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4 season insulated  hand built Post and Beam hand built cabin. A room with a WONDERFUL view.
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Post & Beam cabin on the hill

Post & Beam cabin on the hill

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath

The space

Extremely private 2 year old hand built Post & Beam cabin off the grid (no electricity) on a beautiful 100 acre farm overlooking the lush Hudson valley. Gorgeous views of Vt. on a private road 15 miles from Saratoga or Glens Falls, minutes from I-87. Private dock for kayaking/canoeing the tranquil Hudson River, and wonderful country roads for cycling. Airtight woodstove inside to keep things toasty warm,available firewood,water, linens and un-heated outdoor shower provided. Adk mountains minutes away. Propane lanters inside, Un-heated Outhouse next to cabin. Custom built BBQ pit with hooks for Dutch ovens, outdoor cooking only please. Loft, futon, and Queen size bed. Come and enjoy our little slice of heaven. This is the best time of year to enjoy the outdoors with cooler temperatures, as well as dozens of fantastic restaurants to choose from. Excellent 3G and 4G signal from Verizon and AT&T. All cooking and eating utensils are provided.

Must-do activities:
1. Skydiving and Golf at Airway Meadows (3 miles)
2. Harness horse racing and Casino/Night club (15 miles)
3. Saratoga Performing Arts Center.World class entertainment

No need to check in, the front door of the cabin is always open so go on up and make yourself at home and if for some reason myself or my wife are not there when you arrive, our caretaker Allan most likely will be.

Please don't be alarmed by the occasional presence of flying pests, it is after all a cabin on a farm.


The cabin is fully insulated, and has storm windows for chillier temperatures. We've slept in it comfortably down to 0 Fahrenheit !

The cabin has no electricity. PS during wet and soggy weather, it's possible that the short (50 yard) road to the cabin may have to be done on foot.

We're very sorry, but because the farm is home to lots of animals, we're unable to invite pet guests.

Amenities

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

278 Reviews

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Fiona User Profile
Fiona
June 2016
What a perfect weekend away this was! The cabin was exactly as described, quiet, picturesque and cosy. It has everything you could need for a few days escape and really provided the perfect setup to switch off. We did a lovely hike up Buck Mountain not far from Matthew's place…
Suzanne User Profile
Suzanne
August 2014
Lovely cabin in a beautiful spot. Loved the fresh air, peace and quiet and views. There's a comfy double bed, 2 singles in the loft (restricted head height but fine for my teen son who is 5' 6"), and a comfortable futon that converts to a double. Great touches, like fresh flower…
Isaac User Profile
Isaac
May 2018
Amazing place to relax
Lizzette User Profile
Lizzette
May 2018
This is a place to be away from the city. Its relaxing. And yes, the bathroom is outside the house but you would enjoy it if you come prepare. Buy ice if you need to cool any drinks or food and bring a towel as well. This is a place to be with nature and to connect with the perso…
Matija User Profile
Matija
April 2018
Amazing! We were not lucky with the weather but the quality and style of the barn compensated for it. Matt was super responsive. I can highly recommend!
Trevor User Profile
Trevor
April 2018
As long as you’re okay with no warm water or electricity, Matthew’s cabin is in a beautiful setting. We didn’t meet or interact with Matthew, so if you’re looking for a quiet stay, you’ve found the right place.
Brian User Profile
Brian
April 2018
Really great location and beautiful property and cabin. A unique Airbnb experience.

Hosted by Matthew

New York, United StatesJoined in August 2012
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I'm a fun-loving, outgoing, adventurous person who enjoys hiking, biking, water sports, telemark skiing and Happy Hours !
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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