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10 Acre Private Preserve In The Catskill Mountains In Upstate New York

Bedrooms 2
Space 167 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Roof Deck

Perhaps you recognize this iconic example of modern architecture that has been featured in film and advertisements. It is in the permanent collection of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

The house has an open plan with forest and mountain views from all rooms. The bedrooms are furnished with mid century antiques.

High speed internet with ATT signal booster.

Minnewaska State Park has been recently expanded and will include a visitor's center and access to the legendary 'ice caves' that often have ice in the summer. This park is one of the state's greatest treasures and is 20 minutes away.

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Kerhonkson, New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 167 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • No one under 18 is permitted on the roof deck because there is no railing.
  • Use of the roof deck is at your own risk.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Flannel Sheets and Electric Blankets in the winter
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Flannel Sheets and Electric Blankets in the winter
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Live a Taste of Modern in the middle of Mother Nature. There is a wonderful pet sitter down the road who is available.


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10 Acre Private Preserve In The Catskill Mountains In Upstate New York
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

An amazing weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The house was incredible and such a great escape from the city. We spent the weekend cooking and sitting by the fire in what could not have been a more perfect setting.

Close to Woodstock and only a little over 2 hours drive from New York.

Daniel could not have been a better host! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 22-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house and location

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful and modern house for a weekend getaway! It's like having a fully-equipped and completely comfy cabin in the woods with the most amazing forrest view! We enjoyed every minute. The host is extremely responsive and the house is clean, warm, and equipped with tons of cooking supplies -- which I love.

  • Submitted: 6-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Come back soon! Dan
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Interesting architecture in great setting

  • 5 of 5

It was a real pleasure to stay in this house for a Fall weekend. The impressive architectural structure looks great in such a rural and peaceful setting. As you would expect, the design provides great views while being comfortable and spcasious. We really enjoyed being close to some fantastic hiking country. Although the State Park car parks were full, we drove down the quiet roads, parked the car and enjoyed the spectacular autumn colours! Dan was a great host, responding quickly to our last minute request and offering to get us some breakfast as we were arriving in the middle of the night. Leaving a pass for the State Park for visitors is a lovely touch. And the instructions and local suggestions were very welcome. We had a great meal at Friends and Family II and Saunderskill Farm had temptingly delicious fruit and foods to suit everyone. We also had a a relaxing and enjoyable night out, at the local Rough Cut Brewery. All in all, a wonderfully relaxing weekend in a unique and comfortable house.

  • Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very private property, with a great roof deck.

  • 5 of 5

Close to hiking in Winnewaska State Park Preserve and Mohonk Preserve.

Also went to the local farmers markets.

  • Submitted: 7-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

I was just here a month ago and had to come back.

I loved the view. Saw many birds and several deer on the property- was gorgeous.

As before, the owner was super nice and helpful.

Plan on staying here again.

I would highly recommend it, especially if you love nature and hiking.

  • Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful note. Very much appreciated! You always have a home in the Catskills! Dan
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Modern Hideaway In The Woods

  • 5 of 5

Marie and I spent a week in this lovely retreat in the woods and loved it. Modern conveniences in a classic architectural style. Huge windows give you the feeling that you are actually outside in the forest! Comfortable beds and beautiful and unique bathrooms along with a kitchen with all the conveniences of home. We did some shopping at Peters Market (recommended) for some food items. We also found some lovely restaurants to dine at including Friends and Family(warm, charming and friendly) in Accord, and Mountain Brauhaus in Gardiner. This place is perfect for a couple(or 2 couples) and you will enjoy the serenity. Also the sundeck on the roof is a perfect lounging spot-one recommendation I would have for the owner is to put up a shade umbrella, possibly over the picnic table as there is no shade during the day.Overall this is a great summer place and we plan to return.

  • Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Daniel Trimbach
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 10, 2018

About Daniel Trimbach

I am a designer and live in New York City. I am also an active triathlete and travel to races most weekends during the summer.

Daniel Trimbach purchased this house in 2008

Why Daniel Trimbach chose Kerhonkson

The area is full of outdoor adventures, hiking trails, secret swimming falls, farmers markets, and antique shops. I love it because the locals are very friendly and helpful. Also the road and mountain biking opportunities are endless.

If you feel like being pampered, the house is 20 minutes from the famous Mohonk Mountain House. They have a brand new world class spa and indoor pool.

What makes this house unique

When I first saw this house, I recognized it right away. It looks like it is floating in air. During the summer, the breezes gently pass through and mother nature is always putting on a show. During the non winter months, the roof deck at night offers an unobstructed view of the stars. It is at the end of a private road and abuts a New York State land preserve.


Nearest Airport
93 Miles
Albany Airport
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Hunter Mountain
Car: necessary

Catskill mountain area near many hiking and biking trails and acres of preserved state forest


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Kerhonkson, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter Spring 2018
Nov 17 2017 - Jun 8 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$188.37
Property Damage Protection C$74.09

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Reservation not guaranteed without payment. Federal Holiday nights will be same rate as weekend night. There is a 3 night minimum for Federal Holiday weekends.

USE OF PREMISES. The Premises shall be used and occupied by Lessee, exclusively, as a private single family dwelling, and no part of the Premises shall be used at any time during the term of this Lease Agreement by Lessee for the purpose of carrying on any business, profession, or trade of any kind, or for any purpose other than as a private single family dwelling. This includes still and motion photography for editorial or commercial purposes. Lessee shall not allow any other person, other than Lessee's immediate family or transient relatives and friends who are guests of Lessee, to use or occupy the Premises without first obtaining Lessor's written consent to such use. Lessee shall comply with any and all laws, ordinances, rules and orders of any and all governmental or quasi-governmental authorities affecting the cleanliness, use, occupancy and preservation of the Premises. Lessee shall not allow smoking on the Premises.

ASSIGNMENT AND SUB-LETTING. Lessee shall not assign this Agreement, or sub-let or grant any license to use the Premises or any part thereof.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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