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Stunning Mountain Views Atop Blueberry Hill w/ 40 Private Acres

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful New 3-Bedroom Home Less than 2.5 hours from NYC and Boston

This 3 Bedroom 2.5 bathroom recently constructed home sits on 40 wooded, secluded acres in Austerlitz, Columbia County, just 4 miles from the Massachusetts border. It offers stunning views of the Catskills, peace and quite and plenty of nature to watch from the back porch. Chatham, NY is 15 minutes away, and includes a full grocery store. Great Barrington, MA and Hudson, NY (with an Amtrak station), with ample shopping and dining, are both about a 25-mintue drive. The house is close to all kinds of outdoor activities, antiquing, cultural venues, and only 12 miles from the Catamount Ski Area, 20 Miles from Butternut, 28 from Jiminy Peak.

A way to truly get away from it all but still have great access to all Columbia County has to offer.

• Fully stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher

• Full washer and dryer in half bath downstairs

• Master bedroom downstairs with king bed, flat screen tv and large bathroom and garden tub

• Two bedrooms upstairs, one with two twin beds and the other with a king bed

• Full bathroom upstairs

• Office upstairs, unlimited domestic calling included

• A queen air mattress, twin air mattress, blow up toddler bed, and pack n play can be used to sleep more people

• Large TV, with DVD player basic channels provided

• Wireless internet provided by satellite

• Wood burning fireplace, with wood provided

• All linens and towels included

• Many upscale dining options available throughout Columbia County and the Berkshires

More Details

Owner
Jon Stotts
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Jon Stotts

I live in NYC and built a weekend house in Austerlitz, NY after falling in love with the area in 2006. I love the City, but crave a simpler country life to charge my batteries from time to time. I had 40 virgin acres on a ridge line and had to figure out how to get infrastructure put in place before I could start construction. I finally got the house built in 2012, after owning the land for six years. It has truly been a labor of love and I hope to share its beauty with others.

Jon Stotts purchased this house in 2006

Why Jon Stotts chose Berkshires

The house is perched atop a hill in the middle of the woods all by itself. The rolling hills and views of the Catskill Mountains to the West and Berkshire Mountains to the East are breath taking. The locally produced foods are amazing. There are blueberry festivals, county fairs, chili cook offs, live performances and other local events every weekend in the summer, great hiking close and skiing all winter.

It's also very easy to have guests meet you as the Albany airport and Hudson train station are both close.

Local towns offer rustic to sophisticated dining options, but staying home and cooking in the big kitchen or outdoor grill is sometimes hard to beat.

What makes this house unique

You can watch the sun rise and sunsets bath the Catskills in a pink light from the back deck or hot tub with a coffee or wine in hand and not have to see another person for days (if you don't want to). Wild turkey, deer, fox and other wild life stroll by the house daily. It's so quiet, you'll only hear the wind, nature and the occasional passing plane.

Amenities

Austerlitz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1/2 Bath 3 - toilet
    Master bath 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Stunning Mountain Views Atop Blueberry Hill w/ 40 Private Acres
average rating of 4.625 based on 16 reviews
4

Great get- away! Great scenery! Very clean and comfortable. Need AWD to access.

  • 4 of 5

We loved the house but because of remote location my Honda Fit had trouble with deep ruts in driveway.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Randolph, NJ
5

Very secluded, very nice

  • 5 of 5

House is in good shape, everything works, location is superb

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was not welcoming. Definitely a lack of care and attention. Extremely disappointed

  • 1 of 5

Ants everywhere in all areas of the home and found their way into our suitcases. Hot/cold faucet in master bedroom shower did not work.

No electricity in second bedroom.

House appeared worn, closets cluttered and very unwelcoming. Weeds were overgrown and walk lights on driveway were broken and scattered in grass. I will never use this website again to find a vacation house. Low standards for listing a home. Extremely disappointed

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakdale, MN
5

Beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of friends from MN had a wonderful stay, thank you. Beautiful area!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great experience

  • 5 of 5

Everything was what we expected from the add. Jon is very communicative. Beds/furniture more comfortable that what I'm used to with rental homes.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, peaceful spot

  • 5 of 5

Spent new years weekend here with a few friends, and couldn't have asked for a more perfect winter getaway! The house is extremely comfortable--includes a cozy living room complete with fireplace, and a terrific kitchen. I just left and already wish I could go to back to relaxing in the hot tub, taking in the spectacular mountain views and the quiet woods... The surrounding area is also great -- for wintertime visitors, highly recommend cross-country skiing at Hilltop Orchards and hiking to Bash Bish falls in the snow.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Albany NY
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Chatham NY
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Chatham NY
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Hudson NY
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 22 or Route 203
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Chatham NY
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Catamount
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $99

President's Day week fee is $2000, full week required. All rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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