Private and Safe Colonial house, with private, enclosed three-tier garden with picnic area; in-ground pool; private balcony/deck; private play-set on lush, large yard; in cul-de-sac for children to run and play; full furnished, gorgeous home to accommodate up to 16 guests; perfect house for children with equipped playroom, toys, bikes, scooters, slack-line, and many books. All 40 minutes from Manhattan's Upper West Side, depending on traffic, right next to the Threefold Educational Center, located in 140 wooded acres, with forest, streams, Steiner bio-dynamic Duryea farm, Sunbridge Institute, Green Meadow Waldorf School, the Pfeiffer Center, the Fellowship Community and the Hungry Hollow Co-op. All this beauty in a safe country-like setting.
We welcome all guests from all backgrounds.
The house is family friendly, or group friendly, and young child friendly to the core! You will enjoy the best house in Rockland County to rest, rejuvenate, celebrate and play.
All access to the whole house and whole property.
Interaction with guests
We will only be available via phone, text, or video chat. If there is an emergency or urgency, we will have an appointed helper to address your needs.
If you are looking at my listing, then I believe you already know what makes this neighborhood unique! Welcome!
Bus stop just a 15 minute walk from the house; freeway exit and entrance just a 5 minute drive. Bus to Manhattan just 40 minutes on the express.
Other things to note:
This house has a full collection of rabbinic literature, including a full set of Talmud.
This house has a Steinway upright piano, for use only by those who know how to play piano.
This house has shelves and shelves full of English and Hebrew children's books.
This house is a fully supplied playroom for children ages 2-8.
This house is in an Orthodox neighborhood in addition to a Waldorf one, so you can enjoy minyanim and batei midrash and community just a walk away if you are Orthodox Jewish guests.
The house is supplied with kosher kelim: dairy dishes; meat dishes; dairy for Shabbat (everything marked).
No smoking; No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 9PM.
Trash taken out before 6am on M, TH; Recycling taken out on Wed before 6am. Glass/plastic and paper alternate weeks.
If anything broken, then guest pays for fixing or replacement.
Guest respects labels on dishes and utensils for use with dairy or meat food.
No Shoes in the house
No running whole house fan upstairs.
Parking in driveway or on street.
- No pets on furniture; animal must be in crate at night
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Amenities 2 Kitchens Heating Air conditioning (on main floor and upstairs; not in basement in-law apartment, which is cool on its own) Washer Dryer Free parking on premises Wireless Internet Pets allowed Family/kid friendly
Pool Hangers Iron Hair dryer Laptop friendly workspace Private entrance
Bedroom 1 -- Master bedroom
1 king bed, 1 double bed
1 double bed
1 air mattress, 1 toddler bed
1 sofa bed, 1 couch
In In-Law apartment/basement: 1 Queen bed in private bedroom with door
1 Aero bed to accommodate two more guests
Beautiful in-law basement apartment on the lower level:
Queen bed in private bedroom (2 additional aero beds as needed), full bath, full kitchen, dining room/living room.
10 minute walk to bus to Manhattan.
Train to Manhattan accessible by bus, car, taxi.
In the heart of the slow eating, slow living, slow parenting movement, enjoy the child-centered environment of the Waldorf community of Chestnut Ridge.
Come home from a fun filled day in Manhattan or in Northern New York to your large 3500 square foot home, full of comfort and beauty.
Let the children run around the yard and play on the play set, in a cul-de-sac, safe from traffic.
Bus, Train, Taxi all available and close by to travel to and from Manhattan.
Parking is available in driveway or on the street.
To/From Airport, car service is recommended or rent a car.+ More