Come stay in a 200 year-old farmhouse in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Great access to area hiking and outdoor activities including the Mohonk Preserve, Minnewaska State Park, Bear Mountain, HV Wine Trail and more. 20 minutes from Beacon station on the Metro-North Hudson Line, 20 minutes from Skydive the Ranch.
**Please note the listing price is based on one rooms with two people. Information on additional guests can be found in the Prices section below. Please check out my other listings to book each room separately**
My house was originally constructed in 1796, and has been in my family since 1937. It is cozy and charming, a little quirky, with a broad porch on the south side great for morning coffee and evening wine. I do have two indoor cats, so please be aware if you have allergies, this may not be the listing for you. The cats are not allowed in the bedrooms once they have been cleaned and set up for guests, but they are allowed in every other space in the house.
There are three bedrooms available - one with two twin beds, one with one twin bed, and one with one queen bed. If you don't state your preference in advance, the room with the queen bed is the default listing. The one very large bathroom (bath tub and shower) on the main level is shared with the whole house.
Kids 3 and up are definitely welcome (the house has had many over the years!), but I unfortunately don't have accommodations on hand for infants. If you have your own pack'n'play, crib, or other for your infant, I'm happy to host your little one.
In addition to the bedroom and bathroom, guests have access to the kitchen, porch, living room, and generous lawns and yard. If a door is closed, or a curtain drawn, please understand the room is not suitable for guest access.
Guests may help themselves to fresh eggs from my hens in season (March thru October). There's generally a bowl full on the kitchen table! I can guarantee organic eggs from daily free-roaming, generally savvy, but sort of grumpy hens.
I live here, and am generally around doing farm-y chores and things on weekends. During the week, I'm around in the evenings. I can offer recommendations to area restaurants, site-seeing, hiking, etc., and am happy to share the history of this wonderful house. My horses are super friendly - they love to be petted and scratched (they're basically like giant golden retrievers), but please don't give them treats without checking with me first. Some things can make them sick.
** Note for summer visitors** There are fans in the bedrooms, but there is no AC in the whole house. This is not an issue unless we're in the midst of an August 100F+ heat wave; the house cools off rapidly at night.
Please always confirm your check-in times with me so that I may know when to expect you. I'm pretty flexible and can roll with plan changes, but it is really helpful for me to know if you plan on (for instance) a morning or evening check-in, and your approximate arrival time.
Please check with me about accommodating your (well-behaved) dog or other pet. There are two indoor cats in the house at all times, so please plan accordingly if you have allergies.
Please DO NOT park or drive on the grass or lawns. If you have a question about parking, please ask me first.
Please do not move the furniture in the bedrooms. If you have a question or concern about your accommodations, please let me know.
I'm originally from the Boston area. Hiker/backpacker, horseback rider, attempting to be a runner, recent yoga convert. Wine and book lover. Once-upon-a-time world traveller, architect; the kind of person who likes to live in the country and go to the city on the weekends for adventure.
I speak REALLY rusty French and German...