North Mountain House in Gardiner, NY

By |2021-01-04T17:57:39+00:00January 12th, 2020||

  Situated on 1.5 acres on a quiet country road 90-miles north of NYC, this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home is ready for vacation or year-round living. 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house | 2300 sq. ft. | Bonus bedroom + office downstairs | 2 working wood burning fireplaces | Newly renovated | ...

North Mountain A-Frame Cabin in Gardiner, NY

By |2021-01-04T18:24:15+00:00December 8th, 2019||

In Gardiner, NY the "North Mountain Cabin" captured the heart and attention of so many via its Instagram feed showcasing the gut renovation that brought this piece of 1970s stylistic perfection up to modern-day standards. A worthy project indeed. Located on just under a acre of land (helping to keep down taxes!), the house enjoys near total privacy because of its long driveway and the surrounding topography. When you're sitting in that incredible pool (recently converted to saline) or enjoying the hot tub in winter, able to hear the sound of the creek below, you will feel 100% enveloped by nature.

Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY

By |2021-05-07T15:54:31+00:00January 23rd, 2019||

  Ninety miles from New York City, the legendary Mohonk Mountain House is a perfect four-season home base for New Yorkers to escape and get outdoors. Housed in a Victorian castle, high atop a hill and overlooking a lake, the National Historic Landmark is surrounded by 40,000 acres of pristine ...

North Mountain Cabin in Gardiner, NY

By |2021-05-07T15:56:49+00:00December 5th, 2018||

Take in the surrounding expansive forest and a babbling creek from the deck, the pool, or the wall of windows in this incredible A-Frame home in Gardiner, NY. The wooden house was built in the early '70s, but gut renovated last year by its new owner with super-cool style.

Coming Soon: Escape Brooklyn Weddings!

By |2021-05-05T21:38:20+00:00November 25th, 2018||

The Escape Brooklyn team has some exciting news: we're launching a wedding section! In December 2018, we'll begin listing our favorite venues, artists, vendors, photographers, florists, catering, and other services — and updating the list constantly. The wedding sections features will follow the same ethos our travel and real estate sections do: it doesn't ...

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Stone Wave Yoga in Gardiner, NY

By |2021-05-05T22:09:00+00:00September 11th, 2017||

"Like stone, people seek strength and stability—but like a breaking wave, we remain agile and flexible, allowing for deeper growth and openness to change." That's the philosophy behind Stone Wave Yoga, a retreat 85 miles north of New York City. The beautiful facility offers two yoga studios, an art studio, and plentiful mountain air. Its ...

A Scandinavian Chalet in Cragsmoor, NY

By |2021-05-06T15:05:56+00:00June 16th, 2016||

Built by owner David Pivnick, the Scandinavian Inspired Chalet is located in the Shawangunk Mountains just two hours from NYC. Clocking in at about 100 miles from Brooklyn, it’s a closer alternative to the nearby Catskill Mountains, and the house itself is less than ten minutes from our favorite hike in New York State: Sam’s ...

Audrey’s Farmhouse in Wallkill, NY

By |2021-05-07T16:26:54+00:00April 16th, 2016||

Some years ago when Escape Brooklyn first started, we stopped into Audrey's Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast to check out what was considered the #1 rated pet-friendly B&B in America. We were greeted by a sweet old lady, who gave us a tour of the historic home, and even begged us to stay for ...

Bell’s Christmas Trees: A Holiday Tradition

By |2021-05-06T07:01:42+00:00December 2nd, 2015||

Before we started venturing beyond New York City every weekend, for a long time Denny and I's Christmas tree tradition was something that held little joy, because as much as we–okay, I–love putting it up, decorating it, and enjoying it for a month, there was no getting around a 30 minute walk in the ...

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