This villa was originally an inn built in the 1700s and reputed to have hosted George Washington. Villa Hendrick is a 29 Acre estate with swimming pool, multiple entertaining areas, and a large country kitchen. The home is an expansive and unique property that provides the ultimate high-end, upstate New York living. The Culinary Institute of America is located 10-minute drive away as well as picturesque Rhinebeck with its many upscale restaurants.
This is the perfect place for those who are looking for the perfect upstate/dutchess/county getaway for the family, just two hours drive or train from New York City. This is a truly unique gem of a property. When you drive to this property you through magical woods creating a romantic and private setting that is quite fantastic, experiencing a wonderful vacation, no matter which season you choose to stay!
Villa Hendrick sports 8 suites, 5.5 Baths, a 10000 Sq.Ft property is a piece of American history, with a hand-chiseled triple height barn and numerous old fireplaces, yet has been modernized to have the amenities and comforts of the 21st century home.
The interior has a large entertainment space is second to none. Step inside and you will enter in the main open space reception, lit by the delicate chandeliers. The luxuriously furnished room have a fireplace, a piano, and dining area with a long wooden table that can sit ten guests.
From this area, you can reach the antique barroom and a comfortable large TV room with 70″ flat screen. You will also find a winter seating room with floor to ceiling with bookshelves and large 1700s fireplace. The antique formal dining room has a fireplace and preserved small bar area, dating back from the property was an inn. A third dining area can be found right off the kitchen, perfect for breakfast for a casual lunch indoor. The kitchen has 2 large sinks, one which is inlaid into a center island that provides drawer storage and plenty of space for food prep.
The Master bedroom has a king bed, a fireplace, a joining sitting area, and a marble master bed. Two of the additional bedrooms have king beds, three suites have queen beds and the last bedroom features a twin bed.
Step outside to the covered BBQ that overlooks the heated pool and barn, a picture perfect setting for family and friends gatherings. In addition to the BBQ grill, this patio area includes a dining table, lots of counter space, a sink, and a small fridge. There are several reclining lounging chairs surrounding the pool deck, creating the perfect space for relaxing and rejuvenating.
There is a 1000 sqft blue stone terrace set down by the pond that provides a special environment space with the backdrop of 50 foot high trees. A wooden bridge connects the furnished terrace of the vast green space on the other side of the pond. One hundred night-light systems also provide for stunning setting in the garden at night!
Staatsburg was part of the Pawling-Staats land patient, one of many granted by the English colonial government in the 1690s with the intention of encouraging more colonials to settle in the sparsely populated Husdon Valley. The original patent was made to Henry Pawling. Subsequentely a large portion of the patent was purchased by Dr. Samuel Staats, a surgeon of Dutch origins who resided in the New York City