65 mins from NYC, 5,500sq' cul-de-sac home on 5.5 quiet acres. Includes swimming pool, chef's kitchen, WiFi, sauna, pool table, air hockey table, theater room & laundry room. Cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors. Minutes to Woodbury Common Outlets, Renaissance Faire, Sugar Loaf, Storm King.
Chester House Manual
Chester, New York 10918
Be mindful and respectful. This is our home. Everything should be left in or returned to its place. Accidents can happen, so please be upfront if anything is broken or damaged.
Check In: 2pm
Check Out: Noon (12pm)
Please enter and leave the house through the mudroom/laundry room.
Pets are not permitted. Not inside or outside of the home.
Please do not smoke anywhere in the house. If you smoke outside, please use an ashtray and then dispose of cigarette butts before you checkout.
We ask that you please not wear any shoes inside the house. There are guest slippers in two locations. Flipflops are located in the front closet (by the front door). Warm slippers/moccasins and fuzzy socks are located in the bench in the mudroom/laundry room.
Garage Code: ********
3 Car Garage with large driveway and parking area provides ample space for your cars.
**Please do NOT park on the grass, as the septic tank (round cement access cover) is located off of the driveway**
Kindly keep food and beverages in the kitchen and dining areas only.
Manually (gently) press the ON button on the overhead projector.
Volume: Manually change the volume on the black receiver
To watch TV: Change the input on the receiver to HDMI1 (projector) using the input button in the front of the receiver. The Projector is connected to an Amazon FireStick. The Firestick remote should be used to navigate the menus. you are welcome to use our Netflix Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime Accounts. Please do not buy movies without letting us know.
To play Xbox 360: Change the input on the receiver to the Xbox. There are 2-3 controllers available to use as well as a selection of games.
Located in the Basement Theater Room, in the cabinet area.
Cards Against Humanity: Kitchen Counter to the left of the stove
Playing Cards: Located in the Kitchen drawer, opposite stove.
Sauna - Seats 5 adults comfortably
There are two dials on the sauna control panel. One controls the temperature, the second controls the time. Bring a GLASS measuring cup (from the kitchen) to pour water onto the coals. Pour in ½ cup intervals. The temperature should reach approximately 170 degrees fahrenheit.
There’s a dial on the wall on the LEFT side of the steam shower that controls the steam shower. It takes about 3-5 minutes for the steam to heat up. There is a light switch for the shower on the same wall. Close the shower doors to allow the steam to build up.
At the end of your visit, please leave table covered and the pool sticks in their place.
-Washer and Dryer: There’s Tide and Downy in the right-most cabinet above the machines.
-Refrigerator: Please do not remove anything from this refrigerator
-Table cloths are located in the pantry on the bottom shelf, right hand side.
-Please use coasters for wet or trivets for hot items
TV Room/Deck Room
-TV with remote for the TV and Amazon FireStick remote
-The middle couches pull out into a bed. Pillows and bedding are in the small closet behind the television.
-Please do NOT burn wood in the fireplace.
-If you burn candles, please extinguish flames before going to bed.
-Microwave drawer (in the island)
-Freezer (Ice in freezer)
-Dacor coffee machine
-Garbage: Large white garbage bags located under the main kitchen sink. The garbage bin is a pull-out drawer, to the left of the main kitchen sink.
-Recycling: Please separate recycling items: cardboard, plastics and glass. Dispose of these items (in large garbage bags) into the blue-lidded garbage can in the garage.
*Please use the Murphy’s Oil Soap spray to clean the table.
*Please use coasters for wet or trivets for hot items
-Jacuzzi: Controls are located on panel immediately to the right of the jacuzzi, under the counter
-Steam Shower: There’s a dial on the wall behind the bathroom door, to the LEFT side, that controls the steam shower. It takes about 2-3 minutes for the steam to heat up. There is a light switch for the shower on the same wall. Close the shower doors to allow the steam to build up.
-Extra Towels: Located in the Master Bedroom closet.
-Extra Bedding: Located in the Master Bedroom closet.
- Basketball Hoop in driveway (basketball in the garage)
- 3 Rocking chairs on the front porch
- Swimming Pool (Please lock the gate when the pool is not in use. Please put away pool toys after use)
- 6 burner propane gas grill (please put the cover back onto the grill when it cools down)
- Expandable table with seating for 8 (please bring in cushions when it rains)
- Outdoor sectional with seating for 8-10 (Please bring in cushions when it rains)
OUTDOOR CUSHIONS: located in the 2nd living room with large cream couch, off of the deck.
- 6 adirondack chairs for additional seating
- Fire pit (please use only on the grass). Make sure it is supervised while lit. Please put the cover back onto the fire pit when it cools down.
ShopRite, Chester (5 minutes away) 78 Brookside Ave #122, Chester, NY 10918 (Delivery available)
Super Stop and Shop (13 minutes away) 475 New York 17M, Monroe, NY 10950 (Delivery available)
ShopRite, Monroe (11 minutes away) 785 NY-17M #1, Monroe, NY 10950 (Delivery available)
Best of Little Italy Italian Provisions (ShopRite Plaza) 785 NY-17M #3, Monroe, NY 10950
Target 128 Bailey Farm Rd, Monroe, NY 10950
Walmart 288 Larkin Dr, Monroe, NY 10950
Christopher’s Bistro (Great American Pub), 69 Brookside Ave, Chester, NY 10918
Allan’s Falafel (Outstanding Middle Eastern) 115 Main St, Chester, NY 10918
Lakeside (Upscale Steakhouse & Italian) 438 Lakes Rd, Monroe, NY 10950
The Rustic Wheelhouse 39 Main St, Chester, NY 10918
Okaeri Sushi Hibachi, 215 Larkin Dr, Monroe, NY 10950
Scalia & Co (Italian) 785 NY-17M #2, Monroe, NY 10950
Planet Wings (take-out) 711 NY-17M, Monroe, NY 10950
Anne’s Sub 17 (Hero Sandwiches) 581 NY-17M, Monroe, NY 10950
Best of Little Italy (Authentic Italian deli) Shoprite Plaza, 785 NY-17M #3, Monroe, NY 10950
Fun Things to Do In The Area
Goosepond Mountain State Park - Hiking trail across the road from the house
Paddle Boat Rental @ Round Lake
Chester Movie Theater: Elite Cinema 6 in the Chester Mall
Bowling: Colonial Lanes
The Castle Fun Center
Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
Storm King Art Center
Bear Mountain Ice Rink (outdoor rink winter only) bear
Bear Mountain State Park
Mount Peter Ski Area
New York Renaissance Faire
Maskers Pick-your-own Apple Orchard
We hope that there are never any emergencies while renting our space, but in case there are...
Two (2) Fire Extinguishers
-Kitchen, under the main sink.
-Basement Utility Room
First Aid Kit
Kitchen. Drawer to the left of the stove.
Chester Police Department: 45 Main St, Chester, NY 10918
Chester Fire Department: 1408 Kings Hwy, Chester, NY 10918
Host Emergency Contact
-Place a last load of dishes into the dishwasher and turn it on.
-Bring all used towels & bedding to the laundry room.
-Return all thermostats to 55 degrees (winter), 78 degrees (summer)
-Please make sure all windows and doors are closed.
-Please dispose of all garbage (from the bathrooms and the kitchen) into the refuse bin in the garage. Use the Green lid garbage can for household garbage. Use the Blue lid garbage can for recycling items.