This Hudson Valley rustic gem with all modern amenities provides a much-needed respite from city life. Located in the heart of Catskills, a mere 1.5 hrs from NYC, it offers a chance to swim, hike, fish, hunt, play tennis, golf, visit farms, BBQ, watch hummingbirds, do yoga, pick strawberries & apples, go horseback riding, visit monuments, galleries, festivals & get away from it all! Ideal for family retreats, reunions, birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, anniversaries, meditations, celebrations
About This House
While COVID-19 is ravaging NYC, we want to offer our house to a group of people wishing to escape NYC in April. There are few places that are more remote and safer than our property on the border of Kingston and Saugerties in Upstate, NY and it's available from April 10th to the 19th. We urge you to consider renting the house to escape the spread of this deadly virus. We make sure to wash all our bedding in hot, Clorox water and to disinfect all surfaces, handles and fixtures after each visit. Sitting atop 5 acres of verdant Hudson Valley terrain, this 2,500SF log cabin was designed and furnished with guests' enjoyment and relaxation in mind. Whether you like cooking gourmet meals for large groups or having romantic dinners cooked for you by a professional chef, BBQ'ing on a Weber gas grill, sunbathing in a recliner on the newly re-seeded lawn, sitting in front of a wood stove, watching Netflix, Showtime, Hulu or HBO on a 65" LG OLED TV, listening to a top-notch Hi-Fi stereo, doing yoga, meditating or soaking in a 6' tub, here in our chalet in the Catskills you'll find every opportunity to unwind and restore your spirits. There are 2 woodsheds stocked with seasoned hardwood on the property that you're welcome to partake of in unlimited quantities.
This log cabin is ideally suited for for hosting a retreat. Whether for a weekend or a week, the place will provide you with the necessary respite and will soothe your soul. The kitchen is truly a chef's dream and boasts a 36" Miele refrigerator, Wolf double ovens, Bosch induction cooktop, Subzero wine refrigerator and All-Clad pots & pans. You could cook a Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for a party of 16 here with 2 roasting racks, 2 full-size ovens + plenty of serving plates and bowls. We could also a arrange a professional chef cater a gourmet meal to your culinary preferences and prepare and serve it right here in the house for you and your group. After the meal, you might want to relax in front of a Jøtul wood stove while watching Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Amazon Prime, Showtime or Starz - all available here on our Apple TV - or gather your friends and watch the Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup or college basketball on one of our brand new 65" state-of-the-art LG OLED TV. Feel like playing your favorite music instead? Just turn on the Krell Bluetooth integrated amp and enjoy the stunning performance of your favorite music coming through the Linn speakers. Wish to square off against someone in a video battle? There's a dedicated 50" Samsung TV + Wii U and a variety of specially selected games available here for your pleasure. How about meditating? You'll have a great big lawn to stretch out and do yoga or meditate on! You could also plunk down in a recliner or an Adirondack chair and relax if you choose to! Want to stargaze through a skylight while soaking in a 72" copper tub? You can do that too! Should you require to do some work, on the other hand, there's also a comfortable desk and a guest computer available for you. Finally, there's a new, high-capacity Weber gas grill with 4 burners and 48,000 BTS's - ideal for grilling meat & fish - right outside the house so you can BBQ to your heart's content. We also set up 3 tables on the terrace so you can wine and dine al fresco like royalty. Everything here was designed with your enjoyment in mind. You'll also find the privacy and rare tranquility of the place refreshing. Practice yoga, meditation, mindfulness and enjoy the restorative powers of the abundant nature all around you!
This home comes with many smart features such as Schlage deadbolt to give you quick and keyless access to the property and 3 Nest smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to put your mind at ease. For additional protection, the entrance to the house is monitored by security cameras. And last but not least, we've installed state-of-the-art Google WiFi mesh with BLAZING FAST 450 MPS download speeds to give you seamless coverage throughout the house, with no dead zones and no buffering - perfect for streaming high definition video or playing games on multiples devices. And of course, when you visit the Catskills, you want to spend time outdoors and enjoy the 5 acres of private land! From grilling and eating outdoors to sunbathing and playing frisbee to burning FREE seasoned hardwood in a fire pit to stargazing at night, these are only a few of the many available outdoor activities around the house.
Our log house is located in one of the most picturesque and fun-filled areas of the Hudson Valley. You're within a 10-minute drive of Kingston, NY, the 1st capital of New York State, which happens to have an impressive array of restaurants. Rhinebeck, Red Hook and New Palz are also popular destinations and are within a 15-minute drive while Woodstock, Hudson, Hyde Park are only about 20-25 minutes away. All of these places have lots of exciting restaurants that feature locally grown ingredients and farm-to-table cooking. Between those nearby towns and Saugerties, you'll be busy eating out, visiting local farms and vineyards and enjoying other activities such as hiking, shopping, horse-back riding, golfing, playing tennis, boating, sunbathing, swimming and having all sorts of fun.
Guests to the equestrian Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS) events in the summer will find the house conveniently located in the same town of Saugerties as the shows themselves.
The breathtaking Kaaterskill Waterfalls are in the vicinity as is the spectacular Overlook Mountain - both famous hiking & bird-watching destinations.
Saugerties Lighthouse is nearby and is renown for its beauty, with a trail excellent for bird-watching leading up to it.
Mountain Top Arboretum is a short ride away with its natural beauty, classes for adults and kids and trails to hike on.
Esopus Creek is not only well known for its fly-fishing in the Hudson Valley and the Catskills, but far, far beyond.
The nearby North-South Lake, an 1,100-acre oasis near Palenville, New York is famous for its hiking trails, swimming beaches, and small boat rentals.
The Sunset Rock / South Taconic Trail provides a reasonably challenging hike along some of the most scenic vistas in the Catskills.
Ready for a yoga retreat? This is a perfect setting for it too!
Saugerties also has a thriving literary scene and is home to Inquiring Minds, an independent book store, which holds readings by prominent authors.
There's also a thriving auction house marketplace where visitors and local residents meet and compete for an eclectic mix of art, furniture and various artifacts.
For historical buffs, there are lots and lots of destinations to visit. Whether it's the sites of Civil War battles or homes of former US Presidents, you'll find plenty to keep your interest piqued. Whatever your heart and soul yearn for, you can find it here in this bucolic bliss!
Other Noteworthy Things
Every mattress is covered with a mattress protector; we provide linens, towels, extra blankets, extra pillows, HBO Go, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime and Apple TV, HiFi stereo with superb Krell integrated amplifier and Linn speakers, Yamaha digital piano and synthesizer, WiFi & WiFi extender, 2 gas grills, Cuisinart PerfecTemp Programmable Coffeemaker, 2 French presses, tea, dishes, bowls, serving plates, utensils, pots, pans, baking pans, 2 roasting racks, shower & hand towels, hand soap, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and much more. We also have lots of entertainment for kids such as board games, Wii U with a dedicated 50” TV + lots of games such as Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed III, Harry Potter, the Croods and others. All our soaps, conditioners & shampoos are eco-friendly and are available in each bathroom, kitchen and laundry room where you’ll be pleased to find industry-leading Speed Queen washer & dryer.
For outdoors, we have a professional badminton set with 4 racquets - a perfect summer activity for the whole family! We provide UNLIMITED FREE SEASONED HARDWOOD for you during the winter months to burn inside in the wood stove or outside in the fire pit!
While COVID-19 is ravaging NYC, we want to offer our house to a group of people wishing to escape NYC in April. There are few places that are more remote and safer than our property on the border of Kingston and Saugerties in Upstate, NY and it's available from April 10th to the 19th. We urge you to consider renting the house to escape the spread of this deadly virus. We make sure to wash all our bedding in hot, Clorox water and to disinfect all surfaces, handles and fixtures after each visit. Whether you want to go shopping for food at the amazing Adams Farm, get organic bread & pastries at Bread Alone, take a stroll near the Hudson River, go skiing at Hunter mountain, trout fish at the world-renowned Esopus Creek, hunt deer, bear, or wild turkey or do some birdwatching from the terrace, this area is a paradise for nature lovers and gourmands alike. Want to play tennis instead? There's Total Tennis, an excellent tennis camp nearby. How about golf? We have 3 terrific golf courses within a 7-mile radius! Skiing can be enjoyed at Hunter mountain, Belleayre and Windham which are some of the best resorts south of New Hampshire. Would you consider taking a cooking class at the phenomenal Culinary Institute of America? It's only 22 miles from here. Prefer sightseeing and visiting local farms? We're surrounded by beautiful towns such as Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Hudson, Catskill, New Paltz, Phoenicia and others as well as some of the best organic farms supplying the most famous restaurants in the city. Feel like cajoling and feeding local pygmy goats? Not a problem! There are farms in the area that will let you do that. Interested in picking your own fruits & berries? There's plenty of that too! From a weekend retreat to a month-long stay, there's plenty to do in the Hudson Valley! Please check out Yuri's guidebook here for more information.
Tipus de propietat
Saugerties, Nova York, Estats Units