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Best value $325 per night 2 people + $68 per night each additional person

27 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Milton - Hudson River House

Best of both worlds, peace and serenity of River life; or day trips to N.Y.C

The Hudson River House is a spacious residence with majestic views of the Hudson River. Our setting is extremely private, quiet, and peaceful.

The entire house has been renovated and modernized with an emphasis on bright and sunny rooms that offer spectacular views of the river. The kitchen has been completely modernized with a large open wall that allows 'the chef' to prepare food but also socialize with guests in the dining room while they enjoy the huge picture window displaying the beautiful river with all it’s fascinating boats, wildlife, and water sports, even hot air balloons.

You will be within walking distance to the famous Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa where you can enjoy their spa services and eat at Henry's farm-to-table restaurant, The's an historic revived 1803 Train station, plus Mountains, hiking, biking, wineries, antiquing, horseback riding and more.

Sit back and enjoy the peaceful surroundings, birdwatch, have cocktails on the deck, watch the boats go by, wake up early and see a spectacular sunrise directly over the river, or fall asleep to a full moon reflecting into the river.

Other than the scenic Hudson River, apple orchids, beautiful flowering trees and bushes surround the property making each season exciting and colorful.

There are 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 baths and 2600 square feet of living space. Four bedrooms, three which overlook the Hudson, and one the orchids. On the main floor, we have an outdoor deck plus an old fashioned porch both overlooking the River. Inside there is a new kitchen with top of the line stainless-steel appliances, custom woodwork and new granite counters. The bathroom downstairs has been totally renovated with unique modern tiling and fixtures. The living and dining rooms are very spacious and nicely detailed with beautiful furnishings,and polished oak floors and.

The house has central a/c and oil heating.

There is a deck overlooking the river that you enter from the kitchen with and umbrella, patio furniture, and grill. There is also an old fashioned porch with hanging wisteria, & deck chairs that also overlooks the river

Milton is a charming little town on the Hudson River in the Hudson Valley. It is home to several wineries, orchards and farms where you will find fresh eggs, cheeses, honey, maple syrup, produce and 'U Pick orchards in season - apples, pears, cherries, peaches, grapes, berries and even pumpkins and Christmas trees and picturesque wineries just minutes away, plus ample shopping and dining, and much more.

Within driving distance: historic sites, museums, parks, mountains, hiking trails, antique stores and spas.

Day trips: Only 90 minutes from Manhattan, Milton is 10 minutes from Amtrak and MetroNorth in Poughkeepsie and is perfectly situated near New Paltz, Gardiner, Woodstock, Saugerties, Rhinebeck and Millbrook.

History of 'The Hudson Valley': It is one of the most historic places in the USA. The area is famous for being the first wine-producing region in the country, while bountiful farms have been here for centuries. The scenery is so remarkable it inspired the first arts movement in the U.S, the Hudson River School. These 1800's artists/naturalists-on-canvas would not be surprised to learn that 20th century residents were crusaders in saving the Hudson Valley landscape at Storm King Mountain where the Mountain where the country's environmental movement was born.

Ramble over forts from the Revolutionary War, and see where Washington lived for most of it. The area was so strategic for defense, America's first military academy, West Point, was established here in1802. 100 years later, Great Estates were built by the Vanderbilts, Roosevelts and Rockefellers.

Excursions: LOCALLY; Enjoy day trips to amazing places like West Point Military Academy, Boscobel, Shawangunk Wine Trail, Mohonk Mountain Preserve, the village of Millbrook, the village of Woodstock, the village of Rhinebeck, Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Olana- home of the famed Hudson River Art movement, the Rockefeller and Vanderbilt estates, the Culinary Institute of America and….

IF you want to explore further into New York City, take a 90 minute train ride along the Hudson, into Grand Central Station or drive in, see a Broadway play, visit the many famous Art, and History Museums, or shop to your heart's desire.

Have dinner or snack at the Grand Central station, (which feels like is a small city within NYC.) and then take the train home.

It's all here..

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mary Ellen Maniatis
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2016
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About Mary Ellen Maniatis

My husband and I are both artists who lived and worked in the creative fields in Manhattan for thirty years.

We grew up in Rhode Island where the ocean is never far away so; when we stumbled upon Milton and the Hudson Valley; we were mesmerized by the river views, the country landscape, and surrounding homes. We dropped everything and moved here.

The best part is that we did not have to give up all that New York City has to offer as it is a 1 1/2 drive or train ride on Metro North or Amtrak.

Why Mary Ellen Maniatis chose Hudson Valley

Because it is like nothing we have ever seen!

What makes this house unique

Be it in winter,spring,summer or Fall-- magnificent sunrises; the colors the moon casts over the river…and anticipating what beauty the next day brings: birds,(especially now that the 'eagles' are back) wildlife, boats and barges along the river: Even rain brings the most unusual rainbows!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the opportunity to stay in your lovely home.
Oct 2015
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based on 27 holidaymaker reviews

Best value $325 per night 2 people + $68 per night each additional person
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 29 reviews

rolling on the Hudson River

  • 5 of 5

five high school classmates decided to stay in this lovely home on the Hudson River. there was plenty of room in the house for privacy, for conversations, and enough bathrooms for 5 women of us. the deck is the greatest place to be in the morning with a hot cup of coffee and the side porch was a lovely place to journal and discuss the day ahead. Since we like to day trip,the house was central to so many places to visit. You could go up one side of the Hudson and down the other side in two days just stopping at quaint little towns. the house was very clean and had you needed to cook and have a great time. when we couldn't find something or needed a little help the owner was just a text message away! And we appreciated that since we had a couple questions. Rent this house and you will not be disappointed and you will have so much fun in the Hudson River Valley.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
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Excellent property, definitely recommend

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway home for the weekend. Beautiful home and beautiful views. Extremely accommodating and helpful hosts. We had a great time

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review.
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Long Island New York

paradise in upstate NY

  • 5 of 5

First off .. Mary Ellen is the ultimate landlord. You can't ask for a better person to help make the rental easy. Thank you. My son got married at Buttermilk Falls and we need more room for guest. My sister in law stayed and loved the house. The house was in spectacular shape and clean. You are a quick walk to Buttermilk Falls Spa and Henry's Restaurant. Also in town of Marlboro is a great spot the Raccoon Saloon. You can at a vineyard in 15 mins as well.

This is on our list.. we will be back for another week/weekend soon.

Thanks for everything ... Tim & Trish

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that the River House will be part of happy memories for your family's wedding. Also thanks for reminding me to add The Raccoon Saloon in Marlboro to my list of places to eat. It's been there for so long and such good food, I took it for granted. And there's the Falcon with live music right around corner.
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Everything was thought of...

  • 5 of 5

You never know what you are actually going to get when you see the pictures and read the reviews so you hope for the best. Well, we got the best when we pulled up. It was exactly as we were told, the information that Mary Ellen provided was how it really worked; the house was IMMACULATE (my husband said not even dust in the corners! cleanest we have ever seen), the rooms were all well appointed (side tables, area rugs to cover the exquisite wood floors, lamps, bureaus), the fridge contained coffee and starters, condiments were plenty. The internet was excellent, the tv had basic cable, the washer/dryer included laundry soap, the bathrooms had toiletries with a nod towards earth-friendly.

I look for places to stay that are homey but don't feel like you are in someone's home with all of their stuff. This was it.

We came up to hike and relax. Mary Ellen has a ton of brochures for the area which was super helpful. We had dinner at Buttermilk Inn the first night and it was excellent. We rented a motorboat and went around the Hudson and got lunch. We did the Walkover Bridge loop. So much to do and then come back to serenity.

Would highly recommend this house and this owner.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. And for sharing with future guests your boat rental day, and all the things you enjoyed about the Hudson valley, Mary Ellen
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Could have stayed there forever

  • 5 of 5

With booking one day prior to arriving- we didn't expect much... Just a much needed getaway for the weekend!

But Mary's place was our wish come true. As soon as you walk in you feel at home. Perfect fully equipped kitchen, amazing porches with memorizing views of the Hudson.

Would recommend for any occasion- either a couple, family or friends- this is the place you wanna go.

We will definitely be coming back again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Beautiful house overlooking Hudson River

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home with a great view over the Hudson. Comfortable beds, great kitchen, awesome porch and deck! House was clean, Mary Ellen was very responsive and in touch with us to be sure we had what we needed (which we did). We would recommend this property and would stay here again if in the area. A few activities we found most interesting in the area: Buddhist Monastery (Carmel), Eleanor Roosevelt's house at Val-Kill (Hyde Park), and the Hudson Walkway. We'd been to the FDR estate and CIA previously so didn't include those on this list, but recommend those as well (both in Hyde Park).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Irene: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and for sharing the interesting places you visited. The Buddhist Monastery in Carmel is something I have on my list to visit! (and to include in things to do for travelers). Looking forward to seeing you again at the River House. M & M
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Stewart International, Newburgh, New York
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
FALCON, Henry's restaurant
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Empire Cruise Lines, Poughkeepsie, NY
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Apple Green's Golf Course, South st. Highland NY
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Metro North, Amtrak, Poughkeepsie NY
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route US 9W, Milton, NY
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Ship Lantern,Henry's,Fridas, Perch
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
belaire, high mount, hunter, windam
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Berean Park BEACH Highland NY, Lake Miniwaska,
Car: recommended

The Hudson River House and its surroundings, will inspire you to explore, be creative, unwind, simply relax, enjoy, and observe nature from your view of the River. Be it Eagles soaring over its ice in winter, to ferry boats, tug boats, sail boars, a replica pirate ship and hot air balloons passing. Wake up to spectacular summer sunrises, end each day with a different sunset and a clear moon reflected in the river. walk to Buttermilk falls, dine at Henry's restaurant there. Many farm to table restaurants, Wineries, vineyards, orchards.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Milton, Hudson Valley

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £56 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £103
Refundable Damage Deposit £247

Please include ages of children in your inquiry, as there is no charge for children not requiring their own bedroom. -
While pets are not allowed, we can refer an excellent "pet and play" pet sitting daytime and overnight services so your pets can travel with you & be nearby. Service and therapy pets are accommodated.
The River House is a non smoking facility and no lit candles please. (we have very realistic- battery-operated candles in each room.)
Sleeping tents are not allowed on the grounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Milton in New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort
  • Ski-Out
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 2nd floor bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , also has hand washing sink
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , first floor:modern tiled, 1/2 bath hand washing sink-toilet
    basement, next to laundry room - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , lower level (basement) bathroom, sink, & shower-
  • half bath on the first floor , toilette and sink (tiled) full bath on second floor - shower, tub, sink, toilette. full bath lower level next to the laundry room, shower, sink, toilette
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
  • 4 bedrooms; All of the bedrooms have wonderful views; three have river views, and gardens; and one has garden views and apple orchids. All have fresh linens; pillows; blankets; towels, soaps. They have ample storage and closets, as well as central air conditioning in summer; and radiator heat in winter.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • swimming
within walking distance to the beautiful buttermilk falls Inn and spa. You can book all spa services at the buttermilk falls in advance of your arrival and take a leisurely walk or drive to the spa.

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