HIGH FALLS 1840 GREEK REVIVAL ON 10 ACRES

Sterrett Smith

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 2 nights
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HIGH FALLS 1840 GREEK REVIVAL ON 10 ACRES

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Country Estate, 3 Bedrooms/2 bath, sleeps6

This spacious, 3 BDR, historic 1840s Greek Revival house is set on 10 acres, beautifully situated near the historic villages of High Falls and Stone Ridge. It is just minutes down the same scenic country road from the famous Mohonk Mountain House, a national historic landmark with it's spa rated #1 in the country by Conde Nast. Trailheads into the 8,000 acre Mohonk Preserve, New York's largest non-profit nature preserve, are minutes from the door. Minnewaska State Park with 21,000 acres of protected wilderness, 35 miles of carriage roads, 25 miles of foot paths, 3 crystalline sky lakes, beautiful views and numerous waterfalls, is a short drive away. Just cut through 'The Clove', an old Dutch name for the stunning valley now mostly owned by the Nature Conservancy and the Mohonk Preserve and you will have access to yet more trailheads! The house is an easy 90 minute drive from NYC to New Paltz, then through 'The Gunks', a world class rock climbing and hiking area that the Nature Conservancy has dubbed one of the earth's 'Last Great Places'. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the nearby hiking and biking paths and carriage roads, rock climbing and ice cave exploring, swimming and fishing in streams and local lakes, and cross country skiing and snow shoeing. Owned and recently renovated by an artist and writer, the property is available year round exclusively for guests looking for a quiet, rural retreat with plenty of options for outdoor fun. Come soak up some of the Hudson Valley's rich history, explore local wineries, shop at family farm stands, poke around in antique shops, or sample the local fare in restaurants and watering holes in one of the surrounding towns.

A SPECIAL NOTE: We do not host large special gatherings, parties of any kind, weddings or movie shoots.

This historic 1840s house, after an extensive recent renovation, has become a comfortable year-round vacation home, full of historic charm and character. It has three spacious bedrooms with 2 king beds and one queen, all with memory foam mattress toppers, and crisp, hotel-style white linens. The master bedroom has its own private, tiled bath and deep soaking tub. The second shared bath also has a deep soaking tub. All the bedrooms have central air-conditioning. The kitchen is outfitted with stone countertops and high-end appliances. The large wooden farm table in the dining room is a fabulous gathering spot for a memorable meal. A collection of comfortable upholstered lounge chairs and sofas in the living room are centered around a wood burning fireplace and ringed by the original, beautiful old lead glass windows that invite looking out over the lawns and meadow. The house is lightly furnished with interesting and unique pieces from around the world.

Other amenities include outdoor seating and dining options on the two porches. The front porch has a large Moroccan mosaic table and chairs just off the kitchen for outdoor meals as well as a stainless steel Weber gas grill. The back porch with rocking chairs and a wicker couch overlooks the meadow towards the Rondout Creek and Catskill Mountains. There is WIFI thoughout and a flat-screen Sony TV with Apple TV and NetFlix. Check-out the large game cupboard with something entertaining for all ages.The basement has a fully equipped laundry room.

Check-in is after 4 pm and check-out is by 11 am unless otherwise arranged with the owner.

There is also a one bedroom, 1000 square foot Carriage House with kitchen on site, which can be seen and reserved by visiting listing #929151 on HomeAway and #381193 on VRBO. It has its own separate driveway entrance but is on the same 10 acres down hill from the house. It can be rented in tandem with the house or on its own.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Sterrett Smith

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We were lucky to be able to purchase this house from a family that had owned it for over 50 years. I am first of all a painter but have found myself over the years building or renovating, something I truly enjoy. My husband is a writer and also is director of a graduate program in NYC.

Sterrett Smith purchased this house in 2011

We made the critical decision years ago to move to the Hudson Valley in order to have the space we needed for our large library and painting studio as well as land for a vegetable garden and fruit trees. High Falls is an easy drive from NYC which was a necessity for us. The area is home to many artists who have an active relationship with the city. It is also the source of water for NYC and therefore much of the land is protected or is part of the geologically unique 25,000 acres in the Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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4.9
based on 34 traveler reviews

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High Falls 1840 Greek Revival on 10 Acres
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews
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High Falls 1840 Greek Revival on 10 Acres
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5

A TREAT!

  • 5 of 5
What a treasure! I cannot say enough about our lovely summer weekend stay. The house was clean as a whistle, it certainly had all the amenities that one would need in the kitchen, the beds were so comfortable I did not even want to get up! The grounds are beautiful. It was so pleasant to sit on the back porch and enjoy the sun. The house was perfect. It was exactly as the pictures portrayed. Even better.

We were coming for a wedding weekend with another couple and at first had trouble finding a place to stay in the area. So we feel we lucked out. We could not have been happier. Sterrett, our host, was helpful and made you feel as you were her guest and right at home!

Already, trying to figure out what reason we can go back to stay.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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High Falls 1840 Greek Revival on 10 Acres
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+1 845-389-7760
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5

PERFECTION!

  • 5 of 5
This house is truly stunning. The owners have beautiful taste and have thought of everything to make this a really comfortable house to stay in. Some rentals say that they sleep six but it means two couples sleeping on a pull out couch. This place truly has space for 3 couples. The beds are comfortable, the sheets are soft and the towels are fluffy. The air conditioning made for beautifully cool bedrooms and a really good night's sleep.
We were in town for a wedding and our only regret is that we didn't get to spend more time at the house.
It really felt like a home away from home and we plan to come back!
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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High Falls 1840 Greek Revival on 10 Acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p928726
+1 845-389-7760
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5

A PERFECT GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
The house was pristine and had everything it promised and we needed. There was a great deal to do in the area, much of it recommended by our host, but mostly we hiked and cooked at home enjoying the beautifully maintained property and it's facilities. We would certainly return.
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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High Falls 1840 Greek Revival on 10 Acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p928726
+1 845-389-7760
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5

WONDERFUL STAY

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful home on a great piece of property. Plenty of modern conveniences wrapped up in old-time charm. The kitchen and bathrooms are what you would expect to find in a newer home, but the house is full of architectural elements that you just can't find in houses today. The location is not too far away from amenities and was easy to get to despite snow, but far enough away for privacy if that is what you are looking for. Customer service was top-notch, all of our questions were answered along with questions we didn't even know we had! The property was beautiful when we were there in February (totally snow covered), but I'm sure it would be amazing any time of year. Highly recommend this property to any group of 4-6 people.
  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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High Falls 1840 Greek Revival on 10 Acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p928726
+1 845-389-7760
Accord Hudson Valley
5

TERRIFIC PROPERTY, PERFECT FOR COUNTRY GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
We would recommend this property without reservation. Beautifully maintained, owner was very accommodating, furnishings very appropriate. Dinner across the street at Jeanette's is very special. An ideal retreat, we definitely would return. And absence of cable Tv is welcome, more than made up for by Apple TV.
  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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High Falls 1840 Greek Revival on 10 Acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p928726
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5

CHARMING HOME, DECORATED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

  • 5 of 5
I stayed here with my family in advance of the holidays, and we found the house to be entirely enchanting. It is a well appointed home, generous in space and land and perfectly decorated for the holidays. The house was well stocked with fire wood and kitchen / dining necessities. We look forward to coming back!!
  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park with their over 25,000 acres of geologically unique land are within minutes from the property. The 'Gunks', one of the most important rock climbing sites in North America, is on the Shawangunk Ridge, just up the road a few miles. This rural area is known for its historic villages with their vintage shops, antique stores, restaurants and farm stands. All this is just 90 minutes from the George Washington Bridge and NYC.

Other Activities: rock climbing

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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 2.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

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Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Spa
  • Adventure
General:
  • Living Room
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Living Area
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The Carriage House also has a full bath and is located on the property. It is available through listing #929151.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • rock climbing
  • kayaking
  • water tubing
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • equestrian events

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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