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Spectacular all seasons, well equipped, private retreat with stunning views.

Bedrooms 7
Space 5,400 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

7 BR 4 Bath hilltop Chalet on 26 private acres. Spacious and comfortable.

We are a non-smoking, pet free home. We love pets, but due to many of our guests (or guests in their group) having allergies, we have chosen to remain pet free. Thank you for understanding.

This spectacular mountain retreat is perfectly set up to accommodate family gatherings, corporate retreats, yoga enthusiasts/retreats, friendship reunions and much more. Sky View can comfortably sleep 22 people. Built atop the rolling hills of Old Chatham NY, you'll find peace and relaxation. The views are as spectacular as the setting and the grounds around the home. Enjoy the grounds, two small ponds and many hiking areas in and around the horse barn and corral. The private, 26 acre property, is a short drive to several charming villages, great restaurants, the Town of Hudson, hiking, swimming, fishing, tennis, skate boarding, cross country and downhill skiing and activities for everyone. Albany Airport is only 22 miles from our home. Home is very large yet is wonderfully set up for kids and families to share quiet and cozy spaces. There are three large living areas within the home. Five of the bedrooms have queen size beds. A bunk room on the lower level is perfect for kids young and old alike. All rooms in the house are open, airy and spacious. The Bedrooms on the lowest level have multiple beds. This beautiful getaway spot provides great accommodations, along with dramatic panoramic views of the Berkshires, Catskills and more. Relax in the large family room, enjoy the modern well equipped kitchen....enjoy great dining spaces both inside and out. There is also a large solarium room with wonderful seating for large groups and a separate area for small children. There are also separate, large areas in the house for children or adults needing some private time. The huge, private room over the garage is great for kids and yoga enthusiasts. Enjoy socializing with family and friends on the huge wrap around deck with outdoor dining table and barbecue. Our 5,400 square foot home has three levels, so it is easy to spread out the sleeping quarters but always keeping the focus on the expansive views. The lower level alone can sleep up to 11 people. The two upper level floors are incredibly spacious with separate living areas, large bedrooms and three bathrooms(four in total) . Relax and take in the spectacular natural outdoor scenery. Ask us about adding on daily maid service or a personal chef which can be arranged directly with an outside service at an extra cost. Outdoor recreation includes hiking, nature walks through this private gated estate, bird watching, and fishing in 2 private ponds. (please be sure to bring your fishing equipment.) Local ski resorts are nearby, as are downhill and cross country skiing. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, marvel at the surrounding countryside. Whatever the season, beauty abounds. Visit the nearby nature center, Crellin Park (has separate beach area) and local museums. Golf and tennis are a short drive away, or take part in the various, local music and film festivals, fairs and local activities in and around Chatham and the Hudson Valley. There are a plethora of healthy eating options nearby, grocery stores and wine and cheese shops (all less than ten minutes away). There is also a large, indoor tennis facility (open from October through June) only four miles from the house. Private lessons and clinics are available. Sky View is a spectacular retreat, perfect for you and all in your group. ** The main floor has three bedrooms, two full baths, access to our very large deck and only one step, perfect for elderly guests and entertaining inside or outside.

Please note that although our property is very large and secluded, we ask that you be respectful of our neighbors. No large events, outdoor weddings, prom weekends or other large parties are permitted on the property. This is strictly enforced through our caretakers, who are regularly taking care of the property. Thank you for respecting our guidelines.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

About The Owner

We own and rent other properties....from this mountaintop retreat to Cape Cod waterfront properties. We love creating beautiful environments and experiences for our guests. We make every effort to answer any questions you may have before and during your stay. We take pleasure in knowing that our guests are well taken care of and have a great experience.....and appreciate their great care for our home. It's a truly special place.

The Owner purchased this lodge in 2014

Why The Owner chose Chatham

We offer a great experience for every person in every age group. This property is meticulously maintained and offers something for everyone. The views are mesmerizing, as you can see for miles and miles in every direction. It is totally private and an incredible treat for all. But, we are not a wild party house and we discourage very large parties of any type.

What makes this lodge unique

Very large home is perfect for corporate retreats, family reunions, yoga retreats and other gatherings, etc.

Horse stalls and corrals on the property allow you to bring your own horse if you like. Ask us about boarding your horse during your stay or if you would like to arrange a carriage ride. Come stay with us and enjoy.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“One of the most beautiful homes and properties I have ever visited. The views are really indescribable. The serenity and seclusion are second to none. Every room was well appointed, every feature was beautifully done and the house is very well thought out. Especially the common areas. Great place.”
Jul 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Chatham in Columbia County

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • 4 full bathrooms
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 3 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Two bedrooms with Queen beds and shared bath on top level. Three bedrooms on main level, two Queen and one Full bed. Full bath with spa tub as well as second full bath on this main level. Lower level has one bedroom with a Queen and one Full size bed and a very large bunk room with three Full beds and one Twin. Full bath and full laundry set up on this level.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
This is a luxury home but is incredibly affordable for large groups. We make every effort to provide an outstanding experience for our guests


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Spectacular all seasons, well equipped, private retreat with stunning views.
average rating of 4.952381 based on 22 reviews
Twp of Washington , NJ

Great house on a fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Myself and a large group of friends consisting of 15 adults and 8 young children rented the property for a long weekend away. The location is a pretty perfect compromise for a group coming from NYC and Boston. The house far exceeded our expectations and the property is remarkably beautiful. Suffice to say, we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peter, You and your group were terrific. We appreciate you taking such good care of our property. And, very happy to hear you had a great time. We would love to have you back. All the best, Rich
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Waterloo, Iowa

This house really is spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

This was a return visit for us, and this time was as wonderful as the first. We had a large group, the house fit us perfectly. The house itself is stunning and comfortable. Several areas for visiting, relaxing and enjoying the views.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Can't Say Enough Wonderful Things

  • 5 of 5

My childhood friends and I rented the house for a ski reunion. We were impressed the minute we walked in: the house is beautiful, spacious, immaculate, comfortable, and equipped with everything one could need--a full kitchen, laundry room, etc. The house is large enough and the bedrooms spaced out so well that every family had plenty of privacy and quiet, but there were plenty of common areas to be together. The property itself is also stunning, with magnificent views. The house is on a hill overlooking the area, so you really get an amazing view.

The owner called me several days in advance of our visit to give me some information about our stay (how to get into the house, etc.). She was extremely friendly and helpful and made me feel incredibly welcome. She also checked in with me after we arrived to make sure our stay was going well. We had to call her once during the visit and she was receptive and exceptionally helpful.

The grounds are beautiful and well maintained, and the location is wonderful. It is near charming towns, near the mountains/skiing and other great activities. A great central location for people coming from different directions, as we did.

My husband and I were already talking about going back next year!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Monika, Thank you for being such a wonderful guest. We are happy everyone had such a great time. We are looking forward to your stay next year. Thanks, Andrea
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4 families fun for all!

  • 5 of 5

Our four families have been looking for a place that we can make our yearly getaway. This is it! We were so excited for the land, the kitchen, the fireplace, and the view. It was a perfect place to relax and enjoy the company of great friends.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us Becca. We are so happy you had a great time! Andrea
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Beautiful house and property, great for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We spent New Years at the house with four families, and it was a perfect spot for a reunion. The house is clean and spacious, and the property is great for kids to run around and explore. The house is located in a great area - restaurants and shopping close by and lots of outdoor/nature activities. In addition, the owners were extremely responsive and accessible.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Becky, Thank you! We are so glad that you had a great time. We enjoyed being able to host you and your family. Please come back and visit with us. Andrea
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A perfect fall weekend

  • 4 of 5

I rented the house to celebrate my birthday with friends and family. Adam was great in making sure we had everything in place and comfortable during our stay. It was a wonderful weekend. There is no way our photos could capture the view from the terrace of all the fall colors... perfection! Shopping at the local farms and cooking outside on the grill filled our days & nights. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Beatrice, We are thrilled you and your guests had a great time. We'd love to have you return. Best, Adam
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Hudson, NY
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Many of various prices
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
quite a few
Car: necessary

Superb location near many smaller and larger towns. Hudson is 12 miles away and Albany is about 22 miles from the house. The town of Chatham is only three miles away. Lots to do. Local hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, tennis, etc.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £180.7
Pet Fee £150.58
Damage Insurance £59.48

We do our best to provide an excellent experience for our guests and ask that our guests remember to take care of the house.

Owner'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.