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Hilary Huntington

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Best River/Mountain Views in the Area!

38 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Staatsburg Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

PLEASE NOTE! $200 is base ( single in apt ) price only. Check Notes section for other rate details.The house is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac high on a wooded hill overlooking The Hudson River and Catskill Mountains with some of the area's most breathtaking views. The sun sets right in front of the house every night and slightly to the south in winter. The two bedroom apt. is approximately 1000 square feet and located on the first floor of this modern and well maintained home. The apt is newly renovated. I installed new hardwood floors, sisal carpets, A/C and air purification system, new beds and bedding, some new furniture, fresh paint, new screens on porch and Flat screen TV. It has a well lit and private entry 50 ft.from parking. Bathroom with shower, large living room with fireplace ( firewood included ) which can accommodate more guests if necessary, Fully equipped kitchen, covered, screened in porch and large deck area with Small outdoor dining table, adirondack chairs and hammock.

I am an artist/designer living quietly upstairs. The two zones are very private and separate. The decor is tasteful, uncluttered and clean. Dogs are welcome depending on their temperament and size. Please mention ahead of time if you would like to bring your pup. They would not be permitted on furniture or beds and must be curbed on the premises and picked up after. I would love to share my idyllic setting and assist in anyway that might make your visit more comfortable.

The charming village of Rhinebeck is four miles north teeming with restaurants and shopping. i am surrounded on all sides by grand Hudson River Villas many of which are open to the public. I live in the midst of a NY State park where you will find miles of trails for hiking and biking. Norrie point is a public marina for sailing and kayaking. Southlands is an equestrian center just up the road. Further afield, Bard and Vassar Colleges have plenty to offer.. Tennis, indoor swimming, suana, art collections, music venues just to name a few. Hudson offers the best antiquing around while Millbrook has vineyards and the most bucolic country this side of 'The Pond', Downhill skiing is 45 minutes away, Catamount in the Berkshires or Windham and Hunter Mountains in The Catskills.

Keywords: Two Story Private Home, Owner lives upstairs in separate quarters.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Hilary Huntington (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Hilary Huntington

I have lived in Rhinebeck since 1990, my family has lived here since 1832. My kids are happily living elsewhere and they left a big vacancy so I am wanting to fill it with polite, friendly travelers who are curious about this part of the world. I am an artist /designer who lives upstairs with my pug, who will be especially happy to see you! I love to travel myself and hope you will find everything here that you might have at home or would expect to find in a good hotel or fully equipped house. I am accommodating, quiet and unobtrusive. Please let me know if you need anything to make your stay more comfortable or if you want suggestions to explore the area.

Hilary Huntington purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Hilary Huntington chose New York

I bought this property immediately upon seeing the view. I instantly saw the potential and love living here!

What makes this apartment unique

The long distance views and sunsets will make it hard to tear yourself away! While you drive through a neighborhood to get here, once you rise up the vertiginous drive and arrive at the house, you will think you are miles from civilization. It's peaceful, quiet and occupies the highest geological point in the immediate area.

Reviews

5
based on 38 traveler reviews

Best River/Mountain Views in the Area!
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews
5

Comfortable, nicely furnished, quiet with beautiful view and mountains beyond.

  • 5 of 5

My wife, puppy and I had a great three day/night stay at this property and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to stay in the Rhinebeck vicinity. We were welcomed at check in and provided great advice as to things to do and places to eat. Great hiking nearby and restful quiet in the evenings.

Bill and Shawn and Geneva Vogel

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Lovely Comfortable Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Hilary's house. The apartment is an entirely self contained unit on a beautiful property that is convenient to the many great amenities in the area. The space is elegant and comfortable with everything one could need. Hilary was a welcoming and responsive host. We would absolutely return to this home.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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An extraordinary getaway spot!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful location and a more pristine rents space. The apartment was immaculate and well-equipped, Hilary was very responsive and the views over the Hudson were gorgeous. We came into town for a family wedding and we will definitely be back for another stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great place to stay with a wonderful view.

  • 5 of 5

Arrived at the highest spot in Staatsburg to find an inviting home with a view of the Hudson River a couple miles away. Comfortable lounge chairs were positioned for having the best view of trees and the river. Inside the house were 2 comfortable bedrooms, kitchen, and living room/ dining room. No bad surprises. Many basic cooking supplies and cookware. Hillary offered other supplies from her kitchen/ herb garden that we might need. Planned on cooking a couple of nights but 2 of us were attending the CIA cooking boot camp and we brought back 3 to 5 boxes of left overs from our class's efforts everyday so did no new cooking but had more great eating than we could do. This house provided a much better place to spend a week than a couple of hotel rooms. Would come back to stay if I took another class. Would recommend to anyone

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Comfortable beds, great view, relatively close to Rhinebeck.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Fabulous Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Enjoy a serene getaway in a pristine, uniquely and tastefully furnished apartment overlooking the Hudson and beyond. A wall of windows brings the outdoors in. Quiet central a/c keeps you pleasantly cool and comfortable in the heat of summer. The sunsets are fantastic from this hilltop retreat, but even a gray, rainy day is relaxing and restorative when spent in such a lovely location. Centrally located to many Hudson River attractions with the quaint town of Rhinebeck just a few miles up the road. Can't forget to mention the glorious beds and linens. You sink into comfort and luxury for a restful good night's sleep every night. Hilary is unobtrusive, but attentive if needed. Just a perfect place to stay when visiting the Hudson River Valley.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
29.7 Miles
Stewart International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Rhinebeck, NY
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Dinsmore Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Metro north
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
NYS Thruway ( 87 )
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Rhinebeck Restaurants
Nearest Ski
42 Miles
Hunter Mountain
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Kingston Point Beach
Car: recommended

Rhinebeck County Fairgrounds, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, The Beekman Arms, The Oldest Inn in America, year round Rhinebeck Farmer's Market, The Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, The Walkway Over The Hudson in Poughkeepsie, The Bardovan Opera House in Poughkeepsie, The Sosnoff Theater at the Frank Gehry designed Fisher Center, The Hessel Museum, The Spiegal Tent all at Bard college, Kaatsbaan Ballet and International Dance Center in Tivoli, rock climbing and ice skating at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, wine tasting at area vineyards too numerous to list, go to: hudsonvalleywinecountry.org.

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Rates & Availability

Staatsburg Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 4.0%

$200 base price only, for 1 guest.
double rate occupying one bedroom- $225 per night
two singles occupying both bedrooms - $275 per night
two doubles occupying both bedrooms - $325 per night
When both bedrooms are occupied, rate in Living room - $25/single $50/double
Double using 2nd bedroom for guest- $125
Please note: Cleaning fee for weekly & monthly only, $100 & $150 respectively
Cancellation Policy: 30 days notice or less 50%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Staatsburg Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , very clean, white tiled bathroom with great shower pressure!
  • built in white tiled shower with carrera marble seat and shower curtain, one sink with carerra marble surround. Lots of storage underneath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , This bedroom is large and has a very roomy closet.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This BR is smaller w/ views & a sliding glass door to porch
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Queen areo bed and twin couch, not pullout, very comfy!
  • 2 Queen size Beds in bedrooms and 1 queen aero bed available for LR and comfy all down couch sleeps 1 very comfortably.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
This property boasts the highest point in Hyde Park with geological markers to prove it. The views are sensational! If you are lovely guests :-) you are welcome to visit my deck for higher views! For pet owners, I would ask that IF you leave your pooch behind while you are out exploring, please inform me so if I am able, I can care for him/her if you gone for many hours. Please, if you are a single or a double, rate is for 1 bedroom only. If you sleep separately, your rate will increase slightly. See rate section for 2 singles in apt. Thank you.

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