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Spectacular, Luxurious Home on 12 acres w/ Mountain Views, Privacy, Space

Woodstock, NY, USA
  • House6000 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible beds, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8-10)

Perched on top a mountain on twelve private acres is this one of a kind, architect and designer-crafted, custom built, contemporary home. Arguably the newest and best luxury home on the rental market in Ulster County!

Made for entertaining in style, this private paradise is located off of a private road in an exclusive area of Woodstock/Hurley that abuts the Ashokan Reservoir. At least seven peaks (at the last count!) are visible from all rooms of the house, and the mountain range views are even more dramatic from the massive floating cedar deck.

The house was constructed by master craftsmen, and no expense has been spared on top of the line cabinetry and fixtures. Designer touches are visible throughout...exposed ceiling beams, Brazilian cherry wide-plank floors, Grohe fixtures, limestone tile in bathrooms, Asian inspired above counter bathroom sink bowls, designer lighting, custom staircases, exquisite glass and wood work detail. The custom designed bathroom vanities were built by a craftsman that even Robert Wilson calls upon for his impeccable woodworking!

The magnificent living area leads out onto a beautiful deck with incredible mountain views. It has stunning cherry floors, a huge wood burning fire, a serious music system with Smartphone hook up. The open concept format seamlessly integrates the kitchen, dining and living areas together.

The top floor was designed as a 'Master Suite' and features a magnificent loft with colossal ceiling-height and spectacular mountain views; a custom glass, stainless and wood loft surround. The loft houses the media area with a 55' flat screen TV, Denon sound system & DVD player.

A gallery hallway leads to the massive Master bedroom with cathedral ceilings and the beautifully appointed, Italian limestone master bath which features a custom built double walnut vanity, huge shower with rain head and separate hand held shower, plus a 6 ft soaking tub.

The four bedrooms are all generously sized and offer magnificent views. There are three full and one half baths, each custom appointed. All bathrooms include glass, limestone, and/or slate tiling, custom glass work and Grohe fixtures. Each one is uniquely designed and all beautiful.

The gourmet kitchen features high end, stainless steel appliances, a gas stove, plenty of cooking utensils, cabinets specifically imported from Italy, and a beautiful Shivakashi-granite countertop.

The garden level features another full custom finished bath, a queen bedroom, polished concrete floors, high ceilings, RADIANT floor heating, a massive wood burning fireplace and fantastic open areas for entertaining.

The surrounding area offers incredible variety and natural beauty. This is a year round destination: swimming holes abound in the summer, foliage in the fall is incredible, New York's best ski hills in the winter, and the spring is simply magical. There are world class spas and restaurants, and fun shopping in the quirky town of Woodstock, America's most famous small town and birth place of the musical revolution of 1969.

Keywords: Luxury Home, retreat, mountain vacation, swimming, fishing, golf, hiking, spectacular views, privacy on 12 acres, minutes to town.


Christine Barker

Member Since 2003
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Apr 19, 2018
About Christine Barker

I live in New York but grew up in Canada and Bermuda, two wildly different climates! When it comes to property I tend to prefer the extremes....extreme country, or extreme city, and that's one of the things I love about Woodstock. It's less than two hours from New York City, but it's a million miles away with respect to it's ambiance, culture and attitude. Woodstock is a fabulous combination of getting away from it all while still having plenty to do. Christine Barker Realtor Woodstock N.Y.

Christine Barker purchased this House in 2005

Why Christine Barker chose Woodstock

While the eastern side of the Hudson River valley tends toward rolling topography historically suitable for farmland, thanks to the Catskill mountain range, on our side we enjoy skiing, hiking, rock climbing and delicious mountain views. The unique village of Woodstock retains the same quirkiness that attracted the likes of Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin and ultimately the infamous Woodstock music festival, garnering it the title of the 'most famous small town in America'. The pristine beauty of the surroundings inevitably grew an avid following from New York City, so a sophisticated but casual community has evolved. The Town of Woodstock proudly bears the title 'colony of the arts'. There are music concerts, theatre, art galleries, and film festivals along with farm festivals. This really is a year round destination: the summer is lush and beautiful, and people of all ages enjoy the many streams and swimming holes, there is a beautiful golf course golf in Woodstock, a tennis center in Saugerties (15 minutes away), as well as hiking and rock climbing. The fall is absolutely spectacular, the foliage can be outrageous, the air cool and refreshing. When winter hits, there's downhill and cross country skiing, snow shoeing....or just relaxing in front of the fire and taking in the beautiful snowy views isn't too bad either. The fresh air and beautiful light that spring brings is absolutely invigorating.

What makes this House unique

This is arguably one of the nicest rentals in Ulster county. It's private, beautiful, peaceful, brand new...and the mountain views are spectacular. It's on 12 acres and at the top of a mountain, but only a five minute drive to the village of Woodstock. The house is very spacious but also intimate. The bedrooms are large and private, the bathrooms tastefully tiled in limestone and glass with custom fixtures,and the kitchen comfortably outfitted. The house is tastefully furnished, and even with a large group there is enough space to have quiet time if you so wish.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen
      • Convertible bed(s)
        1 sleep sofa /futon
      • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One double and one single futon on garden level floor


      • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower, Oversized RainShower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower
      • 3.5

      Location Type

        • Mountain
        • Mountain View
          7 Mountain Tops of the Catskills- Fabulous Views
        • Village


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                      Seating for 8 - Open concept plan with oversized fireplace. Sound system with Smartphone hook up
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      New and fast - electronically linked to washer to determine dry time
                    • Filtered Water
                    • Fireplace
                      2 oversized wood burning fireplaces.
                    • Free Long Distance
                      US & Canada is Free
                    • Garage
                      Heated one car garage
                    • Gas Heating
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                      TimeWarrner fast speed DSL and WiFi
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Laundry Soap
                    • Linens Provided
                      Egyptian Cotton
                    • Living Area
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Local Maps
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Paper Towels
                    • Parking
                      Plenty of parking for over 8 cars
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                    • Secure Parking
                    • Telephone
                      Free long distance to US and Canada included
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      Pre-loaded with detergent
                    • Water Tank
                    • Wireless Internet
                      reliable WiFi
                    • Wood Fireplace


                        • Grill
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Catering Available
                          We can recommend local caterers
                        • Coffee Maker
                          10 cup
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          fully equipped
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          fully equipped
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                          Included in Fridge
                        • Blender
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully equipped stainless steel Gourmet Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Basic condiments
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          Gas Stainless Steel
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Solid wood with seating for 8
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Audio Tape Player
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Game Room
                                  Full size, slate-bed professional quality pool table, with leather pockets
                                • Pool Table
                                  Full size, slate-bed professional quality pool table, with leather pockets
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  (2) Time Warner Cable with HBO
                                • Stereo
                                  i-Pod hook up
                                • Television
                                  Large 55' flat screen HDTV in media room and flat screen in family room on ground floor family room.
                                • VCR


                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Weber Gas
                                    • Balcony
                                      Off living room suspended with incredible views.
                                    • Golf
                                      There are several golf courses in the area which welcome visitors
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      Canoeing & Kayaking is available nearby in several locations including North/South Lake & Kingston Boat Basin
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Surrounding entire house
                                    • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Oversized elevated deck off Living Room Blue Slate patio off ground floor family room
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Patio
                                    • Ski & Snowboard
                                      Hunter, Bellayre and Windham Mountains a short drive away.
                                    • Tennis
                                      Woodstock Tennis Club welcomes visitors & is located nearby
                                    • Terrace
                                    • Wood Deck


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • Low Allergen Environment

                                          Onsite Services

                                            • Massage
                                            • Private Chef
                                            • Staff


                                                • playground
                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • forests
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • pond
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • synagogues
                                                • water parks
                                                • waterfalls
                                                • winery tours
                                                • zoo

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • 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

                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • basketball court
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hot air ballooning
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • ice skating
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • mountaineering
                                                            • cross country skiing
                                                            • parasailing
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • racquetball
                                                            • rafting
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • snowboarding
                                                            • snowmobiling
                                                            • spelunking
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              22 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Seclusion and luxury and only minutes from the town of Woodstock.

                                                              Jim F.USA

                                                              We had a wonderful time. The home is beautiful, open and spacious. A spectacular view from multiple rooms including the master bedroom. Secluded near the top of a mountain yet only 2.5 miles from the village, shops and restaurants of Woodstock. A wonderful place for rest and relaxation.

                                                              Incredible getaway!

                                                              Graziella L.

                                                              Wow! This was truly an incredible experience! Such a gorgeous home, so much to be desired here! Totally worth spending he last weekend of summer here! We barely had to leave the house! Everything you need is here! My family absolutely loved this gorgeous house! The views are spectacular, and everything about the house was of the highest standard. It was a pleasure to work with the owners! If you're second guessing yourself, don't! Book this home!

                                                              Gorgeous very large property with amazing views

                                                              Ilya S.

                                                              We had a wonderful time at this house. The views were stunning and the house itself was well maintained and very spacious. The owner was very responsive with any question that we had during our stay. We cannot wait to return!!

                                                              Beautiful home and view!

                                                              Cammie D.

                                                              Great house! Tons of room! House very clean with nice bathrooms and big bedrooms. We spent a lot of time in the tv den on the 3rd floor watching college baseball. Comfy couch and great tv/cable, etc. Nice appliances in the kitchen as well. Easy home instructions and relaxed house rules. Woodstock is a cute town- lots of restaurants, cute shops, etc.

                                                              Fantastic Getaway!

                                                              Felicia B.

                                                              We (five couples) rented this gem for a spring weekend getaway to celebrate our sister's 60th birthday, and it was the perfect setting for a magical weekend. The home is spacious, clean, gorgeous, secluded, and the view is intoxicating. We explored the area in and around Woodstock a bit (went to the monastery, walked around town, took a hike) , but honestly we all just wanted to go back to the house and enjoy its solace. The owners were a delight to work with, and we would recommend this property to anyone -- especially for a larger group. Thank you!!

                                                              The perfect mountain retreat

                                                              We loved our stay - spacious and beautifully appointed with amazing views of the mountains. And only a short drive to downtown. Just what we were looking for!


                                                              Woodstock, NY, USA

                                                              Downhill and cross-skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports are always popular with several mountain destinations. Hunter, Belleayre or Windham are within a short drive (30 minutes away) from Woodstock. There's plenty of local sledding on the aptly named Sled Hill right in town. Don't forget to bring your hiking boots and hike one of the numerous trails around the area or hike up Overlook Mountain, Wittenberg Mountain and Slide Mountain. Highlights include:the world-renowned largest traditional Tibetan Monastery in the US built into the mountainside, The Outlook hiking trail, the beautiful Ashokan reservoir, swimming holes

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