Lily-of-the-Valley at Witten Pond
- smart TV/wifi
- massage table
- good cell service
- gas heating
- queen sofa bed
- spring-fed pond
- trout stream
- kitchen appliances
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COTTAGE NEAR WOODSTOCK, NY
Nature. Rushing Waters. Mountains. Restful. Pets Welcome.
Witten Pond is comprised of three vacation home rentals on a 15-acre owner-estate, which is bordered by the forever-wild Catskill State Forest Preserve and New York City protected Wittenberg Stream.
» The original home, circa 1910, our recently restored Lily-of-the-Valley, is about charm, history, antiques, and as some say, magic.
» The second, Witten Gatehouse, is a small barn built in 1925 for Lily-of-the-Valley. It is now a contemporary abode with new renovations as of late 2014, providing a fully equipped modern kitchen and a luxury spa-bathroom.
» The third, Witten Barn, is an architectural feat of merging old and new architecture with elegance, luxury, artisan features such as a handmade Tuscan fireplace and local bluestone bathtub … and so much more.
Our Witten Pond homes and property provide perfect vacation home rentals for a romantic getaway, family event, and small business retreat.
Lily-of-the-Valley is a restored circa 1910 chestnut post and beam hunting lodge. A huge loft-style bedroom/library occupies the entire second floor, which looks out on Witten Pond, Wittenberg Stream and the high Catskill peaks. Large windows and skylights abound for superb light all day and star gazing at night as one falls asleep to the lull of the rushing waters of the Wittenberg Stream.
The first floor has a master bath with claw foot tub and hand-held European shower; a living room with wood burning stream-stone fireplace; and a country kitchen with bluestone counters. Lily has covered porches on three sides, which allow for sitting outdoors while raining, snowing, or enjoying a mid-summer’s eve. There is a sitting area in the back yard, which faces the State Forest, with a wood burning Tuscan grill, teak sitting benches, gardens, and picnic table overlooking Witten Pond.
Lily is a lovingly restored historic home furnished with antiques, fine art, and in contemplative comfort with the incredible nature, wild life as well as cultural richness of the Hudson Valley at your fingertips. It is a romantic vacation home rental and a true home-of-the-heart.
Swimming (at guest risk) and fishing (catch-and-release) are permitted in Witten Pond. Wittenberg Stream, a classic trout stream, is just across the road. There is our Tiny House Sauna, which resides on the north side of the Pond and that is on a first come, first serve basis. Our guests have had no problems sharing their time with others. Of course, privacy is insisted upon and respected.
Lily-of-the-Valley receives good cellular service and has smart TV, Wi-Fi, DVD player, and DVDs. It’s also visited by the resident indoor/outdoor cat, Willard.
There is one complimentary breakfast for two at Joma’s Café just two miles from the house included with the rental for guests who mention “Witten Pond” when they go to the Café.