The SpaceNewly-renovated, rustic contemporary home with 25-foot ceilings with tons of glass and sunshine. The main floor is a large open space with wide-plank, antique pine hardwood floors and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the living and dining areas. The fully-equipped kitchen has an open floor plan with views of a wood-burning fireplace and outdoors beyond. Designed as a weekend retreat for writing and relaxation, this house is also great for entertaining or full-time living.
New washer and dryer with storage area on lower level.
There are three bedrooms plus an open sleeping loft (six separate beds) and two and one-half baths, spread out on three floors for added privacy:
-- The lower level has a queen bedroom, full bath and living area; plus, a separate open sleeping area with a twin bed.
-- There is a full bath and two bedrooms on the main floor. One bedroom has a queen bed and one bedroom has two twin beds.
-- The open loft, above the living room, has a double bed and a half bath .
The house is located on a quiet cul de sac on a wooded one-acre lot with 300' of landscaped lake front. Private 10' x 20' dock, three kayaks (one is a two-person), one canoe, outdoor sitting areas, enclosed organic vegetable garden, and new 300 sq. ft. deck with lake and tree views.
The house includes all the toys including 46’ flat screen TV, blue ray, stereo, satellite TV, internet, Weber Gas BBQ, kayaks, etc.
The house is located in Sleepy Hollow Lake, a private community in Athens, NY (lake: 324-acres, 2.5 mile long). The community offers a lodge, beach, tennis courts, basketball courts, swimming pools and 24-hour, on-call security.
Four-season recreation surround this beautiful area including fabulous hiking, snow shoeing, cross country and downhill skiing (Windham and Hunter Mountains), paddle boarding and fishing nearby.
Located just 2.25 hour drive from New York City and 3 hours from Boston, this home is a perfect weekend getaway from the city. The charming towns of Hudson (with an Amtrak station) and Saugerties are 20-25 minutes away and offer upscale restaurants, arts, entertainment and world-famous antiquing.
Woodstock, Rhinebeck and Albany are 40 minutes away and offer more great restaurants, performance centers, museums, shopping, bars and music.
Please see house rules for additional information. Guest AccessGuest have access to the entire home, private lakefront, kayaks/canoe, organic garden and community amenities such as the pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, and lodge/beach. Interaction with GuestsI am available by phone, email and text throughout your stay. In the rare occasion that I will not be available, my house manager will be at your service. The NeighborhoodSleepy Hollow Lake is a unique community offering a wide range of Getting AroundThe house is about 20-25 minutes from the Hudson Amtrak station (approximately $26 cab ride) and 45 minutes from Albany Airport (approximately $80 cab ride). You will want to have a car while staying at the house since it is located in a private community and nothing is withing walking distance. Other Things to NoteThis a fabulous location for family reunions, couples traveling together as well as a restorative retreat to unwind from the city. Some guests are very active with all the outdoor sports in the area. Others come to cook great meals, drink wine and hang out in front of the fire.