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Four-season spacious and modern Catskill / Ashokan retreat on 11 wooded acres

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 371 m²
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property


- 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.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Jonathan

We are a professional 30-something couple who live in Manhattan.

Jonathan purchased this chalet in 2014

Why Jonathan chose Catskills

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.

What makes this chalet unique

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Olivebridge, New York

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 371 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , En-suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 large double bed , Bedroom with additional sleeping loft
    Bedroom 5 - 3 single bed , Downstairs bedroom
  • Bedrooms all have brand new beds, mattresses, and linens
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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Four-season spacious and modern Catskill / Ashokan retreat on 11 wooded acres
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Great house, great time

  • 5 of 5

Loved doing outdoor sports! It was also really close to the reservoir so our group ran near the water on multiple occasions during our trip. Look forward to maybe coming back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property was perfect for our group weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house is well maintained and the basketball court was a huge plus. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it even more the second time around!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time staying at this house and both times I came with a large group. The house is comfortable and well appointed, I can't recommend it enough. Jonathan is helpful and available to answer questions with a quick response time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our group of 11 guys. It is modern but also cozy. Beds were very comfortable and the entire house was clean. The Sonos system throughout the house and full basketball court with lights were both big hits!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Picturesque Cabin for big group!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 10 people stay and it was PERFECT! We pretty much centered around the massive kitchen / living room area with fires going all day while each couple had their own comfortable queen size bed at night. Great sound system, lavish rec room and every single kitchen utensil / pot / pan you would ever need. Looking forward to my next stay!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely a great weekend with family and friends.

  • 5 of 5

THE PROPERTY WAS PERFECT. The house was great, so much bigger than we imagined. Well stocked, and taken care of. Will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Country Inn
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Rondout Golf Course
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Country Inn
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Car: necessary

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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit A$634

Once a reservation has been made, Traveler agrees to Owners' Rental Agreement.
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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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