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LOCATION! ONE CLOVEWOOD in HIGH FALLS (2 miles to center & 2 miles to preserve)

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

ONE CLOVEWOOD is in the town of High Falls. The house just a short drive to cafes and galleries in the picturesque village of High Falls. The house is tucked away on the other side of Mohonk Mountain and the Mohonk Preserve (the closest trailheads are the Clove Chapel, Spring Farm and Coxing in that order); It is also eight miles from Minnewaska Preserve. The home is nestled amidst towering trees and spacious lawn.

Our custom-built home features high ceilings, skylights and big, open rooms. Kitchen is equipped with high-end pots, pans and gear. The deck wraps around the back and side and connects to a perennial garden set within a flagstone path.

The home is 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths + ping pong and bonzini fussball in basement, bikes available for guest use

The area provides world-class climbing, biking, running, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, cross-country skiing, ice-skating, and snowshoeing. There's also great local restaurants and farmers markets.

We're a short bike ride from the 330-year-old village of High Falls and ten minutes from the college town of New Paltz and twenty minutes from Kingston. Explore the area's charming historic towns, old stone homes, antique stores and abundant restaurants. There are also multiple bars, wineries in the area plus great antiquing, cafes, shopping, yoga centers, a climbing gym, movie theater.

The set up is ideal for cooking large family-style meals, playing games, swapping tales by the bonfire, and overall entertaining and creating memories.

Basement contains: ping-pong table, Bonzini foosball table, upright piano, flat screen tv and 75-pieces of Brio train track and station accessories.

ONE CLOVEWOOD is a short bike ride from the 330-year-old village of High Falls and ten minutes from the college town of New Paltz and twenty minutes from Kingston. Explore the area's charming historic towns, old stone homes, antique stores and abundant restaurants. There are also multiple bars, wineries in the area plus great antiquing, cafes, shopping, yoga centers, a climbing gym, movie theater. Feel free to ask us about local restaurants, markets, activities, hikes, bike rides and off-the-beaten path adventures.

More Details

Owner
Caroline Bollinger
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, German, Czech
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2017

About Caroline Bollinger

I'm a former magazine editor and my husband is a professor of mathematics at New York City College of Technology. We live in Fort Greene, Brooklyn with our boys, 9 & 12. We appreciate our urban life all the more because we can get away. When in High Falls, we turn the kids roam and collect bugs; build labyrinths in the woods and roam the Preserve on their bikes. We hope (and believe!) you'll love our getaway as much as we do.

Caroline Bollinger purchased this house in 2006

Why Caroline Bollinger chose Hudson Valley

We became attached to the area in 1999, when we started traveling up together for a day of rock climbing. Two years later we were scouring local real estate ads. We looked for 22 months and were about to throw in the towel when we stumbled on the contemporary low-maintenance home we'd been seeking. It felt secluded, yet close to the preserve and friends in High Falls, New Paltz and Rosendale. So in spring of 2006 we purchased our place ONE CLOVEWOOD.

What makes this house unique

We like the comfort, openness and easiness of this house. It's hidden enough to feel like a weekend retreat. Yet it provides central access to all that we love in the area.

We come up with the kids to hike, bike, swim, fish, cook and relax and bbq with friends. The area offers so much of natures best that it's often hard to believe it's just 2 hours from NYC. Our giant tulip trees are home to orioles, finches and woodpeckers and owls. Our land also offers habitat to deer, woodchucks, frogs, a red fox--and one time even a black bear, to say nothing of our neighbors' free-ranging chickens! The house sits on several acres (as do others in the area), and the quiet is a nice antidote to the bustle of city life. Biking from the cliffs in the preserve back to our house, is a family favorite, there are carriage trails and gravel roads for all but about 1/4 mile. The hike to Bonticou is another must do.

We pick apples and pumpkins in the fall and let the kids get lost in the corn mazes and hay mazes at markets like the Wallkill, Jenkins and Calder Family Farm. Golfers will find a 9-hole course at Mohonk and 18 holes down the street at the Stone Dock Golf Course. Tennis players can play on a spectacular clay court with a view at Mohonk. There's also ample antiquing and even a vineyard.

We love to ski at Plattekill in winter. It's 15 minutes further than Hunter or Belleayre but we cherish the down home, old-school vibe. (It's hassle free and there's a great bar to boot!). My boys also love to ice skate up at Mohonk.

We take out-of-town guests to the DIA in Beacon, the FDR house and Vanderbilt mansions. We've also done cruises down the Hudson and trips to Red Hook and Hudson for antiques and enjoy the Hudson Valley culinary scene.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in High Falls in Marbletown

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The bathroom on the main floor has a shower with white tile to the ceiling; the upstairs bath has a bathtub with white tile to the ceiling. Each has a vanity with one sink and several drawers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , the baby crib is in the closet
    Upstairs bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , There is a twin plus a queen in this bedroom
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , This room contains a queen and small day bed for child
  • Queen size Beds (4), Twin Beds (2) Child Beds--up to age 8 (1), Baby Cribs (1) There is one guest room with goose down comforter and full bath on the ground floor. Upstairs there are two more bedrooms one of which contains a small-sized twin as well as a queen and another full bath.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 5 bicycles
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The house is extremely silent and protected and surrounded by trees, lawn and lovely manicured gardens.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(51 traveller reviews)

LOCATION! ONE CLOVEWOOD in HIGH FALLS (2 miles to center & 2 miles to preserve)
average rating of 4.901961 based on 51 reviews
5

a great vacation property!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay. Could not ask for a better property. We have stayed at a lot of vacation properties over the years and this one has topped them all. Great job keeping the property in such great shape. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn
5

Beautiful sunlit house for a perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at Caroline and Timi's house. The spacious sunlit space was perfect for two couples and our young kids. The kiddos had a blast in the basement game room and swinging out in the yard, and the parents had a great time having conversations on the porch under the stars. The location was the perfect combo - it felt peacefully secluded and quiet but it was just a few minutes drive from great places to eat and tons of activities. Caroline was a great host and was super communicative throughout. We're looking forward to visiting again!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Would definitely recommend

  • 4 of 5

Very beautiful clean and spacious. The kitchen was well supplied to cook, the queen beds were comfortable, and the living room was well suited to large gatherings. The foosball and ping pong tables were a very nice touch as well. Only concern was that the downstairs had a cement floor, which made it chilly in the winter time, but other than that it was wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central Point, Oregon
5

Beautiful autumn get away!

  • 5 of 5

Really nice home in beautiful surroundings. Clean, comfortable, and well equipped with everything we needed (even ice packs for our lunch cooler). The 10 of us had plenty of space to relax after visiting Wallkill, Patterson & NYC. Although it is a bit of a drive to surrounding destinations, it was well worth it to be out of the city and in such a peaceful place. We are recommending this to our friends for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation Experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable, relaxing time staying at Caroline's house.

The house is nicely decorated, offers plenty of room, and the windows and French doors provide an abundance of natural light.

It’s situated in a secluded, quiet location surrounded by trees (If you’re arriving at night, bring a flashlight). The privacy and surrounding nature were some of the things we enjoyed most – in the morning we saw deer and roosters on the outskirts of the property.

Caroline, the host, was friendly and responsive. All correspondence was by email (we never met). She provided clear instructions for accessing the house and using the amenities. The area guide she wrote, provided electronically, with a hardcopy at the house, had helpful suggestions for nearby places of interest.

Even though the house is in a remote location, we had good cellphone reception with Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint (no one had an AT&T phone, so I can’t comment). When visiting surrounding areas, Verizon service was the best.

We're glad we chose ONE CLOVEWOOD and would definitely return the next time we’re vacationing in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Every room offers the perfect view......lush peaceful woods. The home was very organized, very clean. Beds were comfy. Our two boys loved the outdoor space, the basement and massive tub of Lego. Each morning and evening they looked for the family of deer who stopped by. We lounged and cooked and enjoyed the quiet. A visit to Westwind Orchard is a must, authentic and most delicious pizza. Don't want to leave....must come back!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Stewart
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Stone Dock Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Adirondack Trailways, bus NewPaltz-Port Auth
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
High Falls Kitchenette
Nearest Ski
38 Miles
Belleayre
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Minnewaska
Nearest Point of Interest
Emmanuel's
Nearest Point of Interest
Jack's Deli in New Paltz
Nearest Point of Interest
Mohonk Mountain House
Nearest Point of Interest
Coxing/split rock
Nearest Point of Interest
Trapps Parking lots
Nearest Point of Interest
Beso and 36 Main
Nearest Point of Interest
Wallkill View Farm Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Rock and Snow
Nearest Point of Interest
Davenports
Car: recommended

We love the convenient access to all the hiking/biking trails, swimming and rock climbing in Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park. We also enjoy a bountiful selection of local food--both farmer's markets and restaurants and visiting the local towns on both sides of the Hudson.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in High Falls, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017 rates
30 May 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£715
for 3 nights
From
£238
From
£263
Fri,Sat
£1,454
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2017
12 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£477
for 2 nights
From
£238
From
£263
Fri,Sat
£1,292
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
late autumn 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£477
for 2 nights
From
£238
From
£250
Fri,Sat
£1,131
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,454
for 4 nights
From
£364
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas and New Year's 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,818
for 5 nights
From
£364
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£230
From
£238
Fri,Sat
£1,131
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 4.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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