Great room viewed from upstairs balcony. Great room houses kitchen, dining area and living room.
Beautiful Woodland Barn

Entire home/apt

4 guests

2 bedrooms

4 beds
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Get away to a country retreat in a converted 19th C barn at the edge of the Blue Mountain Nature Reserve. Exquisitely designed and hand crafted with artisanal detailing throughout. Clawfoot tub, huge views of the woods. Only 50 minutes from the city.

The space

The Barn has been exquisitely designed and hand crafted with artisanal detailing everywhere. The lofted ceiling, skylights and lancet windows frame views of gardens/woods. The great room features a Danish wood burning stove, slate floors with radiant heat, granite counters, new stainless appliances, wide board oak floors hand hewn from the property's trees and a circular red oak staircase in the shape of a double helix. A brilliant crystal chandelier casts rainbows around the sunlit room, and original, whimsical lighting fixtures of hand blown glass/hammered and woven copper delight the eye. Enjoy a leisurely soak in the claw-foot slipper tub downstairs or shower under the rainhead. Upstairs you feel as if you are taking an outdoor shower in a tree house. Bathrooms feature slate floors, hand-crafted live-edge walnut counters, and marble walls.

Relax outdoors on your private patio, take a walk around our 5-acre property and its many gardens, or go for a hike, or a mountain bike ride in our “backyard," the 1,538 acre Blue Mountain Preserve. After a 10-minute walk you can be at the top of Mt. Spitzenberg to enjoy views of the Hudson River.

All this is within an easy commute to NYC from the Croton-on-Hudson (7 min. away) Do you remember the sound of silence? Come and be transported.

Guest access

When you rent the Barn, you will have a private patio and access to the gardens and wooded areas our five-acre property as well as the Blue Mountain Nature Preserve, which is adjacent to the property. Beautiful views everywhere.

Interaction with guests

On arrival we will be there to greet you, show you around the property. Your host Michael lives on the property, and he or his mom, Susan, or his dad, Michael, will then be available either on site or by telephone to answer questions and help you enjoy your stay.

Other things to note

There is a queen sized bed in the upstairs bedroom, two twin beds in the downstairs bedroom, and a comfortable sofa that can sleep another person.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 couch

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Wireless Internet
Kitchen

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Security Deposit $354 NZD
Weekly Discount: 15%
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House Rules

No smoking in the house.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

2 Reviews

Liz User Profile
April 2016
The host canceled this reservation 13 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Tim User Profile
April 2016
This is simply a great place to stay. Very cool newly-renovated space that strikes a great balance between modern convenience--nice bed, shower, appliances, etc--and quirky/rustic/charming (e.g., fully functional wood-burning stove). It shares the property with the house, but very much feels like your own space, with nice views of the surrounding woods. Good place if you want a secluded getaway but also want to stay less than 30 minutes from several mountains for hiking, very cool art (storm king/dia beacon), and lots of great restaurants. Highly recommended!

Cortlandt Manor, New York, United StatesJoined in December 2015
Michael User Profile

I like to work with computers and to design and build things. My Dad and I built the Barn together, using hand hewn wood from our trees for the interior. I enjoy working with copper and blowing glass and made most of the lighting fixtures for the house. I also like to cook and will be happy to make you breakfast if I'm not at work on my day job--constructing sets for films. You might also get to meet my Mom and Dad, who are avid gardeners and are often here working on the property. Mom is also a botanical artist.

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