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Metro North RR and Am Trak in Poughkeepsie, NY
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NYS Thruway in New paltz, NY
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Highland Village
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Berean Park lake with picnic area and sand.

Car: Recommended

This area is rich in history and culture so there is a great deal to do. My favorite areas are Minnewaska State Park and the Mohonk Preserve where you can hike, bike, bird watch and swim. The now famous Walkway OVer the Hudson is one of the newest attractions. If you like rock climbing there is the world famous Shawangunk Ridge a few miles away.

FDR library, Vanderbilt Mansion are beautiful historic sites that are close by. Vassar, Bard, Marist and New Paltz College close by for art exhibits, theater, music. Many free outdoor concerts in town and nearby.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1967

About the owner: I am a retired school administrator who has lived in the Hudson Valley my entire life. I like to spend the summer in RI with my children and grandchildren. This year I will also spend most of the winter there. My house is so lovely that I want to share it with others. I have been renting for 5 summers while I go to RI and everyone who stays here enjoys themselves. I love to cook so the kitchen is very well equipped with nice appliances and cooking utensils. I am an avid outdoor enthusiast so the large outdoor area is great for eating or birdwatching.

Why the Owner Chose Highland, Ulster County, NY, USA:
This property is close to many major points of interest but private. Access to so many places is very easy. There are buses going into Poughkeepsie and New Paltz if you prefer not to drive. The rail trail system is a short distance away and there is easy access to the Walkway Over the Hudson. There is always something to do for adults and children. Check the local paper for activities and restaurant guide.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house has a lovely 'feel' to it and you will immediately feel at home. The rooms are large and gently decorated with hardwood floors throughout. It is easy to care for and lovely to look at. I especially like the outdoor space where it is fun to read and relax.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Nature Lover's Paradise

    Nature Lover's Paradise

  • A Look At The Trees

    A Look At The Trees

  • Secluded But Close To Everything

    Secluded But Close To Everything

  • A Fully Equipped Kitchen Perfect For Socializing

    A Fully Equipped Kitchen Perfect For Socializing

  • Comfortable Seating In The Living Room

    Comfortable Seating In The Living Room

  • Fire Place Is The Focal Point Of The Living room but is unavailable for use.

    Fire Place Is The Focal Point Of The Living room but is unavailable for use.

  • Master Bedroom In Balcony Room

    Master Bedroom In Balcony Room

  • Another Bedroom With Queen Bed

    Another Bedroom With Queen Bed

  • Balcony Off The Bedrooms Overlooking The Woods

    Balcony Off The Bedrooms Overlooking The Woods

  • A  Look At Illinois Mt. From The Porch

    A Look At Illinois Mt. From The Porch

  • LARGE PATIO Large Patio For Eating Or Lounging

    LARGE PATIO Large Patio For Eating Or Lounging

  • Green Is Our Favorite Color

    Green Is Our Favorite Color

  • The Back Yard

    The Back Yard

  • Dining Room Seats 10 Comfortably

    Dining Room Seats 10 Comfortably

  • Lots Of Natural Light Adds To The 
Cozy Setting

    Lots Of Natural Light Adds To The Cozy Setting

  • Full Bathroom On Second Floor

    Full Bathroom On Second Floor

  • Door In Master Bedroom Leads To Lovely Balcony

    Door In Master Bedroom Leads To Lovely Balcony

  • Bedroom #3

    Bedroom #3

  • The Yard Before The Trees Bloom

    The Yard Before The Trees Bloom

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 30, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/30/2016
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