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Sunset Porch

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7-10)

Come and visit the Historic Hamlet of Cragsmoor. Some of the Famous Hudson Valley Artist of the 19th and 20th centuries painted our dramatic mountain and sunset views.

Sit on the deck and watch the hang gliders soar above your head or just enjoy the serenity of the views. A perfect spot for an evening BBQ as you watch the fading sun.

Cragsmoor offers amazing hiking trails at Sams Point or Bear Hill Preserves with the most spectacular views of the Catskills or Shawangunk Mountains and the Hudson Valley. We are 30 minutes from New Paltz, Middletown, Monticello, 50 minutes to Bethel.

Keywords: House of the Four Winds

More Details

Kathleen or Ruth
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 October, 2017

About Kathleen or Ruth

We are glad to be able to share our historic home in Cragsmoor NY.

Kathleen or Ruth purchased this house in 1980


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cragsmoor in Wawarsing

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (6), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Rock Climbing
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Sunset Porch
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Superb location

  • 5 of 5

We reached a bit late. The owner was super nice to call me earlier and made sure everything was perfect. The balcony is the highlight of this house. The location is super convenient to go hiking to Sam's point, Ice caves etc. Kids also had a good time around the play sets, the swing etc. Overall, very good experience.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful weekend

  • 4 of 5

Our family had an outstanding time. We had a wedding nearby and Kathleen was very helpful w/info about local hikes. We hiked Bear Hill, Sams Point and Ice Cave Mt all located in the vicinity of the house!

We were so fortunate the weather was so unseasonably warm in we enjoyed lunch on the beautiful deck and the home was spacious and charming. Everything was perfect!

Roe & Larry, N.J.

Oct 2017

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all where great guests. I am glad I could help out with some of your activities. Glad you all had a memorable time with family and friends Kathleen
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  • 5 of 5

Sunset Porch is a charming home in a breathtaking location! A day BBQing and visiting on the gorgeous sun deck! A lovely place to hike just steps away! An evening fire to warm the conversation. We had a wonderful weekend here and Kathleen was terrific!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The view is magnificent! It's a beautiful property n very secluded. The house is cozy n homey!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much! BBQ in the deck overlooking the mountain n the valley is mesmerizing! Too bad weather was overcast the whole time!

It was near to Minneswaki Lake, Aowsting Fall, both are beautiful yet easy for all level hikers.

Our host Kathleen is great! Can't ask for more!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You where terrific guests. I am sorry that the weather did not cooperate more. It means a lot that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your review
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Lovely, in every way

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my sisters and all of our kids. There was plenty of room for everyone. This house is so full of love, beautiful objects, and windows. The views are everywhere and spectacular. The porch is vast and welcoming. There is a nice little hike walking distance from the house, welcoming hosts, lots of rooms. We were all smitten and hope to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property and hospitality was wonderful and view is to die for

  • 5 of 5

Kathleen was great and would recommend to anyone looking to stay in the area. Thanks again our family and friends truly enjoyed it.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This group of family and friends where the best. I could not even tell they had been here except for a wonderful jar of home made sauce.
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Sams Point
Shawangunk Ice Caves
Gaby's Cafe
"The Best"
Aroma Thyme Bistro
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Bloominburg/ Rt 17
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Car: necessary

1 mile from the Sam's Point Nature Preserve which offers over 5000 acres of hiking trails and connect to Minniwaska State Park offering over 9 miles of hiking trails. Located in the Historic Cragsmoor Artist Colony


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cragsmoor, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.76
cleaning fee £151.04

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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