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Stunning Country Estate, Spectacular Sunsets, Total Seclusion, Close to Town

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 4,400 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

17 private acres, 5 + Bedrooms , 4 baths (sleeps 8-10 comfortably)

"It just FEELS AMAZING here!" is the most common sentiment expressed the minute someone walks into our home.

Our main house is set on a very secluded ridge overlooking a 17 acre field, beautiful pond, and the Catskill Mountains. The sunsets each evening are spectacular. There are 4-bedrooms, 3-full/1-half bathrooms in the main house. A large sunny living room is perfect for catching up on your reading or chatting with family and friends. A large, open dining area with center island kitchen lets you prep dinner while socializing too. A TV/movie room offers a 55 in. Samsung Flatscreen Smart TV, surround-sound stereo, DVD player, game table, fireplace, and expansive views of the pond and mountains. There's an upstairs library area with desk (in case that one last email needs to get sent). Wireless extends throughout the house to the pool area.

Upstairs you'll find an expansive and luxurious master bedroom with sitting area, private balcony, and an incredible view to wake up to - also a large en-suite master bath, with jacuzzi tub and a two person shower. There is another queen sized bedroom upstairs with it's own bathroom. A "second master" bedroom is located on the main floor, with a comfortable king bed, sliding glass doors to the outside, and it's own en-suite bathroom with shower and tub.

Finally there's a loft/futon bedroom on a third level for the adventurous! (Easily accessible by a short ladder)

Just outside the main house you'll find a trellis-covered patio, with grill and two picnic tables, a swing...the perfect setting for a summer grill out. Around the corner, past the herb garden, is another private patio area overlooking the pond with Adirondack chairs--ideal for enjoying your morning coffee, or a sip of wine at the end of the day.

The pool house includes a painter's studio, a cedar sauna, a work-out area with cardio equipment, weights and a half- bathroom. Upstairs, a fully accommodated apartment, with complete kitchen, full bath, cozy bedroom and a child bed and couch in the living area--perfect for a small family or couple to set up shop. The apartment's balcony looks out over the pool and offers a spectacular view of the Catskill mountains. PLEASE NOTE: THE POOL HOUSE APARTMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE IN WINTER MONTHS.

There's also a large yard out front, big enough for a game of touch football, Frisbee or working on the short game.

In the pool area you'll find an elegant, deep blue gunite pool surrounded by bluestone tiles authentic to the region, Smith & Hawken lounge chairs, and a dining table and chairs that easily seats 10.

More Details

Owner
Megan Kent
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2017

Why Megan Kent chose Staatsburg

The location (10 minutes from Rhinebeck, yet totally secluded), the setting, the seasons, the river, the sunsets.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Extremely private, luxurious estate that allows you to feel completely away from it all - yet still get to town within 10 minutes for some of the best dining in the country.

Easy access from NYC by train or car.

Amenities

Staatsburg Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bathrooms in main house. 3 full and one half. Full bathroom in pool house apartment/half bath in studio. PLEASE NOTE POOL HOUSE APARTMENT IS NOT OPEN WINTER MONTHS.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Upstairs Master Suite - 1 king , French doors to balcony, expansive view of the Catskills
    Downstairs Master Suite - 1 king , Large, private and cozy, beautiful ensuite bathroom
    Queen Guestroom - 1 queen , Cozy, comfortable bed, lovely window to nature
    The Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fun getaway bedroom for the young, fun, adventurous
    Pool House Apartment Studio - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , THIS STUDIO APARTMENT IS NOT OPEN DURING WINTER MONTHS
  • King size beds (2), Queen size beds (2), Twin or full beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Cardio machine and limited weights/work out area. Yoga mats available. Omega Institute is 2 miles away.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

The home is lovely and inviting. We thoroughly enjoyed this very comfortable home and were sorry when we had to leave! Megan is very attentive and helpful with any questions. We highly recommend it to guests.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rhonda I'm so very happy that you and your family enjoyed our home. You and your family were perfect guests and we welcome you back anytime! - Megan
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5

Great for a Large Family; Wonderful Setting

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for our daughter’s graduation from Marist College. Many of our family members joined us. The house was perfect for our get-together. The owner Megan was very nice, accommodating to our needs, and provided all the necessary information. The house provided excellent accommodation for 12 of us; we enjoyed the beautiful surroundings- drinking tea in the outside patio, sitting outside for evening chats, and watching deer and turkey by the pond in the morning. The kids enjoyed the pool. They had their party in the pool house. The inside also gave us a perfect setting for family meals and evening conversations. The house is ideally located for visiting the nearby attractions – Walkway over the Hudson, FDR home and library, Innisfree garden, etc.. We had a great dinner at the Culinary Institute one evening. If you have a large group, the house is perfect, and Hudson valley is a great location to spend some time.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review Pranab - I'm thrilled that you and your family had a wonderful time. As promised you treated my home as your own and I welcome you back anytime! - Megan
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5

Beautiful property, great owner

  • 5 of 5

We (3 adults plus 2 young kids) had a great stay in this beautiful house. The house is very comfortable and had everything we needed. Master bedroom is amazing, and it's great to have a second master bedroom downstairs -- not to mention an entirely separate apartment (with kitchen and sitting room) in the pool house! Megan (the owner) was *so* responsive and flexible (allowing us to check out several hours late, for example). Would love to go back in the summer when the pool is usable. Also a great location, just 90 mins away from the city and 15-20 mins away from Rhinebeck, Kingston, etc. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jennifer for such a lovely review. I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you back again! - Megan
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5

Perfect country get away for a young family!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and my two boys, who are 3 year and 9 months spent 3 glorious days here.

Even though it was still Winter, it was such a beautiful property with totally chill out relaxing vibes. I loved the swinging chair on the front of the house watching the sunset every evening. Megan the owner is fast and responsive, she was kind enough to let us have a late check out as my son was ill and needed to sleep in. I will definitely be back to visit in summer to use that amazing pool!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mariko we loved having you! So happy you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you and your family again soon. -Megan
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Great holiday stay over New Year's

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time with our family of 6 at the house. It was warm and cozy and spacious. We loved the space and the location and would definitely want to rent it again.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Teresa we're so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again in the future. All best, - Megan
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5

Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the home for our stay in Rhinebeck while teaching at the Omega Institute! The home was wonderful and SO CLOSE to where we needed to be each day, making commuting back and forth for meals and breaks so convenient!

The home is amazing and so comfortable...fully stocked with everything that we needed to cook, relax, and sleep. We were only a couple of people so we had more than enough room to really spread out with all the beds, a living room, a family room (with a fireplace!), several bathrooms, and the additional pool house!

Patrick and Megan were more than accommodating and so helpful with everything. Also, available anytime if we had a question. Completely stress free!

I would highly recommend this home to anyone...and will be back myself for sure!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
JFK
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Rhinebeck
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Hudson River
Nearest Golf
1.8 Miles
Dinsmore GC
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Metro North Poughkeepsie/Amtrak Rhinecliff
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Taconic state parkway
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Gigi/The Local/Market St Rhinebeck
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Hunter Mountain
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Hudson River
Car: recommended

The Hudson River Valley. The beauty that inspired the Hudson River School of painting. Rolling hills, winding two-lane country roads, sunsets on the river, farms feeding local restaurants and farmers markets, horse country, beautiful Hudson River river estates of the Vanderbilts, Roosevelts, and Livingstons, The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park fueling/elevating the quality of every local restaurant. All of it just minutes away, or maybe we'll just stay home today and sit by the pool.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $350
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 4.0%

PLEASE NOTE: THE POOL HOUSE APARTMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE DURING THE WINTER MONTHS. MAIN HOUSE SLEEPS EIGHT.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
$350 cleaning fee.
Damage protection ($99 for $5,000 coverage) is required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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