ULTIMATE MOUNTAIN RETREAT
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This custom built mountain home is situated on 6+ secluded acres in a park-like setting. It takes you away from it all, but just minutes from all the action and just 7 miles from Hunter Mountain! This super immaculate, upscale, private cabin will ensure a special and memorable experience.
Leave the hustle & bustle behind when you escape to this Ultimate Mountain Retreat. Approximately 2 1/2 hrs from NYC, this unique hideaway is worlds away from the everyday. Located in Haines Falls (Sunset Park), NY. 2 miles to North Lake/South Lake, Kaaterskill Falls & Tannersville. 7 miles to Hunter, 15 Windham, 16 Phoenicia, 18 Woodstock.
** Mountain-Style Ambiance…solid wood doors throughout, rich cherry cabinets, oak grand staircase, stone slate entry way, river rock fireplace, tumbled marble tiled bathrooms, authentic antler chandelier from Jackson Hole, WY, light fixtures from Sante Fe, NM, Persian rugs, one of a kind antiques, nicely framed local scenic photography, antique skis, sleds & snowshoes, beautiful fabrics with natural warm hues… all contribute to providing a casual elegance with a real warm & cozy feel.
** The Great Room with soaring 30-ft ceilings boasts an open floor plan including living room, dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Perfect for socializing, entertaining or just relaxing. Super high cathedral ceilings and massive windows allows for spectacular, pristine, panoramic mountain views. You’ll feel completely surrounded by nature, but with all the comforts of home.
** The Cooks Kitchen provides everything needed to easily impress your friends & family with your culinary talents. Includes a comprehensive selection of kitchen equipment including slow cooker/crock pot, baking trays & accessories, crystal stemware, serving platters, cutlery, 12-cup coffeemaker, coffee bean grinder, 4-slice oversized style bread/bagel toaster, blender and so much more. Help yourself to our full array of spices and during the summer enjoy our fresh herb garden conveniently located right on the deck.
** The Main Floor includes a custom river rock wall, wood stove and oak grand staircase leading to the master suite and loft. This floor includes a full bathroom with tub/shower, two bedrooms each with a queen bed and also a full size sleeper sofa in main living space. One bedroom has its own private entrance that leads out to a deck. All bedrooms are beautifully decorated and include high-thread count linens and plush Ralph Lauren comforters.
** A Massive Wrap Around Deck, perched high in the sky with tree fort views, provides 800+ sq ft of additional outdoor living space. Relax in the lounge chairs, gather around wrought iron dining tables, BBQ on the gas Weber grill and dine al fresco while watching amazing sunsets. In addition to the beautiful scenery supplied by nature, we also add flowers and hanging baskets to further enhance this beautiful scenery.
** The Master Suite is truly luxurious! It has 20-ft cathedral ceiling and includes an en suite bathroom with a walk-in custom tiled shower with thick glass enclosure. Enjoy your morning coffee on your own private balcony overlooking interesting rock formations that grace the landscape. If you are the organizer of the trip, we highly recommend this suite for you!
** The Loft Area includes two twin beds a seating/desk area and offers up amazing views of the mountain range.
** The First Floor includes a Billiards Room with 3 comfy couches, marble tiled bathroom & walk in shower, laundry room, plenty of board games (Scrabble, Monopoly, backgammon, marble chess set, playing cards) and more!
** The State of the Art Entertainment & Electronics system includes WIFI throughout and on all decks, Premium Cable Package (100+ channels), Flat Screen TV's (40" in great room), DVD player (Emmy award winning DVD movie collection), iPod hook up, Sirius/XM satellite radio which provides endless genres of commercial free non-stop music, sports, entertainment and news.
We take great pride in our home and because we manage it ourselves, were able to offer amenities that you’ll find in very few rental properties. Plus, we truly find pleasure in sharing it and we go the extra mile to ensure your stay is the most pleasurable experience possible.
We promise you will not be disappointed with your stay. In fact, if you are like many of our guests, you will be back.
E-mail us and we'll send you a link that provides more photos, full list of amenities, area activity links, rental terms and more!
Thank you so much for your interest. You'll truly love our place and feel right at home!
JoAnn & Scott
There is something for everyone to do!
** Winter – The house is located on the mountain top and perfectly situated to access New York’s finest downhill skiing/snowboarding/snow tubing - Hunter Mountain is just 7 miles away & Windham is 15. You can walk to the snowmobile rental place and sledding hill! There is also a cross country ski resort just five minutes away.
** Spring/Summer/Fall – This time of year offers unlimited possibilities. You can literally hike & bike right from our front door. The marked hiking trail system in the area is amazing! We include maps at the house that will enable you to explore some pretty cool spots. The closest and the best in the area are within two miles of the house - Kaatterskill Falls (highest waterfall in the state), North Lake/South Lake (offers swimming, boat rentals i.e. kayaks, canoes, row boats, fishing and amazing hiking!), The Escarpment Trail, the former site of the historic Catskill Mountain House, an abandoned (but restored!) train station and more. Visit Hunter Mountain and try out their new ZIPLINE system, mountain bike down their trails (lift serve access) or enjoy a relaxing ride on their sky ride (chair lift). They also have a host of music concerts year round. There is also a plethora of golf courses to choose from, driving range/miniature golf, horse back riding, fly fishing, tubing the Esopus River, paint ball, wineries, festivals, Catskill Game Farm, Howe Caverns and so much more...
** Antique and Art Lovers - You'll find treasures galore with Woodstock, Saugerties, Tannersville, Catskill (Thomas Cole House) and Hudson all within close proximity. A wide-array of classes and activities are available to children, teens and adults at Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts.
** Relaxation - The Catskill Cabin provides plenty of indoor & outdoor private, cozy spots to relax & unwind. Curl up with a good book, enjoy breathtaking mountain views, bird watch or snuggle by the fire. There is also cable TV (100 channels), DVD player, Sirius/XM satellite radio, wireless internet access, pool table and plenty of board games to keep you occupied.
** Night Life - There is a terrific nightlife and fantastic dining right near by. In fact some of our favorite are less than 2 miles from the cabin.
- 3 Queen Beds
- 2 Twin Beds
- 1 Sofa Bed
- Air Conditioning
- Pool Table
- View (Mountains)
- Linens Provided
- Wood Stove
- Parking Included
- Alarm Clock
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- CD Player
- Gas Grill
- Ceiling Fan
- Hair Dryer
- Refrigerator (Full)
- Coffee Maker
- DVD Player
- Theme Park
- Gym/Fitness Center
- Downhill Skiing
- Movie Theater
- Grocery Store
- Amusement Park
- Whitewater Rafting
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Live Entertainment
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Shopping Area
It's also decorated tastefully with treasures from our travels around the world including antique skis from Switzerland, a real antler chandelier from Jackson Hole Wyoming, wall sconces from Taos New Mexico, quilted wall hanging made by Amish in Lancaster PA, pottery from local artisens...the list goes on and on. All contributes to creating a distinct feel that splendidly mixes modern comfort with elements of style.
We promise you will not be disappointed with your stay. In fact, if you are like many of our guests, you will be back for more!
Reviews for this vacation chalet rental in Hunter Mountain, New York
Clean house, easy to work with! Highly recommend!
February 12, 2013
My friends and I rented the home this past weekend from JoAnn and her husband and they were nothing but accommodating. I've rented homes for the past 4 years from this site and this was by far the best experience I've had! JoAnn's home was exceptionally clean and had all of the amenities you could possibly need - from towels and sheets to pots, pans, and any spice imaginable. I was very nervous about the drive as we were driving up during a blizzard and JoAnn made sure to have the property plowed for our arrival. She was even nice enough to email me the whole ride up with travel updates as she and her husband were headed up north for the weekend as well. I highly recommend this house and will be renting again!
Great retreat in the heart of the Catskills
July 31, 2012
This great cabin was the center for me and nine 30-something-year-old friends for a long weekend in the Catskills. We were pleasantly surprised to have all our expectations surpassed by this amazing house. We chose this place partly for its location to nearby Hunter Mountain, but ended up spending much more time than we had anticipated at the house due to the great amenities the house provided. The house is a beautiful A-frame structure with a wrap-around porch with comfortable patio furniture perfect for kicking your feet up and relaxing outside. We enjoyed several meals from the gas grill eaten around the patio table all the while listening to the various stations on the satellite radio. I can see this being a perfect getaway for all seasons - either the winter skiing months or the quieter summer ones. If you're visiting in summer be sure to consider the exciting zipline tours located at Hunter Mountain Ski Resort. They are one of the areas best secrets. We were very happy with the quality and cleanliness of the accommodations and would recommend this house to people for any kind of escape. Enjoy!
Peggy La vake
New Jersey USA
June 30, 2011
In November of 2010 I decided to change the course of my stressful summers and start a new tradition. I researched the internet for a spacious hypoallergenic home that would house a string quartet and give us pleanty of room to each have our own space, and room enough to fit four chairs and music stands. With a great deal of questions on my part and the most generous communications with the owner, JoAnn, I decided that this would be the place to have our Catskill Music Fest. Although we just played for fun, it was a fest to us as the atmosphere was relaxed, and perfect for enjoying the genius of Beethoven with no pressure. Each bedroom was unique, clean and quiet. The Master suite was a joy for me as it was like a nest on top of the house and had its own bathroom. The kitchen was so well equipped my friends enjoyed cooking elaborate meals with every pot or pan or spice at their disposal. Our trips into Woodstock Village were great fun and a terrific throw back for me as as I am a child of the 60s. WE returned to New Jersey energized and inspired. And looking forward to next summer. Many thanks to JoAnn and Scott who gave us a musical vacation we will always remember. My best, Peggy
Fabulous mountain lodge
March 15, 2011
This house is fantastic and has everything you could possibly need for a fun trip. It is very close to great skiing, lots of good restaurants (although we had a very bad experience trying to book a table at the Swiss Chalet, to say the owner is rude is an understatement!) and we really enjoyed chilling out in the house by the fire. JoAnn was also a joy to work with and extremely helpful. If you are looking for a mountain getaway then this is the perfect choice.
Excellent and Very Cozy!!!
January 3, 2011
A bunch of my friends, family, and I rented this beautiful cabin for New Years weekend. It was definitely a top notch experience! The place was awesome!!! It had everything you could need or want in it and Joanne's (the owner) attention to detail is impecable! Awesome for cooking and we were close to skiing at Hunter and Windham Mountain. Joanne was very helpful throughout the whole process with any questions I had and easy to get a hold of. I would 100% recommend this cabin and will probably be back again!
Great Bachelor Party
March 30, 2010
We couldn't have asked for a better place. For my bachelor party, I wanted to go camping, but most of my friends don't like roughing it. The cabin was a perfect compromise. It allowed us to do some hiking and other outdoors activities during the day, but still be very comfortable at night. The cabin had anything that we could want. It was very comfortable but still had some isolation. The owners were great. They responded to questions quickly and gave us plenty of information on the area. The nearby town had everything we needed. The satelite radio was just what we needed for some background music and if it wasn't for March Madness the TV would never have been put on. Overall this was a perfect trip and it couldn't have been so without the great cabin and the very efficient owners. One thing to note, if you are going to this cabin or any other in the area, cell service is horrible. However, since the cabin had wifi, we were able to make calls using our iphones since we had skype. You can use the land line with a calling card, but if you have an iphone or blackberry (and some other internet ready phones), just get a skype application it would be like you have great cell service. I can't thank the owners enough about letting us rent their cabin and being extremely effiecient and informative. It was a perfect weekend and we are already trying to find another time when we can do it again.
White Plains, NY USA
Our first time in the Catskills
August 21, 2009
My husband and I had a wonderful time with our friends at the cabin. We see why this is called God's country. I love the fact that it wasn't too far a drive from our home. The view from every side of the house was spectacular. It was convenient to any of the activities we wanted to do. The accomodations lent itself to many great time for great dinners conversation, games and laughter. I am hoping we can do this in the future again.
Catskills Marriage Weekend
August 20, 2009
This beautiful chalet was everything it was described as being but what a wonderful surprise to find it was also incredibly clean! The owners really know how to spoil renters with every amenity generously supplied and every decorative detail an appeal to the senses. Beautiful rooms, well decorated and spacious. I whole-heartedly recommend this beautiful cabin!
Great 4th of July weekend getaway
August 8, 2009
The house was exactly as described. All the things you'd need for great getaway to the catskills were already provided. The house is perfectly situated near all the attractions you could possibly want, ranging from kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, or tubing. The owner was a pleasure to deal with and was very efficient with the whole renting process. I'd recommend this property to anyone who wants to get away for a weekend (or more) to a beautiful house in the catskills.
Great time at this cabin!
July 23, 2009
Pictures on the website accurately represent the Vacation Home. Nice private location. Very clean, appliances all work fine, pool table in excellent condition. Plenty of room to relax in. Owner was very responsive with regard to booking and any questions we had!
New York, NY USA
Cosy Cabin out in the woods
July 14, 2009
The cabin with its terrasse is just awesome for having a cosy weekend out in the woods a little bit seperated from other houses in the surrounding area. You will find everything you need inside and the pool table at the ground floor is pretty fun though. The cabin is located in the middle of a beautiful area where you find plenty of possibilities to do some outdoor activity within a few minutes from the cabin. We liked the kayaking on the South Lake and downhill mountain biking at Hunter Mountain. The service JoAnn (the owner) provided was very gentle and the booking process was pretty easy. Also at the cabin everything worked out well and it was a pretty easy handling in regards to what to do when leaving the cabin at the end of the stay. It definitely was a positive experience from A to Z and I personnaly recommend a stay at the cabin.
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