Cabin in the woods, Pets Welcome!

House - Entire home/apt · Willow Glen Road, Red Hook, NY 12571, United States
Maggie

A back to basics cabin nestled in the midst of 22 acres in Hudson Valley. You have easy access to some of the finest country dining in Rhinebeck and Red Hook with easy access to Amtrack station in Rhinecliff.

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A back to basics cabin nestled in the midst of 22 acres in Hudson Valley. You have easy access to some of the finest country dining in Rhinebeck and Red Hook with easy access to Amtrack station in Rhinecliff.

The Space

A 100% Norwegian cabin in the woods.
If you, your children and your pets want to get away from it all this home in the Hudson Valley is for you.
Enjoy "back to basics" living with No phone, No TV and No Internet. Electronic device detox, it's a wonderful thing! Time to pick up board games again, you will be surprised by the fun you can have.
Nestled on 22 acres with a 1/4 mile drive, Hiking and just taking in the quiet surroundings is recommended. The house is 100% Norwegian with hand carved details and charming wood stoves in the main living areas and the Master Bedroom.
Sleeps 8 comfortably with 4 bedrooms (3 top floor, 1 main floor), 2.5 baths, LR, DR, Kitchen and Mud Room. Basic amenities, washer and dryer. Sleeps 24 if you bring sleeping bags for 16!
We welcome all family pets, big and small...we just ask that you clean up after them if they are naughty.
Only 2.6 miles West of Taconic State Parkway, 15 minutes from Historic Rhinebeck, Omega, Red Hook and Bard College. Rhinebeck is home to over 20 restaurants ranging from fine dining @ Le Petite Bistro to casual dining with renowned Chef Gianni Scappin @ his newly opened Market Street, the BEST eggs Benedict in the state. Bard College has the world famous Frank Gehry Fischer Center offering year round music and opera sensations in addition to the Spiegel Tent in the Summer months, so much fun you'll never leave.
The home's name is "Jorvik" which means "New York" in Old Norse. You will be allowed to detox from the electronic world we live in today, refresh your batteries and learn how to play board games again or just listen to the birds...so peaceful you will be enchanted once again.
If you would prefer that we do your grocery shopping so you don't have to just say the word or check out our local Farmer's Markets @ Greig Farm in Red Hook every Saturday from 10-3 or the Rhinebeck Farmer's Market every Sunday from 9-2
Amtrack service comes to Rhinecliff (15 min. from the home) from Penn Station in NYC or you can hop up on Metro North from Grand Central and land in Poughkeepsie (30 min. south)

Guest Access

You'll have easy access to Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Bard and the Duchess County wine trails. The Olde Rhinebeck Aerodrome from May-October. Historic sites galore and a few ski areas within 45 min - 1 hour drive.

Interaction with Guests

We are available to assist at every turn if you feel it's necessary. If you don't need anything you'll never see us! If you DO need something we'll be with you withing the 1/2 hour.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 8
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Beds: 4
Extra people: $25 / night after 4 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $1000 /week
Monthly Price: $2500 /month
Cleaning Fee: $150
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  • maggie was quite responsive when making our reservation, and we were happy to get things sorted quickly. she gave great instructions and we found the house to be as described. it was a little darker inside than we imagined (so if you are looking for a light filled space, perhaps another rental is for you!) but everything was in good order. we enjoyed our stay and would give high consideration to staying in the cabin in the woods upon our next visit to the area.

    June 2014
    Maggie
    Response from Maggie:

    Thank you Cort, glad you were able to find the light bulb spares. I should have checked that before you arrived.
    House was left in great shape as you promised. Many thanks
    Maggie

    June 2014
  • Friends and I rented this beautiful cabin for our 5-year Bard College reunion and couldn't have been happier with the experience. The cabin is private, spacious and exceedingly comfortable! Maggie (email hidden) who couldn't have been easier to work with. I only wish that I'd had more time to explore the beautiful woods that surround the house. We're planning on renting the cabin again in the future!

    May 2014
    Maggie
    Response from Maggie:

    Dear Hannah,
    So glad you like our Norwegian Duna bedding. We keep it simple and not many appreciate it!
    I will certainly re do the photos to show the (website hidden)
    Maggie

    May 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 4 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    February 2014
  • My partner, dog and I had a terrific stay at Maggie's cabin. It is very secluded, much larger than expected from the photos, very clean and user-friendly. Maggie was incredibly responsive and easy to work with. We would definitely stay here again.

    February 2014
  • Excellent place to stay! Very close to the beautiful Rhinebeck. The cabin is even prettier than the photos suggest, we stayed with 8 people and it was the perfect size.

    January 2014
  • We had a wonderful stay at Jorvik over Thanksgiving. The cabin is just as described: simple and cozy with lovely Norwegian details, such as a colorful grandfather clock and wood-burning stoves. Linens were fresh, pristine and uniquely European. The driveway up to the cabin is also part of the fun, as the winding dirt road is arched in branches and feels rather remote. Our English bulldog just loved being able to run around in the leaves. It was convenient to where we wanted to go and to the Taconic. I would stay here again.

    November 2013
  • We had a great time at Maggie's Jorvik. The place is beautiful in the middle of the woods. Maggie was a gracious hostesses leaving us detailed instructions, and two bottles of wine as well!! Thank you Maggie!!
    Ron

    October 2013
  • My friends and I came out here from NYC to get away for a birthday and it was just what we needed. We played board games, made dinner together in the huge kitchen, and slept very well. The drive way is long and don't be scared of the winding roads. It leads (email hidden) with keys that look like they came from the 6th century.

    October 2013
  • The reservation was canceled 24 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    June 2013
  • An unusually cold Bard graduation weekend was perfect thanks to Maggie and her welcoming home. Warm fires greeted us on Friday and continued to warm us all weekend. We were the envy of other Bard families staying in hotels in the area. We discovered we did not miss the internet or television at all as we rediscovered cards games and magic tricks. It was a WONDERFUL family weekend. As the sun came out, we hiked and explored the beautiful surrounding woods, and were sorry to see our weekend come to an end.
    Maggie has planned for everything. The kitchen is well stocked, beds and baths ready and comfortable. All the comforts of home and hotel. Everything you would expect without noisy neighbors.

    May 2013
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