Just 50 min North of NYC (Metro North 5 min away) great for artists, writers, yogi's and creative types or people just wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle, city amenities near by. (Photo Shoots, Seminars, Workshops-Call For different Rates)
Rustic cottage, in a suburban neighborhood, three miles (five minutes) from the town of Mount Kisco and train station . (lots of restaurants , stores , everything you would need) but in a country setting looking out at the woods with the occasional deer and turkey.
The cottage has an open floor plan with sink with hot and cold water, small fridge, stove, Heat, AC, fan, wi-fi, cable TV, stereo, video, grill, shades over the rolling open front window doors, Full size bed, super cozy with a foam and feather top.
The NEW bathroom for guests is located on the first floor of the main house. Your access is through the back door a less than one minute walk from the cottage
All cellular networks work in my yard with the exception of Verizon
Unfortunately Costs are higher in the colder months due to the rising oil/propane costs, and decline in the warmer weather when mother nature is at her best
Taxi Cab Companies:(if arriving by train)
(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) (kisco cab)
(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) (mt kisco taxi)
Local take out menus available inside the shed
great for a quiet few days or for those of you who really want to take advantage of things in the area think about renting a zip car..
The Cottage and yard area around it is ALL Yours.....A NEW Bathroom for shower and toilet is on the first floor, just inside the back door in the Main House. Towels, shampoo, bath gel etc all provided. Washer/drier available in the basement for those spending a week.
Interaction with guests
Very friendly person- happy to point out things of interest and do whatever i can to make you feel comfortable.....
Other things to note
PREFER TWO NITES ON WEEKENDS MAY-OCT. Fri/sat or sat/sun. But WILL Do single nights if not booked!!
Dogs--- will consider small NON-shedding dogs for an extra fee of $25. All poops must be disposed of in the woods, and the dog must have their own bed. You must inquire for a dog as i don’t generally take them
NO USE OF CANDLES OR OILS in the cottage
NO SMOKING IN THE COTTAGE... Yes OUTSIDE with use of ashtray
DO NOT EVER touch the OVER HEAD LIGHT WITH THE METAL COVERING
New Shades for the front paned windows!
**During the extreme cold winter months(jan.feb, sometimes dec) for those of you who want to enjoy peace and quiet and the occasional winter wonderland... the water is turned off to avoid freezing pipes.. so order in.. dinners out.. or prepared foods.. still have the fridge , toaster, coffee pot.. etc.. Big jug of water for that and tea...i am also delighted to have coffee/milk available and made for you in the house
We have a house cat named Poo. Poo is very friendly and will come in for a visit only if you leave the cottage door open. Please be mindful when shutting the door that she does not get locked in( and if you don't want him.. shoo him away gently).
We have a remote light that comes on with movement and solar path lights and battery operated lanterns for extra lamination for late night bathroom walks(very close to main house)
Ping Pong, books.. other games available .
Bathroom/shower is used in the main house.(hoping next season for an outdoor shower.. mb a toilet)
one hour massages available by appointment indoor or outdoor if you want some extra pampering
Please leave the cottage as you found it.. much appreciated
I prefer two nites on the weekends during busy season but am open to single nites if no one has rented the space. single nites are always welcome off season and on weekdays
Smoking is allowed OUTSIDE on the property, but ALL butts must be properly disposed of in antique milk container located on steps or ashtray
NO DOGS ALLOWED unless you PREVIOUSLY get the OK... I occasionally take small non sheddersm all poop disposed of.. you must bring your own pet bed , no dogs on furniture
No Fires, Candles… too much liability.. unless i am here where i might sometimes make a fire, esp in Fall (Mb make a fire pit for next season)
While we are easy going we wish to preserve the tranquility of the property, please be respectful of noise level.
Please turn OFF all lights/ fan/ ac/tv /heat/ double check oven , toaster and coffee pot...
Close doors and sliders when you go out for the day (don't want bugs or animals including my cat to go in)
you might want to put the shades down if you are here on a thursday nite, bc the mower men come friday mornings
All garbage put in pail provided under the sink.. there is a recycle garbage outside the back door for glass, plastic and metals.
Please remove all garbage and un-used food or left-overs before you leave at the end of your stay to the garbage bins under the vintage truck.
Hot and cold water sink to wash and dry your dishes
Please put back all the dried dishes to where you found them
Areas not available - the main house..(with exception of bathrooms) and where i sit at the table outside my back door ONLY IF I'm entertaining.. (not that often). otherwise you are free to use it which is Most of the time... there are plenty of other areas to sit in the large yard.
i am an easy going , very friendly person… as long as there is respect and honesty and a consideration and care for the cottage i believe I’m a great host.
for myself . I’m a photographer.. documentary, fine art, street, love conversation , travel, being on the beach or near water.. a nice day is picking rocks or wild flowers.. or meandering around the cities or unknown places with my camera, talking to strangers and learning about this global world of ours
I’m efficient, clean, a great communicator and down to earth…
id love to host or to visit your air b n b….. i will leave any place i visit just as i found it on arrival.. minus the dirty sheets…