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1840 Stagecoach Inn On Kripplebush Creek

Bedrooms 6
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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About the property

7 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

Converge for a family or college-roommate reunion, or gather the kids, grandkids and dogs for a month in the country in our 4500+-square foot, 6/7-bedroom, 5-bath 1840 farmhouse on the banks of the Kripplebush Creek.

The spacious, rambling old house features a rocking-chair front porch, screen porch, music room (keyboard, piano, harpsichord), giant eat-in kitchen (with couch!), dining room seating 10, and living room with 1860 hearth. There is even an adorable extra kitchen! It's set on 3 grassy acres punctuated by the Kripplebush Creek, two patios and a tire swing.

We adore our rambling, eccentric, heimische home next to the creek, where the wild turkeys gather in the grey dawn, and where we once found a crayfish in the clear, cold water. So many touches charmed us during that first walk-through with our realtor: the tire-swing in a backyard tree, the wooden slat bridge leading across the creek into the woods, the couch that made the spacious kitchen seem so cozy, the bedroom with an artisanal (and working!) pottery sink, the attic proportioned like a yoga studio, the virgin-forest 18-inch pine floorboards in the master suite, and the wood-clad 'Cabin in the Sky' that eventually became our music room, concert hall, and songwriting studio.

The house contains beds for 9, but comfortably sleeps up to 16 guests, including a Baby Bjorn travel crib for a child 0-3. And if you don't think you're looking for such a large place for your small family's vacation, know that our family of three regularly enjoy ourselves here without feeling as if we are knocking around in a deserted castle; this is a homey, warm house, which easily accommodates groups of any size without anyone feeling either isolated or crowded.

We are located two hours north of NYC, and accessible by car, Trailways bus (to nearby Rosendale), and both Amtrak and Metro-North rail lines to Poughkeepsie. We are 15 minutes from Kingston, 20 minutes from New Paltz, and 30 minutes from Woodstock.

The Hudson Valley is an all-seasons destination, with downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking, river tubing, sledding, fruit-picking, leaf-peeping, shopping, farm-to-table and fine dining, a vibrant folk, rock, and classical music tradition, art galleries and open studios, antiquing, scenic walks, historic sites, unique small museums, farmers' markets, and beautifully-preserved Colonial-era architecture. The area is defined as much by the Hudson River as it is by its twin mountain ranges (Shawungunks to the east, Catskills to the west). Or just hang out near home: hike into the woods to find ruined stone walls, pack a picnic and walk the creek to the local Schoolhouse Museum or beyond, play the piano, cook a fabulous meal in our welcoming kitchen and enjoy it with 10 of your closest friends around our dining table made from a reclaimed bowling alley, or sip a glass of wine on the screen porch while night falls and the crickets sing a duet with the creek.

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Jennie Litt
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
March 3, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation farmhouse rental in Stone Ridge, New York

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bath - toilet , shower
    Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Brookview Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Extra-long antique clawfoot tub.
    Hideaway Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Apartment Bath - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Suite - 1 king , Dressing area, ensuite bath.
    Pink Room - 1 twin/ single
    Sink Room - 1 queen , Handcrafted pottery sink; overlooks creek.
    Blue Room - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Queen-size loft; Baby Bjorn travel crib.
    Hideaway - 1 queen , Aerobed, private bath, A/C.
    Attic - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen aerobed
    Apartment - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Suite: BR with queen bed, sleep sofa in LR, kitchen, bath.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • water tubing


Nearest Airport
40.9 Miles
Stewart Airport, Newburgh, NY
Nearest Golf
5.4 Miles
Stone Dock Golf Course
Nearest Train
26.8 Miles
Amtrak and Metro-North, Poughkeepsie, NY
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
NYS Thruway, Rte.87, exit 19 (Kingston)
Nearest Restaurant
0.91 Miles
Nearest Ski
41 Miles
Hunter Mountain
Car: necessary

The historic and beautiful Hudson Valley is a collection of lovely old towns ringed by mountains and bisected by the lordly Hudson River. Farms, orchards, fine dining hiking, rock climbing, cross-country skiing, scenic walks, antiquing, shopping, folk music, and local fairs and markets are among the attractions. Equally great is just to hang out with friends or family in a beautiful old farmhouse, cook, toast marshmallows, dabble your feet in the Kripplebush Creek, and relax. Urban New Yorkers have made the Hudson Valley their second home for more than two hundred years, and its small-town sophistication reflects that urban-rural interconnectedness. Foodies and eco-foodies in particular will relish the many farm-to-table restaurants and the opportunity to get to the actual source of those local foods they prize. There are endless hikes for lovers of the outdoors, from the flat rail trail system that runs for miles through the area, to serious mountaineering. Historic homes (FDR, the Vanderbilts) and sites, small museums (the D&H Canal Museum in High Falls, the Samuel Dorsky Art Museum in New Paltz), and remnants of Colonial-era settlement (such as New Paltz's Huguenot Street, the Old Hurley Burying Ground, and Kingston's Stockade District) provide historic interest. Music of all types, from classical (The Maverick Concerts) to folk (check local listings) to classic rock at the Bearsvile Theatre, art galleries and open studios abound for culture-lovers.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation farmhouse rental in Stone Ridge, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 6 2016 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
May 26 2017 - Oct 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
Oct 11 2017 - Nov 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Holiday wknd Sunday nite C$133
Pet Fee C$100
Property Damage Protection C$131

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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