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Bedrooms 6
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Amazing Architectural Gem on 27 private wooded acres and 6 acre lake


WELCOME!!! Also accurate pricing can be found in the FAQ section which clearly explains the seasonal rates and fluctuations.

Beautiful 6-Bedroom home for rent, by the day, weekend, week or month. Fireplace, Architecturally Stuning! Wooded Views, Two Decks, secluded, private, quiet, lovely.

Great for family get-togethers, retreats, and for mountain climbers, hikers or cross country skiiers. 4000 Square feet of peace and quiet! All white interiors, all white furniture, delux, relaxing, peaceful, quiet and inspiring. Flexible non-white bed spreads and couch covers also available. Couches are easily washed so no worries if you have kids!

Banisters have all recently been child proofed!


HUGE POOL 36x18 with even larger deck (over a thousand square feet of deck space!)

There is a six acre lake on our land for fishing and swimming. So this delux relaxing and spacious all white palace fully equipped with lake, spa, heated salt water swimming pool, and a dining room tables that can seat 8 people for dinner with 5 additional small tables for an additional 18 - and another larger round table for 10 - so we can seat up to 36 for dinner indoors and more outdoors! An amazing spot for a group of families or friends to relax together and have an intimate reunion.

Our six bedroom home has 6 queen beds, and 9 Futon Couches that open up to full size beds. The house is PERFECT for 5 families with any number of children that can go on the Futons. Best, however is for 4 families with a bunch of kids, that is perfect! The home is spacious and baby-proofed. PERFECT for your family getaway or reunion!

With two wood-burning fire places and the most amazing living room is very beautiful with all white lounge in the living room around the fire place, the most romantic and sweet quiet times can be had!

For those who might be worried about all white furniture and couches, we do have colorful blankets we can throw over the furniture and beds for guests with a lot of little kids running around! The couches are washable and easy to cover if you let me know in advance; so WELCOME CHILDREN - so much so, that we even added a playground with a slide, swing set, tree house jungle gym set in our private park!

CHECK OUT OUR HEATED SALT WATER POOL!!! We look forward to hosting your event at one or both of our homes! PS our SPA also has night lights!

Please visit The Lake Illyria Estate house number 3697686 which is our 7 bedroom house that is adjacent to this property! Just a little bit bigger!

IF YOU ARE PLANNING A WEDDING OR SPECIAL EVENT IN THE AREA, I AM A PROFESSIONAL EVENT PLANNER AND CAN SHARE IDEAS AND ADVICE FOR FREE! Our homes are great if hotels in the area are too expensive for family members coming in from out of town!

Feel free to call me anytime and PLEASE - NO GROUPS that are seeking a place to drink and party. This is a quiet neighborhood, great for people seeing to unwind, get away from noise, get away from the hubbub of their lives and to just be outdoors in nature, hang out by the pool or in winter, the fireplace.

This is a good place for those that have worked hard all week and now wish to float around on the lake and gaze at the sky, cast out for some fishies or float around on our row-boat or bring up some kayaks to float around on.

This is a great place for mountain climbers as we are just a mile from the well known climbing cliffs. Our land borders Mohonk Preserves and we are around the corner from Minnewaska State Park!

This is a great place for swimmers! Our pool can support a lapster all day long and we open early May and close late October!

This is a great place for your corporate retreat wherein your business executives need a quiet place to catch up and have a private meeting to plan important projects and to work hard while being in a heavenly peaceful and relaxing environment away from hustle and bustle with wifi, loads of tables and small desks and more!

This is a great place for a meditation group, or a spiritual retreat, where people can quietly meditate, relax, do art projects, write, think and catch up with their thoughts. The lake is especially great for this type of experience.

Because our home is so great for families, to encourage more family visitors we installed a fabulous playground with a swing set, climbing wall, tree house, slide and climbing ladder. Loads of fun for kids in multiple ages. We also have a small private park for our renters featuring a great space for picnics, volley ball and more.

The home is now a gallery of nature photographs that are on sale at a discount for renters, these are nature photos made by the owner of the property.

Because this is a quiet residential we seek groups that are specifically seeking a quiet place themselves so that we make a good match.

PS - the house is NOT for sale!



Only minutes from Minnewaska or Mohonk, and 4 miles from the town of New Paltz and New Paltz College and all the stores in town.

More Details

Iris, The Lake Illyria Estate LLC, 201-836-6085 wk, 661-733-5843 cl
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

About Iris, The Lake Illyria Estate LLC, 201-836-6085 wk, 661-733-5843 cl

I am the daughter of the architect that designed and built the home. She is now 92 and the house is too big and too much for her alone. I live and work in NJ so we look to share the wonder and specialness of the home Mom designed for her and our family to live in the most wonderful conditions with a ton of romantic settings, but most of all, a quiet haven away from hustle and bustle. A place to heal, be quiet, relax and be with nature. Swim in the lake or pool. Relaxing picnics on the dock or deck and completely unwind from stress.

Please be aware that we still use the house from time to time for ourselves when not rented to vacationers so many of our own personal items are still in the home, including 6000 books in the two libraries, some clothing, all sorts of kitchen items; some you will use, some you might not use, art work, decorations and supplies. If you want a totally empty rental, please check out our other home around the corner - home number 3871453 also live on this website that is a 6 bedroom home and has no personal items in it what-soever.

When you stay at our home, you feel like you are a friend staying over. You will feel connected to our family history and legacy of music, art, literature and architecture. We welcome you into our history!

ALSO please know that I am always available during rental periods by phone and email and both my house keeper and handyman are less than 30 minutes away if you can't find something or don't know how to work an appliance!

Iris, The Lake Illyria Estate LLC, 201-836-6085 wk, 661-733-5843 cl purchased this house in 2004

Why Iris, The Lake Illyria Estate LLC, 201-836-6085 wk, 661-733-5843 cl chose Hudson Valley

This property is exquisite, gorgeous, modern, quiet, all white, soft, relaxing and one-of- a kind house for rent. Built only 12 years ago, most everything is pretty new in the home. Great views. Within walking distance to lake. A fully heated Salt Water Pool, A brand new hot tub and the house is newly rennovated from top to bottom. This place is great for family reunions, friends reunions, weekend retreats and holiday vacation rentals all year round.

Horseback riding lessons just around the corner and the closest restaurant is just one mile from the house. Kayaking in New Paltz on the Wallkill River only minutes away. Mohonk and Minnewaska park lands surround our property!

What makes this house unique

We are minutes away from Minnewaska, one of the most beautiful parks in the country. We are also a few minutes away from Lake Mohonk and the Famous Mohonk Preserves, so we are surrounded by thousands and thousands of acres of land, numerous lakes, hiking, horse-back riding, kayacking in the river in town and only 4 miles from the town of New Paltz for movies, mini-malls and so much more. We are a hop skip and jump from Woodstock with concerts and art fairs.

In addition, one of the great things about our land is that we sit on water springs (that is how we got our fantastic lake!) Just a few days at our LAKE HOUSE and swimming in our natural spring lake could have wonderful health benefits for your body and well being!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in New Paltz in Ulster County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 30
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - MASTER - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Master Bathroom full
    Bathroom 2 - FULL - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 3 - FULL - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - FULL - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom 1 - MASTER - 1 Large Double Bed , 1x Queen Sized Bed
    Bedroom 4 - DOUBLE SIZED ROOM - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Queen Sized Beds, and 2 Futon Beds that open to full size
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , One Queen Sized Memory Foam Bed
    Living Room - 4 Sofa bed/Futon , Main Living Room has 4 Futon Couches that can sleep 8 kids
    Play Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Ground Floor Play Room has 3 Futons open to sleep 6 kids
    Bedroom 2 - GUEST ROOM - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Queen Sized Bed
    Bedroom 3 - GUEST ROOM - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Queen Sized Bed
    Bedroom 6-GROUND FLR - 1 Large Double Bed , One Queen Memory Foam Bed
  • Ground Flr Living Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
This is a great house for family reunions. 4-5 families with kids can really enjoy this home. Our dining room can fit up to 12. The home is beautiful, peaceful and a great place to reconnect with people you love. The all white decor makes for a relaxing environment. Our home is just steps away from our own private lake that is shared only with our other rental 7-bedroom estate.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Great weekend trip

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time at the house. The space was perfect for us (group of 13 guys). The location was close to the town and great hikes at the nearby parks. The house had a lot of space in the backyard for games/activities, and while it was too cold for the swimming pool, the hot tub was still working (a little dirty though don't know if that was our group or remnants from before). Iris was very easy to work with and provided good info/help.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michael, I just noticed your note! So glad you had a good time. For your next trip, remember, that we put 100% fresh clean water in the hot tub in between every single rental and deliver the hot tub waters clear as crystal. We also provide a foot tub to rinse your feet off before entering the tub. When you walk into the hot tub without rinsing your feet off, the water can get murky very fast so make sure for next time that you rinse off before jumping in! HAPPY TRAILS and thanks for the compliments and kind words. Also remember, that I have a handyhman and a housekeeper on call to help with anything that is needed during your stay. Iris
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Great family vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We spent a mid week stay at the quiet secluded house and loved every minute. Iris was extremely nice and accommodating. She is really exceptional! The pool and the hot tub were great!!! Great for kids and adults alike. fun for the entire family!! Thank you iris for our great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words!!! I really appreciate your feedback! Thanks for being great renters and taking good care of our home! Welcome back anytime! Happy Trails! Iris.
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Fun filled family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had 9 adults and 5 children (2-11 years old), and there was enough room for everyone - but we are easy-going and get along really well. The two dining tables were especially convenient: we used one mainly for children and the other for grown-ups. The pool is a real treat for everyone; we also took advantage of the lake - fishing, boating, and swimming. And we hiked to the Mohonk Mountain House.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Maja! It was great to see your beautiful grand children enjoying those blowup pool fruits! I'm so glad you all enjoyed your famlly reunion! I can't wait to see even more pics from your stay! See you next year! Iris
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Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

I celebrated by 30th birthday with 10 of my friends and family (11 total). The lake house was exactly as described, with plenty of room for sleeping and hanging out. Even more importantly, Iris was very responsive and accommodating leading up to and through the weekend. We had access to the pool and hottub, and BBQ.

My friends and I had a great time and would recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michael! Hope to see you back again next year! Happy Trails.
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Great Weekend - Great Property Owener

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house with a few friends for a weekend of fun and this house got the job done! The owner was very nice and was quick on all of her responses. She was able to answer all of my questions and gave me more than enough information about the details of the house. The house itself is very nice! The interior is very white, but it's pleasant. The beds (at least the one I slept on) were very comfortable and warm with all the blankets that they have. The water does smell like sulfur on occasion, but I got used to the smell very quickly. The fireplace is very nice and centrally located to heat the house if needed. The hot tub is awesome and is spacious! Definitely take advantage of it if you can.

Over all, renting this house was a very good experience and I'd rent it again if the occasion arises.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Seth for your feedback! I'm so glad you and your friends had a good time at our home. Yes I am very proud of our beds! I LOVE Tempurpedic matresses so all of the beds are Tempurpedics. We just installed a very expensive water filter, recently so thanks for that feedback, I'll send up our plumber to make sure it gets tweeked ASAP! Hope to see you again soon. Happy Trails. Iris
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Beautiful home! Great property!

  • 5 of 5

The house ended up being perfect for what we wanted. My group had enough privacy to peacefully enjoy the weekend. The house and landscape are beautiful and make the stay that much better!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Robert! I'm so glad you and your friends had a good time on your holiday from West Point! Looking forward to having you and your friends back again! Thanks for taking great care of the house during your stay. Regards, Iris
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in New Paltz, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring 2017
30 Mar 2017 - 17 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
18 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
1 Jul 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £46 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,546.05
Heat/Clean HotTub Winter £153.06
Cleaning & Taxes etc £433.67


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