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Designer Cabin/ Catskills Mountain and Lake view/Private Pool/10 acres/Sleeps 8

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa


About the property

- 4 BR,+ Loft + Media Rroom with sofa/bed, 2 BA, Sleeps 8 comfortably

This stylish contemporary house provides a serene and secluded mountain retreat on 10 acres of scenic splendor, just steps away from crystal clear waters of Swan Lake. The house has 360 degrees spectacular views of mountain ranges, lake and an abundance of nature at its finest. Perfect for family reunions, romantic getaways & city escapes Over the hill from 250 acre 19th century bucolic farm with barns and grazing cows. Sullivan County boasts some of the best and most varied fall foliage in the Catskills. Pool stays open from early May through September 30th. Stylish vintage modern mixed with contemporary designer furnishings, art on the walls, asian accents, state-of-the-art Bosch and Jenn-air kitchen appliances, 12'X 30' deck , cathedral ceilings, floor to ceiling windows along length of the house and newly finished recreation room . The pool sits on top of the hill, landscaped with flowering trees and newly finished decking and cabana.

Stunning spacious living & dining room with designer furniture, floor-to-ceiling windows, naturally lit office space, Bedroom on main floor has 2 singles, w/ attached bath, dressing room and cedar sleeping den with full bed. Sleeping loft with 2 singles accessed from the cedar den. An additional full bath on main floor, 2 bright & furnished bedrooms downstairs with queen and full beds and laundry room with Kenmore washer/dryer. Morsoe Danish stainless steel wood burning stove on main floor. 5 min walk to Swan Lake. In-ground fenced-in private heated pool ( 40' x 20') sits atop the property with breathtaking views while you swim and soak in the rays. Very private and serene. Large cambara deck with dining table and chairs, bbq grill facing the mountain range. Cabana, hammock , loungers , cedar decking by pool side.

An additional large media rooms with 32' inch tv, pull out sofa/bed

Direct TV, MiFi internet access.

Outdoor Activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching,, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding,Mountain Bike trails, bacci balls,Thrift Shopping/Antique Stores, Whitewater Rafting


Trout Parade in Livingston Manor

The Shandelee Music Festival is getting bigger every year and only 15 minutes away.

The Bethel Performing Arts Center on the site of the original Woodstock Pop Festival – with The New York Philharmonic just 25 minutes away!

The Catskill Fly-fishing Museum

Riding Stables

Plays~Musicals~Cabaret Shows Forestburg Playhouse and Tavern

Eagle watching

Rafting & Canoeing on the Delaware

Golf Courses:

Grossinger’s Resort Corp. (845) 292 4000

The Concord (845) 794 4000

Tarry Brae Golf Course (845) 434 26 20

Lochmore Golf Course (845) 434 1257

Tennanah Lake Golf (607) 498 5502

Sullivan County Golf & Country Club (845) 292 9584

Amapro Golf Range (845) 292 9022

Town of Fallsburg, Morningside Park, Railroad Plaza, X-Country: 2.5 miles of trails in parkland, dawn to dusk (weather permitting). Villa Roma Country Club, Downhill: 5 slopes, double chair, t-bar, night skiing, rentals, lessons, 100% snowmaking. X-Country: rentals, lessons. Walnut Mountain Park, X-Country: Park consists of 265 acres. Trails open on weekends during winter. Weekend rental fee: $8 audlts, $5 children. Holiday Mountain Ski Area.

ELK mountain less than an hour away in Pennsylvania has advanced ski slopes.

More Details

Anna Roy
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 October, 2017

About Anna Roy

I am a mother to a spunky 10 yr old, a Brooklyn based chef with a catering business and an yoga instructor. Have owned this home since 2002 and have rented it successfully for the last 11 yrs. This home was a diamond in the rough when I found it and for 3 years since been a labor of love to convert it into this beautiful home that I am able to share with travelers from around the world. I feel blessed to own this treasure and provide memorable experiences for our guests and on occasion be able to escape the city with my daughter and enjoy the home for ourselves and our family.

Anna Roy purchased this villa in 2002

Why Anna Roy chose Swan Lake

The house is less than 2 hrs from NY, easy access by Shortline bus from Port Authority to Monticello, great for groups of 8 or less. This house is on 10 acres of private hillside property, overlooking the magnificent Catskills mountains. Close to neat little towns like Jeffersonville, Calicoon, Harrisburg and Livingston Manor. Winter fun with skiing, sledding, snowboarding. It feels like you've traveled a 1000 miles away and have retreated into a tranquil place with nothing but magnificent nature all around. Bird watch, and gaze at the lovely shimmering Swan Lake, sit on the deck , wrap yourself in the big open skies and enjoy the silence. Private heated pool in the summer, great hiking trails, water recreation activities near by, working farms, farmers markets, antiquing, and Nature, nature, nature.

What makes this villa unique

This property is unique in its construction, style and ideally located within 2 hrs of the city. There is plenty of acreage for children and pets to run and play freely, and away from streets making it safe. The modern construction, and up to date amenities& decorations set in a rural area makes it that much more unique. The house has been decorated by great designers, and art work by owner and artist community local and from Brooklyn

Private fenced in full size in ground pool with over the top views.

Stocked kitchen with spices and utensils and pots/pans. Serving ware and place settings for 8-10. OUtdoor bbq grill. Patio seating for 8-10.

Guestbook comments from the owner


The vacation and your house have been a dream.

Not only is the house even better than the pictures online, but the aesthetic and the art around the house make the exprience exceptional. I truly can't wait to come back....if you'll have me of course.

We will be leaving around one, and will be sure to bring the heat down and turn the water off.

I hope you enjoyed Tulum.

Thank you,

Jan 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Swan Lake in Bethel

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • Lake View ...
  • mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The two bathrooms are on the main floor. The bathroom with a tub has an attached dressing area, with sink, beautiful cambara wood vanity and arched mirror
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom2 - 1 Large Double Bed , den
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , playroom with sofa bed
    Bedroom4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Open Loft - 2 Single Bed
  • 4 furnished bedrooms + sleeping loft + sleeping den + media room with pull out sofa/bed Sleeping loft has 2 singles. Cedar sleeping den has a full size bed. The bedroom on main floor 2 singles. These 3 area share a dressing room and bath The other 2 bedrooms have queen size beds. can sleep 10
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
1 queen, 2 fulls + 4 single beds + sofa bed 3 bedrooms, sleeping loft + sleeping den + media room with sofa/bed Sleeps 10 Pack n play available on request pool loungers, h lawn chairs, hammock, pond, deck dining furniture. Mi Fi Hot spot avail


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Designer Cabin/ Catskills Mountain and Lake view/Private Pool/10 acres/Sleeps 8
average rating of 4.571429 based on 71 reviews

A treat to be savored.....

  • 5 of 5

we were graciously invited by our friends to come spend a weekend with them at this house they had rented last August.. we had a conflict with another rental we had in fire island, and for a variety of different reasons we ended up here. Was a truly delightful getaway. We have just now completed a reservation for a week this summer and so excited. The experience cannot be really captured with the photos, but the home has a gentle soothing comfort to it and the views are indescribable. The nearby towns have a real country vibe, unlike perhaps some of the more developed towns like Woodstock... small and charming without feeling overrun by tourists. Our saturday night dinner at the 1906 restaurant in Calicoon exceeded all our expectations... we really enjoyed the town in general.

A snowy wintry day here in NYC today, no school, and i had to write about this because i cant wait to see our daughter splashing around for endless hours in the gorgeous pool. The owner/landlord has been really easy to work with. I recommend this wholeheartedly

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Anna was a great host - prompt in communications. The home was gorgeous - our only disappointment was we missed pool season by a week! We'll definitely try to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Cute, Relaxing Place

  • 4 of 5

We were originally supposed to have 7 people and a dog staying 2 nights at Anna's place, but due to unforeseen circumstances - we only had 6 people, no dog and stayed only 1 night. Anna kindly refunded the pet fee and was very helpful in trying to find us a solution leading up to the weekend.

We followed Anna's detailed house instructions especially because it was such a cold weekend upstate - turning on the heat / water and building a hefty fire. We had to bring all the space heaters into the living room / common space because the living room was especially cold - turns out one of the main panels for the space was switched off before we got there. Though it was a little chilly, we had an incredible time in the living room with all the blankets surrounding the fire - it was like camping indoors in a little sleepover. With all the lights conveniently switched off, we were able to see the stars from the huge ceiling to floor windows - so I guess you could say it was a blessing in disguise.

We didn't really venture out much because it was frigid outside and we didn't see the pool - but we'll definitely be back to enjoy this place and its amenities during the warmer seasons.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unique chalet

  • 4 of 5

A chalet style house, this is a truly unique property that was comfortable and very clean. We rented in late November so could not take advantage of the pool but were treated to incredible views through the wall of windows. With the leaves down you could just see the lake below. The owner very accessible and pleasant to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely getaway in the Catskills

  • 5 of 5

The Swan Lake getaway is secluded and serene with an incredible view. We very much enjoyed a relaxing weekend with friends. It is a distance to restaurants so the ideal plan is to cook a nice meal in the well stocked kitchen and eat in. Linens, extra blankets and all kitchen basics were well supplied. The house is clean and bright with natural light.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We LOVED this house

  • 5 of 5

What a home! Completely blown away by the beauty. Art on the walls, big open kitchen to cook in, clean and simple decorations, comfortable beds and enough for our big group. Kitchen is superbly stocked, had a lot of unusual spices as well as cooking oils and an electric crock pot that is perfect for winter stews.

The dogs loved the outdoors, the kids loved the firepit, adults loved the wine infused evenings. Such a perfect getaway from Brooklyn.

Anna is very easy to reach. we arrived later than we had hoped but she was avail and walked us through some basics about the house.

You have our 100% recommendation.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
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Car: necessary

Flyfishing, water activities, kayaking, trekking, biking. 10 minutes from White Lake and Lake Kauenoga. Other Resources. Catskills Fly Fishing Center and Museum. Livingston Manor. Sullivan County Area Farmers Markets

Kittatinny Canoes, Delaware River canoeing and kayaking. Landers River Trips. Original Woodstock Site. Alpaca Farms. Petting Zoo: Hadley Stables, Old Liberty Road, Monticello. Movies. The Callicoon Theater, restored 1940s single screen theater, family run, showing Hollywood hits plus the CineArt film series. Liberty Theater. Ski areas nearby. Kutsher's Country Club, Monticello, NY 12701. Quickway Exit 105B. Downhill: 2 slopes, lift, rope tow; discount tick avail to Holiday Mountain & free transportation. X-Country: 5 miles of trails, rentals.

Golf: Grossinger, Kutshers, Concord, Villa Roma.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Swan Lake, New York

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.74
Refundable Damage Deposit £150.98
Cleaning £120.78

Please inquire separately about Thanksgiving, Xmas, New Years, and MLK weekend rates.
Pool opens May 15 and stays open through Sept 30th
Pool heating fee is billed at $14/hr and deducted from deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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