Departamento o casa entera
This charming one-story 1800s apartment is the south wing of our 1854 eyebrow colonial. Located in the hamlet of North Chatham, NY, a National Historic District. Situated on a beautiful one-acre property on the banks of the Valatiekill Creek. 10 minutes to Chatham and Kinderhook villages; 30 minutes to Hudson and the Berkshires. Great food, cultural venues & hiking nearby. Two-story studio space in adjacent renovated 19th century barn available for events and for use by creative professionals.
Airy light-filled rooms, hardwood floors.
New kitchen with washer/dryer, gas range, microwave, ice maker; fully-equipped for cooking and eating (coffee, teas, juice, breakfast, and pantry items).
Spotless new bathroom with large cabinet for storing toiletries. Towels, soap, shampoo, conditioner, and hair dryer provided. Enjoy a shower or bubble bath in our antique claw-foot tub.
Peaceful bedroom with blackout shades, queen-size bed, large closet, full-length mirror, and two large windows with beautiful, private, country views; decorated in soothing tones of blues, greens and lavender.
Vintage café table and chairs accommodate three for dining. Eat-in counter seats two. Corner china cupboard.
Flat-screen cable tv, Bose radio, WIFI.
Private, hedge-screened yard with table and chairs for outdoor meals and relaxation with beautiful rural views. Screened entry porch serves as mud room.
Badminton net set up/rackets & shuttlecocks provided.
Relax on the beautiful one-acre grounds along the banks of the Valatiekill Creek or walk "upstreet" through the hamlet, taking in the variety and elegance of the 18th and 19th century homes that earned North Chatham a listing on the National Historic Register. Post office and library in the hamlet.
275 square foot, two-story studio space in renovated 19th century barn with wide plank pine floors and beautiful views, AVAILABLE for EVENTS and as STUDIO SPACE for ARTISTS, WRITERS and other CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS.
Cottage Nature Sightings: April - Green Heron at the creek. June - Crow and Chipmunk eating cherries in the Cherry tree. July - a Doe suckled her Fawn at the edge of the creek. Enchanters' Nightshade is in bloom, and a Black-billed Cuckoo sang cucu-cucucu in one of the old Maple trees across the road. Wild Turkey by the creek. August - Kingfishers at the creek. Rose- breasted Grosbeak at the feeder.
Disponible para huéspedes
Our cottage and studio are located in the historic rural hamlet of North Chatham, NY in Columbia County, in New York State's scenic Hudson Valley.
We are 10 minutes from the villages of Chatham and Kinderhook, NY with excellent cafés and restaurants, parks and hiking trails, yoga studio and health clubs, bookstore and libraries, as well as cultural venues - Jack Shainman Gallery at The School, PS21 for the Performing Arts, the MacHaydyn Theater, and the Columbia Film Festival every October.
We are 15 minutes from The Ghent Playhouse; 20 minutes from the fabulous Hawthorne Valley Farm Store (organic groceries, cafe and bakery).
The scenery in the region is beautiful - rolling hills, horse farms and homes dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. The Powell Wildlife Sanctuary in Old Chatham, NY (10 minutes) and Ooms Conservation Area at Sutherland Pond (10 minutes) offer the most beautiful hiking trails with scenic views of the Hudson River Valley and Catskill Mountains. Stop for lunch at the Old Chatham Country Store.
Nearby Hudson, NY (30 minutes) offers a wide array of attractions, from shops and boutiques to galleries, antique stores and cabarets; as well as Olana, historic home of American painter Frederick Church. OPENING May 2017 - the restored Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House - with a wonderful inaugural season of performance and cultural events.
Catskill, NY (40 minutes) is easily accessed via the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, gateway to hiking and recreating in the Catskill Mountains and The Thomas Cole National Historic Site, the birthplace of the Hudson River School of American Painting.
Tanglewood Music Center in nearby Lenox, Massachusetts (30 minutes) offers classical, jazz and popular concerts June - September.
Also in Lenox, Massachusetts, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health.
Ski at Jiminy Peak (35 minutes), and Catamount, Bosquet and Butternut (40 minutes). Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at many nearby parks and public conservation areas.
For business travelers, we are 25 minutes from Albany, NY.
We are 10 minutes from I-90, from the Berkshire Spur of the New York State Thruway, and from the Taconic State Parkway. Two and one-half hours from New York City.
Atención a los huéspedes
We live on the north side of the house (the apartment is on the south side). We give our guests space and privacy, but are available by text, phone or in person to answer questions and help in any way that we can to make your stay the best experience possible.
Otros aspectos destacables
On August 23 between 5:30 pm and 7pm friends will be picking up a truck load of firewood that is stacked in the yard of the rental.
Open flames of any kind are not allowed: no candles, etc.
Quiet hours between 10pm and 8am.
Parties and Events are allowed in the studio only and must be pre-approved by the owner. No parties or events in the cottage.
I have lived in North Chatham for 21 years. I enjoy being outdoors, practicing mindfulness, spending time with friends, and living in the beautiful Hudson Valley. I am a naturalist (knowledgeable about birds and plants) and am available to take guests on a guided nature walk at one of Columbia County's many beautiful nature preserves.