The SpaceBeautiful and spacious farmhouse style country home with an open floor plan. Located on a serene 6-acre property just outside Gardiner, NY. The house and property feature gorgeous, unobstructed views of the Shawangunk Mountains (The Gunks) from nearly every room. Our property is a short 90 minute drive North of NYC. Perfect getaway for families, friends, or romance.
The house features 4 bedrooms (up to 8 people) and 4 full bathrooms. Fully stocked Chef's kitchen, additional downstairs kitchen, great room with 22' ceiling, working fireplace and wall-mounted 50" Plasma TV with Bose surround sound system and access to Time Warner Cable, AppleTV and Netflix. On either side of the entry are the sitting room and formal dining room (seats 6), and behind the kitchen is the laundry room and home office with a large desk and sofa.
The downstairs basement level is handicap accessible and can be treated as a separate suite, with its own bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, if desired.
Master Suite has queen sized bed, private balcony with breathtaking view, and private master bathroom with mountain views, hot tub-style bath with working jets and separate custom tiled standing shower.
Second bedroom has queen sized bed and 32" flat screen TV with basic cable, DvD and VHS players. Bathroom is shared with third bedroom.
Third bedroom has full sized bed, 32" TV with X-Box (Netflix available through Xbox) and lots of light.
Fourth (downstairs) bedroom features a queen sized bed and a lot of privacy. No TV in this room but there is a 42" TV in the downstairs living area.
Main kitchen is equipped with 5 burner gas range, two sinks, dishwasher, convection oven, all stainless steel appliances, microwave, toaster, espresso maker and coffee maker. The gas grill is located on the deck just outside the kitchen on our back deck. Propane is provided. On the deck there is a seating area to enjoy meals outdoors from Spring to late Fall.
Additional modern downstairs kitchen with dark wood custom cabinetry, small gas stove/oven (4 burners), refrigerator, wine fridge, keurig coffee maker and stone counter tops. Perfect for making snacks and drinks to conveniently enjoy in the backyard and pool areas.
Downstairs bathroom is huge and features a custom tiled, steam equipped shower with two shower heads (one regular, one rain shower) and all modern chrome fixtures.
Downstairs has cherry wood floors. The living area has a sofa and 42" TV with basic cable, DVD player and Wii.
The house has a lovely wraparound porch with various seating areas, a dining table, and views of the mountains and country landscape. The neighbors are so far away you will feel like it's your own private resort. Beautifully landscaped and fenced backyard with a large swimming pool (open May-September), 5 person hot tub and fire pit. Pool is not currently heated but stays very warm in July and August. At the end of the private driveway there is an informal basketball court with in-ground hoop. We have many games in the house for your enjoyment.
House is a ten minute drive to town of New Paltz with restaurants, shopping and bars. 5 minute drive to the quaint town of Gardiner. 10 minute drive to Mohonk Mountain House with a beautiful restaurant and spa as well as the surrounding Mohonk Preserve with hiking, biking and rock climbing. We are within minutes of several wineries and a distillery. There are many farms in the area where you can buy local produce and pick your own apples and pumpkins. Please see our Guidebook for recommendations on activities and places to eat and drink!
Guests have access to the entire property - only the garage is off access. This includes house, gardens, pool and hot tub.
We mainly interact over email, text, and phone calls. I send access to our very thorough house manual and guidebook with area attractions immediately on booking. The lockbox combination and some final notes are given the night before arrival via email.
We do not live on site full time or in the area. We do have neighbors and relatives in the area who are available to help with any issues.
Our neighborhood is absolutely gorgeous. The house is on six acres with unobstructed views of the Gunks from nearly every window. The area is mostly families and is very quiet in the evenings and at night. We are a 5-10 minute drive from several farms, wineries, and the Tutthiltown Distillery, 5 minutes from Gardiner, and 12 minutes from New Paltz.
There is a Trailways bus stop in the town of New Paltz, about a 12 minute drive away from the property. The Metro North train station is about 30 minutes away in Poughkeepsie. We do recommend having a vehicle as the house is a 10 minute drive out of town. Guest AccessGuests have private access to our entire home and property, with exclusion of the garage and certain closets. Interaction with GuestsGenerally Peter and I will interact via email and text, and not face to face. We do have neighbors and family members in the area who assist whenever issues come up, in addition to shoveling snow, watering plants, etc. The NeighborhoodOur neighborhood is absolutely gorgeous. The house is on six acres with unobstructed views of the Gunks from nearly every window. The area is mostly families and is very quiet in the evenings and at night. We are a 5-10 minute drive from several farms, wineries, and the Tutthiltown Distillery, 5 minutes from Gardiner, and 12 minutes from New Paltz. Getting Around-Trailways of NY bus station is in the town of New Paltz with transport to and from NYC (about 90 minutes). 12 minute drive from house.
-Metro North train station in Poughkeepsie, about 30 minutes away.
-House is about a 5-10 minute drive from any stores or restaurants, so a car is usually the best way to go for getting around our neighborhood.