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Incredible Mountaintop Escape

Diane Westerback

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Diane Westerback

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 31, 2015
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Incredible Mountaintop Escape

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

New Paltz House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Connect with friends and family while sipping coffee on the porch and watching for deer, wild turkeys or humming birds. Share some of the fruits of our garden and cook in the fully equipped kitchen or grill on the porch after hiking, touring or just hanging out in hammock. Play air hockey in the attic or games or do a puzzle. Later, warm up by the wood stove, with a glass of wine or a book, get the chill out in the hot tub or roast s'mores in the fire pit in the garden and see more stars than you ever have. There are so many choices. . .

Historic Dutch colonial home located 2 doors from the Stone Church situated on 2+ acres of lawn with native species gardens, a firepit and a hot tub that seats 6. Near wine trails, hiking trails and Sam's Point Preserve. 45 minutes to New Paltz, 10 minutes to Ellenville or Pine Bush for shopping or dining.

Ideal for relaxation, family time and visits with good friends.

Beautiful fall foliage with many hiking choices at your doorstep -- later you can retire . . .by the fire or warm up in the hot tub.

Keywords: country house

More Details
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Diane Westerback (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 31, 2015

What makes this house unique

Peace and quiet, starry nights

Why HomeAway

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.6
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Incredible Mountaintop Escape
average rating of 4.625 based on 16 reviews
Brooklyn NY
5

Love this cozy place!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with 10 of my friends over a 3 day weekend and it was magical. Fighting back to the cold NY weather in front of a fireplace and with a hot tub can't be beaten. The house is also lovely with a ton of personality (record player! piano! books everywhere!), comfortable beds and a living room and dining room big enough to hold all of us. Everyone had a bed; the 4 couples had a full, queen or king and our 2 single friends had twins. Love this place, definitely coming back in summer - great hiking nearby when the weather is good enough.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
4

Peaceful family getaway

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here as a family with two young boys and our in-laws visiting from Ireland. It was a very comfortable, spacious, well-appointed house, perfect for staying in and catching up. The surroundings are also beautiful, very serene (we never saw any neighbors or tenants the whole weekend) and a gorgeous, memorable view from the Stone Church right next door. My in-laws were really impressed with the house, as were my husband and I. The boys enjoyed the air hockey table and playing in the beautiful yard. Diane was very responsive and pleasant to deal with, and all in all I thought it was a really charming vacation spot and at a very reasonable price.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
4

Great Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here for a week in late fall and got the first snow of the season. The house is great and big enough for a lot of people, in a very quiet, secluded area very close to state parks for hiking and other outdoor activities. The kitchen is incredibly well-stocked so you won't have to buy or bring too many "essentials" to cook. The fireplace is very nice in the cold weather and warms the entire main living area. Lots of puzzles and games for nights inside.

Overall, a great place to stay as a country getaway from the city.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
4

Great family home

  • 4 of 5

This house was charming and very comfortable. The kitchen has everything you need. The owners have done a wonderful job with the outdoor space.The porch and deck are a well done and provide a beautiful view of the valley. It is so peaceful and pretty! For even more amazing views walk up to the Stone Church! We even scheduled a full moon (costs a bit extra but worth it) so the evening at the fire pit was perfect. The owner provided lots of info about restaurants and activities, which was very helpful when you are unfamiliar with the area. It helped a lot with our planning. The hiking at nearby Sam's preserve, was very nice.I would recommend the home to families or a group of friends who just want a relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed the house as much as we do. It is also great to hear that you enjoyed our writeups on local activities etc. We love to share the enjoyment and are happy to answer any questions on things to do in the area.
4

Great family home

  • 4 of 5

This house was charming and very comfortable. The kitchen has everything you need. The owners have done a wonderful job with the outdoor space.The porch and deck are a well done and provide a beautiful view of the valley. It is so peaceful and pretty! For even more amazing views walk up to the Stone Church! We even scheduled a full moon (costs a bit extra but worth it) so the evening at the fire pit was perfect. The owner provided lots of info about restaurants and activities, which was very helpful when you are unfamiliar with the area. It helped a lot with our planning. The hiking at nearby Sam's preserve, was very nice.I would recommend the home to families or a group of friends who just want a relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Great

  • 5 of 5

our stay in cragsmoor was absolutely wonderful from the preserve hiking trails to hot tub in the porch or the wonderful interior we couldn't have asked for a better stay.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Stoney Brae
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Stoney Brae
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Belleayre, Hunter, Windam
Car: recommended

Photos

Rates & Availability

From $300 Per night

New Paltz House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak season
May 28 2015 - Jun 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jul 1 2015 - Oct 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
 
New Years
Dec 30 2015 - Jan 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$500
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK
Jan 16 2016 - Jan 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$500
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $33 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.5%
Notes Rates are subject to change until confirmed and assume 8 people.
Pets are subject to approval and an additional charge.
Wedding Parties/Gatherings including non-renters have a surcharge
Sheets are provided.
Towel laundering fee is optional. If not elected you must wash and dry our towels or provide your own.
Cleaning is included.
Payment by Check/electronic check is preferred.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

New Paltz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom First Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Claw foot Tub with Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom Second Floor - toilet , shower , Stall Shower, Sink and Toilet
    Exterior Shower near Hot Tub - shower , Coming when the weather gets warm
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom Green 2nd Floor - 1 double
    Yellow Bedroom - 2nd Floor - 1 double , Room for a Crib/Mattress
    Master Bedroom - Blue - 1 king , Double Room - Room for Portable Crib/Matress
    Yankee Room - 2nd Floor - 1 twin/ single , Converted Office / Nursary
    First Floor Bedroom - 1 double , First Floor Bedroom
    Open Attic - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , L Shape Open Area. Trundle Bed & Pull out Couch
  • Five Bedrooms with doors: King size beds (1), Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1) Open Attic with open staircase (no door or bathroom) with (1) Pull out couch in attic + twin (2) trundle bed
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
Notes:
firepit, exercise alcove, board games and puzzles

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