The SpaceRustic cottage, in a suburban neighborhood, three miles (five minutes) from the town of Mount Kisco and train station . (lots of restaurants , stores , everything you would need) but in a country setting looking out at the woods with the occasional deer and turkey.
The cottage has an open floor plan with sink with hot and cold water, small fridge, stove, Heat, AC, fan, wi-fi, cable TV, stereo, video, grill, The bathroom for guests is located on the first floor of the main house. Your access is through the back door.
All cellular networks work in my yard with the exception of Verizon
Unfortunately Costs are higher in the colder months due to the rising oil/propane costs, and decline in the warmer weather when mother nature is at her best
Taxi Cab Companies:(if arriving by train)
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(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) (mt kisco taxi)
Local take out menus available inside the shed
great for a quiet few days or for those of you who really want to take advantage of things in the area think about renting a zip car.. Guest AccessBathroom for shower and toilet in Main House. Towels, shampoo, bath gel etc all provided. Washer/drier available in the basement for those spending a week. Interaction with GuestsVery friendly person- happy to point out things of interest and do whatever i can to make you feel comfortable The NeighborhoodI live in a suburban neighborhood with my house being set in an extremely private setting at a dead - very tranquil surrounded by woods and thick plantings….
Close proximity to town(three miles/5 minutes- lots of restaurants and amenities), but in close proximity to many quaint towns, beautiful countryside, cultural interests, lots of outdoor hiking , biking etc Summer thick plantings and flowers.. .. Foliage in Fall is grande! winter well that depends on what you like.. Spring again glorious as the trees bloom and flowers burst
Westchester- Katonah , Neuberger and Hudson River Museum. Wave Hill- Bronx
Chuang Yen Monastery (Carmel NY-largest buddha western hemisphere) ,
CT- Philip Johnson Glass House, Aldrich, Bruce and Stamford Museum,
Jacob Burns Film Center ,Caramoor, Storm King, Rockefeller Home, The Dia Museum, Cold Spring, Bear Mountain, The Garden Conservancy open gardens (see beautiful private gardens) Blue Hill at Stone Barns.
check out historic Hudson Valley: Kykuit, Sunny Side, Olana, Philipsburg Manor, Van Cortlandt park , Lyndhurst, Manitoba
lots of trails.. use the link- north and south county trail ways bike maps for various routes. Bike Sundays- close Bronx River Parkway during certain Sundays
Bear Mountain, Ward Pound Ridge, Rockefeller Park(rte 117). Stone Barns, Croton Dam
Mianus Gorge w waterfalls,Teatown Reservation - Ossining, Turkey Mountain- Yorktown, Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve,Arthur W. Butler Memorial Sanctuary- near Mount Kisco, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation-Pound Ridge, Westmoreland Sanctuary-near Mount Kisco,
Elephants Trunk Vintage Flea market every sunday-April -Nov 7a-2p
Beacon Flear Market
Rockland - Edward Hopper House Nyack
Metro North Train or drive to/from city (NYC discount parking on line available). i am on hour from NYC whether train or car.. Getting AroundMetro North Train to/from NYC (1 hr) or drive to many things of interest within an hour..
Train also to connecticut and towns north.
Best for people with a car.. some rent on price line very inexpensively if they don't have one...or if you like to bike, Or if you want to just rest , read, do your craft you can take a cab from the train station and have a quiet weekend.
Food delivery of all kinds available (Greek, Thai , Indian, Chinese, Italian, Sushi) Other Things to NoteDogs--- will consider small NON-shedding dogs for an extra fee of $25. All poops must be disposed of in the woods, and the dog must have their own bed. You must inquire for a dog as i don’t generally take them
NO USE OF CANDLES OR OILS in the cottage
NO SMOKING IN THE COTTAGE... outside with use of ashtray yes
DO NOT EVER touch the OVER HEAD LIGHT WITH THE METAL COVERING
**During the extreme cold winter months(jan.feb, sometimes dec) for those of you who want to enjoy peace and quiet and the occasional winter wonderland... the water is turned off to avoid freezing pipes.. so order in.. dinners out.. or prepared foods.. still have the fridge , toaster, coffee pot.. etc.. Big jug of water for that and tea...i am also delighted to have coffee/milk available and made for you in the house
We have a house cat named Poo. Poo is very friendly and will come in for a visit only if you leave the cottage door open. Please be mindful when shutting the door that she does not get locked in( and if you don't want him.. shoo him away gently).
We have a remote light that comes on with movement and solar path lights and battery operated lanterns for extra lamination for late night bathroom walks(very close to main house)
Ping Pong, books.. other games available .
Bathroom/shower is used in the main house.(hoping next season for an outdoor shower.. mb a toilet)
one hour massages available by appointment indoor or outdoor if you want some extra pampering
Please leave the cottage as you found it.. much appreciated