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On the River, Sunlit Filled Country Home, With Open Space And Magical Views.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms . sleeps 6-9

Escape from your daily routine to enjoy this beautiful farmland property on the Wallkill River. The spacious, cathedral ceilinged living room will make you feel right at home to curl up with a book or enjoy a movie on the 50” TV. In addition to the lovely 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, this house has a large 18x30 deck with a grill, ideal for entertaining groups or simply enjoying your morning coffee. The river is a short walk away where you will find another deck and chairs perfect for enjoying an evening sunset. When the temperature drops, the stone fireplace makes for a cozy night with a glass of wine or a fun game night with the numerous board games available! Remodeled in the spring of 2012, this house includes a brand new, up to date kitchen with a dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, icemaker, and almost any kitchen appliances you may need. This place is certainly your perfect “home away from home!”

Should you be traveling with your horses this property has a 2 stall barn with electric, running water, and 2 acres of fenced in land a short drive from 25,000 acres of trail riding at the Mohonk Preseve or Minnewaska State Park.

The Master bedroom is a loft above the common area, with a king size bed and private doorway to the bathroom. Two additional bedrooms have king beds. The “kids” room has a full/twin bunk-bed and a bucket of toys available for use. The luxurious upstairs bathroom enjoys heated floors, a claw foot bathtub and a 12 inch rain shower head. Second downstairs bathroom has additional shower.

Kitchen has a propane gas range, single oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker and refrigerator with icemaker/water dispenser. Fully stocked with dishes, glasses, silverware, pots and pans! Almost any kitchen necessities are here! Feel free to ask if you have specific questions.

The house has a washer/dryer if needed.

Back deck has a propane grill with plenty of seating.

There is an abundance of wood stocked in the basement for the fireplace. There is also a kayak, bikes, golf clubs and fishing rods available for you use. Should you decide to venture off the property, you will find the area has much to offer.

Published in National Geographic as one of their top 50 adventure towns to visit, New Paltz is a great place for exploring. Mohonk preserve and Minnewaska State part offer 25,000 acres of hiking, biking, horsebackriding, and of course world-renowned rock climbing “the Gunks.” There are numerous farm stands and apple orchards to visit where they frequently have ‘pick your own’ options for a playful afternoon. The Hudson Valley wine trail also includes Robibero (1/2 mile away), Whitecliff, and Adair wineries all in close proximity. There are spa’s to visit, numerous shops and art stores, and wonderful restaurants. Please take some time to read the book in the house that I have put together on the areas activities.

****Please do not smoke inside the property, and inquire about additional cleaning fee if you come with your animals!

Things to do around New Paltz :Mohonk Preserve ,DM Weil Gallery ,,Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Historic Huguenot Street ,Robibero Family Vineyards, Dressel Farms ,Jenkinstown Day Spa, Mohonk Golf Course ,Wallkill Valley Rail Trail ,Hiking around Lake Minnewaska State Park ,Banitou Crag-Hiking and Rock Scrambles, Apple greens golf course, Lucky C riding stables ( 1/2 a mile up the street from the house) Mohonk Mountain House Spa

*** The Ranch ( Amazing Sky diving ) Kayaking and fishing on the Wallkill River ( that is at the base of my property) Tuthilltown Spirits ***

RESTAURANTS: Rock and Rye Tavern ,Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant( amazing sushi, don't forget to say hello to Jerry the owner) A Tavola ,Mohonk Mountain House, Main Course Catering & Restaurant ,36 Main Restaurant & Wine Bar, Village TeaRoom ,Gilded Otter Brewing Company ( local brewing company) Harvest Cafe ,P & G's Bacchus Restaurant, Lemongrass, Gadaleto's Seafood Restaurant ,Barnaby's Restaurant ,New Paltz Indian Restaurant ,La Stazione ,Mountain Brauhaus Restaurant, Lombardi's Italian Restaurant ,TuthillHouse at the Mill Village Market & Bakery .*** In good Taste ( wine store, talk to Ben)

More Details

Owner
Shawn Pressley
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

About Shawn Pressley

I am originally from Toronto Canada , but have lived in the States since '99.

My job had me living out of a suitcase for many years before I could finally call Manhattan my home, where after many years of living in the crazy city, I found myself some green space!

Shawn Pressley purchased this house in 2000

Why Shawn Pressley chose Hudson Valley

I happened to have been invited up to New Paltz for the weekend and it became love at first sight. The area has so much to offer, from hiking , to kayaking, horse back riding , sky diving , culinary delights with many quality restaurants opening up around town, Mohonk Mountain House & Spa, or simply, the easy drive out of the city for some peace, fresh air and tranquility.

The area itself captured my heart with the Catskill mountains as a backdrop, and the every changing Wallkill river at it's base.

I loved living here, I loved having my horses in the back yard and the dogs running around the property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

thanks. things have been just perfect. we took some walks and did some other things. It was a good chance for my wife to be with her two boys and their families. the house was perfect and everything was first class. we used a lot of firewood and enjoyed it. I was up here a lot many years ago but only on day trips to hike or x-country ski, never just to relax. thanks again for everything and happy new year to you.
Dec 2014
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Amenities

New Paltz House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The main Bathroom upstairs, has radiant heated floors, a claw foot tub , a walk in rain shower and his & her vanities.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , bunk bed
  • Every room with a king bed in it has a T.V
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(85 traveler reviews)

On the River, Sunlit Filled Country Home, With Open Space And Magical Views.
average rating of 4.7764707 based on 91 reviews
5

Great location, beautiful property and lovely home for a relaxing get away!

  • 5 of 5

I rented the house for a week to host Christmas for my family. The house is well maintained and felt very cozy and comfortable. We had a great time just cooking with the family and playing with the kids around the fire. Shawn is very accommodating, she even had a tree stand set up and left us a bottle of wine and a bottle of sparkling non alcoholic wine for my pregnant wife! We were 6 adults and 2 small children for 3 of the days and were all very comfortable. The property is also beautiful and peaceful, every day I would walk to the river with my coffee and just watch the hawks and other birds. As well as frequent visits of groups Deer who graze the area.

We also got to visit the Mountain House nearby which is Beautiful at Christmas.

If your looking for a place to stretch your legs, shutdown for a few days and don't want to travel more than and hour and a half from NYC this is it! Would love to come back in the summer or fall to experience a different season.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, relaxing winter weekend stay on this beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and a group of friends chose this house to stay in for my 30th birthday weekend - and it was perfect! Shawn was so accommodating and helpful, providing useful area information and house tips. The layout of the spotless home is great for a group as the common space is large enough for everyone to congregate, but there are enough bedrooms for people to separate and spend time on their own. As others have mentioned, one of the bedrooms is lofted/open air but this was not a problem at all for our group. In fact, it was perfect to have that space to get ready (we loved the giant floor to ceiling mirrors) and still feel connected to the happenings in the rest of the house. The fully equipped kitchen was wonderful to use (especially for a group of NYC folks who are used to having no counter space and tiny appliances!). The property itself is lovely and the location was convenient to local wineries and downtown New Paltz. All-in-all it was a positive experience and we would be happy to rent this home again!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home, Great place to stay for families.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in the house. Once in the Spring, and now in the Fall. Both times were great. House was very clean and well stocked with all the necessities. Plenty of space. Kid friendly. Kids loved playing in the very large yard. Owner is very nice. Looking forward to our next trip.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfy with plenty of room to spread out!

  • 5 of 5

Nice place in a great location. Wish we could've stayed longer!

Recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

It was a fantastic week long stay, the house was perfect for our family of four. The home was clean and orderly. The beds were super comfy and the linens and towels were soft and abundant. The location was perfect for trips into New Paltz, Rosendale and Minnewaska State Park. Swimming at Split Rock was magical (and cold). The kitchen made cooking a pleasure! The land surrounding the home was serene and well cared for. We were sad to leave and hope to return next year. Thank you Shawn for sharing this special home.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

New Paltz, NY Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family truly enjoyed our time at Shawn's property. It was a last minute trip due to my busy work schedule and was booked very late in the evening the day prior to when we wanted to arrive. Shawn was outstanding confirming our stay, even with the short notice, then on top of that sending us information that would help us during our stay. He directed us to great options for dining along with activities he recommended. The house and property was everything we hoped for and more. I have a wife and four daughters ranging from toddler to adults and they loved everything about the house and property. Even with the weather unfortunately not cooperating with everything the house had to offer it made it very comfortable for all of us while we waited for storms to pass and once they did the grounds were absolutely beautiful. Are only regret is that we didn't have more time, but will definitely be returning again for another trip!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Minnewaska
Robibero Family Vineyards
Mountain Brauhaus Restaurant
Culinary Institute of America -- CLOSED
Mohonk Mountain House
Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant
Gilded Otter Brewing Company
The Bakery
New Paltz Indian Restaurant
In Good Taste Spirit Shop
Minnewaska State Park
Lemongrass
Gadaleto's Seafood Market & Restaurant
P & G's
Wallkill View Farm Greenhouse
Jacks Meats & Deli
New Paltz Animal Hospital
Dr. David Ness
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Rivendell Winery
Gristmill
Bistro Mountain
Car: necessary

World class Gunks, climbing, Sky Diving, Local Organic Farm Stands, Winery Tours, Riding stable within walking distance of property.Monhonk Preserve which includes 2500 wilderness acres, hiking trails and the Mohonk Mountain House and its many recreational facilities. Immediately contiguous is the Minnewaska Preserve: 'Minnewaska is situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain ridge, which rises more than 2,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rugged, rocky terrain. The park features numerous waterfalls, three crystalline sky lakes, dense hardwood forests, incising sheer cliffs and ledges opening to beautiful views, clear streams cut into valleys, world-class rock climbing and 35 miles of carriageways and 25 miles of footpaths on which to bike, walk, hike and simply enjoy. And, all this within an hour and a half drive from New York City.'

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Rates & Availability

New Paltz House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$475
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,400
$8,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $125

High season. May-Dec
Week day rates $375.
Weekend $475 and Holidays
3 night minimum for holiday weekends
weekly rates are $2400
monthly rates are $8000


Winter season.
week day rates$300. Weekend $425
weekly rates. $1900.00.
monthly rates. $4500.00
NOTE **there is a $50 charge per person per night after 6 adults. ( not including small children) ***

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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