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Ravenscliff - Ulster County Beauty Inside Catskill State Park

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 3,678 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 11-13)

*First 4 children 12 and under are free*

"The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hands of man." Looking for a Walden Pond escape? Travel up a winding secluded mountain road right inside the heart of the Catskill State Park and discover the healing power of Ravenscliff, a beautiful Zen like retreat nestled on more than 22 acres of deep forest. This gorgeous two story prow front log home offers dramatic ceiling to floor windows, sunken living room with 30 foot high cathedral ceilings, large timber beams, and a majestic stonework fireplace. Wood, limestone and slate floors throughout.

Beautiful front and back views feature mountain tops and rock outcroppings. Four unique bedrooms include two master bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms . All are tastefully designed to delight the senses and soothe the soul. Sleeps eleven people comfortably. Large open designer/gourmet kitchen with black granite counter tops has state of the art fixtures and stainless steel appliances. Large loft area, office, two car garage, and three outdoor decks complete the 3900 square foot home.

Enjoy the rich Hudson River heritage and discover the hidden waterfalls and abundant wildlife that are in the surrounding area. Quaint towns like Stone Ridge, Woodstock, High Falls [established in the 1600's] and Rhinebeck which offer shopping and great restaurants are just minutes away.

If you crave the arts and music, book an evening at the Bearsville Theater or attend a Midnight Ramble at the the private compound of the late, great, legendary Grammy winner Levon Helm [drummer with the “Band”] at one of the intimate yet rocking Saturday nights sessions in Woodstock. Hiking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, tubing, boating available. Or simply enjoy that special peace and tranquility that only being surrounded by the rustic beauty of nature can provide. You will not want to leave.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
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This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2018

About Kathy

Marty was born in England and raised in Canada. I was born in NY and was a teacher in Ethiopia. We met in Miami and during our travels fell in love with the unique rustic beauty and strong spiritual aura of this special property. We built this log home from scratch and every inch of it was designed to be a pleasing, healing and functional retreat from the outside world. We love to see the wildlife that share this magical space with us, deer, foxes, black bears, flying squirrels, and birds, lots of birds. We also love music and have small percussion instruments along with bongos and a full drum set for our guests to enjoy. The large loft space is perfect for meditation, dance and/or yoga exercises. We have created the best and we aim to rent to the best-conscious, responsible, creative, spiritual people who appreciate nature, art, music, quality and a beautiful home. They will find a loving, peaceful space to replenish their spirit and take care of this home as if it were their own special Shrangri-La.

Kathy purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Kathy chose Olivebridge

Ulster County is listed in the book, "1000 Places To See Before You Die". We believe it is one of the most picturesque places we have traveled to, rural yet sophisticated, peaceful yet interesting, authentic and historic. I love the independent thinkers and creative people who are drawn here. Willem Dafoe, Uma Thurman, Rachel Weisz, Robert Deniro, David Bowie, and Levon Helms [to name just a few] all currently live in the area. It is just a very cool place with a very interesting history and tons of marvelous things to do.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The house is wonderful. Absolutely gorgeous with a wonderful musical energy. We are finding everything

we need.
Jul 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Olivebridge in Town of Olive

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3678 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Max. adults: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Macintosh Computer
  • PC
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • Jetted Tub in Bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
View/Location: Mountain View Rental. Other Activities: Bearsville Theatre, Woodstock Playhouse, Levon Helms Ramble, Ashokan Reservoir, Wineries, Mohonk Preserve, Art Galleries, Rhinebeck, New Paltz, High Falls, Kingston.


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Ravenscliff - Ulster County Beauty Inside Catskill State Park
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Presidents weekend stay was a winter wonderland

  • 5 of 5

Without a doubt this is the best upstate home to visit. Great vibes inside and around the house! Very clean and modern, but yet has a multicultural influence. Beautiful decorations, new appliances and has everything needed for a good time with a great company. Owner is very responsive and helpful. Definatly a must stay.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Eugene and Irina for taking the time to share your experience. It means so much to know you appreciated all the effort we put into making Ravenscliff such a special space where love is unspoken yet felt in abundance. You were perfect guests. Come back soon.
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  • 5 of 5

An amazing home. It was the perfect place for our 10 women retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Albina for not only returning to Ravenscliff for your retreat but also for taking the time to send me a picture of your happy group and writing a lovely review. It is so much appreciated. Please come back again! Kathy
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Perfect and peaceful for a weekend retreat

  • 5 of 5

The Ravenscliff house was an amazing and peaceful home perfect for a weekend get away or a reunion of friends and family. The energy throughout the house and the layout is perfect for entertaining with a large and open kitchen and living area equipped with an indoor fireplace. We laughed about how most of our time was spent gathered in the kitchen and outback around the firepit. Some of us decided to take a nice leisurely hike on one of the local trails nearby but for the most part we found no need to leave. We enjoyed exploring the property and relaxing out back. All of us enjoyed our time here and hope to come back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for taking time to write this lovely review. It warms our hearts more than you know to hear about how our guests enjoyed themselves. We take such pride in Ravenscliff and are so happy that others can share this special space and make precious memories there too! Kathy
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Beautiful cabin log with elegant interior designs

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin log with lot of spaces and 5 nice size bedrooms with enough to accommodate us (11 people). Great interior designs and nice/elegant Asian & African accents in/outside the house. The exterior/interior is exactly as it described and looked in the pictures . The house is sitting on top of the hill which lot of privacy and open space. We were 3 families visited on Labor Day weekend and the kids enjoyed playing in the backyard and sat around the fire pit at night. The kitchen is roomy for us to prepare dinner on Saturday and BBQ on Sunday night. Kathy was great to deal with and extremely responsive. Especially with the fact I had a bad experience before, I booked another rental and told 3 days later it was cancelled because the owner realized he took double booking. I was glad to find/book Ravenscliff and Kathy quickly responded that my booking was confirmed. We planned the gateway at last minute and concerned not able to find a reasonable price and enough bedrooms for our Labor day stay. I was glad it turned out to be such a positive/joyful experience.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ravenscliff - beautiful Catskill getaway

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home, nestled in a stunning wooded area, has everything you would want or need in a vacation home. Beautifully appointed guest rooms, an amazing master, plenty of cooking gear, air conditioning, enough bathrooms and a double height great room that lends itself to fun times and family get togethers. Local swimming hole Lake Minnewaska has trails and vistas galore! Our family had a fantastic few days and would happily return!!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent- exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

The house was as expected. Its a log cabin, but think Luxury. Remote, in the woods, with all the comforts. We used it for a family weekend. It was perfect. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Sherisse for choosing Ravenscliff for your family weekend. It was a pleasure to have you and your family as our guests. We appreciate that you took the time to let us know how much you enjoyed the stay and to write such a lovely review. Please come back soon. More precious memories are waiting to be made.
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Car: necessary

Woodstock-16 Miles.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Olivebridge, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas/New Years
21 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early Fall
12 Sep 2023 - 5 Oct 2023
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £143.06
Refundable Damage Deposit £250.35

$450-$750.00/Night .. $3500.00/Week .. $7500.00/Month.
50% Due Upon Signing Lease.
$150-$250 Cleaning Fee Depending on number of guests.
$350.00 -$650.00 event fee depending on number of guests and event
Book 3 nights and 4th night is free
Price & Fees Negotiable.Vary On Length of Stay,Number of Occupants, & Holidays.
First 4 children under 12 are free.
10% Discount For Qualified Repeat Renters.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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