Charming, comfortable 1BR guest cottage, half a mile to Rhinebeck center. A converted carriage barn on the grounds of the Dutch stone house known as the Van Steenburg Tavern in the 1700s. On the National Historic Register. 2 nights min. Parking.
Ideal for 2. Can sleep upto 4. 1000 square feet. The bedroom, reached by a partially open staircase, has 1 queen and 1 full double bed. The stairs are a bit steep and may not be suitable for people with mobility issues. Downstairs: Charming dining area with vintage country table and chairs. Sunny living room with French doors to a large deck, where you can eat at an elegant ironwork table and chairs overlooking the rambling garden which features majestic Norway spruces and gorgeous fruit blossom trees. Extra long leather couch and comfy chairs in the sitting area. Large flat screen TV, WiFi. Large kitchen, equipped with electric stove, dish washer, fridge, and basic dishes, glasses, cooking utensils etc. Bed linens, blankets, duvets, and towels are all provided. Overhead fans and modern tower fans, but no a/c. Electric baseboard heat in the winter. You have your own parking area with easy access to the main private entrance to the guest cottage.
Guests have the entire cottage to themselves, also the deck with table and chairs. Enjoy the rambling, pretty garden too. Most weekends and at some other times we'll be staying in the adjacent old Dutch stone house and we may be outside gardening. We'll totally respect your privacy. Check in after 4. Check out by noon.
We'll leave you to do your own thing, though we're happy to chat too. We're usually staying in the old Dutch stone house right there on the grounds.
Guesthouse is directly on Route 9, so you can hear some traffic noise. On the other three sides, it's surrounded by woods, fields and ponds with a glimpse of the majestic barn where Chelsea Clinton held her rehearsal dinner. We have no neighbors! Children are welcome, but will need to be helped on the staircase to the loft bedroom, which is steep and partially open. The staircase is not suitable for people with mobility issues.
Sorry, no pets. No smoking. More than 4 occupants only by prior agreement at time of booking. Check in after 4. Check out by noon.