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The Indian Stone Property

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

"Upstate New York is not only to escape, but also to brainstorm brilliant ideas"

Unforgettable 25 acres property, located in Hurleyville, NY 12747. There is private 3 acres swimming pond with row boat. The 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms cottage has nice detailing

with unobstructed, breathtaking views from every single window. Long

driveway through beautiful landscaped property leads to the Vacation Cottage.

Other features include: Log home walls, hard wood floors, new kitchen with black granite counter top, dishwasher, washing machine, antique furniture, iron wood stow and much more. This is truly a dream vacation cottage! 2 hrs from Manhattan.

There are only 2 houses located apart on 25 acres: Vacation Cottage and owner's weekend house. Each house has own long driveway and separate lawns.

In small lovely village of Hurleyville, you can enjoy several restaurants, recently build huge Art Center, state of the art Maker's Club, Sullivan county Museum (http://www.co.sullivan.ny.us/Website/tabid/3197/default.aspx), a church and synagogue.

One of the best place to eat is Pickled Owl Gastropub: http://www.pickledowl.com/

For groceries you can go to Shoprite in Liberty: http://www.shoprite.com/pd/stores/NY/Liberty/ShopRite-of-Liberty/9F55629

More Details

Owner
Michael
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2017

About Michael

I'm an artist, living in New York.

This is my studio site: www.artspacenyc.com

This is my get away property and non-stop improvements project. Every year, there is something new in the cottage or on the lake. This year, we added additional bedroom and bathroom on a second floor. A lot of hand crafted wood work by real masters.

Michael purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Michael chose Catskills

Here, you have it all: cosy house, lake, forest, open fields, hiking, walking, running, shopping, eating, drinking and doing nothing under the sky.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are sitting here at your refuge watching hundreds and hundreds of fireflies. Brilliant, peaceful and the prospect of staying here for several days is really great. The grounds look absolutely beautiful.
Jun 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Hurleyville in Thompson

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • lake ...
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Ground floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 2nd floor: sleeping loft/attic
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Second floor bedrooms have new hardwood floor, new windows, new wood finish on walls and ceiling. Two bedroom at the ground floor have been renovated this year: a lot of quality woodworks, old fashion metal ceiling tiles with crown moldings and more. There are additional Futon in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Raft
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
There is a small screened porch attached to the dining area The 3 acres swimming pond (located in 300 yards from the house) has a pedal boat and raft. It is a natural water reservoir and water level varies depending on the weather conditions. There are only 2 houses located on 25 acres of private land. They are located 200' apart and have separate driveways.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

The Indian Stone Property
average rating of 4.9 based on 22 reviews
5

Great Country Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was our first homeaway experience so I was a little apprehensive about checking out with Michael off the homeaway site. Let me assure you! He's friendly, honest, available when needed, and also hands off for a totally private country retreat experience. (He has a very friendly mind his own business maintenance man that we saw only twice the whole time who came to add firewood to the outside pile). Also full deposit immediately refunded day of checkout.

We are a young family of boys and my kids loved the pond, jumping off the raft (bring life jackets or floaties for kids for extra peace of mind), and kite flying in the fields. There are great woods as well so bring some long pants and bug spray for exploring too. Cottage has a great eat in kitchen, 2 bedrooms for privacy for adults and an open spacious immaculate hardwood loft that goes across the whole length of the cottage, great for indoor games or to put the kids to bed in sleeping bags etc. We also roasted marshmallows in the fire pit and ate right in front of the house on a picnic table. Great peaceful country cottage experience that makes you feel connected to nature and the great outdoors. Walmart and shoprite close by for last minute stuff and civilization. Great and relaxing time for us all! Looking forward to returning!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for coming to our estate and writing great review! Hope to see you back in Hurleyville soon!
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Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at the house this past weekend with 5 friends. We had an amazing time and the cottage/property were absolutely perfect. The property is sprawling and gorgeous, with tons of room to explore and hike. The lake was so relaxing and private, perfect just to float or take a ride on the rowboat. And the cottage was the perfect size for 6. Very quiet with a great little fire pit and outdoor eating area. We would return. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot! Hope to see you back soon!
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5

Very peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice weekend at the house! Follow Michael's directions and you will get into the property ( The driveway is very private and I missed it) The kitchen was very well-equipped and it's nice to have a washer dryer on the premises. Wifi was great. The property and the pond are so pretty! Excellent restaurant in Hurleysville called the pickled owl. Only a five minute drive from the house. Also very accessible to the Bethel Woods Center if you're interested in live music . Great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Hope to see you again at the Summer Paradise property!
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5

Great family 4th of July

  • 5 of 5

Paradise in the Catskills is exactly what or time there was like. It's Peaceful and perfect for our family to spend quality time. The house has everything you'll need and whatever else you might need you can get in Walmart 14 minutes away- like charcoal for the grill. The fire pit is great for sitting around, the pond was perfect to cool off and the very large field was perfect for my dog to run!! We look forward to coming back!! And recommend this place to everyone.

Thank you Michael for opening your property to us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for coming to Hurleyville ! I'm looking forward to see you at my property again!
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Little gem!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Michael's place over the week-end and had an amazing experience! Just what we needed reconnecting with ourselves and nature. we certainly will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming to Hurleyville! Hope to see you back soon!
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5

The Perfect Getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place was Amazing!! You drive up this long driveway and it's beautiful. The grass was freshly cut and the country air was refreshing. It was a short drive from the city and well worth it. We enter the house and it was super clean and the windows were open for fresh air. The sheets were clean the dishes were washed. This house is so cozy, there was plenty of room. The kitchen was well supplied ( pots, pans, dishes, cups and utensils )all you have to do is bring the food. Which is so easy since shop rite and Walmart are so close by. The property is so big and so well manicure. There were huge paths trimmed , perfect for hiking. My girls had a blast running through the fields. We were able to see wild turkeys and a deer. My city girls were so amazed. The caretaker George who lives across the street checked in on us the first day to make sure everything was ok ( A very kind man). The private lake is very close by and my family had a Blast !! Swimming , row boating and jumping off the floating dock. The owner Michael was quick to reposed to emails and Super kind. This House is the perfect getaway!!

The only problem here is you don't want to leave.

Thank you Michael for sharing this place and letting my family make so many unforgettable memories.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming to Hurleyville!
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Monticello
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Rt 17 West
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pickled Owl Gastropub. www.pickledowl.com
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Holiday Mountain ski resort
Car: necessary

From Wikipedia :

Hurleyville

hamlet

Hurleyville is located in New York

Location of Hurleyville in New York

Coordinates: 41°43′55″N 74°36′05″WCoordinates: 41°43′55″N 74°36′05″W

Country United States

State New York

County Sullivan

Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)

ZIP code 12747

Hurleyville, New York is a hamlet in the Town of Fallsburg, New York in Sullivan County, New York. The town lies along County Road 104 and was originally developed because it was on the main route between the Villages of Liberty and Monticello, New York. The zip code for Hurleyville is 12747.

Hurleyville is bordered by the Town of Thompson, the Town of Liberty, the hamlet of Loch Sheldrake and the hamlet of South Fallsburg.

Hurleyville was originally settled by William Hurley. The local economy was originally centered on dairy farming, but gradually became part of the Catskills Borscht Belt resort area. During its heyday as a resort Hurleyville was home to many popular summer hotels, bungalow colonies and boarding houses, the biggest and best known was the rather grand Columbia Hotel located atop Columbia Hill.

Hurleyville was a station stop along the New York, Ontario & Western Railway (O&W). Due to mail getting mixed in with that of Hurley, New York, Hurleyville was temporarily renamed "Luzon Station". This name was chosen because the postmaster had a son stationed at Luzon Island in the Philippines.[1] Automobile competition led to abandonment of the O&W in 1957.[2]

There are currently two restaurants in the hamlet named "Frankie and Johnny's Presents Nardi's" and "The Pickled Owl" as well as recently open Makers Club and huge new building for Art Center.

Hurleyville residents are part of the Town of Fallsburg. Students attend Benjamen Coser Elementary School and Fallsburg Central High School. Sullivan County Community College is approximately one mile away in Loch Sheldrake.

Hurleyville is served by the Hurleyville Volunteer Fire Department; law enforcement services are provided by the Fallsburg Police Department. Hurleyville is also home to the Sullivan County Historical Society.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Hurleyville, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£383
for 2 nights
From
£133
From
£196
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,134
£3,090
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £117.35
Refundable Damage Deposit £78.23

Special rates for the following weekend:

Memorial Day weekend , July 4th Weekend and Labor Day weekend - $1,200

Full payment in advance
We offer full refund (minus transaction fee) if reservation is canceled in 30 days or more before arrival
50% refund, if canceled in less than 30 and more than 15 days.
No refund, if canceled in less than 15 days.

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