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Speaks: english

Designers Own Year-Round Hudson Valley Getaway Cottage

17 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Hudson Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Designers own completely renovated year-round getaway cottage on a quiet country road. The sun filled one-level, 2 bedroom, 2 full bath, house is situated on over 3 acres of open fields which provide sublime vistas of the surrounding protected farmland and forest. Enjoy the amazing sunsets as you relax on the large deck overlooking a meadow and meandering creek. In the warmer months, cook dinner on the charcoal BBQ grill and dine alfresco under the wisteria-covered pergola. In the winter, sit by the fireplace in the great room and relax from a day of fun in the snow. As evening approaches, drive 8 minutes to the thriving town of Hudson, pick up your houseguests at the Amtrak station, and head out for a dinner at one of many wonderful restaurants.

The great room, with cedar walls and vaulted ceiling, has 12 large windows and a glass door that opens out to the deck. In the summer/spring with all the windows open wide, and screens in place, the room becomes an elegant screened-in porch. This room also serves as the dining area, with a large, round slate table that easily sits 6 to 8. The daybed, situated in a corner of windows, easily converts to a twin bed.

One who loves to cook created the kitchen. It contains a stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher, a Viking gas range and range-hood, stainless steel shelves and an antique butcher block island. A coffee maker, toaster, and all utensils and cookware necessary to cook a gourmet meal are provided. There is dishware and silverware service for 10. In the warmer months, four superb farm stands are within a 5-minute drive.

In the living room, there is a full size couch, a large coffee table, and two matching chairs. There is an antique Japanese tansu that holds board games and additional storage.

The master bedroom has a queen size bed, bedside tables and reading lights, a full hanging closet and antique Japanese tansu for clothing storage. A glass door leads out to the back deck. The contemporary en suite master bath has limestone floors and a large soaking tub.

The guest bedroom has a twin trundle bed (which converts to either two twins or a queen), a full hanging closet for clothes, and is just around the corner from the full guest bath in the hall.

The deck has a table with four chairs, two Adirondack chairs with footrests and two wood chaises with cushions.

The house is 2 hours from NYC, 10 minutes from the Taconic Parkway.

The Amtrak train trip from New York’s Penn Station to Hudson is exactly 2 hours.

Keywords: Cottage

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Owner
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 17 traveler reviews

Designers Own Year-Round Hudson Valley Getaway Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
brooklyn, ny
5

A gem and great for young kids.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house, peaceful property and awesome owner. Perfect VRBO, will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful views and charming design!

  • 5 of 5

A hip, lovely getaway less than 10 mins from Hudson. The views are stunning, and we spent lots of time grilling on the back deck. Beautifully updated house that's a mixture of contemporary interior architecture, mid-century modern furniture, antiques, and a ton of eclectic artwork. Roadside farmers markets with fresh strawberries and spinach. Great books, well-stocked kitchen, and a Nest thermostat! (Note for future renters: start laundry the night before you leave as it takes a while and needs to be folded before checkout). Would love to stay here again with friends!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Jersey
5

Beautiful, peaceful and immaculate

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our 2-year-old daughter and, while other reviewers have commented on how beautifully decorated, peaceful and well-situated the house is (all very true), it also has some nice features for families. The bedrooms are set far enough away from the great room that grownups can stay up and watch a movie after the kids go to bed. And the master bath means you won't wake up your kids by sneaking to the bathroom in the middle of the night! All important considerations! Plus a good supply of children's books, toys and games. Overall, a wonderful experience and we would love to come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York
5

Perfect Home for a Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This review is long overdue. I have had the joy of staying at this cottage twice in 2012, once in April and again in October. The property is in a tranquil, peaceful location and yet less than a 10 minute drive to downtown Hudson. The home is modern, airy, and well-maintained. I love to cook, and the kitchen here is well-stocked and was fun to cook in. The back deck is spacious and comfortable, and although we didn't use the grill, it would've been the perfect spot for a BBQ. Arne was a pleasure to speak with and was very helpful throughout planning. I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a getaway from NYC, with the comforts of a modern home. Thanks Arne, for everything!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

I rented this cottage for a girls' getaway over Mother's Day weekend, and my friends and I were rewarded with a beautiful, serene, clean, and completely stocked home. Upon our arrival we were greeted with the sensational aroma of lilacs from the enormous lilac bush along the front walkway. That was followed by spending our first two hours on the back deck overlooking a gently flowing stream, sipping wine, of course. This was the perfect start to our weekend. The kitchen has everything you would want and too many gourmet touches to even mention. The business transactions with the owners were excellent and our damage deposit was returned as quickly as one could expect. I am a frequent vacation home renter, and I highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sublime

  • 5 of 5

Owners have excellent taste. Wonderful property. Look forward to exploring all 4 seasons from their great place.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
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Rates & Availability

Hudson Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
$195
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$220
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,175
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

3 person occupancy ($25 per night for each addtional person up to 5 people).
Please ask for extended stay rental rates.
Check-in 3PM, checkout 11AM (ask about early check-in/late checkout)
For stays a week or shorter, a fully refundable damage/cleaning deposit of $250 is required. For longer stays, deposit to be determined as per length of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Hudson Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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