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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 - 3 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
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About David

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

David purchased this house in 2013

Why David chose Woodstock

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.

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

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
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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 ...
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 -
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5

Wonderful, cozy spot

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here for a weekend. The property is spacious and comfortable while still providing great views and access to some nature, as well as nearby Woodstock. Everything was well maintained and the owner was communicative while we where there, going so far as to email us to check in after a storm (we did lose power for a few hours, but that's not the property's fault.)

Overall we had a lovely time and we hope to stay again sometime soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Michelle! It was great having you up.
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5

Oasis in the mountain

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed stay at this property. Photos on site didn't do the house justice with respect to how beautiful it is inside and how much space there is.

Owner does an excellent job of instructing guests in how to operate things in the property as well as making them feel at home.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unbelivable Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I travel a bit and we use VRBO quite often. This is the best rental we have stayed in! The house has everything you could ask for in a mountain retreat. The location is incredible and there are views out of every window. The house is VERY smartly designed and David takes amazing care of the unit. It is superbly clean and organized. The kitchen has everything you need, firewood is provided for the gorgeous fireplace, flip flops and towels are provided for the hot tub, wifi surround sound for the TV and your music. It is also on the edge of Catskill Park. All Trails reported there were "42 trails in my area", we did a different hike every day. I really could go on and on. Thanks David for letting us use your amazing home!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Glenn! It was great having you up and very glad you enjoyed it.
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5

Besutiful

  • 5 of 5

Comfort and convenience in peaceful and idyllic setting.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, tranquil and immaculate

  • 5 of 5

I don’t know what to say other than we had a wonderful stay. The place is close to town but far enough away to be secluded. David has made sure everything you could need is there. Would love for this place to be our own!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very close to town and to Overlook mountain. Beautiful property on a very private lot, surrounded by nature.

The backyard and hot tub were great...quite relaxing.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Come back anytime.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

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.