The Basel Farmhouse in Shawangunk, NY

  This modern farmhouse was built for relaxation, conversation, creation, and maximum enjoyment of the surrounding natural landscape. Built by a sculptor/builder and an interior designer/landscaper as their family home in 2006, this special property has been lovingly maintained and is essentially a piece of art itself. Located in the hamlet of Pine Bush, and the town of Shawangunk, New York, this incredible home is only 75 miles from the George Washington Bridge. Newly built in 2006 | 3 bedroom, 2 bath | Turn key | 75 miles from NYC | Square feet: 2,782 | 8.5 acres | Beautifully landscaped yard | Hardwood floors throughout | Garage/studio space | Woodstove inset in kitchen | Gas fireplace in master suite | Cathedral ceilings | Claw foot tubs | Asking price: $599,000 Contact Megan Brenn-White at Village Green Realty for information by calling (917) 622-4333, or email Arriving at the house, the long drive from the street ensures privacy and quiet enjoyment of the home. Enter through the central foyer/mudroom, then make your way to the studio/garage space, an apartment, or through the 8 foot tall French doors into the main house. The foyer also gives way to the back door, where an incredible back patio looks over the wooded landscape …

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Internship Position Available with Escape Brooklyn!

If you’re reading this, then you’re already here, and you already know that Escape Brooklyn is a contemporary travel and lifestyle website. What you might not know is that Esacpe Brooklyn started off purely as a passion project 4.5 years ago—with no business plans (or plans about anything really besides our next weekend jaunt.) Fast forward to now, Escape Brooklyn has grown to become a go-to source for New Yorkers looking to “escape” the hustle and bustle of NYC—whether it be for a daytrip, weekend, or a destination beyond. We reach approximately 90 thousand people per month. As the Escape Brooklyn brand grows, we’re seeking interns who want to learn about being an entrepreneur, and how specialized travel companies function. You are interested and passionate about travel, and will assist us in partnerships with like-minded products and companies. This internship opportunity is open to any and all people who are excited to work with us. You will support the company with the following: • Market Research • Travel and calendar organization • Social Media Strategy and execution • Strong creative writing skills • On-site event support and organization You are an organized, timely, quick learner, resourceful, friendly, kind individual. You have strong writing and communication skills, are proficient interfacing with social media …

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A Renovated Victorian in Historic Kingston

  Modern meets old charm in this completely renovated Victorian home in Kingston. At 105 miles from NYC, its proximity to the city, but also the mountains, make it ideal for both weekenders or full-timers. The house dates back to 1890 and is located on West Chestnut Street, one of the most desirable blocks in the Roundout Valley. Though it was built 100+ years ago, in 2018 the house was completely renovated from top to bottom—from aesthetic details like refinished hardwood floors—to its mechanicals, including a new furnace, electric box and plumbing. Completely renovated Victorian with modern amenities | 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath | Turn key | New kitchen | Gas stove | Beautifully restored hardwood floors | Square feet: 1,346 sqft | Historic home built in 1890  | Renovated 2018 | New dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, range/oven, and washer/dryer | One car garage | 229 Chestnut St. Kingston NY | Close to transportation to NYC | Walking distance to Kingston waterfront with great shops and restaurants | Asking price: $339,000 For sale by owner. Contact Jane Stack for information at (917)-270-7800 or email In 2018, the current owners painstakingly restored the house to uncover and showcase the original detail. Seven layers of linoleum were removed to reveal the beautiful original hardwood floors, which …

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A Modern Gem in the Hudson Valley

  This stunning modern is located just over two hours from NYC. Totally private and centrally located ten minutes to Hudson, five minutes to Main St. in Chatham, and just around the corner from our new favorite brunch spot The Bartlett House. Three bedroom, 2.5 bath | Built in 2012 | Square Feet: 2,220 | Acres: 5.2 | Cathedral ceilings |  Radiant Heat | Wood-burning fireplace | Walk-in closet | Mountain Views | Large windows throughout | Partial basement | Out building/storage shed | Outdoor shower |County: Columbia | Asking Price: $925,000 Listed by Houlihan Lawrence | For more information, email Annabel Taylor at or call (518) 763-5020 The personal home of the owner and founder of artisan concrete company Marveled Designs, and co-designed by a renowned local architect, this stunning modern was built in 2012 to the highest standard. In true Marveled style you’ll find radiant concrete floors throughout, concrete privacy walls, beautifully crafted concrete countertops and showers, and a standing seam metal roof. These handsome features are gracefully coupled with long, soft curtains framing the floor to ceiling windows giving the house a light, airy vibe. The windows were built to frame the landscape— we’re talking views for DAYS of the Hudson Valley and Catskill …

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Winter Getaway Giveaway with Kaufmann Mercantile

Let’s face it: winter is the worst, and it feels not even close to being over. At this point in the year, all we want to do is hole up and play board games by a fireplace, or wait out the rest of the season in a tub. It’s with this in mind that Kaufmann Mercantile teamed up with Escape Brooklyn to create a winter getaway doing just that at one of our favorite getaway spots, the North Branch Inn. With a beautiful room and $700+ of amazing merchandize hand-picked by Escape Brooklyn, some lucky winners are sure to have the best weekend ever. The prize includes: A weekend stay at the North Branch Inn for two, with breakfast included Liam Alpaca Throw Wood & Canvas Deluxe Folding Stool Redwoods Hand Wash, Body Lotion & Bar Soap Wool Pinstripe Travel Kit Travel Backgammon & Checkers Game Bag Set Misc. Goods Single Leather Playing Card Case & Cards Hinoki Hand Wash, Atmosphere Spray, and Wood Chip Sachet To enter the giveaway, click here. Note that the weekend stay at North Branch Inn excludes holiday and is based on availability; the stay must be redeemed by June 30, 2018.

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The Perfect Winter Escape with Car2Go

Practically every New Yorker is already familiar with the concept of “car sharing.” No doubt, Car2Go has been the go-to for New Yorkers in need of a quick ride to basically anywhere–or even an Upstate escape. But the concept of car sharing just got a major upgrade: Car2Go has just launched a fleet of 180 Mercedes Benz in New York City. Easy escaping just got a lot more luxurious! To celebrate, Car2Go teamed up with Escape Brooklyn to create the ultimate winter giveaway. Enter by filling out the form below. (And yes, we’ll be emailing you! But not annoyingly so.) The lucky winner will receive: A Mercedes Benz for the weekend provided by Car2Go A 2-night stay at Hasbrouck House in Stone Ridge, NY. $100 voucher for Butterfield, the on-site restaurant at Hasbrouck House Two pairs of tall Hunter rain boots Two blankets, and two scarves from Woolrich Follow this link to enter. Good luck!

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Turn-key Hotel For Sale: Nest Inn in Narrowsburg, NY

  Nest Inn is a well-known boutique hotel right in the center of the river hamlet of Narrowsburg. This former two-family house has been renovated a couple of times, and in recent years, served as office space as well as apartments. Local shopkeeper (and Brazilian native) Anna Bern—whose Nest lifestyle boutique is one of the key anchor tenants in town—renovated the building in 2014, and received a license to operate as a hotel. She set herself up in one of the smaller apartments, kept an office rental space up front, and then transformed the remaining space into four splendidly chic, en-suite hotel rooms. Four fully renovated en-suite guest rooms | Mixed use commercial/residential building | Prime in-town river hamlet location | Year built: 1860 | Square feet: 2,932 | 1 acre features outdoor seating and firepit | Rooms and lobby on lockboxes | Two additional spaces usable but not renovated: studio apartment with kitchenette, first floor front office / retail space | Off-street parking for 5 vehicles | Town water and sewer | Updated plumbing and electric 2014 | County: Sullivan | Asking price: $350,000 Listed by Country House Realty | For more information, email One of the better owner perks of this quaint setup is the rooms and lobby are on lockboxes—there is …

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