Quiet Renovated Barn(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
The barn also faces our flower and organic vegetable garden with an orchard beyond with apples, peaches, plums, pears and persimmons. Beyond the pine trees, set in the meadow, is a 16' by 36' pool surrounded by hydrangea and plantings.
Hillsdale bridges the Berkshires and the Hudson Valley. We are conveniently located one mile from the hamlet with its IGA, gift shops, diner, fine restaurant, amazing library and the beautiful 400 acre Roe Jan Park. We are four miles from Catamount skiing. The cottage is a short drive from three great small towns. Ten miles east you'll find the Berkshire town of Great Barrington with desirable shopping, dining and entertainment. Heading west, we are 15 miles from the dynamic town of Hudson with antiques, galleries, restaurants and Club Helsinki. Millerton is 17 miles south. The amount of first-rate activity in this rural setting is astounding. Not only are there extraordinary arts, dining and shopping but also the great outdoors - trails, fishing, biking, Bash Bish Falls, the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and climbing. Cultural highlights include Jacob's Pillow, Tanglewood, Barrington Stage Theater, Berkshire Theater Festival, Shakespeare and Co., Falcon Ridge Folk Festival and many museums. (Note: Sign on cottage is a family heirloom, not a commercial venture.)
Excellent Verizon and AT&T Cellular Reception
Woodstove and Firewood
Internet is WIFI only
Air conditioner and fans
Weber Gas Grill
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Member since: 2014
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 7 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning Fee $75
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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About the owner: John is a retired corporate librarian now active locally at Roeliff Jansen Community Library. He and his wife, Claudia, raised two sons in New York City.
Why the Owner Chose Hillsdale, New York, United States of America:
We bought his property in 2005 for it's idyllic setting. The way the house sat on the site with the land rising in the back from floor level was particularly attractive. The house felt perfectly integrated with the land. There was a 100 foot long peony bed. (We fill the house and cottage with peonies beginning of June - What could be more luxurious?) The pool was there surrounded by trees and meadow but without the stone steps, the rail fence and hydrangeas. And the location between three great small towns was unbelievable. But both the house and barn were in bad shape. The simple 1910 house had been added on to four times by previous owners and the floor of the old small barn was caving in. There was an asphalt parking pad in the backyard. We totally rebuilt both structures, keeping the original foot prints but removing walls to make spaces more open plan in feel. The landscaping has also been completely redone, with added stone work, an enlarged vegetable garden, more trees in the orchard and about nine perennial beds.
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Take a walk in the adjacent Audubon preserve.
Tree farm a short walk down the road
The stream next to the cottage runs 6 to 8 months a year.
Take a morning walk in nearby Roe Jan Park
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 14, 2017
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