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Sprawling Country Comfort in Pristine Surroundings; A Perfect Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Find peace and luxury w/5 beds, 4 baths, a pool, hot tub, and stunning views

This is a true country retreat at its best, pairing comfort and spaciousness with simplicity and a sense of calm. The home boasts four bedrooms plus a study with a top-of-the-line pullout sofa (no flimsy mattresses here); four full bathrooms, including two with bathtubs; two separate living rooms with working fireplaces; a sun room with a view over a verdant field of wildflowers and a terraced backyard with a heated pool and hot tub.

Laura Schechter
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 June, 2017

About Laura Schechter

I'm a children's and young adult novelist, a dog-lover, and nature enthusiast who enjoys the great outdoors year-round. But I'm equally a fan of great food, wine, and cultural events, which is why I fell in love with the Hudson Valley: the Hudson Valley unifies stunning rural beauty (farms, orchards, and vineyards) with a sophisticated cultural heritage and a vast array of fabulous bars, restaurants, and performance centers.

Laura Schechter purchased this chateau / country house in 2013

Why Laura Schechter chose New York

I fell in love with upstate New York early in 2010, on an autumn trip to Copake Lake. I was astounded by the beauty of the foliage, the hiking, and the close proximity to some of the best restaurants in the entire state (including New York City). I came back every chance I could, staying at the charming B&Bs scattered around Huson and renting a house in the summertime. But it wasn't until I found the house on Twin Brook Road--sprawling, comfortable, and yet intimate and serene--that I knew I needed permanent roots in the country. It remains my favorite place in the world. I love enjoying Christmas mornings by the fireplace and stomping to the jacuzzi in the snow; I love autumn apple-picking trips with friends and summer evenings grilling on the front porch or night swimming by the light of the tikki torches.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in East Chatham in Columbia County

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , The sleep sofa is top of the line and extremely comfortable.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming


Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Chatham Brewery
Nearest Golf
19.5 Miles
Egremont Country Club
Nearest Train
22 Miles
Amtrak Station--Hudson, NY
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Taconic State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Blue Plate Restaurant
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Jiminy Peak or Catamount Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5.5 Miles
Queechee Lake

Enjoy the best of both worlds: this deeply serene rural retreat is equidistant from the bustling and completely rehabbed town of Hudson, where antique stores, new clothing designers, and hot restaurants compete for space; and Great Barrington, known for its art galleries, music and theater events, and classic downtown. Also nearby is the famous Tanglewood Music Center, a must for outdoor concerts and live events, and to several fabulous ski areas, including Catamount and Jiminy Peak.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in East Chatham, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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