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Magical Chalet with spectacular views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Swiss-style chalet set on 9 acres providing serene tranquility and total privacy

Includes all comforts of modern living, this is the place to either get away from it all, or to celebrate an unforgettable get-together with friends and family.

Le Colibri offers arguably the most spectacular views in the Catskills. The photos give you a sense, but to really appreciate their splendor you have to come and see for yourself - you are sitting on the top of the world.

The only other sign of civilization are some sparkling lights at night, on Overlook Mountain, across the valley. Nobody can see you, and you are surrounded by nature's splendor. Le Colibri is what you hope to find after a long hike - except here you arrive via a private, majestic drive-way.

We cherish Le Colibri paradox: Even though you are fully immersed in nature, you are only a three minute drive away from enchanting Woodstock. The village is welcoming and fun in its decidedly alternative spirit. Good restaurants, cafes and boutiques abound, the pace is leisurely and the people of Woodstock are chatty. Enjoy a stroll down Tinker Street while listening to live music and relishing the town's 'Sixties' spirit, all the while spotting the occasional celebrity - back in the day Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston would summer down the road from Le Colibri. Woodstock is the home of many artists and musicians and increasingly being discovered by the hip and trendy. So whether you just want to buy the paper in the morning, dip down to town for a lunch or dinner, or knock on Valerie's door to pick-up a home-baked strawberry-rhubarb pie, the village is right there for you, and who knows who you might bump into?

Le Colibri consists of a three-story Main House and a separate two story Spa House. The two are connected by a large deck featuring a generous pool (open from mid-May through Nov. 1st). The pool is heated, but the seasons dictate the pool temperature, so before July 1st and after September 15th only the hearty souls swim. The deck is made of high-end composite - so no splinters! - and features a large grill station. The grill is connected to the house gas, so no fiddling with gas bottles or worrying about running out of gas. The deck furniture includes two mahogany pool lounges, a dining table with a large umbrella, an Adirondack seating group for four and a hammock.

The entrance to the Main House welcomes you with its cathedral ceiling. There is a comfortable bench where you can take off your boots in the winter, and store your ski equipment in the adjacent, generously proportioned closet.

Off the entrance is the entertainment room, with a working fireplace, a brand new 60' Samsung HD TV, couches, an alcoved home office (with our powerful wireless router), a wide-plank wooden floor, and a terrace to sit and enjoy the view.

Behind the entertainment room is the ground floor bedroom featuring French doors and a hand-made, solid cherry Le Grange bed with an adjunct Porcelanosa bathroom, turning this into a lovely mini-suite.

A grand staircase leads up to the second floor, opening onto the living room which has a another working fireplace, an ample leather couch and chairs, a music and library alcove and magnificent views.

The living room opens onto the generous kitchen with its modern appliances, including an induction stove-top, an oven and two refrigerators (main and beverages). The kitchen is fully equipped, and has ample cabinet space. It is framed by a counter island with high-chair seating for four, and a dining alcove with a beautiful dining table and spectacular mountain views.

Also off the living room is a wooden terrace, the perfect place to sit in the morning with a cup of coffee and watch the sun rise over the Hudson Valley. On clear days you can see as far as the Berkshires - we are in the Catskills!

Behind the living room are two lovely bedrooms. One features a charming four-post Queen-size bed (shown in the photos) and looks out over the pool area. The bedroom next to it is the same size (also with a Queen size bed) and looks onto the garden and Bocci court. The second bathroom (shown), with its modern design, is right across from the bedrooms.

A spiral staircase brings you up to the generously proportioned Master Bedroom under the roof. The MB features a new, natural-fiber King size mattress (all mattresses in the house are new and natural fiber), ample closet and storage space and a TV. En suite is the beautiful and bright Master Bathroom with a bubble-stream tub and a natural-light flooded shower.

Making your way back down and across the pool deck will take you to the Spa-House - and here you are in for a treat, the piece-de-resistance! The grand room is dominated by luxurious leather couches and walls of windows granting 180 degree views. Sink into these chairs with a good glass of wine and you know that this world is not such a bad place after all. In the summer you can open four large French doors and enjoy the breeze and the sound of silence - or listen to your favorite music on the ample stereo system. The grand room of the Spa House has its own terrace with a full range of magnificent Catskill mountains views.

Downstairs from the grand room is the large, fully tiled garage. The original owner of the property, a modern gentleman, kept his 1976 Rolls Royce convertible here. You can still use it as a garage, especially in the winter. But chances are, you will have too much fun playing pool on the perfectly kept pool table or exercising on the gym equipment to even notice that it is meant as a garage.

Outside you'll find a vast, open lawn with two beautiful birch trees, tremendous oak trees standing sentinel, and of course the stroll down to our private pond.

The pond is situated in the lower part of the property, almost tucked away, and very much in its own, unperturbed world. This is the magic garden where you expect a fairy to whisper sweet secrets into your ear at any moment. Take the kids for a row boat ride on the pond. Watch the leisurely gold fish. Have a picnic at the shaded table with your bare feet caressed by the deep, lush moss. Feel eternity and timelessness.

Back at the house, the Bocci court beckons, and the beautiful garden. But maybe your favorite thing to do will be to sit on the cushions by the outdoor fire pit, see the sparks fly into night and take in the glow of the mountains.

Winter:

Skiing: Hunter and Belleayre 30-40 minutes drive.

Magnificent cross-country trails nearby.

Please note that the drive-way is sloped. While we will have it plowed and sanded for you, please be prepared and bring snow chains for your tires.

More Details

Owner
Goetz
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Goetz

I'm originally from Germany, but I live in New York City since more than 20 years. I work in media finance, am happily married and have two wonderful children. This is our second home, which we have recently bought and are very excited about.

Goetz purchased this chalet in 2013

Why Goetz chose Catskills

It's simply spectacular. You'll have to go and see for yourself.

What makes this chalet unique

Total privacy, fantastic views, fully embedded in gorgeous nature while close to charming Woodstock.

Amenities

Woodstock Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Second Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Third Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Study / Den - work in progress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Magical Chalet with spectacular views
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
5

amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

amazing house, pool. great piece of property and an amazing host!

we had 8 adults with plenty of space and LOTS of fun!!

amazing, highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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The most amazing place

  • 5 of 5

Best experience ever, great house, cozy and relaxing place in earth. It was one of our best getaways. Looking forward to visit Again. :))

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nice home

  • 4 of 5

Great location for a trip to Woodstock, Hunter and surrounding area. Private, inviting home.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Great hang with beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

This home has so much character. We went with another family and there was endless activities to do. Super close to the town Woodstock yet you feel like you are super isolated in the country.

And the view!! We look forward to coming back in the summer.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Amazing property and home! A place where you can truly unwind and spend quality time with family.

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended if you would like to relax and enjoy the good life! The views of the mountains, the sunsets and the crickets at night will put you in a trance! So relaxing! Will definitely book again! I took a morning walk everyday day plus a swim! Love love!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Loved everything about our second stay here!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at Le Colibri last summer and again this summer. The house and property were possibly even more beautiful this year than last. When you are home, you feel like you are the only people on the mountain when in fact you are just a few minutes drive from Tinker Street and all of its charms. If you are looking for a getaway from NYC, look no further. I can't wait to get back again next summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Woodstock Gold Club - our guests have access
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Rhinecliff
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
I87 - Exit 19, Kingston
Nearest Ski
21 Miles
Hunter and Belleayre Mountains
Car: necessary

Enjoy a round of Bocci on our sand court, or take your sweet-heart for a spin in a row boat on our private pond.

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Rates & Availability

Woodstock Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
July
Jul 4 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,000
Fri,Sat
 
 
August
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Labor Day
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
Early Sept.
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$1,000
Fri,Sat
 
 
Rosh Hashanah
Sep 20 2017 - Sep 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Yom Kipur
Sep 24 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$650
From
$1,200
Fri,Sat
 
 
Early Oct
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$1,100
Fri,Sat
 
 
Woodstock Film Fest, Sheep&Woo
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Late October
Oct 15 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$1,000
Fri,Sat
 
 
THX G
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Xmas
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
New Years
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Pres. Day - Valentine's Day
Feb 15 2018 - Feb 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
Easter
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
April
Apr 2 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$750
Fri,Sat
 
 
May
May 1 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$1,050
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Day
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
June
May 29 2018 - Jun 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$1,150
Fri,Sat
 
 
4th of July
Jun 29 2018 - Jul 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
July
Jul 5 2018 - Jul 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$6,950
$24,000
 
 
August
Aug 1 2018 - Aug 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
$7,500
$26,000
 
 
Labor Day
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
 
Sept
Sep 5 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$1,200
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$650
Fri,Sat
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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