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Tanya Mazur Pettyjohn

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Romantic Retreat! Private Guest House, Sky Lights, Spacious.

26 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Staatsburg House Rental Photos and Description

Studio House (open spacious plan), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Perfect location for couples looking to getaway. Relax in the large whirlpool bath for two or enjoy your spectacular views of forest and meadow from your wrap around private sun deck. The guest house is situated on the second story with southern exposure allowing complete sun all day, with sky lights for a birds eye view. This guest house is completely private ,shared with no one below. We have A/C, a new Samsung Smart flat screen TV, king sized sleigh bed with the Serta Euro top firm mattress ,hard wood floors through out the guest house,, gas stove, new microwave and a new Cuisinart coffee maker.We are walking distance to the Dinsmore Golf Course and The Mills Mansion on the famous Hudson River. Two miles from the Norrie Point Marina. Five miles from the heart of Historic Rhinebeck Village. Restaurants, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, FDR Estate, Vanderbilt Estate, Omega Institute, Rhinecliff and Poughkeepsie train stations ,and so much more are all within your reach.

Keywords: Private Guest House

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Tanya Mazur Pettyjohn (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Tanya Mazur Pettyjohn

I was employed in the fashion industry in NYC for 27 years, while my husband traveled to the far east for his international architectural career. We love to travel, and discover new places.

Tanya Mazur Pettyjohn purchased this house in 2010

Why Tanya Mazur Pettyjohn chose New York

A very private property, yet close to the village of Rhinebeck. We have area State Parks all within walking distance to the Dinsmore Golf Course, Norrie Point Marina, Mills Mansion leading to the shore of the Hudson River with beautiful Catskill Mountain views, and the Hopeland trails. Reservoir Road is a historic stone lined road, with views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains receiving sun until sunset. We are close to many local farms selling fresh produce.

What makes this house unique

Sunny, southern exposure, private guest house locate on the second floor for your birds eye view, skylights, private wrap around deck, large jetted tub for 2, and a new king size sleigh bed with a Serta firm Euro topper mattress.

Reviews

4.9
based on 26 traveler reviews

Romantic Retreat! Private Guest House, Sky Lights, Spacious.
average rating of 4.923077 based on 26 reviews
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Privacy & Peacefulness

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a way to pretend you live in the country for a few days, Arborcrest is the perfect spot. Your own cottage in the woods, just minutes from all major Dutchess County attractions, it makes a great base to explore the area. We toured Hyde Park, West Pont, CIA, Old Rhinebeck Areodrome, downtown Rhinebeck, and biked Mills-Norrie State Park. So nice to come home to a large clean space with full kitchen, super comfy king bed, huge bath with super fluffy towels and a wrap around porch for catching the last light of the day or morning coffee. Why spend the same money on a small hotel room when you can have a space that is the size of a small apartment? And the owner, Tanya, was a wealth of information, like having a private concierge. Her house is in front of the cottage but we felt we had complete privacy, and yet she was there if we needed her. She also thoughfully provided coffee, water, wine, fresh flowers and even home made cookies! We would highly recommend Arborcrest as an alternative to the other lodging options in the area. Thanks Tanya!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Sun filled and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

When i was looking for a quick getaway for me and my husband, the first thing that caught my attention was the sunlit filled rooms and the jacuzzi. As you walk into the guesthouse, the sun is shining all through out and the deck was a great place to enjoy our morning coffee.

We loved our stay at Arborcrest and Tanya was WONDERFUL to work with, she made booking the place effortless and the wealth of information she had about the area and the many things to do was so great and helpful.

There were so many great touches in the house that we have not encountered on any of the other houses we have rented in the past. We felt right at home, Tanya had fresh little arrangement of flowers out, a great bottle of wine chilled in the fridge, bottles of cold water when we arrived and cream for my coffee. How can you go wrong with this, it was great!

We had lunch at the Caterina de Medici restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America campus, a beautiful place to visit. The food and service was wonderful.

The grounds of the Mills mansion is a must see, so relaxing and beautiful. You can have a picnic down by the water and the view is amazing. The town of Rhinebeck is so charming and only a 10 minute drive from the house, so many places to eat and to have a nice stroll with friends or a loved one.

If you love to go antiquing, there are more than enough shops to do that at, you will be tired.

Overall our stay at Arborcrest was amazing and highly recommend a stay there, and thanks again to Tanya for being so helpful and friendly! We would love to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Quiet Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful, quiet, and well-maintained hideaway in the woods of upstate New York. My wife and I spent three nights there, and would need another week just to start experiencing everything there is located nearby. If you like to bike, hike, bi-plane ride, boat, experience history, and enjoy great dining all is within 5-15 minutes of your door. Do not pass up on eating at Market St! Tanya is an incredible host and a wealth of information about the hidden qualities of the area, including great swimming holes! We'll be back soon! The jet tub make for an intimate evening along with take out from one of the fine restaurants. Do not pass up on this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Tanya provided a wonderful place to stay with my girlfriend, who was working in Rhinebeck at the time. The guest house felt very secluded (in a good way) and even though it was unbearably hot outside (100+ heat index) the AC worked its heart out, keeping the house cool.

The bed was cozy and the jetted tub was very relaxing. We also were able to surf the internet and watch Netflix from the wireless router. It was a wonderful ambiance, and I successfully proposed to my girlfriend as well!

Tanya herself was hugely helpful. From stocking the fridge with water bottles to suggesting the best restaurants (all were delicious) and beautiful locations.

I would highly recommend this place to anyone, and i look forward to staying here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Perfect Escape - Full of Relaxation and Adventure

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful and impeccably-maintained rental nestled in a quiet part of upstate New York. Huge wrap around deck that made you feel like you were staying in a tree house. My boyfriend and I spent three nights here, and wish we could have stayed longer. Tanya is the most accommodating host we could have asked for, and the location is perfect – just a short 10 minute drive to Rhinebeck and several parks, with options to kayak, hike, jet ski and more. We even found a place that would deliver take-out! Highly recommend for couples looking for a quick getaway from NYC. We'll be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Relaxing, Romantic Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend (now fiancee) and I spent July 4th weekend at Arborcrest and had a wonderful experience. Tanya and her husband were incredibly gracious and accommodating hosts. Before we arrived Tanya went out of her way to make sure the fridge was stocked with milk for our morning coffee. Tanya also made great recommendations on hiking trails and restaurants. The house is a short (10 min) drive into Rhinebeck, which is one of the nicest towns I've seen in New York. There are great restaurants, cafes, retail shops, and even a farmers market on the weekends. I was also a big fan of Grand Cru, a phenomenal bar/craft brewery store. If you're going to visit you do need a car, because many of the fun outdoor things (mountain trails, vineyards, etc.) are a short drive away. We also stopped by Hyde Park on our way out of town and saw the FDR Presidential Library and Estate. I would highly recommend checking that out. If you're looking for a romantic weekend retreat, you won't find a more scenic and relaxing spot that Arborcrest.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Stewart
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Portafino , restaurant/ bar in Stattsburg village
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Rhinecliff to Roundout, Kingston's waterfront
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Dinsmore Golf, Staatsburg
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Rhinecliff 1.5 hr train to NYC, Pough train 15mile
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 9 , we are located 2 miles from Route 9G
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Portafino located in the village of Staatsburg
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Hunter Mountain, NY 45 minuites by car
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Mills Mansion on the Hudson River, Staatsburg
Car: recommended

We are located in an area that receives sun, from sunrise to sunset! Walking distance to 3 state parks in Staatsburg by walking back roads only.

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Rates & Availability

Staatsburg House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Sep 30 2016 - Nov 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,200
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

There is no cleaning fee under normal use.
Outdoor stairs leading to guest house entrance.

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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Amenities

Staatsburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom with shower, separate from jetted tub. Large windows looking out to forest. Full vanity with draws and closet. Lights are adjustable for dimmer lighting. Heat lamp located above jetted tub.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • King Size Bed . There are three windows located in the bedroom with a nightstand, lamp, large closet space, and drawers. Ralph Lauren comforter, pillows, shams,decorative pillows, and Egyptian 400 thread cotton sheets are provided as well as Ralph Lauren fluffy towels.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Skylights, Two person jetted tub, hard wood floors, king size bed.

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