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Rural Bohemia Near Two Family Ski Areas for the Holidays!

People14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
People
14
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Hillsdale - The Farmhouse At Craryville

5 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps up to 14

Calling All Foodies And Nature Lovers To The Farmhouse At Craryville - A Victorian Wonderland With Bohemian Flair Set on A 35-Acre Rural Estate. Nestled In The Foothills Of The Berkshires, At The Crossroads Of New York And Massachusetts, Our Farm Estate Is The Ideal Country Getaway For Cozying Up With Family and Friends! Located Five Minutes From Catamount Ski Area And Just Twenty Five Minutes From Butternut Ski Resort, This Grand Farmhouse Is The Perfect Gathering Place For Ski Holidays. After A Day On The Slopes, Enjoy Cocktails Around The Big Outdoor Fire Pit, Or One Of The Two Wood-Burning Fireplaces Inside The House. This Period Home Retains It's Historical Character With Original Wide Board Floors, Decorative Woodwork, And Objects Of Curiosity Throughout. The Modern Eat-in Kitchen Is Equipped With A Gas Cooktop And Oven By Bosch, A Miele Dishwasher, Large Capacity Amana Refrigerator, A Kenmore Front-loading Washer And Dryer. Upstairs, Five Sleeping Quarters Accommodate Thirteen Guests Comfortably, With A California King Room, A Queen-sized Room, A Room With Two Twin Beds, A Media Room With A Convertible King Bed or Two Twins, And A Room With Two Bunk Beds And A Twin Trundle, Plus Two Full Bathrooms. Downstairs, A Lovely Light-Filled Sitting Room And Library With A Wood-burning Fireplace, Overlooking A Bucolic 300-acre Organic Farm , And A Separate Dining Space With Its Own Wood-burning Fireplace And A Cozy Nook With A Daybed And Powder Room Round Out The First Level Of The House. Two Weber Grills Live Outside The Kitchen Door for Year-round Alfresco Cooking.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Vanessa Dawson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2016
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About Vanessa Dawson

I am an architecture aficionado and design digest junkie who makes a living doing adaptive reuse of interesting historic structures. Before buying this property, my screenwriter husband and I redeveloped a blown-out old Brooklyn dairy carriage house into three unique homes on the border on Park Slope and Gowanus. We bought this amazingly bucolic place and turned it into a bohemian wonderland for our two small boys to run wild and go a bit ferrel. We've raised up chickens, grown our own food, and learned about the wild edibles that grace this beautiful countryside. We are happy to share that experience with other urban families looking for a private rural retreat to give themselves over to the joys of the natural world with all the comforts of luxury travel.

Vanessa Dawson purchased this farmhouse in 2012

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had a wonderful time here. We have a specially enjoyed the fire pit. I might add as we are all cooks that we really were grateful for the excellent sharp knives in your very nice kitchen and took good care of them. Ron read a number of books in the library and was happy to find some Elmore Leonard he had not previously read and we all love the dog book.
Jul 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Rural Bohemia Near Two Family Ski Areas for the Holidays!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

I would have given it 4.5 stars, but between having to choose 4 and 5, decided to give it a 5. The main reason was the owner, as others have mentioned Vanessa is great to deal with and very accommodating. And the only reason i was thinking 4.5 instead of 5 was because of the lack of air conditioning. Other wise the property is amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house has been updated with A/C in all of the bedrooms. Thank you for the feedback!
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5

Amazing weekend away

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this house with a few old friends and all our kids. The house and property are as beautiful as in the pictures. The bedrooms are comfortable (one night was a little hot with the fans), the kitchen has everything you need. The sitting rooms are charming and beautiful, however were barely used since we were outside all day! The pool is stunning, huge and the perfect temperature. The kids had a blast in the play house, canoe and just running around on all the grass!! Vanessa is great to deal with.

Will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house has been updated with air conditioning in all of the bedrooms. Thank you for the feedback!
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5

Country House Perfection

  • 5 of 5

This farmhouse is a truly special place and provides everything you could dream of in a country retreat. The house itself is beautiful -- the epitome of rustic luxury. Modern kitchen and bathrooms, a large dining room and living room to accommodate larger groups, and a cozy library and stylish bedrooms for those seeking privacy or a quiet room to read. Outside is even better with a gorgeous pool, tennis courts, fire pit, grill, chickens (laying eggs you can eat) and a fresh herb and vegetable garden. The house has everything you could possibly want. But even though you feel like you are miles away from everything, you are a short twenty minutes from the charming town of Hudson and its quaint antique shops and farm to table restaurants. Our host even went the extra mile to make us feel at home by leaving us the most delicious homemade granola we have ever tasted and lovely locally made soaps. We loved everything about our stay and can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It's the kind of home that makes you want to move to the country.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay so much. The home is an enviable example of every New Yorker’s dream upstate house. Though its minimal design is evocative of a Dwell magazine spread, it in no way sacrifices comfort to achieve that feeling. The breakfast nook is perfect for long breakfasts reading the paper and drinking coffee. We loved sitting around the fire pit, from which you have a perfect view of the verdant lawn and flower beds. The pool is surrounded with so much greenery that you’ll feel a million miles away from the stress of the city. I never wanted to leave. Do yourself a favor and book it now.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Found my dreamhome in Hillsdale, NY!

  • 5 of 5

This house!!! Where to begin?! Stunningly beautiful, impeccably maintained, cool modern furnishings, warm, charming, stylish, spacious. Lots of ooohs and ahhs from the adults and our kids were in heaven rotating from pool to tree swings to tennis courts to chicken coop then back to the pool. And tons of pretty land for exploring. We loved the designer kitchen and made great use of the BBQ, nothing better than eating shish kebabs and s'mores around a bon fire after lounging by the pool all day. Also loved the location, within 20-30 minutes to several lovely towns, Great Barrington (go to Prarie Whale), Hudson (Spotty Dog books and Ale) and Chatham (Chatham Brewery) although there is really no reason to ever leave the house. This vacation rental gets my highest rating, I cannot wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY
5

AMAZING TIME IN HILLSDALE

  • 5 of 5

We kindly recommend this house for a longer or shorter stay.

The house is a beautiful Farmhouse with a sprawling lawn and amazing pool!

The owners are attentive and the house has everything you need for a perfect stay.

We highly recommend and will definitely be coming back for many more future stays!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Albany International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Copake Country Club
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Copake County Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Hudson Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Crossroads Food Shop
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Catamount Ski Area
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Lake Taconic or Lake Mansfield
Car: necessary

pick your own organic strawberries at blueberries at Thompson Finch Farm

Hiking to magnificent waterfalls at Bash Bish Falls

Biking on the Harlem River Rail Trail

Eco tours and classes at Hawthorne Valley Farm

Bard Summer Stage

Hudson Opera House

Live Music Performances at Helsinki and Basilica Hudson

Great Barrington Film Festival

Jug End Reservation

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Hillsdale, Berkshires

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£9,442
for 7 nights
£9,442
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£2,714
for 3 nights
From
£787
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £393
Housekeeping £275
Property Damage Protection £78
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,180

Please note that holiday periods are subject to a higher rate. Please inquire with Owner.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Owner reserves the right to cancel the reservation with a full refund.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Hillsdale in New York

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , clawfoot tub with shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This bathroom is in the Queen bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Two Full Baths and One Powder Room
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , two twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Media Room w/Trundle bed can be made up as 2 twins or 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , 2 Bunk Bed , Two Bunk Beds plus a twin trundle bed
    Downstairs Sleeping Area - 1 Single Bed , Daybed in Common Area Downstairs
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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