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Historic Four Season Rental

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4 maximum)

Aunt's Place is a newly renovated historic home located in the Catskill Park 2hrs from NYC in Olivebridge NY. This home was built to board the laborers who built the Ashokan Reservoir. The renovation was done to preserve some of the original findings in the home during the renovation process. Some of the original findings include primitive art work which are displayed on the living room walls. The home is walking distance from the reservoir where you could enjoy the amenities offered or just relax and enjoy the peacefulness of our small town.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Ray & Allyson Nichols
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Olivebridge in Olive

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1), Double Bed (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • tennis
TVs in both bedrooms & living room


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Historic Four Season Rental
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Perfect place for a friend's get away.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, charming, comfortable, everything was perfect. Wonderful hosts Ray and Allison. Will be planning another weekend soon.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed Aunt's Place. It's so nice to see friends connect and we look forward to your next visit. Thank you for taking such good care of our home during your stay. Best to you both, Ray & Allyson
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Beautiful and Clean Getaway Home!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I wanted to escape New York City for Labor Day Weekend. We saw Aunt's place was open and we booked it immediately. While driving north to the house we found our way through beautiful scenery and over the reservoir. When we arrived, the house was perfectly clean and there was even a bottle of wine waiting for us! Our stay was comfortable and quiet and the perfect getaway. The second day we were there the weather was not the best and it rained most of the day. Ray and Allyson came over to the house and offered for us to check out later the next day to make up for it! Ray and Allyson were some of the best hosts we have worked with and we definitely plan on returning to this amazing little home for future vacations!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jackie, We're so happy you and your boyfriend enjoyed our home. You were both wonderful guests and we would love to have you back anytime. Thank you so much for taking such good care of Aunt's Place. Hope to see you again, Ray & Allyson Nichols
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Scarborough, Maine

Country setting

  • 5 of 5

The owners and this home are warm and welcoming. We very much enjoyed our stay.

If you love seeing lots of deer, easy-going hikes (Minnewoska State Park), delicious local brews (Rough Cut Brewery) and 24-hour access to amazing local meats (Applestone Meats in Stone Ridge) this area is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Naomi & Guests, We're so happy you enjoyed your stay. You were wonderful guests and we look forward to your return. Thanks again for taking such good care of Aunt's Place. Ray & Allyson
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Wonderful quaint cottage

  • 5 of 5

The warmth of our gracious hosts emanated before we even arrived. From tending to our requests (a guidebook on hiking!) to the unexpected - - bottle of wine waiting. They could not have been more lovely. The two bedroom cabin was immaculately appointed, and the history of the place was fascinating. Walking distance to the reservoir. We enjoyed relaxing on the porch in the red rocking chairs every evening. We hope to return. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Quaint, cute and with character.

  • 4 of 5

Owners were great. Really responsive and easy to coordinate with. The complimentary wine was a nice touch. The water does have a strong sulfur smell. They provided drinking water which was key. We were here in January so the gas stove made it nice and cozy.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very happy you enjoyed your stay. The water in this area has a touch of sulfur which is a little stronger due to lack of rain. The water is tested on a regular basis and is fine for drinking. We were so surprised on Sunday when our neighbor who looks after the property called us wanting to know if we had left a window open. He was going to go in and close the window, but we told him we had guests. The window was wide open all day and well into the night or early morning with the temperature dipping to 15 degrees above zero. Very disappointed, Ray & Allyson
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  • 5 of 5

This is an AMAZING house! First, let me say the owners are wonderful. They responded quickly to me and were so nice. They were in constant contact with us throughout our travels, as we hit traffic along the way and arrived later than expected. When we arrived, we were so happy. The owners were so pleasant and were there to greet us. The house was beautiful and perfect for my boyfriend and I. It was spotless and had everything that we needed for our weekend of relaxation and celebrating New Years. Down the rode is a beautiful reservoir - there is so much history that comes with the house. The fireplace was delightful along with the openness of the house. There are supermarkets 10-15 minutes away... The owners are very accommodating and helpful to tell you places if you wish to go out. There is also a delicious chocolate place called fruition near by that we stumbled across. We were so sad to leave! Such a beautiful house with great hosts. We can't wait to come back and go hiking in the warmer months. Thank you so much again, Ray and Allyson! Happy New Year and see you soon!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Outstanding Guests: Melissa & Chris were outstanding guests. We enjoyed a great conversation and they went above and beyond taking care of our home. We look forward to them visiting us again.
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Ashokan Reservoir-Walking distance(10 min)No motorized vehicles. Woodstock-20min, Hurley/Stone Ridge-20min, Historic New Paltz- 30min.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Olivebridge, New York

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £38.01

Aunt's Place has a maximum overnight capacity of 4 guests. Additional invited overnight guests will not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave immediately unless prior arrangements have been made with the owners.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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