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Private Mountain House on five acres in Cool Phoenicia, NY

29 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Phoenicia - Mountain House

5 Bedrooms, 3 Full baths, One half bath, sleeps 10

Private, but not isolated on five acres. Sit on the screened in porch, rain or shine. Enjoy the many decks. Or sit in the big living room with Cathedral wooden beamed ceilings and look out the wall of windows at the trees and mountains. In the winter, cozy up in front of the big fireplace. Entertain in the big open kitchen with brand new fridge and stove or grill outside. Enjoy the huge dining table that seats 8-10. When not relaxing at the house, take advantage of the fishing or tubing the Esopus. Breakfast at the Phoenicia Diner on Rt 28. Relax with a massage at the new Emerson Spa, or take a 15 minute drive to Woodstock. Minutes from tons of hiking trails and Skiing at Bellayre and Hunter. Amenities include washer/dryer, TV/DVD, cable, dishwasher, wireless internet, exercise bike, floats for pond, kitchen stocked with everything for cooking. This is our weekend place, so it has all the comforts of home. 2 hours drive from GWB. 3 hours by bus

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2007
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
10 September, 2016
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About Kelly

Victor, Flynn and basset hound Mason and I live in Washington Heights in Manhattan. We are both actors who have about 20 Law and Order episodes between us! Victor also teaches acting and I am a sales agent with Halstead Properties on the UWS. I moved to NYC from the Mountains of TN and when I was searching for a property I was drawn to the Catskill Mountains.

Kelly purchased this house in 2005

Why Kelly chose Catskills

We first got a tiny cabin in the woods in this charming village of Phoenicia. We then upgraded to this lovely house so that we could share it family and friends. We love renting our out our home and have found that 90% of our guests are repeat visitors!

We love being in this area as it an all season home. Plenty to do in Summer and Winter. I find that I end up hanging out just enjoying the solitude that the mountains bring.

What makes this house unique

Our screened in porch and goldfish pond are two of my most favorite things about this house. In addition there is plenty of room for family and friends to come and visit.

The fireplace in a winter snow is spectacular as you can look out on the falling snow through our huge windows. Our home is slowly being upgraded and we like to keep our guests in mind when doing our updating. We recently updated the kitchen and are in the process of designing a new lower level to incorporate a great playroom for kids and adults!!


based on 29 holidaymaker reviews

Private Mountain House on five acres in Cool Phoenicia, NY
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews
Philadelphia area

Relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a really nice time in this home. It is clean, fully stocked and the decor is very nice, yet homey and comfortable. It has a nice yard for kids to run around in and is private, yet close to attractions, restaurants and the charming town of Phoenicia. This is a relaxing place with enough room for a family to spread out. The owner was responsive and accommodating -- I recommend it and would go back again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 10, 2007
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2007
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A great place!

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming here for several years. It's a large and comfortable house in a beautiful setting, 20 minutes from Woodstock, 5 minutes from Phoenicia, and with great places for fishing, mountain lakes and trails nearby. Just sitting on the deck enjoying the view, feeding koi in the fish pond, or reading by a warm fire all add up to a terrific stay that is only enhanced by Kelly, who is a gracious and charming host. We highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Fantastic! Better than we could have imagined!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do this place justice! It was absolutely perfect for our family weekend. We had everything we needed and more to make the weekend fun and memorable for everyone, even the little ones! Thank you so much for having us. I would highly recommend this rental to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5 Stars

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely enjoyed our stay. Would go back and revisit. Hosts are very accommodating, responsive, and care about their customers.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Great place and host

  • 5 of 5

The house was big, comfy, quiet, well decorated, on beautiful property, and a quick ride to town. The host was very responsive throughout our stay. The screened in porch was wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Perfect for our family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This summer rental was perfect for our family vacation. It was centrally located to many activities and the supermarket in Boiceville was a plus. The house was spacious and quite comfortable for 6 adults and 5 children, ages 1-7. The kitchen was well equipped, lines were plentiful, as well as household supplies. My grandchildren particularly enjoyed catching frogs and snakes in the pond. Also, any problem that arose or questions of concern were answered by Kelly promptly.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Sportsman's Alamo Cantina
Sweet Sue's Restaurant -- CLOSED
Town Tinker Tube Rental
Brio's Pizzeria & Restaurant
Phoenicia Diner
"Excellent food and service. Very close to town and to our home. We go there all the time. Ri..."
Catamount Restaurant
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 28 and rt. 212
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Car: recommended

Come enjoy the the best of the Catskills. We are near skiing, shopping, spa, Woodstock and great restaurants. Close to several ski resorts. Quiet and private home. Perfect for families.

Other Activities: tubing, kayaking


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Phoenicia, Catskills

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Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Cleaning £131

Pets are welcome. Up to two.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Phoenicia in New York

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • river ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Main floor
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , private room with door
  • There are also two sofa sleepers. One in the downstairs room, one off kitchen. There are also two cots.
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Conservatory
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 2 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Pets are welcome. There is a $10.00 per night extra for pets. Up to two allowed.

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