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The Wildernest Mohonk Retreat

Entire cabin hosted by Ann
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cabin to yourself.
Sparkling clean
12 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Secluded, rustic oasis in the Catskills with all the modern amenities. Open air 2-story 2-bedroom with large fenced yard, 18 ft ceilings, stocked kitchen, 2 decks. Pets are welcome for an additional cleaning fee.

The space
Secluded house on a dandy acre of wooded land nestled in the protected Mohonk Preserve in the Hudson Valley, southeastern tip of the Catskills. 2 to 2.5 hrs from NYC.

Here and nearby you will find hiking, rock climbing, swimming, skiing, hammock napping, waffle making, blueberry picking, apple picking, wineries, biking, corn grilling, stars stars stars, and PEACE and QUIET.

The Wildernest is a rustic wood house with modern amenities, handmade and homespun, but also equipped with all the necessities and some added recreational accessories. There is central heat, a wood stove, and a large fenced in yard.

Nearby is the beautiful Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park, home to the famed Mohonk Mountain House, a beautiful inn and spa perched on a mountain peak. It's a great place to spend the day and spoil yourself with a massage, soak in the hot tub and nature-inspired spa services.

Appliances, coffee maker, grill, grill tools, knives, oils and spices, some dry goods, bedding, towels, pillows, cleaning supplies, soaps, dvd player, tons of dvds, stereo w/mini input for your device, hdmi projector and projector screen. If you have an hdmi adapter you can watch movies from your laptop. The place is pretty well stocked.

INTERNET. I know, tragedy. But this is the best thing about it, especially if you are a NYCer. You WILL NOT reap the benefits of an escape outside the city unless you agree with yourself to unplug.

Grocery and supply shopping should happen on the way in, in New Paltz is best. The closest grocery store is about 30 minutes away, so you'll want to try and bring in everything you'll need.

There have been occasions, if there is a storm, that the power goes out temporarily. It happens because the house is in such a rural area and the electricity is delicate. It's not because the house's infrastructure is not up to snuff. It has happened to me in winter during or after a storm, and it has happened when guests have been staying there. One of those occasions was during Hurricane Irene, which ravaged the area and shut down power for as long as a week in some places. If anything like this were to happen, I will give you a partial to full refund, depending on the situation.

Other things to note
The Wildernest is on a very rural private road. Its seclusion is what makes us love the place, but keeping our road smooth for driving is a continuous battle with nature. It is optimal to have a car with good ground clearance and/or all-wheel-drive.
Secluded, rustic oasis in the Catskills with all the modern amenities. Open air 2-story 2-bedroom with large fenced yard, 18 ft ceilings, stocked kitchen, 2 decks. Pets are welcome for an additional cleaning…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed


Indoor fireplace
Free parking on premises
Laptop-friendly workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.94 out of 5 stars from 102 reviews
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Kerhonkson, New York, United States

Very secluded house with only 2 other houses and a few cabins off of our private road. You will see no neighbors from the house. Closest store is 15 to 20 minutes away.

Hosted by Ann

Joined in December 2011
  • 105 Reviews
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A lover of city and country!
During your stay
Most guests will never meet me in person. I have an info packet that I send out once people book, which gives directions to the house and how to get in, shopping in the area and other tips and things to know about the house.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a few hours
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
No parties or events
Pets are allowed