Location: Woodstock, Catskills, New York, USA (2 hrs from NYC, 10 min from center of town)
This is a year round paradise!
In summer enjoy water tubing or fly fishing on the Esopus, canoeing and Kayaking on the Hudson River, horseback riding, rock climbing, tennis, golf and bike around a beautiful reservoir. Visit the largest traditional Tibetan Monastery in the US, climb the beautiful Overlook Mountain or take a dip in one of the numerous water holes in the area.
The fall is absolutely gorgeous, and the Woodstock Film Festival always attracts a crowd. This is also a great time to enjoy apple picking, pumpkin carving and the wonderful foliage of the Catskills Mountains.
The winter offers plenty...Hunter Mountain is a skiers' paradise. Bellayre, Windham Mountain or Plattekill are also nearby. There's great sledding right in town on the aptly named Sled Hill. The iconic Town of Woodstock comes alive with lights over the holidays and is very picturesque.
The areas beautiful lakes, mountains, rivers, restaurants, shopping and cultural scene provide plenty to do whatever time of the year you visit, but you may just want to stay at your beautiful rental home and just relax by the fire!
*AVAILABLE for Chrismas & New Years!
**PLEASE NOTE: We have a MINIMUM renter age requirement of 27 years old!
Accommodations: Cedar Log Home, 3 Bedrooms + Loft w/Queen Sleeper Sofa and Daybed w/trundle (2 twin mattresses), Great Room has an additional Daybed w/trundle, 3 Full Bathrooms (Sleeps up to 14)
Description: Our very upscale, newly-built, cedar log home is located in the Bearsville area (home of the renowned Bearsville Theater and The Bear Cafe Restaurant), along one of Woodstock's most coveted picturesque roads (Coldbrook Road). Set on 19 private acres, the home offers a true respite from the hustle and serene, unspoiled nature, yet is only minutes to the center of the town of Woodstock! The two-story home features soaring vaulted ceilings, heavy exposed log beams throughout, custom-milled wide-plank heart pine and natural slate tile floors. The home is comfortably furnished in the rustic, lodge-style of the Adirondack Great Camps. There is a large screened-in porch, and expansive decking front and rear.
The Main Living Area is the 32' x 26' Great Room the focal point of which is its massive Rumford-design wood-burning fireplace, constructed with our own local stone gathered from the property.
A true Gourmet Kitchen is highlighted by the current state-of-the art in residential restaurant-style ranges - 48' Capital Culinarian, featuring 6 -23,000 BTU open-style gas burners, a 30,000 BTU Thermo-griddle, 2 ovens (one has convection option) and an 18,000 BTU infrared broiler. Gorgeous honed black granite countertops are featured throughout. Expansive center island features built-in Viking microwave oven, trash compactor and stainless steel prep sink. Main sink is oversized in true restaurant-style, and includes a waste disposal.
The Bedrooms: There are two separate Master Bedroom wings, each with a walk-in closet and en suite bathroom. These bedrooms feature impressive two-story vaulted ceilings with exposed upper-story windowed dormers, lodge-style ceiling fans/lights and sliding doors leading to semi-private covered porches and deck. Both Master Bedrooms feature sumptuous King-sized, all-natural, organic latex mattresses. The en suite bathrooms both have custom-built slate tile showers, with ceiling-mounted 'rainshower' style showerheads, in addition to a handheld type. The east wing's shower is a stunning 6 ft x 6 ft walk-in, featuring Hansgrohe's extraordinary 24' Raindance 'Imperial 600' showerhead, providing an exhilarating
rain-like shower experience!
The Third Bedroom is a bunk room-style set-up, with two beautiful log-built Twin over Queen-sized bunk beds (sleeps 6). It has a large picture window, ceiling fan/light, individual reading 'lanterns,' and a wall-mounted flat screen TV with DVD player.
The Main Bathroom features a corner-style steam shower, with overhead 'rainshower' and handheld showerhead, plus body-sprays and integrated radio.
The 'Open Plan' Dining Area features a beautiful, rustic craftsman-built, 8 foot long bark-on hickory and curly maple dining table that will expand to 11 feet. It will seat 12 very comfortably. The dining area's chandelier is crafted of genuine whitetail deer antlers. Note: Any and all antler products used throughout the home are naturally shed, i.e., no animals harmed!
The large Upstairs Loft features a vaulted, log-beamed ceiling, ceiling fan/light, an exterior balcony/deck, a comfortable, faux-leather, sleeper sofa (Queen-sized mattress), a custom-built bark-on hickory and oak Daybed w/trundle (sleeps 2), a 60' flatscreen TV and a premium stereo sound system w/full range, floor standing speakers.
High-speed, wireless Internet (WiFi) and cable TV (Time Warner Cable) is included.
There is also a very large above-ground basement that is presently unfinished. It features extra-high ceilings, sliding doors to the exterior, picture windows and a massive stone wood-burning fireplace with a built-in brick oven.
This home is perfect for vacations, holidays, entertaining, family gatherings, lodging when attending one of Woodstock's multitude of events, or just a much needed/deserved short getaway!
Activities abound in the Summer! Fall foliage is simply incredible. Winter, two of New York's top ski mountains - Hunter Mountain and Belleayre are less than a half-hour's drive away. Spring is always glorious.
There are world class spas, including the award-winning Emerson Resort & Spa, 'The Crown Jewel of Catskill Mountain Resorts,' and home of 'The World's Largest Kaleidoscope,' just 7 min away! The majestic Onteora Mountain House - former summer estate of Richard Hellman (the mayonnaise mogul) an acclaimed Bed and Breakfast and arguably the Hudson Valley's and Catskills' most sought after location for destination weddings for over a decade is just 2 minutes down the road. A 10 minute hike in the opposite direction will take you to Kenneth Wilson State Park - featuring campgrounds, picnic-grounds w/BBQ's, hiking and mountain bike trails, swimming and fishing lake. For hiking from center of town - walk 30 minutes up Rock City Road from the town square and you're at the beginning of marked trails leading throughout the Catskill mountain range. About half way up the mountain, you can rest up at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. Or for shorter hikes, walk ten minutes to Comeau Park and its meadows, streams, and trails.
Experience true world-class dining at one of the area's many fine restaurants, including the highly acclaimed Bear Cafe, The Red Onion, Cucina and two-time Food Network's 'Chopped' winner Rick Orlando's New World Home Cooking, just to name a few.
Experience Woodstock 'Colony of the Arts' - America's most famous small town and birthplace of the musical revolution of 1969!f