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Scandinavian Inspired Chalet, Recently Built! Luxury, privacy, mountain views

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Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this holiday chalet in Cragsmoor - Blue Col Chalet

1,000 square foot, open floor plan chalet with king bed and mountain views

Be one of the first to experience the newly completed chalet on our 20 acre, mountain top location. The chalet is a one story, 1,000 sq. ft., handicap accessible, open floor plan, free standing building. The design is Scandinavian inspired, eclectic and minimal. We used large amounts of glass (eight feet high on the east and south walls) so one could assimilate with and appreciate the natural surroundings.

The walls are ten feet tall and the wood ceiling is vaulted reaching a height of over twenty feet. All the floors are polished concrete with radiant heat covered by plush area rugs. Other features include air conditioning , gas fireplace, free wi-fi, smart tv, washer & dryer, fully equipped custom made kitchen with walnut cabinets and countertop, custom wood furniture and king size bed. The kitchen table has a marble top over a custom made wood base. All the doors are solid wood eight feet tall.

The bathroom is very spacious with big windows allowing lots of natural light. The shower is large with a zero threshold, white tile and marble top bench. The vanity has two sinks with a marble top. The water closet is private with a touch-less toilet. There is an outdoor shower located at the owners home which is available for your use.

The chalet has a covered porch, wraparound open deck, barbeque grill and fire pit. There is plenty of firewood provided for your use. There is a hammock under some large pine trees thats perfect for reading, cloud watching or just a nap. We have some trails on the property for short walks through the woods. For more challenging hikes, Sam's Point Preserve, with miles of trails, is just a few minutes up the road by car.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

David Pivnick
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
29 September, 2016
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Why David Pivnick chose Hudson Valley

I always wanted to live in the mountains having spent all of my life living and working in the New York City metro area. I always enjoyed outdoor activities/sports and started spending more time in the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains in the mid 1990's. Finally in 2009 I moved up here while maintaining my business "down country".

Everyday I appreciate and enjoy the privacy, space, quite and freedom of living on the Shawangunk Mountain. Being only two hours from Manhattan it affords me the opportunity to continue to experience everything the city and surrounding area has to offer while living in the mountains. It's the best of all worlds!

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was a real pleasure to meet Lesego. He is one of the kindest and thoughtful individuals I have ever met. We talked for a while and I could have talked to him all day. I believe he is destined to do great things with his life. He was a perfect guest and left our property clean and neat. I highly recommend him for all other owners.
Jul 2016
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based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Scandinavian Inspired Chalet, Recently Built! Luxury, privacy, mountain views
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Freeport, NY

The Chalet: a place to experience relaxation and find peace.

  • 5 of 5

The external environment, given the magnificent view, alone, is peace inspiring. The unique and elegant interior design delivers feelings of priceless relaxation. The simplicity of the Chalet is sophisticated. The hospitality of the owner is heart-warming. The entire experience is exceptional... Beyond star-ratings.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing weekend!!!

  • 5 of 5

I visited this chalet for a weekend with my girlfriend and it was the most perfect get away from the city. The owner was very prompt with answering and provided perfect details about the amenities in the cabin and even welcomed us with a bottle of wine. The decor and design of the chalet is incredible and even more impressive than the pictures. The floor to ceiling Windows also provide a beautiful view to wake up to. I would definitely recommend this to everyone and will hopefully get to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit us again soon.
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Mountain Views in a Relaxing & Modern Cabin - Book it!

  • 5 of 5

Totally amazing place - exceeded our expectations - from the minimal design, floor to ceiling windows, gorgeous views, high ceilings, concrete floors, beautifully furnished, comfortable bed, kitchen stocked with the basics - all enabled us to chill out, cook, hang by the fire, watch the sun come up over the mountains, and completely relax.

While we didn't want to leave the cabin, we ventured out to Sam's Point - a quick drive away for some great hiking.

David, the owner, was super helpful and welcoming. We could only stay one night but left feeling like we had fully recharged - if relaxation is your goal, this is the place - totally worth the money.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This property was even more beautiful than pictured. Design of everything from the kitchen, to the bathroom, to the lighting and placement of outlets is fantastic. Beautiful property and views during the day and at night by the fire pit. And everything was so clean and organized, which was the perfect setup for the most relaxing atmosphere! We met the owner upon arrival and he was so pleasant and welcoming! It was a perfect, relaxing getaway and we will go back any chance we get!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I came here to get out of the city for a quiet weekend. The chalet was perfectly cozy and impeccably designed. Even from inside the house we were surrounded by the most beautiful, serene views. At night we sat outside and made fires in the fire pit. Our host was so welcoming he even left us a bottle of wine as a welcome gift. After two nights, we felt relaxed and refreshed - and didn't want to leave! We loved it so much we're already planning on coming back for a snowy weekend in the winter.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Stewart Airport, Newburgh, NY
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Ellenville, NY
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Winding Hills Golf Club, Montgomery, NY
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Middletown, NY
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 17
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Aroma Thyme, Ellenville, NY
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Belleayre Ski Center, Highmount, NY
Car: necessary

Our location on top of the Shawangunk Mountain ridge is situated at the southeastern edge of the Catskill Mountains. By car we are just a few minutes from Sam's Point Preserve offering miles of hiking trails with some of the most beautiful and expansive views of the area. All the other sports and activities found in the Catskill Mountains are nearby. For some real adventure there is Hang Gliding just 5 minutes away, sky diving about 30 minutes away and some of the best rock climbing in the U.S. right here on the Shawangunk Mountains.

If your looking for complete privacy and seclusion with an amazing mountain view surrounded by wildlife then you will never have to leave our chalet. However, shopping, restaurants, wineries and all the other leisure activities found in the area are just a short drive away. Up here its the best of all worlds just two hours from New York City.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Cragsmoor, Hudson Valley

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Property Damage Protection £65

Check - In is at 4:00pm
Check - Out is at 11:00am

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Cragsmoor in New York

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , two sink vanity
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Temahome Float Walnut King Size Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Rock Climbing
  • tennis

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