Available late summer through fall and next year! Very special Hudson River-front house with spectacular view in a unique private setting, only 90 minutes by car or train from NYC. The perfect second home. Enjoy mountain biking, rock climbing, summer and winter hiking, boating, the world-famous Culinary and Institute, Hyde Park, the Roosevelt and Vanderbilt Homes, the village of New Paltz, all less than 20 minutes away. Or just nap by the fireplace then go for a swim.
Here are three formal bedrooms, an additional office/bedroom with a kid's sleeping loft and a cozy walk-out basement game room with the same beautiful river view as the rest of the house.
Formal dining room with seating and service for 10, relaxing living room with a giant fireplace and piano, large kitchen/family-room adjacent to the pool, and everything connected by two 50-ft decks overlooking the Hudson River. Play ping pong, sing along at the piano, shoot pool on an antique Brunswick table, watch DVD's, play Wii, and sing Karaoke from the big-screen HDTV. Or have a big party. Room to roam.
Master suite has its own balcony overlooking the pool and river, king-size 4-poster bed, huge walk-in closet, sitting area, private bath and bidet, and dressing counter. Bedrooms #2 and #3 have queen beds, river views, and shared bath. Game room with large comfy sofa and an office loft off the master suite offer extra space for the occasional overnight guest. High-quality linens, down pillows, towels and comforters throughout.
Free wireless internet, high-quality firewood, strong cell signal, top quality kitchen appliances, large charcoal and gas grills with utensils. Garage, W/D, central air/heat, and smoke-free. Child-proof electric sockets and door gates for little kids. Just bring your toothbrush.
The house is situated off Bellevue Avenue which, like its name suggests, affords spectacular views of Dutchess County across the Hudson River.
The village of Highland, a classic small New England hamlet with no Starbucks or Home Depot, is perfectly located: mountains to the west, river to the east, and quiet countryside all around.
You'll be five minutes from the Mid-Hudson Bridge and spectacularly successful new Walkway Over the Hudson (the world's longest pedestrian bridge), as well as across the river from the Culinary Institute of America, FDR Mansion, Vanderbilt Mansion. 20 minutes to Mohonk Mountain House, rock climbing and mountain biking in the famous "Gunks", wine trails, apple picking, horseback riding, and colleges including New Paltz, Vassar, Marist, Bard. Music, art and cultural events, antiquing, hiking. The property extends to the Hudson river, accessible in early spring and late fall.
$4500/mo beginning Nov 1. $7500/mo summer and fall. Single family. Includes high-speed wireless internet, Wii, Netflix, Hulu, garbage collection, lawn care and groundskeeping. Excludes utilities, pool service, housecleaning. For more information check out the web site "VacationHomeRentals" listing 32628;
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