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Secluded Country Getaway

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4.5 / 5Wonderful
2 reviews


  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Space


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
    6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Mid-Hudson Bridge
    9 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Vassar Brothers Medical Center
    10 min drive
  • Airport
    Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.)
    29 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Highland, this cottage is in a rural location. Mid-Hudson Bridge and Clinton House State Historic Site are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Berean Park Beach and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Loren Campbell Memorial Field or Richard L. Skimin Memorial Baseball Field.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park - 6 min drive
    • Mid-Hudson Bridge - 9 min drive
    • Bardavon 1869 Opera House - 10 min drive
    • Vassar Brothers Medical Center - 10 min drive
    • Poughkeepsie Bridge - 10 min drive

    Getting around

    • Poughkeepsie Station - 12 min drive
    • White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County) - 76 min drive

    About this property

    Secluded Country Getaway

    Adults-only cottage in Highland
    Our listing is on private property, the nearest house is down the driveway. It's a quiet, tranquil area, secluded with tall trees and a pond in the middle of nature. Guests can tour the quaint towns nearby & enjoy the busier towns for a night out. Quiet, secluded, and cozy property in Highland short driving distance from the Hudson River and close to New Paltz, Gardiner, Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park and Wappingers Falls . Located in Ulster county, also close to Dutchess and upper Orange County. The space has a queen sized bed in 1 room and a 1 full sized bed with twin bed trundle underneath in the other room. Couch and love seat in the living room. Sleeping room is for 5 people but we can accommodate up to 6 with a queen sized blow up aero-bed mattress or cot for additional person charge. Please be advised, the air mattress is not located in the apartment, so in order to sleep 6 people, guests would have to let us know so we can bring it there, otherwise there are no accommodations for 6 people. See under pricing. The entire apartment upstairs consisting of 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, dining room, bathroom. Downstairs is only a garage. If driving, you can park on the property. Around Town: Stewart airport is nearby. Minnewaska State Park (35 mins). Vanderbilt Mansion National Historical site, Home of Franklin Roosevelt National Historical site, and Eleanor Roosevelt National Historical site all under 30 mins. Franny Reese State Park (6 mins) Walkway Over the Hudson (8 mins). New Paltz Golf Course (25 mins) and Apple Greens Golf Course (15 mins). Poughkeepsie Galleria Mall (15 mins). Mohonk Preserve Inc. Hike the Labyrinth. Hudson Valley Sports Dome off Chapel Hill Road. Hike the Giant Stairs at Palisades Interstate Park. Splash Down Beach in Fishkill, NY. Ulster County Pool complex and Moriello Pool. Kingston Point Beach on Hudson River. Guests can use the whole house upstairs which includes the 2 bedrooms as listed, the living room, kitchen, dining room, bathroom, porch and stone patio. We usually respond to requests within a few hours or a day by text, email or app message. Email, text or call if any immediate questions or problems don't hesitate, please. **We will send you a confirmation email when the date you arrive is close, giving you a few details about things in the area and some side notes about the property. We like to welcome guests with a few things about our listing before they arrive and would appreciate it if they read the few things we have to explain. **Pets do not live on our property but when we do stay there, our dog comes with us. For those that have allergies it is a short haired dog (Italian greyhound), that has hardly any hair left because he is older. We always vacuum after every stay, so you should not see a lot of signs that our dog stays here when we are here. **Please note: in winter weather (snow or ice) it may be difficult to get up our driveway, so please keep that in mind in the event that you book when it snows. The driveway will be plowed, but cars without 4 wheel drive or a lower gear may have trouble. Please try to get to the property earlier if snow is on its way. **Watch out for poison ivy or all, it is the woods. **We have filtered well water which comes from the Hudson River, it is perfectly fine to drink and the best tasting water compared to most states. Better than bottled! **There are usually some continental breakfast items on a shelf labeled for guests, as well as some items in the refrigerator. Coffee is on the left side of the refrigerator and sometimes eggs, tater tots (potato puffs) in the freezer, English muffins, bread, bagels, butter, cream cheese, OJ and coffee creamer. **Developed 3 acre lot (with road, buried electric and phone wire) for sale on the other side of the pond. Ask for details. **There's new things happening on our property all the time. I'm sorry for not always updating pictures of the grounds, but that is because the property is being changed every week. We can't post pictures of the grounds week by week as they change from the new construction being built. There are always improvements and changes, but the inside is the same as the pictures. We appreciate your understanding of our need to work with our contractors in between your stays. Close to Rocking Horse Ranch and New Paltz town, as well as many stores on 9W and near to Poughkeepsie over the bridge. Many things to do along Hudson River area as well as the Walkway Over Hudson, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, horse back riding, boating, fishing, golfing, apple and pumpkin picking, farmers markets, wineries, breweries, cideries, antique stores, consignment shops, historical sites, and much more. A Hudson Valley Countryside Escape. Tons of things to do within 10 mins from our property. Quaint towns, shopping centers, sightseeing, history. The surrounding areas of Highland are perfect for travelers looking to enjoy the country and all the things it has to offer. Year round entertainment for travelers and people who live in the area. Tons of tourist activities and sightseeing to do. We are located in an area with a ton of adventurous things to do and plenty of sites to see from historical to modern. Look on Meetup or Ulster county attraction sites to find events in the area that you can attend while staying here. We have several brochures of things to do and maps of the area also. There is a train (the Hudson Line) that runs from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie (10 mins away). You can see the schedule in our pictures or online.
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this cottage offer DVD players and video-game consoles. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property manager

    Lisa, Nancy & John

    Speaks English, Italian

    Property amenities




    Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    Onsite parking
    Car recommended


    Coffee/tea maker


    2 bedrooms
    Bed sheets provided


    1 bathroom
    Towels provided
    Hair dryer

    Living spaces

    Living room


    TV with cable/satellite service
    Video game console
    DVD player

    Outdoor areas



    Air conditioning


    No pets allowed


    Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    In a rural location

    Things to do

    Mountain biking nearby
    Kayaking nearby
    Rock climbing nearby
    Rafting nearby
    Hiking/biking trails nearby


    Sleeps 6
    Unit size: 1000 sq ft (93 sq m)



    Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM


    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    • Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.


    • Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    • This property welcomes adults only.

    Property payment types


    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property.

    Property is also known as

    • Secluded Getaway Highland
    • Secluded Country Getaway Cottage
    • Secluded Country Getaway Highland
    • Secluded Country Getaway Cottage Highland


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    This place was just perfect for a long weekend stay. The apartment was clean and comfortable. There is a flight of stairs to enter the apartment and a long unpaved road to reach the property. The road was a little difficult to maneuver with a low car but we did it. The property is secluded, quiet and cozy. We enjoyed out stay!

    Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

    4/5 Good

      Get Away from it All!

      The owner was East to reach, answered all questions quickly, and the house was peaceful, quiet, and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay!

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