|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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- 4-season getaway with retreat-like feel
- Privately nestled in 11 acres of woodland
- Wifi, air conditioning, radiant under-floor heat
- Brand new, state-of-the-art, fully equipped kitchen with German appliances
- All furniture, beds, mattresses, towels, and linens are brand new
- Entertainment area in finished basement with TV area, pool table, air hockey, wet bar, refrigerator
- Stone fireplace and wood-burning stove
- Outdoor activities on the property (basketball, tennis, volleyball, fire pit, children’s area, stream)
- 5 bedrooms (1 king, 4 queen, and 3 twin beds) with views of surrounding woodland
- 3.5 bathrooms
Modern and spacious post and beam home privately nestled back from the road in 11 acres of peaceful woodland. This home is the perfect 4-season getaway for families or friends to unwind and reunite, and it is great for children. It has a retreat-like feel, perfectly combining the rustic peace and tranquility of the mountains with every modern convenience and home comfort, including wifi internet, high definition cable TV, radiant under-floor heating, air conditioning, washer/dryer, and dishwasher.
It is located in picturesque Olivebridge, 2 hours from NYC, and is 5 mins from the beautiful Ashokan reservoir. It is also close to Woodstock, Phonecia, Stone Ridge, New Paltz, Kingston, and Saugerties. The ski areas of Bellayre, Hunter, and Wyndham are within easy driving distance while there is cross-country skiing in nearby Minnewaska state park. In the summer and fall, the area is perfect for hiking, biking, climbing, tubing, horse riding, and boating.
The 4,000 sq ft, 5 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom house easily accommodates 12 guests and has sofa and additional living space for more. The main floor features a great room– a large living area with stone fireplace, cathedral ceiling, large sofa, and window seat; dining area with seating for 10; and a brand new kitchen with large refrigerator, and Bosch dishwasher, microwave, and state-of-the-art induction range, and bar seating for 5. Off the great room is a bright sun room with screened windows. French doors lead from the great room and the sun room out to the large deck, complete with new propane grill and patio furniture, perfect for relaxing on long summer days. Also on the main floor is a laundry room with washer, dryer, and powder room; master suite with king bed, en-suite bathroom, and skylight; two guest bedrooms with queen beds, one of which has a loft with an additional queen bed and a skylight; and guest bathroom with over-sized tub and shower. Above the great room is a balcony and a beautiful queen bedroom with cathedral ceiling and exposed beams.
Downstairs also has radiant under-floor heating and features a large TV/movie area with a 60” LED high definition TV, wireless surround sound, cable TV, DVD/blu-ray player, comfortable sectional sofa with space for 12+, and a wood-burning stove. The downstairs also has a games and entertainment area complete with pool table, air hockey, wet bar, and refrigerator, an additional bedroom with 3 twin beds, and a bathroom. French doors lead out of the downstairs area to a secluded patio area below the deck.
The 11 acre grounds feature an enclosed and floodlit tennis / volleyball / basketball court, fire pit, children’s play area, natural rock outcroppings, original stone walls, and a year-round stream.
We are a professional 30-something couple who live in Manhattan.
Jonathan purchased this chalet in 2014
We wanted a weekend getaway from the city that was peaceful and off the beaten track but not too remote. We also wanted a home that we could use to host friends and family and use as a base for hiking and skiing.
We loved that the house was so perfect for entertaining yet was also peaceful and relaxing. The first thing we did with the place was to renovate the kitchen to make the main floor even more open.
THE PROPERTY WAS PERFECT. The house was great, so much bigger than we imagined. Well stocked, and taken care of. Will be back again.
This is a great house for a group. My family stayed here (there were 10 of us) and we were so comfortable. Large kitchen, plenty of places to hang out and very cozy. The owners keep it very well maintained and we couldn't have been more pleased with our stay.
The photos don't do the house justice, it's absolutely beautiful and even bigger/roomier than we thought. The basement is huge with a bar area, game tables and a huge couch area, which was great. The fire pit was also a lot of fun to sit around and make s'mores. The bedrooms were roomy and comfy. The kitchen was well stocked and beautiful. It was an easy drive from the NYC area too. We'd love to come back and stay again. And Jonathan was very helpful with answering all my questions.
I highly recommend booking this house for your next stay!
Eight of us stayed the weekend, and while we had every intention of exploring the neighboring towns, this house was so comfortable that we left maybe once to pick up some food. The dual fireplaces and heated floors are amazing, and everything we needed was stocked and ready. Would definitely stay here again, and totally would recommend to anyone looking for a fun and beautiful getaway in the Catskills.
The property was lovely and had all the modern amenities that you could need. We stayed there for a weekend getaway and were absolutely blown away at how great the accommodations and amenities were. Lots to do if you wanted to stay on the property, including basketball, air hockey and pool table. The Sonos sound system was an added bonus! We simply had to download the app via wi-fi and we could control our music selection right from our phone. We would highly recommend to anyone and our group will be booking again for next year.
A 5 day family gathering, a full day birthday party with guests of all ages, meals prepared daily with the use of the fire pit, B-B-Q grill, and well equipped kitchen, terrific blue-tooth sound system on multiple levels of the house made entertaining super easy, tons of space to escape that one crazy relative or noisy kids, Jonathan was very assessable, flexible, and non-intrusive. This house was built for entertaining and it’s much larger than it appears in the pictures. We hope to use it again in the future.
The house is conveniently located 2 hours north of NYC. While in a beautifully rural setting, it is close to many of the Catskills' and Hudson Valley's key attractions and activities, including:
The Country Inn: Locals come from miles around because of its excellent food, 300+ beers from around the world, and rustic charm. Only 1.5 miles from the house!
Ashokan reservoir: Beautiful views and perfect for cycling, a summer evening walk, or a morning run. Less than 5 mins from the house.
Boiceville: 10 mins away. Supermarket, liquor store, and pharmacy.
Phonecia: Tubing down the Esopus, cafes, hiking, biking.
Woodstock: Famous for many reasons, not least its art galleries, cafes, restaurants, and eclectic shops.
Stone Ridge: Lots of historic architecture and stone houses, as well as cafes and shops.
Minnewaska state park: Great for hiking and biking.
Mohonk preserve: Hiking in the Shawangunk Ridge, golf, Mohonk Mountain House resort.
Ski areas: Bellayre, Hunter, and Windham mountains are within easy reach.
New Paltz: Cafes, shops, restaurants, and historic stone houses built by the Huguenots.
Kingston: Beautiful waterfront area with bars and cafes, lively nightlife, and all the large stores and supermarkets.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable Damage Deposit||A$651|
|Cleaning fee per rental||A$293|
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Price and minimum stay requirements for holidays may be different - contact owner for details.
Deposit and cleaning fee may be higher for stays of longer than six nights or more than 10 guests.
Property damage protection available upon request in lieu of deposit.