You know it. I know it. Your grandpappy’s knees know it.
The winter, she’s
Why not set up shop in a log-lain dwelling to call your own?
Today, we’ve got seven highly covetable cabins just a stone’s throw from the city, from a camp called Solitude to a three-bedroom lodge on your own private island.
Here’s hoping they get snowed in on Sunday nights.
Place: Pine Bush, NY
Distance to NYC: 75 miles
Basics: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,750 sq. ft. on 7.8 acres
Notable feature: Contemporary Scandinavian design with jaw-dropping cathedral ceilings and the soaking tub. Dear lord, the soaking tub.
Place: Spruce Island
Distance to NYC: 304 miles
Basics: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 1,350 sq. ft. on .3 acres
Notable feature: A fire pit. Oh, yeah, and also your own private island.
Place: West Kill, NY
Distance to NYC: 137 miles
Basics: 3 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3,932 sq. ft. on 18.96 acres
Notable feature: A classic A-frame and a whirlpool for two.
Place: Andes, NY
Distance to NYC: 128 miles
Basics: 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3,128 sq. ft. on 30,860 acres
Notable feature: The stunning views and the “go big AND go home” acreage.
Place: Camp Solitude, Lake Placid, NY
Distance to NYC: 289 miles
Basics: 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3,709 sq. ft. on 3.96 acres
Notable feature: With 271' of lake frontage, it’s everything you think of when you think of getting the heck outta Dodge.
Place: Margaretville, NY
Distance to NYC: 145 miles
Basics: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,385 sq. ft. on 5,100 acres
Notable feature: Seclusion, rustic charm and a renovated kitchen.
Place: Montville Township, NJ
Distance to NYC: 30 miles
Basics: 4 bedrooms, 4 baths on 5.17 acres (square footage not listed)
Notable feature: A waterfall, guest cottage and private pond, not to mention the tolerable commute.