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Beautiful & Private Lakefront Home 1 Mile from Town Amazing Panoramic lake View

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Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Jeffersonville - Lake Jeff Cottage

4BR/2BA/Sleeps 8 Panoramic lake view, private lakefront, Fireplace & fire pit

Welcome to Lake Jeff cottage, our private lakefront home conveniently located just two hours, N.W. of New York City, in Jeffersonville, N.Y.

Jeffersonville is a delightful little hamlet, in the Western-most part of Sullivan County, known best for it's shops, restaurants and country charm.

While you may feel as though you are miles away from civilization, Lake Jeff cottage is conveniently located just one scenic mile up the creek from Town.

Our four bedroom, 2 bath lakefront cottage, emphasizes high-end finishes for the discerning guest, while still remaining true to it's rustic design.

Panoramic lake views of the lake from nearly every room in the cottage, makes this very special lakefront home a truly spectacular lakefront destination.

The three-story lake cottage offers four bedrooms and two bathrooms and can comfortably sleep eight. You and your guests can rest easy in our king size bed, Queen size bed, our 3, full-size beds, and two single beds.

The open kitchen/ living room enjoys some of the best lake views in the entire cottage, while providing the home chef a well equipped kitchen and all the comforts of home.


The first floor of the cottage is truly the heart of this lakefront home. The family chef will not feel isolated for one moment with this open concept kitchen / living room area with sweeping waterfront views.

Preparing meals at the cottage is designed with you in mind. This well appointed kitchen features pecan cabinetry, stainless appliances, large farmhouse sink and granite countertops, sure to satisfy the needs of our guests.

First Floor:

Opposite the kitchen is the lovely living room. The living room enjoys a very comfortable sectional sofa, chairs, cable T.V. and a wood-burning fireplace for those cool mountain evenings.

Behind the fireplace is a charming single bedroom with lovely antique furnishings. A single bed, desk chair and a closet adorn this cozy bedroom. There is second door providing bathroom access from this room. This room is wonderful for the guest who appreciates their privacy.

Just beyond the kitchen lies the laundry room with a lovely pecan wood pantry for your groceries and a beautiful just a few feet from the lovely and stylish bathroom.

Second Floor:

The entrance to the Lake Jeff. Cottage is located on the second floor and features a custom built mudroom complete with cubbies to house your belongings.

The king and queen bedrooms, the first of two bathrooms are located on the second floor just beyond the mud room.

The Master Bedroom enjoys a King size sleigh bed, knotty pine floors, a couch, cable T.V. with a stunning lake view.

The second floor bathroom is located between the king and queen bedrooms.

This lovely bathroom calls attention to its custom-built cherry cabinetry and spacious sit-down stall shower.

The Queen bedroom features a custom bunk bed with a single bed over a queen size bed. Beautiful knotty pine floors, and again, incredible views of the lake.

Third Floor Bunk Room:

The third floor of cottage houses a spacious guest room known affectionately

as the "Bunk Room". The Bunk Room with its rustic cottage charm, offers three full-size log style beds for guests and their families to sleep in comfort and style.

With wooden beams throughout and custom built book shelves, this room is a favorite retreat for many of our guests.

Guests of Lake Jeff Cottage can take advantage of the library of books available

to them in the Bunk Room, perfect for reading by the lake or if you prefer – reading in bed. A table and chairs overlook the lake in the Bunk Room so grab a book, relax and enjoy the lake view!

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ann Freedman
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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About Ann Freedman

My husband and I were raided in Manhattan, NYC. We've enjoyed escaping to the mountains of Sullivan County for decades. We were fortunate to have found and renovate Lake Jeff cottage which allowed us the freedom to leave the hustle and bustle of NYC and unwind in the peaceful setting of Lake Jeff cottage. Our son is in college and it's more difficult to get away these days as a family, which is why we decided to share our home with you.

Ann Freedman purchased this house in 2001

Why Ann Freedman chose Catskills

This is very special property. My husband's family have enjoyed the town of Jeffersonville for two decades. The people are friendly and the town is a quaint country town just one mile from our home. The tranquility, the lake, the bald eagles and the amazing view will warm your heart and melt your stress away as it does for us. We've enjoyed many a holiday at our cottage and have some very special family memories here. My son and nephews learned to swim, fish, ice skate & sled on Lake Jeff. We've had many a friends and family members gather at our home to swim & BBQ in summers as well as ice skate and ice fish during Winter months. We feel truly fortunate to own one of Sullivan County's hidden gems. We hope have the opportunity to experience all that Lake Jeff cottage has to offer.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with this property the first time we stood in the living room and experienced the million-dollar views. While the house was in great need of renovations, the setting was absolutely perfect! After years of renovations, we were able to create an oasis for our family to enjoy for years to come. Fishing, swimming, rowing and relaxing by the fire pit can be had just steps outside the door. The beauty and serene setting affords you the opportunity to relax and unwind. During winter months the lake freezes over and the ground can be covered with 2 feet of snow. Winter activities are great fun and just outside your door. Sledding, ice fishing and even ice skating can be enjoyed from the property. There's a family-friendly skiing facility just a short drive from the cottage as well. Be sure to visit our website for additional photos and information about Lake Jeff Cottage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time at your cottage.  We did a lot of fishing off the dock and on the row boat.  We caught a lot of good sized perch.  We found a road side farm vegetable stand nearby and enjoyed lots of fresh corn.

We also had a trip to Skinner's fall and enjoyed the tubing in the river. Even my 3 months old daughter dipped her toes in. 

We found your cottage very comfortable and well furnished. Kitchen was very tasteful and conveniently stocked with all items necessary.  We loved that you had so many lawn chairs and different level surfaces outside, so we can all choose our favorite spot to drink coffee and watch the lake. My 3 year old daughter sure loved being outside. 

Thank you again for sharing your lovely place. We all had a very comfortable and relaxing week.

and thank you so much for fixing the WIFI so quickly. 


Bo Youm
Jul 2010
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Beautiful & Private Lakefront Home 1 Mile from Town Amazing Panoramic lake View
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 31 reviews

Very pleasant stay

  • 4 of 5

Overall we had a very pleasant stay at this home. The place was clean and had the right amenities for our group. The house is big enough to be comfortable for our group of 7.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Wonderful Family Spot

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our stay at Lake Jeff! The owners took great care to see that we had everything we needed, from all the comforts of home to detailed information about the area. The home was clean, comfortable and absolutely perfect for gatherings with extended family or quiet time alone. The lake, beaver, bald eagles and deer and fishing kept all of the family connected to the outdoors. We LOVED it!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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We were totally comfortable with our stay.

  • 5 of 5

Property was immaculate. Everything was accessible. If I were to nitpick one of the bedrooms was missing a cable remote and the little lamp in the living room was really not working, kept flickering. But when all was said I am really nitpicking. Our visit was 100% positive and I have no problem recommending our entire experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Exceeded My Expectations by a Mile!

  • 5 of 5

I was a little skeptical about renting a house over the internet but I needn't have worried! The house was immaculate from the sheets to the well manicured lawn. We were in town for a sales event and rather than put everyone up in a hotel for the weekend, I rented Ann's place for my staff. What a great idea! Everyone LOVED it. It was clean, well stocked, beautifully furnished and felt very "homey' and relaxed. If you're looking for a lakefront getaway, you really should try it! It's awesome! Bob L

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Wonderful lakeside home perfect for families

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate enough to spend 4 nights in Lake Jeff Cottage, and it was the perfect place for a family reunion with 2 parents, 2 young children, and 3 grown kids who have moved away. The upstairs bedroom with 3 beds was a great "girls dorm", and there were plenty of other bedrooms and indoor/outdoor spaces for everyone to be alone or together as they wished. The outdoor firepit, the rowboat, the collection of board games, and most of all, the friendliness and responsiveness of the owners during the planning process allowed us to make the most of every moment. We HIGHLY recommend Ted's in town for dinner - authentic delicious Turkish food as well as American favorites from delightful Turkish owner/chef! Lander's river rafting (~25 mins away), Kittatinny zipline (~40 mins away) and Walnut Hill kid-friendly hikes (~15 mins away) also recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Upstate Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I had the opportunity to take an impromptu mid-week getaway and picked the Lake Jeff Cottage. We wanted to escape from the distractions of the city, but also needed to focus on some work. We appreciated all the amenities the Cottage had to offer, especially the wifi & a mobile phone signal! We had a lovely experience. We shopped in town at the conveniently located supermarket, BBQ'd on the grill, got in some much needed relaxation and brainstorming, and my husband even caught 2 fish - which he released back into the very calming lake.

The house itself is beautiful, with all the conveniences to make a comfy stay - I already mentioned wifi, but the house also has cable TV, a great sound system, luxurious bathrooms with plenty of towels and amenities that you usually find in a hotel vs a rental home - towels galore, shampoo, soaps, and a fully stocked medicine cabinet. In addition, there were all the things you might need in a kitchen pantry to throw some food together without having to get spices, ketchup and other convenience items you usually have to buy - and either lug home or throw away. The owner Annie was incredibly gracious and helpful, she asked if I would water the beautiful flower baskets, which gave me so much joy.

We had a beautiful view from our very comfy bed - I had the best few nights of sleep I've had in a very long time. We loved the Lake Jeff Cottage, and hope to get back in the Fall for what could be hard to imagine even more spectacular than the summer!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
In town
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
in town
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Vila Roma
Car: necessary

Lake, lakefront, waterfront, water view, watervierw, lake view, swimming, views, theater, art, music, gaming, gambling, fishing, swimming, boating, skiing, tubing, rafting, concerts, galleries, pottery, museums, nature, birds, antiquing, shopping, water sports, fishing, golfing, hunting, canoe, kayaking, rafting, fly fishing, wave runners, jet boats,

water skiing, paddle boats, harness racing, opera, lake front, water front,

Located near Monticello, Liberty, Bethel, Roscoe, & Callicoon

Other Activities: rowing, swimming, fishing, birding,

Golf: There are 16 golf courses in Sullivan County each different then the other. While I do not have enough room to list them all, I will be happy to furnish you with information upon request.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Jeffersonville, Catskills

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
9 Sep 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Dec 2016 - 22 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
23 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
26 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping £123
Pet Fee £82
Tax Rate 5.0%

Additional information and booking directly can be found on our site: lakejeffcotage.com
$100.00 pet fee Pets upon approval
5% tax on dates less than one week in length. No taxes added for one week rentals.
Memorial Day Weekend May 24 - May 28th
Columbus Day, October 13
Thanksgiving Day, November 27
Christmas, December 25
New Years Eve, December 31

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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Sit-down stall shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Newer bathroom with sit-down custom stall shower and mission style cabinetry. Beautiful brand new spa-like bathroom on main floor with bath tub / shower, vanity with chocolate brown & blue color palate.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 3 rd Floor Bunk Room - 3 Double Bed , Log style beds w/views
    2nd Fl. Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Sofa & T.V. w/Views!
    2nd Floor Queen - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , views!
    1st Fl. - 1 Single Bed
  • The cottage at lake Jeff comfortably sleeps anywhere from two guests up to 8 guests in it's four bedrooms: Third floor Bunk Room: Three full size, log style bed Second floor Master bedroom: One king size bed Second floor Queen bedroom: One queen size bed and one single bed First floor bedroom: One single bed While there are enough beds to accommodate eight guests, the cottage is the perfect romantic getaway for two.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Terrace ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We are a family friendly Vacation rental however, due to the many steps and terraces as well as the proximity to the water, this property may not be suited toddlers or some seniors. Amenities include: *WIFI for your computer * Fresh linens for every bed * Fresh bath towels & wash cloths for each guest * Two TV's -one with DVD player * Stereo & CD player with indoor & outdoor speakers * High speed internet access with WIFI * Stove with convection option and warming drawer * Microwave *Duet high efficiency Washer & Dryer * Wood burning fireplace with firewood * Lake for swimming, fishing, rowing your boat * Row Boat, fishing rods & Lures * Two outdoor campfire pits * Large Commercial Grade Gas Grill * Large exterior picnic table with solar light umbrella * Board games, puzzles and a library of books * Local maps, brochures, magazines and event calendars * INCREDIBLE VIEWS!

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