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Modern, Artsy, & Lofty Log Home

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 2 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 12 or more

You will be pleasantly surprised in this genuine & massive log home (4,000 sq ft living space) w/ very modern ,artsy & bright setting. The interior is decorated w/ modern , one of a kind, & custom made furniture. 85 mile north (from midtown Lincoln Tunnel) of Manhattan (apx. 1.5 hour drive from Lincoln Tunnel) 11 mile south of New Paltz main street. View of Minnewaska, in the middle of cow farms (all black Angus, and grass grazed cows, Majestic Farm & more), & horse farms (famous 90 yr old 'Blue chip farm' covering over a thousand acre). Great for small groups (bikers, cyclists, writers, musicians & family gatherings) Across from famous 250 year old 'Audrey's Farm House Bed & Breakfast.'

Activities: Year-round activities either indoor or outdoor. Biking or motor cycle ride on scenic Route 7 / Route 44/55

7 min. drive north to Rail trail starting from Shawangunk to High Falls, for walking & bicycling 5 min. drive west to Minnewaska park for hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, canoe/kayaking, cross country skiing,..15 min. drive north to famous Mohonk House (dining, horse back riding, ice skating, etc) 15 min. drive north to main street New Paltz for fine dining, antiquing, 9 hole golf course overlooking beautiful mountain ridge & great French restaurant 'Locust Tree'. 20 min. drive west to hang gliding & 18 golf course in Ellenville. Many stable in area for horseback riding 7 min. drive north to Gardiner for skydiving, parasailing 40 min. drive south to Woodbury for shopping 1 hour drive north to Belleayre, Hunter & Windham ski slope 35 min. drive southeast to Dia center in Beacon for world renowned contemporary art center

Amenities: This log home has wood pallet burning stove, in 24 ft ceiling & lofty living room w/ 55'-in TV screen w/ dish network. additional flat screen TV in kitchen for complete entertainment. Blue Ray DVD player. Fast Wireless Internet access. Customized metal framed huge mirror & metal bench, Lounge chair & ottoman


5 ft x 12 ft farm table w/ wheels for many people for fine dining. 'Steele Case' leather covered dining chairs; 48" x 90" mirror.

Decorated w/mega size famous local artist's abstract paintings, photographs &

more, throughout the house. Great for art lovers. Modern & bright kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances,

dishwasher for sure. plates, glasses, ... fully equipped.

Large 5 bedrooms (1 bedroom is den/office with pull out queens sofa bed) sleep 12 or more people. Sleeping around furnace is real cozy.1 king bed in master bed, 4 Queens & 2 single foam mattress cots; also huge plush living room carpet for extra unwanted guests. Air condition during hot summer.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018


Wallkill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • INSIDE- No Shoes, No Smoking Inside OUTSIDE- No Bond Fire
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Linen, blankets, & pillows (with cover) are provided for 7 listed beds. Also some extra blankets in the closet space.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , pull out sofa bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Modern, Artsy, & Lofty Log Home
average rating of 4.7906976 based on 43 reviews

Great house for weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Mike is wonderful to work with. Check-in and check-out is simple and painless. The house is wonderful. The furniture and overall decor are a nice mix of contemporary, mid-century, and industrial chic.

There is a "No Shoe" policy, which is a big plus for us. It means that the interior hadn't been trampled by dirty shoes from the area's many wonderful hiking trail, and as such, we felt comfortable laying down on the lush living room carpet, which is a rarity for a couple of us who have OCD tendencies.

One thing to note, especially for city-slickers like those in our group, is that there are two water sources coming into the house; the one coming in via the kitchen sink is potable, the other coming in to all other fixtures is not (well water containing sulfur?). The latter has a very strong smell and feels slimy, especially when using soap. It took some getting used to but in spite of our initial reaction, we felt refreshed and clean just the same after a shower. Perhaps the sulfuric water has health benefits for the skin. This is not a knock against the house, as it was noted in the description, the welcome binder and labeled in the kitchen. Rather, it's more a FYI to urbanites who have only known of water that is piped in from treated reservoirs. Judging from many wells that we saw on our morning jogs in the area, this is probably pretty prevalent in all the houses in the area.

To sum up, everyone in our group had a lovely time in a lovely house on a really nice summer weekend in Hudson Valley. Thanks Mike!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When we purchased this place 15 years ago, coming up from NYC, we had no idea about how surrounding people dealt with water. I thought just turning a water faucet on would solve all water supply. Our mountain valley area has pockets of different contents in the underground water supply; such as sulfur & clay. As you experienced, water is very silky & soft (good for skins) -unlike NYC's hard water. Sulfur is an important ingredient to hot spring spa! So it was like having a mini spa! Water contents vary slightly from season to season. And we have an extensive water treatment system in place for a common use (shower, toilet); once finished, additional system for drinking water is used. Thanks for staying at our place & helpful input! Mike
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Great house fantastic to relax

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend staying in this house. The house was clean, ideally located for hike, rock climbing or just relaxing.

The living room is massive and very cozy !

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely log cabin, made our weekend special

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay - plenty of room, extra sheets/blankets, clean, modern, tastefully decorated, and cozy. My two children even loved the box of legos to play with! We’d love to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kirkland, IL

This is a great property for a bigger family or group. The location was perfect too!

  • 4 of 5

The house itself is spacious and comfortable. We had no concerns or issues with the water, not even a sulfur odor. The owner was very wonderful, and accommodating. Overall we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 4 of 5

My family/friends stayed here four years ago and decided to make another weekend trip this past month.


Spacious, clean and close to attractions


Mike is very responsive


The same group stayed at the home with us 4 years ago and while we recall the sulfur water feel, the smell was much stronger this time around, especially after a warm shower the smell was unbearable unfortunately.

There seems to be a construction site off the side yard, a local restaurant told us they are building out a 14-unit retail/hotel type property which is unfortunate give that it cuts the view of the yard but it did not impact our stay. I imagine future guests may see more traffic on that street but it could potentially be a plus in terms of access to stores depending on what they build.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York City

A beautiful and spacious house!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, spacious, modern, and perfect for large groups or families. My family rented the house for my wedding at Audrey's Farmhouse (across the street) and the close proximity was easy and super convenient. The pictures really don't do the house justice, it's got very high ceilings, tons of natural, a really cool decorative aesthetic, and not to mention a beautiful view. The location of the house is ideal as it's close to the Mohonk Preserve, on a quiet country road, and central to both Newburgh and New Paltz.

I would highly recommend this house for any and all occasions, my family loved staying here and we had a great time with no complaints.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Stewart Airport
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
New Paltz
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Metro North, Poughkeepsie Station
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
NYS Thruway 87, Exit #17
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Gilded Otto
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Bellayre Ski Slope
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 2.0%



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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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