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Hiking, Biking, Skiing And Rock Climbing playground

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Kerhonkson - Mountain House

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Open floor plan living room, dining room and large kitchen. 3 bedrooms & 2 full baths. Enjoy a good soak in our 5.5' tub. Sleeps 6. Cozy up to the wood burning stove on a cold winter night. Relax on a 65' deck with plenty of chairs and tables to view the Catskill Mountains. Read a book on the hammock in the woods. Minutes away from 30,000 acre Sundown Wild Forest Preserve to hike, bike, fish, swim, snowmobile or hunt.

Also check out our neighbor on VRBO listing #474399. This will give you the advantage of two (2) houses for larger vacation groups.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Dana Roussell
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
7 November, 2016
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About Dana Roussell

Ron & Dana are from NJ and originally came to this area to rock climb, hike and enjoy nature. We hope you will enjoy the same and utilize the house.

Dana Roussell purchased this house in 2005

Why Dana Roussell chose Hudson Valley

The Mountain House is so close to so many areas. Skiing at Belleayre & Hunter in the winter. Rock Climbing at the Gunks. Swimming holes and waterfalls are at your fingertips!

State land areas: Sundown Forest, Minnewaska Park, Mohonk Preserve and Peekamoose Mountain are all close by.

Hiking & biking and motorcycle exploring everywhere. Horseback riding is right down the road.

Have fun picking apples from the farm around the corner every fall.

Close by is a venician well with fresh spring water. Delicious!!

You will love to watch the leaves change in autumn.

The deer, turkeys, many varieties of birds including hummingbirds can be seen right at the house. Although we rarely see the bear, he is around the area.

Don't forget to explore the old foundation homestead in the state land attached right to our back yard.

What makes this house unique

There is something here for everyone!!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Hiking, Biking, Skiing And Rock Climbing playground
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Beautiful house and a wonderful area to experience the northeastern fall

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, spacious, has a lot of light. Everything was clean, new, and worked well.

House itself is located at the end of a small private street, is hidden by the trees, but has a large cleared lot and a large deck, so you really get to experience the beautiful fall, or do some star gazing, or just let your kids run around.

The area is great, Minnewaska state park is very close, New Paltz is also close, a lot of family-friendly farms and wineries nearby.

Dana is a great host, will definitely recommend this place to friends and would stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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West Long Branch, NJ

Relaxing weekend with friends.

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful weekend! We took a hike at Stoney Kill. What a great hike! I loved driving around seeing the fall foliage. It was great to catch up with old friends in this lovely home. Home was fully stocked for all of our needs.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Astoria, NY

Kerhonkson fun with friends

  • 5 of 5

Four of us friends came up for harvest weekend. The house was not completely secluded, but completely private.

Nice deck in the back where we had coffee in the morning. Inside of the house was clean and properly furnished. Bedrooms

and bathrooms were great as well. I would recommend this property for romantic getaway, weekend with friends, adventure weekend, and more.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Branch, NJ

Awesome house in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

This place is so nice and refreshing, such a change from the city or shore. I went there with my son he's 5 and had a blast, there's lots of trails to walk on in the huge yard and there's State Reserve Land right next to the property with lots of other Trails my, son even found his first frog haha. The house is really nice and comfortable with a beautiful view of the night sky I brought a telescope and we looked at the moon and stars. There's waterfalls and hiking trails all in the area also, we went to saunterkill farm which is close and got done treats, and went to a super nice swimming hole in the mountains called Blue Hole which was amazing, we went to a waterfall called Vernoy Kill which has awesome trails and went to the world largest kaleidoscope. We had a good time and plan to visit again, I know for the winter there is 3 different ski resorts close by. Looking forward to checking some out.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time! Your place is a wonderful mountain hide-away. We found it so relaxing and enriching to just lounge around the house or get in the car and see where the road took us......everywhere we drove was charming. The Egg's Nest is an awesome restaurant in High Falls but sadly after 40+ years it is closing at the end of the month. We also drove to Woodstock only to find that the first "Woodstock" was actually held in Bethel, NY. So, the next day we drove to Bethel & it was worth the drive. We also went out to hear music at the Rosendale Café which was really fun & their food was delicious too. We could just have easily hung out at home the whole 3 days......very peaceful. Dana was a great host.....responding to all my questions very rapidly. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing getaway made easy

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property that makes impossible not to relax. The area around the location offers unlimited activities with plenty of hidden gems. Dana made the stay very easy and will ensure you have everything you need. She left a guide to the area that was very helpful in planning activities. Highly recommended!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for coming to the Mountain House.
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Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Hudson Valley Resort
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
The Gander Inn
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Hunter & Belleayre Mountains

Our house has 5 acres with established trails. Our property is bordered by a Forever Wild Preserve. Check out the rock walls and and stone hearth from and old homestead.

Vernooy Kill is a must see 2 mile hike to a three tiered waterfall and swimming hole.

Stoney Kill is a spectacular 80' waterfall with a horseshoe shape. Bring your lunch and eat behind the falls. An easy hike to the base or for the more adventurous you can also hike to the top. Follow the trail to a local swimming hole. Watch out for nude bathers.

Go to the Mohonk House and do the Lemon squeeze trail it's awesome! There is a parking and entry fee.

We bought our property for the beautiful area and the close proximity to the Shawangunk "Gunks" Mountains, a rock climbers dream. Always a must see is Minnawaska Lake, the ice caves at Sam's Point and the Eagles at Ashokan Reservoir, all close by.

Stop by Saunterkill farms for fresh produce and baked goods. They are a little pricey, but worth it!

Pick apples at the farm around the corner in the fall. Relax and enjoy!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kerhonkson, Hudson Valley

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2 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £55 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £99
Refundable Damage Deposit £394

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Reservation not guaranteed without payment. Federal holidays nights will be the same rate. Note: Monthly rate may change according to actual dates reserved.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1560 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Attached to master bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , 5 1/2'' tub to relax after a long days hike.
  • Tiled floors in both bathrooms with plenty of towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Trundle pull out twin bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Large bedroom. Very comfy.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master bedroom with private bath, Sleep Number bed & TV
  • Plush carpet and fans in all bedrooms
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
Take a look at the old homestead on the state land attached to our property. A root cellar, hearth and old foundation! Bring along a metal detector and hunt for hidden treasures. I found many items that I left there for your viewing pleasure. I ask for you to do the same. Hunt for treasures but leave them there. Thank you. You can find a map of the area in the Mountain House Guide Book at the house.

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