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Beautiful Woodstock Mountain House with Hot Tub and Ping Pong

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Peaceful seclusion: 4 acres in the woods but 1.8 miles from center of Woodstock

The home is secluded and warm but with all the modern amenities. It sits in the middle of four wooded acres but is only 1.8 miles from the center of the town of Woodstock. I bought it in the summer of 2013 and have enjoyed many relaxing weekends away from NYC.

The original interior is full of warm, knotty pine walls, hardwood floors, and a wood-burning fireplace. In the fall of 2013, I converted an adjoining artist studio to a Great Room. It now has cathedral pine ceilings, wood beams, and light pine floors. It also houses a brand new down-filled Room & Board sofa and chaise, a brand new ping-pong table, a gas woodstove, and a 55' television with DirecTV.

The home has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a washer and dryer. The Master bedroom features knotty pine cathedral ceilings, Russell Wright furnishings, a brand new, quality king mattress, and its own private second-floor deck. The second bedroom also features cathedral ceilings, painted knotty pine walls and ceiling, a brand new Queen Bed, and a day-bed that can be converted to a king. The bed mattresses are all high-quality, brand new, and very comfortable.

The kitchen has it all: gas stove, large refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, and all the cooking tools, pots and pans, and dishes you could need. The kitchen leads to a serene screened-in back porch that looks onto the blue stone patio and off into the woods. Four steps up from the patio is a brand new hot tub that looks out over the house.

The front yard is beautifully landscaped with blue stone walkways and steps. About 100 yards to the side of the house -- still on the property -- is a mountain stream.

More Details

Owner
David
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About David

I live in Brooklyn but spend many peaceful weekends at this unbelievable retreat in the woods.

David purchased this house in 2013

Why David chose Catskills

I looked for two years for just the right place. I wanted the feel of a cabin but the space, light, and amenities of a modern home. I wanted seclusion but proximity to town. This has it all. In the summer of 2013, I converted what was an artist's studio space into a great room with cathedral ceilings, wood beams, a ping-pong table and a gas woodstove. I also built a blue stone patio in back and added a hot tub on the rise of the back hill. Sitting in the tub, you look over the house at the tall, evergreen trees and the open sky.

The interior of the house needed no work -- the previous owner was a weaver and kept the home in meticulous, artistic shape. The knotty pine walls give it great warmth. The picture frame windows make you feel as though you are sitting in a nature painting. And when the mountain stream next to the house is racing, the sound of the water makes you forget entirely about the rest of the world.

What makes this house unique

The home's combination of warmth and seclusion with it's close proximity to town make it unique. You cannot see another house from the property and yet you are only 1.8 miles from the center of town.

Amenities

Woodstock House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , In addition to the Queen bed: day bed convertible to a king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Woodstock Mountain House with Hot Tub and Ping Pong
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 43 reviews
4

Great spot to hike up mountain or walk to town.

  • 4 of 5

Great location to mountains and downtown Woodstock. House is well equipped with entertainment and charm.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy perfection in the woods. Can't wait to return.

  • 5 of 5

Loved this house! It had everything we needed. We had a most lovely weekend! David was easy to work with and all was smooth and ideal! Would love to plan a return trip!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful. Relaxing. Worry free.

  • 5 of 5

2nd time and it was wonderful. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

This is a fantastic house. We loved the setting in the woods-not too far from town.

  • 5 of 5

The house is very comfortable with generous living space. We spent a lot of time in the living room with awesome fireplace and then in the family room with gas "wood burning" fireplace and ping pong table. Not just any ping pong table - this one was awesome. The family room is bright with high ceilings and windows. Super comfy.

Bedrooms are great and beds very comfortable.

Kitchen is on the small side but well stocked.

We also spent a lot of time in the fabulous hot tub outside.

This is a really special place.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful charming cabin

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was very comfortable and we hated to leave. The setting is peaceful and beautiful.

We found the house very clean and organized. Our communication with the owner was pleasant and friendly.

We had everything we needed in the house.

We hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gary & Kristine Harris

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home. Everything was clean and worked. Best tv setup I have experienced in a rental home.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Rates & Availability

Woodstock House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,800
$5,500
 
 
August
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
$5,500
 
 
Holidays
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$295
$1,500
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning $125

Please note that payment by credit card requires an additional 2.5% charge -- the fee that the credit card companies themselves charge. Also, please note that holiday weekends require a three-day minimum stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1.8 Miles
Many in town
Nearest Train
25 Miles
rhinecliff
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 28 - 5 miles; NY Thruway/87 - 15 miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.8 Miles
Many in town
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Hunter, Belleayre, Windham, Plattekill
Car: necessary

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