The SpaceRenew and soothe yourselves in our charming , sun drenched country house with adjacent sun-filled yoga/meditation/artists/writers/dancers studio! Swing on the hammock in the front porch while you sip your morning chai, local bean coffee or organic tea, in this spacious, sun filled, expansive, 3-BR country house with light and adjacent separate spacious meditation, yoga, artist studio, for vacation rental in the vibrant Hudson Valley! Hike out the back porch. Nature at your doorstep! Sunny family room, wood stove, spacious kitchen, master bedroom, 2 full baths, 3 light-filled bedrooms, hard wood floors, Yamaha piano, rocking chair front porch with lounging hammock and blossoming peach and apple blossoms and magenta lilac bushes, long back deck for grilling and watching hummingbirds in spring, summer and fall, gold finch woodpeckers through the seasons, on a large rolling acre yard in High Falls, NY.
Adjacent heated studio cottage is 530 square feet, golden sunlight with cathedral ceiling and skylights - perfect for meditation, artist or writer's studio, yoga, dance or additional play space. Horseback riding is out the back door of our neighbors, Dutchess Farms and we are minutes from the rail trail.
Swim in the local swimming spots in downtown High Falls! Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the local eateries with Hudson Valley organic berries, apples, dairy products, grass fed beef, or head to Rosendale for sumptuous vegetarian lunch and dinner at the Rosendale Cafe. One evening, melt into an evening of sitting along the river a the Biwater Bistro, as you take in the aroma from their luscious herb garden in the outside patio. Across the street enjoy the Middle Eastern aromas, flavors and cuisine of the The Big Cheese, wile you take a stroll to see a film at the Rosendale Theatre or enjoy a visit to the Vision of Tibet a cornucopia of textures, fabrics and jewels from Tibet.
Belleayre, Hunter and Windham summer and local water parks less than an hour away. Several minutes drive to the spectacular Mohonk Mountain House where you can swim in a glacial lake, hike the mountains or rock scramble the famous, "Lemon Squeeze"!
In mid-summer you really can pick wild raspberries and peaches off the front porch! Guest AccessJust minutes from wonderful restaurants, locally grown organic vegetables, grass-fed meats from local farms, fruits, other foods and handcrafted products like healing oils, teas, and more.
You are minutes from Skylake Shambhala Center, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale Cafe and Theatre, Walkway over the Hudson, the Mohonk preserve, Mohonk Mountain house, the sweet village of Stone Ridge and High Falls, home of Marc Chagall, High Meadow School, Asian, Japanese, French, continental cuisine and delicious breakfast eateries!
Minutes to historic uptown Kingston, theatre in Woodstock, the charm of New Paltz, Zen Mountain Monastery, antiquing in Rhinebeck and Tivoli, summer events at Bard, Vassar, and Omega Institute, Culinary Institute of America and the Vanderbilt, Mills and FDR Mansions.
Close to shopping and antiquing in New Paltz and Woodstock.
Just under a 2 hour easy drive from Manhattan, 2.5 hours from Western Massachusetts, 2 hours from the Poconos! Interaction with GuestsAvailable for questions guests may have. The NeighborhoodMinutes from the rail trail for hiking, skiing, cross country and downhill, mountain biking and a short drive to the Spring Farm trailhead to rock scramble Bonticou Craig, or a gentle hike up the mountain. Continue up Mohonk Mountain road to the spectacular Mohonk Mountain House where a day pass can have you hiking some of the most breathtaking views in the world as you sip tea at 4:00 o'clock in the historic hotel of the Mohonk Mountain House. Stop by the spa for a massage and hot tub on the outside deck overlooking the cascade of a breathtaking forest.
When you're satisfied there, take a short ride down the mountain road and in minutes you are in the vibrant town of New Paltz filled with restaurants, inspiring local artisan shops, independent bookstores and local chocolate shops, as well as Water Street Market, a market place of world goods with a cosmopolitan flavor nestled in the heart of the Shawangunk mountains, home to some of the most fantastic rock climbing in the United States! Getting AroundNew Paltz is a 'transition' town and there are free bikes available in a variety of locations throughout the town for your riding pleasure and adventure!