Vibrant 18th Century Townhouse Close to Shopping, Hiking, Amtrak, & the Hudson(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Sparkling, Light-Flooded Townhouse Houses 7 Comfortably
This house has real historic value (built in 1740), but all spaces are newly renovated, freshly painted, delightfully decorated, and clean clean clean!!!
The front door broadcasts ease. We've replaced the key lock with a powerful digital deadbolt. Enter softly to original 18th century heart pine flooring and sweeping staircase. To the left: the fireplace room, with two generous chaise lounge chairs, lacquered tray table, vintage lambswool throw, and (soon) reclaimed wood bookshelves and desks. Through the doorway are the kitchen, first full bath, and dining and living rooms: each bright and clean. We've got a 50' TV and incredibly comfy sofa for couch potatoes, a rustic dining table surrounded by French chairs made by Ligne Roset, shiny new appliances (programmable coffeemaker, microwave, D/W, W/D, Riedel glasses).
This summer, we'll be building a firepit out back...and perhaps a hot tub, too. Stay tuned!
Upstairs, the master bedroom faces the quiet backyard. Sink into the super-firm handmade mattress, and either shut away the sunlight (curtains are made of blackout velvet), or awaken to morning light. There's a great walk-in closet leading to the master bath, with its curved rod, handheld rain shower, and bathtub. Lay out your things on the provided luggage rack.
The middle bedroom is very special, with a bird theme and a small patio all its own. The queen bed is brand new and very good for your back. Closets are great for keeping the wrinkles out of your dresses and suits, and we provide a luggage rack for your suitcases.
The hallway features local art (Earl is a fixture around here!). Down the hall is a room for kiddies and adults alike. Two single adults can comfortably sleep on these ultra-firm handmade XL twin mattresses...or put the kids here, in front of a rocking chair ideal for story time.
Please note that this is the owner's second home, and there are a few sparse owner's items that won't impede the renters' space and enjoyment of the home. Additionally, a cat stays on the premises about 3 weekends a year, so those extremely allergic might not want to book. We thoroughly wash all bedding & floors before & after every stay.
A third full bath sits in between the two bedrooms: clean and bright, with thirsty towels and amenities provided.
Hudson is marvelous. The antique shops draw designers from all over the eastern seaboard. Vintage shops and designers abound. The shopping and restaurants rival anything I've seen in Manhattan or Brooklyn: and I am a former food and travel critic for New York Magazine, so I know what I'm talking about! The people are similarly friendly and great: you really feel like part of this town after just a day.
The Amtrak station is four blocks away: straight shot north from Penn Station: two hours one way, and a beautiful ride. I'll provide a guide to restaurants and shops, and get you quickly acclimated to the area.
Member since: 2014
- 1906 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Two bathtubs, 3 rainshowers, shampoo and conditioner provided
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Coffee Maker:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $250
- Cleaning $135
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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This area is like a sophisticated, cultural Hamptons. You've got intelligent ruralism: a great farmer's market, eco-consciousness, smart design sensibilities. You've got a real sense of history: the area was settled in the mid-18th century. You've got nature: hiking, cycling, and boating as far as the eye can see (and we can recommend great spots for all). And then there's the urban splendor of Warren Street: world-class antiquing, vintage stores, new designers, and food so amazing that I'd pick Hudson over NYC in any restaurant showdown. The people are INCREDIBLY sweet: educated, generous, thoughtful. It's built to be an ideal weekend getaway for New Yorkers, Bostonians, New Englanders, and those from further afield!
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Seasoned host excited to welcome you to my new townhouse: a 1740 beauty that's been vibrantly decorated. I'll meet and greet you if possible. I'm also available by phone, and will get back to emails within a few minutes (unless overnight).
Why the Owner Chose Hudson, NY, USA:
It's close to downtown, but away from Warren Street's summertime noise and bustle.
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The door on the right is ours--and hopefully yours soon, too.
The main room--we get a nice cross breeze here.
Watch a movie, cozy up, serve dinner, and call it a night.
This is the original staircase, with wide banister and gorgeous wood underfoot.
The master bedroom, with blackout shades so you can sleep in.
This queen bed is sunlit by day; try that sheepskin rug underfoot--delicious!
Think bedtime stories for kids and adults.
The downstairs shower and tub: bright and cheery.
Do you love this fan as much as we do?
These lounge chairs make a great place to read with tea or a cocktail.
We love this kitchen, and the appliances--including a juicer--are all new.
We think this makes for a romantic candlelit dinner--for six!
Another view of the stairs.
The master bath. Across is a broad shower and tub.
These are XL handmade twin mattresses--nice for kids and adults!
We like duckies here...and these are by an artist we love!
This bath shares two bedrooms, and is the only one without a tub.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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