The Hart-MacGiffert House is a three bedroom pristine historic home on 35 open and wooded acres minutes from central Hudson. If was a featured home on a recent historic home tour. http://www.historichudson.org/HHTour2009.pdf.
Furnished with antiques, with working fireplaces, a lovely kitchen with an original bread-oven, dinning room and living room, the house is an elegant relaxing home away from home. In addition to its many historic details, the house offers contemporary living amenities including High Speed Internet (WiFi), HiFi, flat screen TVs in living room and Bedrooms, and a new washer/dryer.
The home, which is accessed by a long private drive, backs on to the 700+ acre Greenport Conservation areas with trails to the Hudson River.
The property offers opportunities for walking, mountain biking and summer swimming and kayaking in the 2/3 of an acre pond. With a neighboring kids-friendly town park, walk to Friday evening summer concerts or picnic on the Greenport Conservation trail, or visit charming City of Hudson or the Catskills Mountains.
The marble-tiled bathrooms and bedrooms (two with Queen/Full sized beds and one with two singles) are beautifully decorated.
Enjoy cherry blossoms in the spring, fireflies in June, cool swimming in the summer, the leaves changing in the fall, and cross-country skiing in the winter. With central heating and cooling the house offers all season comfort.
We rent the home for a limited number of days during the year. If you are genuinely interested in the house and have read the description, please feel free to reach out to us.
Please do not include the house as part of multiple location requests. We respond within 24 hours. We require a minimum of two weeks advance notice for bookings.
This is a family house, suitable for a family or two couples with children. It is not for shares or events.
Sorry, we do not accept dogs to protect our 210 year-old original hardwood floors.
Please note: We are a strictly no shoes (we provide slippers), no smoking house and property. While the house will be thoroughly cleaned prior to guests arriving, we have cats, so if you are allergic this may be a consideration. We do bee-keeping. We have bee-hives in our back field which are pretty far from the house.+ More